Core Themes

Norface Governance

Core Themes


The programme is structured around five of the most important challenges to democratic governance and politics: inequality and redistribution, the evolving politics of threat, the democratisation of information, shifting identities and representation, and the changing authority of institutions. The description of the five challenges indicates priorities for investigation.

Theme 1: Inequality and redistribution

Theme 2: The evolving politics of threat

Theme 3: Democratisation of information and expertise

Theme 4: Shifting identities and representation

Theme 5: Changing authority of institutions