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V-Dem Lunch Seminar with Nina Wiesehomeier

Time: 10/15/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Nina Wiesehomeier is visiting scholar 14-18 October and will present the paper "The Will of the People? Populism and Support for Direct Democracy".

QoG lunch seminar with Natali Phalén

Time: 10/16/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The QoG Institute regularly organizes seminars related to research on Quality of Government. The seminars address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained as well as the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty. Speakers are invited from the international research community and experts from NGOs and other organizations to the lunch seminars. The seminars last for one hour and include a short presentation by the speaker (30-35 min) followed by a joint discussion about the topic. If nothing else is indicated, the seminars are held in English.

Lecturer: Natali Phalén, Secretery General, The Swedish Anti-Corruption Institute.

Global cooperation in a polarized time

Time: 10/17/2019 at 9:00 AM,
Location: Dragonen, Sprängkullsgatan 19

Event type: Research profile seminar

Meet Ulrika Modéer, Assistant Secretary General, Director of External Relations and Advocacy vid United Nations Development Program (UNDP), alumn from the University of Gothenburg ahonorary doctor of the Faculty of Social Sciences of 2019. Together with a renowned panel Ulrika Modéer will discuss conditions for multilateral cooperation in our times.

Lecturer: Eva Ekelund, Director of the Unit for Policy and Deputy International Director for Act Alliance, Swedish Church Efraim Gomez, Director of the Unit for UN at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Annica Kronsell, Professor Environmental Social Sciences, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg Ulrika Modéer, Assistant Secretary General, Director of External Relations and Advocacy, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Per Nordlund, Programme Director, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation Anna Persson, Associate Professor Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Global cooperation in a polarized time

Time: 10/17/2019 at 9:00 AM,
Location: Dragonen, Sprängkullsgatan 19

Event type: Research profile seminar

Meet Ulrika Modéer, Assistant Secretary General, Director of External Relations and Advocacy vid United Nations Development Program (UNDP), alumn from the University of Gothenburg ahonorary doctor of the Faculty of Social Sciences of 2019. Together with a renowned panel Ulrika Modéer will discuss conditions for multilateral cooperation in our times.

Lecturer: Ulrika Modéer, together with: Eva Ekelund, Director of the Unit for Policy and Deputy International Director for Act Alliance, Swedish Church Efraim Gomez, Director of the Unit for UN at the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Annica Kronsell, Professor Environmental Social Sciences, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg Per Nordlund, Programme Director, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation Anna Persson, Associate Professor Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg Panel convened by Johan Karlsson Schaffer, Associate Professor, School of Global Studies

General Research Seminar with Niklas Harring

Time: 10/17/2019 at 9:15 AM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

At the General Research Seminar docent lecture with Niklas Harring.

Dissertation in Political Science: Mattias Agerberg

Time: 10/18/2019 at 1:15 PM,
Location: University main building Vasaparken, Universitetsplatsen 1 - Torgny Segerstedtsalen

Event type: Dissertation

On Friday the 18th of October 2019 Mattias Agerberg will defend his doctoral thesis "Quality of Government and Political Behavior - Resignation and Agency".

PAPP Seminar with Ezgi Irgil

Time: 10/21/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

At the Public Administration and Public Policy seminar (PAPP) Ezgi Irgil, University of Gothenburg, presents the paper: "Natives´ Spatial Strategies to Ethnic Fractionalization in Urban Public Spaces in Bursa, Turkey".

EOD Seminar with Anders Sundell

Time: 10/22/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

At the Elections, Opinions and Democracy Seminar (EOD) Anders Sundell presents the paper "Hit close to home: Does support for Sweden Democrats increase in neighborhoods affected by shootings?"

V-Dem Lunch Seminar with Amanda Edgell

Time: 10/23/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Amanda Edgell, V-Dem Research Fellow, University of Gothenburg, will present the paper "Of "Yellow Girls" and Banana Leaves: Women and the Removal of Executive Term Limits in Uganda".

