Department of Comparative Politics

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As Yvette Peters and Sander Ensink were awarded the Gordon Smith and Vincent Wright memorial prize for yesteryears article on differential responsiveness, a new article by Peters on party membership was published in the European Journal of Political Research.
The research project «MONEY TALKS: Gendered Electoral Financing in Democratic and Democratizing States» recieves funding from The Norwegian Research Council
Political parties in Western Europe have changed. Yvette Peters analyses the consequences of a changing demos in a chapter of a book honouring Peter Mair.
Students, academics and - not so common - justices of the Supreme Court of Norway filled the brand new University Aula when prof. Lee Epstein held this years Stein Rokkan Memorial Lecture.
26 BA candidates of Comparative Politics and European Studies were handed their diplomas by vice dean Knut Hidle and head of department Gunnar Grendstad.
The last edition of China Social Welfare is dedicated to the welfare politics conference organised by the Sino-Nordic Welfare Research Network (SNOW) in Beijing in June.
Welfare states, labour markets, political parties and comparative political economy is the focus for Georg Picot, as the Department of Comparative Politics welcomes him to the academic staff as associate professor.
A post-doc. and a freshly appointed professor has yesteryears highest publishing scores at the Department of Comparative Politics. One of them was the seventh most publishing academic at the University of Bergen.
Peder Sæther grant awarded cooperation between The University of Bergen and UC Berkeley on political parties in the developing world.
Please join us for a special seminar presentation by Tom Leschine, Visiting Scholar from the University of Washington. Tom will be speaking on the research that has brought him to the Department of Comparative Politics this spring.
Thom Leschine, a life-long student of marine environmental decision making, is pursuing his interest in the far north while visiting the Dept. of Comparative Politics.
A project of audio podcasts brought Franklin Furlong to the Dep. of Comparative Politics as visiting scholar.
The history of China and the world and the natural evolution of Democracy are in prof. Alan T. Wood’s focus while visiting the Dep. of Comparative Politics.
The level of diversification among justices of the Norwegian Supreme Court has been mapped by professors William Shaffer, Erik Waltenburg (Purdue University) and Gunnar Grendstad, professor at The Department of Comparative Politics.
How did the banking crisis affect Icelanders’ political support and perception of corruption? Gissur Erlingsson, Richard Öhrvall (Linkøping U.) og Jonas Linde (Sampol) gives you the answers in a recently published paper.
In a new article, Michaël Tatham finds that the influence of demographically heavier and supranationally well-networked regions is greater than that of smaller regions. This is, however, conditioned by an indirect effect of the level of decentralisation.