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The University of Bergen offers a PhD course in connection with Bergen Exchanges 2016, organized by Centre on Law and Social Transformation (Chr. Michelsen Institute and Department of Comparative Politics). The course is held August 18th – August 26th.
Elisabeth Ivarsflaten has gaind promotion to professor.
Professor Terje Tvedt criticizes Social Sciences for being “water blind”.
Georg Picot, Associate Professor at the Department of Comparative Politics, receives the Publication Prize 2016 of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Lee Epstein visited the University of Bergen this week for a seminar on rule of law organized by the Department of Comparative Politics and the Faculty of Law.
Professor Paul Sniderman, from Stanford University, is visiting the Department of Comparative Politics. The occasion is the establishment of DIGSSCORE, the University of Bergen’s major investment in digital social science.
Lars Erik Berntzen is a former employee at the Department of Comparative Politics, and current Ph.D. candidate at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy). Berntzen is, together with Jonas Bergan Dræge, making the podcast "Politikk og Røvere".
Ingvild Aagedal Skage defended her Ph.D. degree at the University of Bergen on Friday May 27th with the thesis: «The urban poor as citizens and clients – enacting political agency through political parties and social movements in Kenya and Zambia».