CeCAR Lunch Seminar with Endre Tvinnerheim

Time: 10/25/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Title: Measuring Public Perceptions of Environmental Issues Using Open-Ended Questions

Lecturer: Endre Tvinnerheim

Public defence of doctoral thesis: Sanna Strand

Time: 10/25/2019 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - 326

Event type: Dissertation

Sanna Strand, doctoral student at the School of Global Studies, will defend her PhD dissertation titled '(Re)Inventing the Armed Forces: A Governmentality Analysis of Swedish Military Marketing and Outreach in the Era of Voluntarism', on Friday, October 25. Welcome!

Lecturer: Sanna Strand, PhD student in Peace and Development Research at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg. Faculty examiner: Dr Sarah Bulmer, Department of Politics, University of Exeter.

Working Seminar: Hannes Lenk

Time: 10/29/2019 at 9:15 AM,
Location: Samvetet, Sprängkullsgatan 19 - Lilla Skansen 3rd floor

Event type: Research profile seminar

Election, Political Communication and Voters in Sweden

Time: 10/29/2019 at 1:00 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - Location: 402

Event type: Lecture

This autumn an exclusive series of lectures on political communication will be given at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG). Strategists from all parliamentary parties will give JMG's students and other interested a unique insight into the political life behind the scenes. Some of the seminars will be in English, the others in Swedish.

Lecturer: Per Rosencrantz, Senior Consultant at Nordic Public Affairs. Former head of Polling and Communication at Moderaterna (M).

General Research Seminar with Kristen Kao

Time: 10/31/2019 at 9:15 AM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

At the General Research Seminar Kristen Kao presents: "Reconcilliation in Iraq".

Politisk kommunikation med gröna förtecken

Time: 10/31/2019 at 1:00 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - Sal 402

Event type: Lecture

This autumn an exclusive series of lectures on political communication will be held at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG). Strategists from all parliamentary parties will give JMG's students and other interested a unique insight into the political life behind the scenes. Some of the seminars will be in English, but this one ONLY IN SWEDISH!

Lecturer: Hanne Simonsen, pressekreterare åt Pär Holmgren och valsekreterare (MP)

QoG lunch seminar with Petr Urban

Time: 11/1/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The QoG Institute regularly organizes seminars related to research on Quality of Government. The seminars address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained as well as the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty. Speakers are invited from the international research community and experts from NGOs and other organizations to the lunch seminars. The seminars last for one hour and include a short presentation by the speaker (30-35 min) followed by a joint discussion about the topic. If nothing else is indicated, the seminars are held in English.

Lecturer: Petr Urban, Head of Government, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Department

Act Sustainable 2019!

Time: 11/4/2019 at 9:00 AM,

Event type: Theme day

Welcome to Act Sustainable 2019! - a sustainability week for students in Gothenburg.

EOD Seminar

Time: 11/5/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

To be announced later.

Argentina efter valet: Utmaningar för genuspolitik och mänskliga rättigheter efter 2019

Time: 11/5/2019 at 6:15 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - Sal 220

Event type: Research profile seminar

Seminar series "Latinamerica för alla". The seminar will be held in Spanish, with translation to Swedish.

Lecturer: Maria Clara Medina, human rights expert at the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg.

Career seminar: The Researcher and the Media - Opportunities, difficulties and ethical dilemmas

Time: 11/6/2019 at 10:15 AM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

How can your research get impact outside academia? What ethical dilemmas does a researcher have to handle when acting in social media and in the public debate? How do you manage media contacts in risk zones and in states with authoritarian rule? These are some of the questions this seminar will touch upon.

Lecturer: Speakers: Ulf Bjereld (Professor), Department of Political Science, and Swati Parashar (PhD), School of Global Studies N.B. The seminar will be held in English.

V-Dem Lunch Seminar with Yaman Berker Kavasoglu

Time: 11/6/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Yaman Berker Kavasoglu, PhD candidate, University of Gothenburg, will present, "Party Organizational Strength and Transitions from Electoral Authoritarian Regimes".

Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies - OMICS

Time: 11/6/2019 at 12:00 PM,
Location: School of Business, Economics and Law, Vasagatan 1

Event type: Conference

The Centre on Global Migration, together with the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, invites scholars from many disciplines and all parts of the globe to the Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies Conference, 6-8 November, 2019, in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Saving the planet and leaving no-one behind: Can 'governance through goals' work in an unruly world?

