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  • New thesis brings deeper understanding of minority groups identity and conflict dynamics in Great Lake Region

    [28 Jun 2018] A new thesis sheds light on conflict dynamics in the Great Lakes region, and on how the Rwandophone Congolese minority group themselves construct their identity. The findings contribute to the efforts of bringing about a peaceful solution to the conflicts. They can also be a basis for developing a policy that takes into consideration perspectives from the minority group.

  • Understanding Hutu's resistance to the genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda in 1994 can help further reconciliation

    [28 Jun 2018] Understanding hutu resistance to genocide can help further reconciliation in Rwanda today. And the church can play an important role as middle ground. These are findings in a new thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and the University of Rwanda.

  • HIV/AIDS issue more complex than often admitted

    [21 Jun 2018] Increased knowledge and closer cooperation between hospitals and traditional healers could improve effectiveness in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Moçambique, a new thesis from the university of Gothenburg concludes.

  • Swedish arms exports not only driven by national interests

    [18 Jun 2018] Swedish arms trade is influenced and shaped by national self-interest as well as ideals such development cooperation. It also has much greater significance for the brand name Sweden than is reflected in the Swedish public debate. These conclusions are drawn in a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Migrants or Masters? New book on postcolonial migration to Angola

    [4 May 2018] In recent years, more 100 000 people have migrated from Europe to primarily Angola and Mozambique. Who are they, and why do they move? Lisa Åkesson, associate professor in Social Anthropology at the School of Global Studies, has studied this migration in a postcolonial context. In her new book, Postcolonial Portuguese Migration to Angola: Migrants or Masters? she describes the Angolan-Portuguese relationship as being characterised not only by hierarchies of power, but also by ambivalence and hybridity.

  • Gentle touch can decrease stress

    [3 Apr 2018] Long lasting gentle touch decreases stress hormones and decelerate heart beat frequency. It also activates brain areas commonly linked to reward. These research results are presented in a new thesis from the University of Gothenburg. Findings that can be useful in designing therapies to help people relax.

  • The Anthropologist - film screening with Susie Crate

    [12 Mar 2018] Screening of The Anthropologist - a documentary on research work on climate change and indigenous communities. March 22 at 13:15 in room 220, Annedalsseminariet. Dr. Susie Crate will present the film and answer questions following the screening.

  • 1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health

    [23 Feb 2018] The first world congress on 1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland on May 17-19 this spring. The congress aims, among other things, to bring together policy, social science, clinical, social service and public health perspectives to discuss current global problems and propose possible solutions.

  • Summer Academy focusing on migration and integration in East Europe

    [18 Jan 2018] In 2018, the School of Public Administration at the University of Gothenburg and the School of Social Sciences at the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs are organizing a thematic module within the Swedish Institute's Summer Academy for Young Professionals. The module will focus on Migration and Integration in the Eastern Partnership and the Baltic Sea Region: Policy and Administrative Challenges for the Development of Inclusive Societies.

  • Food truck exploded at Campus Linné

    [12 Dec 2017] A food truck standing in the court between Annedalsseminariet and Mediehuset at Campus Linné exploded at twenty to eleven on Tuesday morning. One person workin in the food truck sustained minor injuries.

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