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Professor emerita Ida Blom has passed away at age 85. Blom was a pioneer of women’s history studies and had a major influence on the rise of women’s history research in Norway, Scandinavia and internationally.
Michael Baumgartner is the mind behind the method Coincidence Analysis. Fittingly, coincidence played a major role when he chose his career in philosophy.
Latin American newspapers use a technical language when describing poverty. According to researcher Ana Beatriz Chiquito, this makes it more difficult to understand the causes and effects of poverty.
In November and December visitors to the University Library will experience electronic literature and digital art created by Jason Nelson, the 2016/17 Fulbright Scholar in Digital Culture at UiB, and his partner, Alinta Krauth.
Archaeologist Christopher Henshilwood and cardiologist Kenneth Dickstein have both been named among the most cited researchers in the world.
Sarah Uffelmann Szeltner has investigated the concept of grammar in Ludwig Wittgenstein´s writing. – He wrote like a poet, Szeltner says.
Humans living in South Africa in the Middle Stone Age used advanced heating techniques that vastly improved living conditions during the era.
Andrea Bender combines psychology and anthropology to observe how our language and culture shape the way we perceive the world.
The keynotes and panel discussions will be streamed live via the links below.
On the occasion of the voting anniversary three years ago there was an international conference on gender and citizenship. In this publication you can read texts from many great contributors and SKOK's Kari Jegerstedt is one of the editors
This semester Dinara Podgornova started her position as a phd student at SKOK. Her project will run for four years and here you can find some more information about her project
Language resources are becoming more accessible for researchers throughout Europe.
"Our aim is to strengthen the academic environment for philosophical logic in Norway."
NB! The seminar will be held in the seminarroom at the ground-/first floor, Sydnesplassen 12/13 the hole semester! Open course at the Department of Philosophy, autumn 2016.
Climate change was less important for technological innovation among Stone Age humans than previously assumed.
SVTs Andrea Saltelli and Silvio Funtowicz share their reflections on Brexit in The Guardian
Six leading scientists give perspectives on UK science after Brexit in the Guardian. Andrea Saltelli and Silvio Funtowicz who both work at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT), are among them.
The Department of Philosophy offers a new course in moral philosophy in the autumn 2016. The course is offered at 100-, 200-, or 300- level.

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