DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

NEWS

2017.03.23 | Research news

When people prepare for conflict, dominant leaders take the stage

New research from Lasse Laustsen and Michael Bang Petersen shows that support for dominant politicians comes from those who favour solving the country’s problems using aggression.

2017.03.15 | Society and politics

Conservative voters prefer strong leaders

Voters’ ideological standpoints do more than determine party preferences. Ideology is also crucial in determining which qualities voters look for in political candidates. If you are conservative, you prefer a strong…

2017.03.13 | Society and politics

Attitudes trump facts in Danish politics

New research from the Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS shows that Danish city counsellors are highly influenced by their own attitudes towards a topic when they interpret factual information on the topic.

Niels Mejlgaard

2017.01.12 | People

Fifth H2020 grant for CFA

The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy (CFA) has received DKK 4.65 million from the European Commission’s H2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.

NEW BOOKS

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American cover.

2017.03.02 | New Books

Islamism: A New Totalitarianism

With his new book, Emeritus Professor Mehdi Mozaffari provides an important new framework for understanding the full impact of Islamism in the Middle East and beyond.

Jørgen Møller's new book is published by Routledge.

2017.01.24 | New Books

State Formation, Regime Change, and Economic Development

Failed or weak states, miscarried democratizations, and economic underdevelopment characterize a large part of the world we live in. In his new book, Jørgen Møller includes the deep historical processes that produced…

EVENTS

Wed 29 Mar
09:00-13:00 | Store Mødelokale, Department of Political Science
Workshop: Political Parties, Election Violence, and Democratization
Thu 27 Apr
14:00-16:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
PhD Defence: Strategies for Life
Tine Ravn will defend her PhD dissertation
Thu 18 May
08:30-13:00 | Aarhus
International conference on radicalisation and violent extremism
Building resilience to radicalisation and violent extremism II - Strong Cities Network Global Summit 2017 is hosted by the Municipality of Aarhus and East Jutland Police and has contributions from associate professor Lasse Lindekilde..

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