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Lunch seminars in Comparative Political Economy

An inter-departmental seminar series at the University of Bergen

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Convenors:     Georg Picot (Department of Comparative Politics), georg.picot@uib.no

                           Katharina Sass (Department of Sociology), katharina.sass@uib.no

 

Seminars take place on Mondays, approximately every other week. Everyone welcome. Feel free to bring your lunch.

 

Schedule for autumn 2022

 

5 September, 12:15-13:15h, meeting room, Christies gate 15, 2nd floor

Jørgen Pedersen (Høgskulen på Vestlandet)

“Motvekst – en introduksjon” (this paper is in Norwegian, so the seminar will be too)

19 September, 12:15-13:15h, meeting room, Christies gate 15, 2nd floor

Franca van Hooren (University of Amsterdam)

“The discursive politics of care work”

3 October, 12:15-13:15h, meeting room, Christies gate 15, 2nd floor

Ståle Knudsen (Department of Social Anthropology)

“Corporate Social Responsibility and the Paradoxes of State Capitalism. Ethnographies of Norwegian Energy and Extraction Businesses Abroad”

17 October, 12:15-13:15h, meeting room, Christies gate 15, 2nd floor

Siri Hansen Pedersen (Department of Comparative Politics)

“In-work benefits: (how) does government partisanship matter?”

31 October, 12:15-13:15h, meeting room, Christies gate 15, 2nd floor

Collective discussion of:

Baccaro, L., & Pontusson, J. (2022). The politics of growth models. Review of Keynesian Economics, 10(2), 204-221. https://doi.org/10.4337/roke.2022.02.04

14 November, 12:15-14:00h, meeting room, Christies gate 15, 2nd floor

Elin Svarstad (FAFO)

"Do unions show solidarity in wage bargaining? Evidence from Norway"

28 November, 12:15-13:15h, meeting room, Christies gate 15, 2nd floor

Hans-Tore Hansen (Department of Sociology)

“Social exclusion: studies based on Norwegian EU-SILC data”