We are bursting with self-esteem in our 50s and 60s
Oct. 19, 2017 4:08 PM
Did you believe that young people feel like they are on top of the world? No, no, no, it’s the seniors who rules the roost.
Migration from the cradle to the grave
Oct. 17, 2017 10:07 AM
Life-changing events happen to migrants on the road to Europe. Some migrants die trying to enter, whereas others are born migrants. How do migrants - and their researchers - account for such experiences?
Many people misunderstand their rights during police interrogations
Oct. 16, 2017 9:34 AM
“When being questioned by the police, suspects are entitled to a defence lawyer and to understand the charges. However, many people misunderstand things when their rights are not presented in their mother tongue,” says language researcher Aneta Pavlenko.
The Politics of Good Governance: The State, Legitimacy and Development in Africa
Oct. 11, 2017 8:30 AM
To what extent do ordinary African citizens demand good government? How do people living in extreme poverty avoid or engage directly or indirectly with political actors and institutions? And how is statehood perceived and practiced in daily life?
Brazil’s never-ending political crisis
Oct. 23, 2017 9:30 AM
Roundtable discussion with Georg Wink, University of Copenhagen, Carlos Santana, TU Darmstadt, and Yuri Kasahara and Einar Braathen, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Language: English.
Fake News and Fact Resistance
Oct. 23, 2017 12:00 PM
This memorial seminar is organized in honor of Hans Rosling, founder of Gapminder and world renowned scholar and inspiratory. Join a discussion on the challenges of exaggerated numbers, of identifying and reaching populations in humanitarian emergencies, and the implications for the politics of human progress.
- The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in higer education Oct. 23, 2017 12:15 PM
Todd Schoellman, Arizona State University: The Changing Roles of Family Income and Academic Ability for US College Attendance
Oct. 23, 2017 12:30 PM
ESOP seminar. Todd Schoellman is an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University. He will present a paper entitled "The Changing Roles of Family Income and Academic Ability for US College Attendance", co-authored by Lutz Hendricks, and Chris Herrington.
Affirmative action policies in Brazil: paradigm change or a flash in the pan?
Oct. 23, 2017 1:30 PM
Guest lecture by Georg Wink, Associate Professor of Brazilian Studies, University of Copenhagen.