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The 2011 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science
The Department of Government would like to congratulate Pippa Norris from the Harvard Kennedy School for being awarded this years Johan Skytte Prize. She will receive this prize for joint work, contributing "innovative ideas that transcends the contemporary mainstream research when it comes to understand and evaluate political culture in a global context, both the role it plays, and how it is formed and changed."
The Skytte Foundation at Uppsala University has established an annual prize, The Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science, to the scholar who in the view of the Foundation has made the most valuable contribution to political science. Research in all areas of the discipline will be considered: political theory, comparative politics, public administration and international relations. The prize consists of a medal and a considerable cash award.