Time: 11/6/2019 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - Room 204

Event type: Debate

Roundtable at Act Sustainable, a sustainability week for students and staff at University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology: 4-9 November 2019.

Critical Heritage Studies: Current Discourses and Global Challenges

Time: 11/7/2019 at 9:00 AM,

Event type: Conference

Critical Heritage Studies: Current Discourses and Global Challenges CCHS Symposium in Gothenburg 7-8 November 2019

Lecturer: See attached file

QoG lunch seminar with Eleanor Woodhouse

Time: 11/13/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The QoG Institute regularly organizes seminars related to research on Quality of Government. The seminars address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained as well as the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty. Speakers are invited from the international research community and experts from NGOs and other organizations to the lunch seminars. The seminars last for one hour and include a short presentation by the speaker (30-35 min) followed by a joint discussion about the topic. If nothing else is indicated, the seminars are held in English.

Lecturer: Eleanor Woodhouse, Max Weber postdoc, European University Institute (EUI).

How do Personal Traits affect the Use of Performance Information?

Time: 11/13/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Higher seminar

How do Personal Traits affect the Use of Performance Information? Contrasting "Enthusiast" and "Diligent" Public Managers

Lecturer: Ileana Steccolini

El proceso de paz en Colombia: La comisión para el esclarecimiento de la verdad

Time: 11/13/2019 at 6:15 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - Sal 220

Event type: Research profile seminar

Open seminar series: Latinamerika för alla. The seminar will be held in Spanish with translation to Swedish.

Lecturer: Arancha Garcia del Soto, CEV Exilio, Comisión de la Verdad, Colombia.

General Research Seminar with Mats Hallenberg

Time: 11/14/2019 at 3:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

PAPP Seminar with Frida Boräng

Time: 11/18/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

At the Public Administration and Public Policy seminar (PAPP) Frida Boräng, University of Gothenburg, presents the paper: "Immigration Policy and the Welfare State in the Long Run".

EOD Seminar

Time: 11/19/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

To be announced later.

V-Dem Lunch Seminar with Sebastian Hellmeier

Time: 11/20/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Sebastian Hellmeier, V-Dem Research Fellow, University of Gothenburg, will present the paper "The Causes and Consequences of Right-Wing Populist Movements: Evidence form Germany".

Från policy till image? - politisk kommunikation 1976-2019

Time: 11/21/2019 at 1:00 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - Sal 402

Event type: Lecture

This autumn an exclusive series of lectures on political communication will be held at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG). Strategists from all parliamentary parties will give JMG's students and other interested a unique insight into the political life behind the scenes. Some of the seminars will be in English, but this one ONLY IN SWEDISH!

Lecturer: Maria Arnholm, partisekreterare (L)

Guest Seminar: Andrea Iossa

Time: 11/26/2019 at 9:15 AM,
Location: Samvetet, Sprängkullsgatan 19 - Stora Skansen

Event type: Research profile seminar

Global Migration Seminar: 'Sexual integration' - Teaching "Danish sexual morals" to asylum seekers

Time: 11/27/2019 at 9:15 AM,
Location: Globala studier, Konstepidemins väg 2 - C417

Event type: Research profile seminar

Lecturer: Kristine Köhler Mortensen, Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg

QoG lunch seminar with Rajeev Goel

Time: 11/27/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The QoG Institute regularly organizes seminars related to research on Quality of Government. The seminars address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained as well as the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty. Speakers are invited from the international research community and experts from NGOs and other organizations to the lunch seminars. The seminars last for one hour and include a short presentation by the speaker (30-35 min) followed by a joint discussion about the topic. If nothing else is indicated, the seminars are held in English.

Lecturer: Rajeev Goel, Professor of Economics, Illinois State University.

Working Seminar: Ettore Costa

Time: 12/3/2019 at 9:15 AM,
Location: Samvetet, Sprängkullsgatan 19 - Stora Skansen, 3rd floor

Event type: Research profile seminar

Pedagogical seminar

Time: 12/3/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The seminar will focus on the important topic on how to further improve quality in our education programs. During the last year, many of our programs have been evaluated in relation to the University´s Policy of Quality Assurance and Continuous Policy Improvement of Education.

