[20 Feb 2017] A new index makes it possible to compare women's freedoms and rights over time and space in an entirely new way. The index, developed by the research programme Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) at the University of Gothenburg, shows that women's power and opportunities have increased dramatically over the last 100 years.
[6 Dec 2016] The Department of Political Science is looking for postdoctoral fellows, researchers and doctoral students.
[2 Dec 2016] Political scientists at the University of Gothenburg will use evolutionary biology methods to measure why some countries develop to stable democracies and some don¿t. This is made possible by an ERC Consolidator Grant of two million euros awarded to Professor Staffan I Lindberg, manager of the research programme Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem).
28 Mar at 10:15 AM [Research Seminar]
28 Mar at 12:00 PM [Research Seminar]