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ATLE L. WOLD
ELECTED NEW BPS LEADER
The ninth Annual General Meeting of the BPS was held on Tuesday 26. August 2014. At this meeting, Atle L. Wold was elected new leader of the BPS for a two-year period.
- I look forward to taking on this task, a smiling Wold said.
Wold is an Associate Professor at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages at the University of Oslo, where he is in charge of British area studies. He holds a Ph.D. in British History from the University of Edinburgh (2003), and is particularly interested in British history in the period 1688-1832, devolution and constitutional reform.
In 2006, he was one of the co-founders of BPS. He has served as a board member since then.
N E W I S S U E O F B R I T I S H P O L I T I C S R E V I E W
WALES AND THE UNION
Only in the aftermath of the Scottish independence referendum has its wider implications for the United Kingdom as a whole have been brought to the fore.
This year's final issue of British Politics Review examines the state of Welsh politics. Our articles provide telling evidence of the political development Wales has gone through since 1999, when the first elections for the Assembly were held.
It was a timid start to a political entity that has since become, if not a political powerhouse, then a real political arena.
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Established in June 2006, the overall objective of the BPS is to raise the general interest and knowledge about Britain and British politics in Norway and to maintain a scholarly network for people with an interest in such matters.
The current board consists of four people, all based in the academic community in Oslo.
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What is the nature of the relationship between Britain and Australia?
The winter edition of British Politics Review raises the question of British-Australian relations today and in the past, taking the centenary of the Gallipoli-expedition during World War 1 as our point of departure.
The editors welcome initiatives to contribute with articles.
Please contact us.
The deadline for manuscripts is 31 January 2014.
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