Faculty of Social Sciences

News archive for Faculty of Social Sciences

Researchers from the Welfare, Inequality and Life Course (VUL) research group visited the SCWR Unit and Job Center plus in London
This year's Rokkan lecture will be held by Margaret Levi, Jere L. Bacharach Professor of International Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Washington.
The American Political Science Association's (APSA) "Task Force on Democracy, Economic Security, and Social Justice in a Volatile World" published it's final report this spring. Siri Gloppen, from the Department of Comparative Politics, has been a member of the task force.
In a newly published article in Ethnicities, Christine Jacobsen and Mette Andersson follow the engagement of youth from a multi-ethnic Oslo mosque.
Renowned researcher in Labour and Family Economics appointed to Honorary Doctor at the University of Bergen
In a newly published article in Critical Social Policy, Karen Christensen presents a critical analysis of privatization in longterm care in Norway.
Professor i Public Policy David Kirp ved University of California besøker Institutt for Administrasjon og Organisasjonsvitenskap med foredraget “Market and Equity in Higher Education” 29. mai.
Professor Deborah Brautigam is moving on to Johns Hopkins University.
The first semester of the new exchange program at Fudan University in Shanghai is well underway. The semester course give students insights into Chinese politics and development in a global perspective.
"Transitions to parenthood in Europe - A comparative life course perspective" edited by Ann Nilsen, Julia Brannen and Suzan Lewis.
Victor Kaptelinin has, together with Bonnie Nardi, just published a new book on Activity theory in HCI with Morgan & Claypool publishers
Professor Barbara Wasson, Interaction Research Group, has been awarded the contract for the Enabling Technology for Europe 2020 Educational Cluster by Johns Hopkins University, funded by Microsoft Europe. Barbara Wasson is the Education Cluster Research Lead and Øystein Johannessen from Cerpus AS is the Education Cluster Lead.
Professor Victor Kaptelinin has published a chapter on Activity Theory in the Encyclopedia of interaction design
The annual REPLA workshop for phd candidates – call for papers! Deadline for submission of abstracts: 22nd of february.
Professor Lise Widding Isaksen has published the article "Transnational Spaces of Care: Migrant Nurses in Norway" in Social Politics.
Harvard Kennedy School Invites you to an information session to learn about our degree programs, admissions procedures & financial aid opportunities
A PhD course and a conference -- both co-organized by the Department of Geography at the University of Bergen -- will take place between 9 and 11 November.