Faculty of Social Sciences

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Benjamin Aubrey Robson started working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Geography in October. He will continue to research glaciers using remote sensing analyses, but will also focus on rock glaciers, degradation of permafrost, and how changes in the cryosphere are influencing water resources.
Department’s new lecturer brings creativity to the classroom.
Students and staff from the Department of Social Anthropology, and invited guests attended the Fredrik Barth Memorial Lecture 2017 given by Dr. Madeleine Reeves from the University of Manchester.
The future - the orientation towards a time yet to come - is fundamental for understanding contemporary global society. Read more about the researchers here.
The Department of Comparative Politic's new guest professor is a target of the Azerbaijani regime.
On 26 October 2017 Mads Solberg from the Department of Social Anthropology defended his thesis.
A new publication by Sveinung Arnesen, Mikael P. Johannesson, Jonas Linde and Stefan Dahlberg examines the potential self-fulfilling prophecy of public opinion.
Henry Bartelet, a graduate from the European Master Program in System Dynamics, received an Honorable Mention, by the Dana Meadows Award committee at the 2017 International System Dynamics Conference.
Postdoctoral Fellow Matan's research revolves around value-making, 'trustlessness' and egalitarianism in cryptocurrency sociality. Read more about his project here.
Tonje and Tom explain the benefits of an ambassador project and beeing an exchange ambassador (english text)
New Ph.D. researcher looks at whether voters’ and leaders’ positions match up.
The book "Managing Universities", edited by professor Ivar Bleiklie, has been nominated for a research prize for significant research on international higher education.
“My research can help policy-makers maximize chances of reconciliation”
Professor Eirik S. Amundsen is one of a small number of Norwegian economists that have been elected to the prestigious academy, Academia Europaea.
Three PhD positions and one post doctoral position are now available at the CET centre.
Ongoing research, a new journal and engaged academics were central themes when The Department of Social Anthropology and the anthropologists at Chr. Michelsen Institute hosted the very first Bergen Anthropology Day.