US Election 2016

10.11.2016 09:30 - English

The campaigns, the debates and the new US President. Hilmar Langhelle Mjelde, Uni Rokkansenteret, and Jens Elmelund Kjeldsen, UiB, in conversation with Ragnhild Osnes Legreid, Bergen Resource Centre.

Join us for a conversation about the controversial campaigns, the speeches and most important: the next President of the United States.

Hilmar Langhelle Mjelde

is a senior researcher at Uni Rokkansenteret. He has a PhD from the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen 2014, and has specialized in US politics.

He has commented on this year’s and previous presidential elections for Norwegian media.

Jens E. Kjeldsen

is Professor of rhetoric and visual communication at Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen, where he has worked as deputy head of department and board member for the Faculty of Social Sciences. He also works as Professor of rhetoric at Södertörn University, Stockholm.

Some of his main interests are visual rhetoric and argumentation, political speechmaking and speechwriting.

All are welcome!

Clinton / scottgunn / Flickr – Trump / Gage Skidmore / Flickr

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Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

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