Department of Political Science and Government


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Honorary Doctor Bryan D. Jones
Winner of HM Queen Margrethe II Travel Grant Niels Bjørn Grund Pedersen

2014.09.12 | Awards

Two representatives from the Department of Political Science and Government honoured at the 2014 Annual Celebration

At Aarhus University’s 2014 Annual Celebration, Honorary Doctor Bryan D. Jones will be appointed honorary doctor at Aarhus University, and student of political science Niels Bjørn Grund Pedersen is one of this year’s…

Danes were able to draw a sharp distinction between Muslim immigrants and Islamic fundamentalists during the cartoon crisis and supported the democratic rights of Muslim immigrants as fully as those of their fellow Danes.

2014.09.02 | Reseach news

Danes supported the freedom of expression during the cartoon crisis

Contrary to expectations, during the Mohammed cartoon crisis Danish citizens provided a solid wall of support for the Muslim minority’s freedom of expression. These are the results of a new study conducted by…

“The school’s grade levels are higher where the principals succeed in clearly formulating their management strategies through visions and employee rewards," says Christian Bøtcher Jacobsen, one of the authors. Photo: AU Communication / Lise Balsby

2014.09.01 | Reseach news

Dedicated managers can impact and improve youth education

A group of researchers have thoroughly examined Danish youth education, and the results of the study are presented in a new book that was published this week. The results suggest that the management style at a given…


2014.08.29 | New Books

New book: Paradoxes of Liberal Democracy: Islam, Western Europe, and the Danish Cartoon Crisis

Michael Bang Petersen, Rune Slothuus, Rune Stubager, and Paul M. Sniderman have examined the Danish Cartoon Crisis and the Danes' response to it.

2014.06.19 | New Books

New book: The Right and the Welfare State

Carsten Jensen studies the welfare state policies of conservative and liberal governments. He shows that the policy goals of the Right are a lot less straightforward than simply "pro" or "con" the welfare state.


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