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Scholarly Publications

To the New World and Back Again: Return Migrants in the Age of Mass Migration

September 2016

We compile large datasets from Norwegian and US historical censuses to study return migration during the Age of Mass Migration (1850-1913).

Have the poor always been less likely to migrate? Evidence from inheritance practices during the Age of Mass Migration

May 2013

Using novel data on 50,000 Norwegian men, we study the effect of wealth on the probability of internal or international migration during the Age of Mass Migration (1850–1913), a time when the US...

Comparative analysis of data frameworks for agricultural policy analysis: The WTO-notificaitons and the OECD's PSE database

December 2012

The OECD and the WTO have accumulated systematic data on the magnitude of support going to farmers as a result of farm policies.

Other Publications

The Breivik Trial in Norway: An Example for A Resilient Society?

October 2012

When will European groups send flotillas to help people of North Korea and Syria?

July 2011

Freedom House’s Freedom in the World survey showcases an alarming decline in freedom, democracy and respect for human rights around the world for a fifth consecutive year.

News

The Europe Center May 2014 Newsletter

May 2014

The Europe Center May 2014 Newsletter

The Europe Center January 2014 Newsletter

January 2014

The Europe Center January 2014 Newsletter

Call for Papers: "Region, State, Nation, Community: New Research in Scandinavian and Baltic Studies"

September 2009

AABS welcomes papers, panels, and roundtable presentations for the first joint conference of Scandinavian and Baltic Studies in the United States.

Events

Immigration and Integration in Scandinavia: The Jewish Case

November 18, 2010

As exemplified by the recent election results from Sweden, immigration is one of the most important and heated topics of debate in contemporary Scandinavian society.

Politics of Memory - reconstruction of a crime: xy-ungelost, container, Srebrenica

May 19, 2009

This lecture deals with the strategies of reconstructing the suppressed memory of traumatic events in Kosova, Afghanistan, and Bosnia and Herzegovina at the end of the 20th century.

10th United Nations Association Film Festival

October 25, 2007

UNAFF, which is now completing its first decade, was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.