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CANCELLED: Epistemic worries about expertise and the design of better policy advice

12. November 2020 @ 14:15 - 15:45

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    Cathrine Holst: Epistemic worries about expertise and the design of better policy advice: examples from the NOU system


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Cathrine Holst is a professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Geography and senior scientist at the ARENA Center for European Research, University of Oslo. She is also affiliated with CORE – Center for Gender Equality Research, Department of Social Research. Cathrine Holst’s professional interests are political sociology and democracy research, social and political theory, knowledge and expertise in politics, the EU, the Nordic model and European integration, gender equality policy, feminist theory and gender research. Holst is currently leading the EUREX project: Expertization of Public Inquiry Commissions in a Europeanized Administrative Order (2016-2020). In 2020/2021, Holst will be associated with the Center for Basic Studies (Center for Advanced Studies – CAS). Here she will lead a research group with Jakob Elster and the project “What is a good policy? Political Morality, Feasibility and Democracy” (GOODPOL).

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The webinar is part of the RDV seminar series – a collaboration between the Research Group Law, Democracy and Welfare at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Center for Research on Discretion and Paternalism (UiB) and the Center for Law and Social Transformation – Lawtransform (UiB/CMI).


12. November 2020
14:15 - 15:45
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Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
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