V-Dem Lunch Seminar with Herbert Kitschelt

Time: 12/4/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Herbert Kitschelt, George V. Allen Professor of International Relations, Duke University, North Carolina, USA, will present the paper "Partisan Realignment in Rich Democracies. The Socio-Economic Reconfiguration of Partisan Support in Knowledge Societies".

V-Dem Lunch Seminar with Steven Finkel

Time: 12/5/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Steven Finkel is visiting scholar 2-6 December, and will present the paper "Learning Democracy: Inducing Democratic Citizenship and Voter Mobilisation through Online Civic Education - An Experimental Approach".

Lecturer: Steven Finkel is Daniel H. Wallace Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh, USA.

Strategisk kommunikation

Time: 12/5/2019 at 1:00 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - Sal 402

Event type: Lecture

This autumn an exclusive series of lectures on political communication will be held at the Department of Journalism, Media and Communication (JMG). Strategists from all parliamentary parties will give JMG's students and other interested a unique insight into the political life behind the scenes. Some of the seminars will be in English, but this one ONLY IN SWEDISH!

Lecturer: Richard Jomshof, partisekreterare (SD)

PAPP & EOD Seminar with Peter Mortensen

Time: 12/9/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Peter Mortensen, Aarhus University, presents the paper: "Local Democracy. A test of the fundamental proposition of democratic accountability".

QoG lunch seminar with Anselm Hager

Time: 12/11/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

The QoG Institute regularly organizes seminars related to research on Quality of Government. The seminars address the theoretical and empirical problem of how political institutions of high quality can be created and maintained as well as the effects of Quality of Government on a number of policy areas, such as health, the environment, social policy, and poverty. Speakers are invited from the international research community and experts from NGOs and other organizations to the lunch seminars. The seminars last for one hour and include a short presentation by the speaker (30-35 min) followed by a joint discussion about the topic. If nothing else is indicated, the seminars are held in English.

Jörgen Westerståhl Lecture 2019

Time: 12/12/2019 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Dragonen, Sprängkullsgatan 19

Event type: Lecture

Welcome to the Jörgen Westerståhl Lecture 2019 with Professor Colin Hay: "Homo politicus and the "problem of agency": the missing subject of modern political science".

Lecturer: Colin Hay is one of the top European political scientists of our time, sharing his time between Sheffield University, Sciences Po in Paris and the EUI in Florence. His work covers a broad range of political science, including political economy, political ideology and globalization studies. He has also published extensively on the political science discipline as such, reflecting on the quality and relevance of contemporary political science analyses. He is a prolific writer; his most recent (post-2012) publications include 11 books and about as many articles. He has received major research grants from the ESRC and from the Leverhulme Trust in Britain. He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including The Richard Rose Prize, the WJM MacKenzie Award and the Philip Abrams Memorial Award.

EOD Seminar with Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson

Time: 12/17/2019 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

At the Elections, Opinions and Democracy Seminar (EOD) Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson presents the paper "Three decades of leader effects on vote choice: A cross-national comparison".

V-Dem Lunch Seminar with Jessica Gottlieb

Time: 12/18/2019 at 12:00 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

Jessica Gottlieb is visiting scholar 16-20 December, and will present the paper: "Formalization, Tax Appeals, and Social Intermediaries in Lagos, Nigeria".

Maternidad y lucha. La singularidad de las Madres de Plaza de Mayo en Latinoamérica

Time: 12/18/2019 at 6:15 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - Sal 220

Event type: Research profile seminar

Open seminar series: Latinamerika för alla. The seminar will be held in Spanish with translation to Swedish.

Lecturer: Raul Carrizo, Foro de Pensamiento Latinoamericano, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina.

PAPP Seminar with Jenny de Fine Licht

Time: 1/13/2020 at 1:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

At the Public Administration and Public Policy seminar (PAPP) Jenny de Fine Licht, University of Gothenburg, presents the paper: "Justifying hard decisions - the case of school closures".

GLD Seminar with Andy Harris

Time: 5/14/2020 at 12:15 PM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

At the Global Governance and Local Development (GLD) seminar Andy Harris , assistent professor, Division of Social Science, New York University, Abu Dhabi will present: TBA.

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