Department of Comparative Politics

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Aaron Spitzer’s ERC project, CONFRONT, has started. Over a period of five years, the project will explore arising conflicts between settlers and indigenous peoples.
Dalia Grybauskaitė visited the Christie Conference and the Institute of Comparative Politics this week.
Georg Picot’s WAGEREG project has come to an end.
«Is there a response pattern that cuts across different crises? We don’t really know,» UiB researcher Pierre-Georges Van Wolleghem says. Now he wants to study just that.
Arjan Schakel’s project is coming to an end: –We have cracked open the black box of regional voting.
Julià Tudó Cisquella joins the department as PhD candidate on the PARTYCLIM project.
Elisabeth Lyons is the first exchange student from Chapel Hill in the USA to UiB and Sampol through CONTEST.
Professor David Altman, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, is Scholar-in-Residence at the department throughout January
On November 16 and 17, 2023, Marte Samuelsen Skogen and Michaël Tatham organized a workshop, titled "The Politics of Climate Governance: Resistance and Reactions to Change".
Fay Farstad started at the Department in October 2023, coming from a position as a Senior Researcher at CICERO Center for International Climate Research
The Right to International Protection (PROTECT) is now colncluded. The project has received an outstanding review from external experts.
On Friday, September 22nd, Christies gate 15 will be renamed Stein Rokkans hus. The official name change will be marked with a visit from rector Margareth Hagen.
Ruben Berge Mathisen is the Department’s newest postdoc
On 26-27 September Dr. Thomas Däubler will hold a two-day workshop that provides an introduction to statistical methods for causal inference with observational data
Catherine Woollard, Director of the European Council for Refugees and Exiles, visited the students of EUR105.
Erick Alvarez Barreno is the department's newest PhD candidate
The students in EUR105 received a visitor from the European Commission.
Meet Paulina, Sergiu and Bilal - three new colleagues at the department