Poverty Politics Research Group

Nyhetsarkiv for Poverty Politics Research Group

A new project entitled "Trust as a precondition for socio-economic development: what can we learn from the case of Brazil?" has been initiated in February 2013.
The Poverty Politics Research Group will host two international workshops in Norway in May and June 2012 -- one on the notion of trust and the other dealing with cosmopolitanism.
Professor Vigdis Broch-Due is guest essayist on the American Humanist Society’s Forum OnTheHuman.org with "Animal in Mind: people, cattle and shared nature on the African Savannah". Her thought-provoking essay is published 3 October 2011 and will stay open for 2 weeks for comments.
In June 2011 Margit Ystanes defended her PhD thesis. Ystanes's thesis is entitled "Precarious Trust. Problems of Managing Self and Sociality in Guatema"
-There is no simple correlation between poverty and population growth, says Vigdis Broch-Due in this recent interview.
As of the autumn of 2011, the project Poverty Politics launches its new webpages. During the coming weeks, the pages will gradually become updated.