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Marks and Hooghe built their lecture on Rokkan’s profound analysis of peripheral community. They discussed how distance, difference and dependence of territorial communities endure within a state.
- Understanding Representational and Policy-Making Challenges in Multi-Jurisdictional Polities.
Elin Monstad and Aaron Spitzer are newly appointed PhD candidates at the Department of Comparative Politics.
The latest edition of the Journal Civil Wars is a special issue edited by Gyda Marås Sindre and Johanna Söderström.
Professor Stein Kuhnle is among the chief editors of the China National Human Development Report 2016: Social Innovation for Inclusive Human Development.
On Friday August 19th, the stage was set for "fagdag" at the Department of Comparative Politics, as part of semester start week.
Yvette Peters is trying to strengthen democracy by studying political inequality and representation. She likes the idea that her work is relevant.
NB! The seminar will be held in the seminarroom at the ground-/first floor, Sydnesplassen 12/13 the hole semester! Open course at the Department of Philosophy, autumn 2016.
Post doctor Teije Hidde Donker says his research and course is about a “hot topic” that also relates to the debate on terrorism and the threat of radicalism in Europe and Norway.
The Master Ceremony 2016 hosted by the Faculty of Social Sciences was held on Friday June 10th.
Jonas Linde, Professor at the Department of Comparative Politics, has together with Stefan Dahlberg published two new articles.
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.

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