2013

Published Jan. 20, 2014 1:32 PM

In Argentina, Pentecostalism had a breakthrough in the early 1980s. The revival coincided with a socio-political transformation of Argentinean society, and structural changes paved the way for a certain "autonomisation" of politics, law, economy, science and religion. In his PhD thesis Hans Geir Aasmundsen examines the new religious sphere and how Pentecostals relate to society at large, and the political and judicial sphere in particular.

Published Nov. 11, 2013 5:54 PM

This book by Kristina Johansen tells the story of  the victims of Colombia’s violent conflict, at the same as it explains the background for  the complex conflict and today’s peace negotiations.

Published Aug. 15, 2013 10:26 AM

In this book Dag Mossige asks why Mexico’s political left has been in such turmoil since the dramatic 2006 election. He explores the inner workings of the PRD and its seemingly unending internal wars.

Published May 27, 2013 11:13 AM

In this book, Nelson González-Ortega at University of Oslo analyzes how intellectuals in Colombia, during the nineteenth century, formed images of the country, the nation and the state, as well as the relationship between history and literature in recent novels.

Published Jan. 21, 2013 1:29 PM

In this book Christian Krohn-Hansen, University of Oslo, asks both how Dominicans have influenced New York City and how the move to New York has affected the lives of Dominican immigrants.

Published Jan. 21, 2013 1:16 PM

By arguing that different perspectives on peace influence different argumentations of rights, Catalina Vallejo, Chr. Michelsen Institute, in this book based on her master thésis challenges some of the political and legal discourses framed within the war against terror since 2001.