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We welcome four, new employees to our Department: John Sæten Lilletvedt (PhD Candidate), Hedda Rytter Tveiten (PhD Candidate), Ingvild Hagen Lindalen (Seminar Coordinator) and Marc Goni (Associate Professor).All four started in August.
What can society and global organizations do better to stop right-wing extremist radicalization and terrorist content online?
New book by Andrea Kronstad Felde, Tor Halvorsen, Anja Myrtveit & Reidar Øygard.
Per Lægreid and Lise H. Rykkja with new publication in Public Management Review.
The project «Admission Impossible? School Choice in European Cities» received a 12 million Norwegian kroner grant from the Norwegian Research Council after this year’s spring-call.
CET is seeking a postdoc for three years to help us develop our research. Deadline September 11th!
Global displacement has reached an all time high in 2021. The world has never needed the UN Refugee Convention more than in its 70th anniversary year.
Professor Jens E. Kjeldsen has delivered a keynote at the Association for Visual Pedagogies (AVP) 2021 Conference
We would like to congratulate everyone who has completed their master's degree at the Faculty of Social Sciences autumn 2020 and spring 2021.
Professo‪r Ishtiaq Jamil with a newly published book (Palgrave) and article (Public Administration) with empirical examples from Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
How SAMPOL is on the frontier of polar political science
For the second time, the annual Bergen Summer Research School was an online event — this time with special sessions on systems-thinking and innovative digital social activities.
Stein Rokkan would have been 100 years old on 4 July 2021. He was one of the world’s leading political sociologists during the first decades after the Second World War and he played a core role in the development of the social sciences at the University of Bergen in the late 1960s. He established the subject ‘comparative politics’.
One master student from psychology and one from geography receive DIGSSCORE’S Citizen Scholarship for 2021. They are both interested in climate change and behavior changes and will receive 25.000 NOK each. Read more about them here!
Housing has remained one of the fundamentals of every society. However, in Ghana, most of the population lacks decent and affordable housing; the current housing deficit in Ghana is over 2 million.
This year we have two submission deadlines each semester for the master's thesis in geography: 19 May and 2 August in the spring semester and 15 November and 3 January in the autumn semester. 19 students have submitted the thesis this year.
CET Affiliate Esmeralda Colombo received CET Accelerator funding to create a special three-part podcast series ClimatenergyTalk! Hear the first episode "The Role of Scientists for Deep Decarbonization" now!

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