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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.

2018.09.04 | People

Carter Bloch new Centre Director at CFA

Professor Carter Bloch has been appointed new centre director at Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy (CFA) from 1 September 2018.

Ann-Kristin Kölln and Jonathan Polk received The Jack Walker Award. Click to enlarge photo. Photo: Private

2018.09.03 | People

Two prestigious awards for Ann-Kristin Kölln

The Organized Section on Political Organizations and Parties of the American Political Science Association gives out five awards each year. This year Ann-Kristin Kölln received two of them: the Emerging Scholar Award and the Jack Walker Jr. Outstanding Article Award.

2018.08.21 | New Books

International Organization in the Anarchical Society

Tonny Brems Knudsen's new book takes up the nature of the institutions of international society. The book is co-edited with Cornelia Navari and published with Palgrave.

2018.08.15 | Public/media

Third best in the world in public administration

The Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS offers world-class research within several areas including public administration. On the Shanghai Ranking, which lists the world’s top research institutions, the department is now ranked as number three in the world in the field of public administration and number three in Europe in the field of…

2018.08.03 | Society and politics

Fem nye H2020-projekter til Dansk Center for Forskningsanalyse

Dansk Center for Forskningsanalyse har modtaget næsten 20 millioner kroner til fem nye Horizon 2020 projekter. Fire af projekterne beskæftiger sig med ansvarlighed og integritet i forskningen. Det femte projekt har fokus på at udvikle redskaber til at måle en virksomheds immaterielle aktiver.

2018.07.04 | New Books

State Capacity, Economic Control, and Authoritarian Elections

Combining evidence from cross-national studies with studies on selected cases relying on recent field work, this book suggests a solution to the "paradox of authoritarian elections". Merete Bech Seeberg's new book is published with Routledge.

2018.07.04 | New Books

Refugee Crisis: The Borders of Human Mobility

How should we respond to the worst refugee crisis since the World War II? Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Melina Duarte, Serena Parekh and Annamari Vitikainen ask in their new book.

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2018.06.25 | People

Best paper award for Thorbjørn Sejr Guul

Assistant Professor Thorbjørn Sejr Guul and Aarhus BSS colleagues have received a best paper award from the Academy of Management’s Public-Nonprofit Division.

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