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2019.03.25 | Research news

Four historical Danish general elections – and one to come?

LONGREAD: Insights, a media platform from Aarhus BSS, takes you back to four historical elections that have each made their mark on the political landscape according to two professors from the Department of Political Science.

2019.03.20 | Awards

Roman Senninger receives award for best PhD dissertation

European Union Studies Association (EUSA) has announced the winner of EUSA Best Dissertation Award. The winner is Roman Senninger, assistant professor at the Department of Political Science.

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2019.03.05 | Research news

Teachers under pressure choose Anders instead of Ahmed

When Danish school teachers are under pressure, they discriminate students with Middle Eastern names. This is the conclusion of new research from TrygFonden's Centre for Child Research at Aarhus BSS. When the teachers’ workload is reduced, the discrimination is also eliminated.

2019.02.06 | Research news

The class society is alive - and so what?

Despite widespread agreement that the class society is a thing of the past, the class consciousness of Danes is alive and well and has hardly changed in the past 60 years. And this is not unimportant.

2019.02.05 | New Books

Routledge Handbook of Russian Security

Mette Skak contributes with a chapter on Russian strategic culture. She writes about old habits and the new generation of policy makers.

Michael Bang Petersen, professor, Aarhus BSS. Photo: Mia Ulvgraven

2019.02.01 | Grants

Large research grant to combat political hostility and threats on social media

Professor of political science Michael Bang Petersen will head a major new research project at Aarhus BSS aiming to develop counter-strategies to combat hostile behaviour in the political debate on social media. The Carlsberg Foundation has donated DKK 15.7 million to the interdisciplinary project, which brings together leading Danish and…

2018.12.13 | New Books

Introduction to International Relations

Oxford University Press releases the seventh edition of ‘Introduction to International Relations’ – with Professor Jørgen Møller, Aarhus BSS, as new co-author.

Head of department Peter Munk Christiansen and professor Carsten Jensen, Department of Political Science, Aarhus BSS | Photo: Mia Ulvgraven

2018.11.28 | Grants

EU awards prestigious grant to researcher at Aarhus BSS

Professor Carsten Jensen from the Department of Political Science has received the European Research Council’s Consolidator Grant, which is awarded to excellent researchers with promising academic careers. Carsten Jensen is the first researcher from Aarhus BSS to ever receive the award.

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2018.10.10 | Research news, Aarhus BSS

Muscular men prefer an unequal society

For men, physical strength and political attitudes are linked. This is not the case for women. New research from Department of Political Science shows that ancestral human instincts affect men’s political reflections.

2018.09.05 | Research news

Toddlers prefer winners - but avoid those who win by force

Toddlers aged just 1 1/2 years prefer individuals whom other people yield to. It appears to be deeply rooted in human nature to seek out those with the highest social status. This motive might have evolved because being close to high-ranking individuals has given people access to resources, territory and mates.

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