Faculty of Social Sciences

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Having started in August 2010, Bjørn Enge Bertelsen joins the research programme Poverty Politics.
The competition is presented by Academy for International Conflict Management and Peace building of the United States Institute of Peace, the Korbel School at the University of Denver and the Kroc Center at Notre Dame University, Georgia State University
Professor Elise Widding Isaksen and Helle Stenum have contributed with a chapter in the new book: "Politics of Care".
The Norwegian Research Council is funding a student scholarship of 20 000 NOK for the project “Women's fight against violence and for justice in northern Sudan”. The project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI). The application deadline is September 23. 2011.
New this year is the "Sampol Cinema", film viewings for students and staff at Department of Comparative Politics.
Professor II Deborah Braütigam has published an article in the rescent issue of Journal of International Development
Tore Eikeland, the leader of AUF Hordaland and student at the Department of Comparative Politics, died in the tragedy at Utøya on July 22nd.
Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences! We are very happy to have you as a student at our faculty, and wish that your stay here will be an interesting and rewarding experience.
In a new op-ed article in Global Dialogue, the newsletter of the International Sociological Association, Alf Nilsen comments on the suspension of Rod Thornton, lecturer at the University of Nottingham.
Everyone at the Department of Comparative Politics (sampol) are looking forward to the start of the semester and, not least, meeting all the new students in August! This year, the new students of comparative politics are wished welcome with a brand new programme for the kick-off week.
New publication in Public Organization Review, Volume 11(2). The full title of the article is "Challenges of Coordination in Implementing Urban Policy: The Bangladesh Experience", and it is written by Pranab Kumar Panday and Ishtiaq Jamil.
The Department of Comparative Politics is proud to present our new Professor II for the period 2011-2013, Professor Deborah Brautigam, School of International Service, American University.
Contributions to WGII of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5): Promoting research and education on Impacts, Adaption and Vulnerability to Climate Change
At the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, a funded PhD position is vacant. The total scholarship period is 3 years. The announced PhD fellowship is tied to an externally funded research program “Climate Crossroads: Towards Precautionary Practices: Politics, Media and Climate Change” (NORKLIMA).
The 2nd International BaltCICA Conference - in cooperation with MARE. 11th and 12th May 2011 - Bergen, Norway. The BaltCICA project together with local and regional partners prepares regions and municipalities to cope with a changing climate.
The project is a cooperation between Department of Information Sciences and Media Studies, Department of Comparative Politics and Oslo University College.
New article by Steinar Askvik, Ishtiaq Jamil (UiB) and Tek Nath Dhakal (Tribhuvan University). The article is published in International Political Science Review.
Master Student in System Dynamics Tony Puah received the Dana Meadows Award At the International System Dynamics Conference 2010.