Nina Witoszek (Fitzpatrick) is a Polish-Irish-Norwegian writer and research professor at the Center for Development and the Environment (SUM) in Oslo. She is also professor at Collegium Civitas in Warsaw and Director of the Arne Næss Programme on Global Justice and The Environment at the University of Oslo (read more). Nina is currently working on bottom-up democracy (read more), the conditions of well-being society (read more), and the role of small groups in overthrowing oppressive regimes.
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Recent Scholarly Publications and Essays:

Mads Larsen and Nina Witoszek, Evolutionary Perspectives on Enhancing Quality of Life, Cambridge Elements 2024.

Nina Witoszek and Eva Joly, Det blåøyde riket Norske tillitspatologier, Cappelen Damm 2023.

Nina Witoszek, Korzenie Anty-autorytaryzmu, Scholar 2020.

Nina Witoszek, The Origins of Anti-authoritarianism, Routledge 2018.

Nina Witoszek and Atle Midttun, Sustainable Modernity: the Nordic Model and Beyond, Routledge, 2018.

Recent work of fiction:

Nina FitzPatrick, Tesla’s Curse, MalinaPress 2020.

Interview with N. FitzPatrick on Tesla’s Curse :


Recent and Upcoming events:

Arne Næss Programme:
Webinar: Anthony Giddens: What’s next? Covid-19 and the future world order – Centre for Development and the Environment (
SUM, Oslo University 17 September 2020