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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.
Jeroen van der Sluijs studies the use of scientific facts in policy making. He is now in the final round in the competition of becoming a Norwegian Centre of Excellence (SFF).
Scott Rettberg and collaborators' VR narrative Hearts and Minds is the 2016 winner of the Electronic Literature Organization's Robert Coover Award for a Work of Electronic Literature.
- You can’t separate the poet from the fascist. Everything should be read together, says Andrea Rinaldi, PhD candidate at the Department of Foreign Languages at UiB.
- You can’t separate the poet from the fascist. Everything should be read together, says Andrea Rinaldi, PhD candidate at the Department of Foreign Languages at UiB.
The film "Når vi snakker om klima" (Talking about climate) is produced by 1001 Films for the LINGCLIM project (English subtitles).
Director of the SVT, prof Matthias Kaiser, participates at this International Research Roundtable that focuses on the ethical challenges of herring food webs and value chains. Herring food webs connect diverse ecological species with different functions within marine ecosystems. Similarly, herring value chains connect multiple social actors who may interact directly, at a local fish market, or... Read more
“I’m in love with Bergen”, says one of the five Tunisian exchange students that the Department of Foreign Languages has welcomed this spring semester.
Under the subject “Teaching Responsible Research and Innovation at University”, the conference gathered more than 150 people from all over the world. Lecturers and attendees discussed about how research and innovation should respond to the needs of society and how universities can contribute towards a responsible scientific education
Nadzeya Husakouskaya is a Ph.D student at SKOK. On the 30th of March she re-opened her exhibition titled “Opposite: being reflected in Marikana Women” at European Humanities University (EHU) in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Former ERC Advanced Grant holder Christopher Henshilwood leads an exciting new project with roots in archaeology, but drawing on various disciplines. The project is in the final round of qualifying for Centre of Excellence status in Norway.
Using skeletons, biological anthropologist Stian Suppersberger Hamre studies the food and travels of Scandinavians who lived 1,000 years ago.
Four research centres at the University of Bergen have gone to the second round in the process of becoming a Norwegian Centre of Excellence.
The current issue of the Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy (vol. 4, nr. 3, 2016) features papers by two of our department members: Christian Erbacher has written on 'Wittgenstein and His Literary Executors' and Alois Pichler has reviewed Mauro Engelmann's (who visited us as guest researcher in the fall of 2015) book Wittgenstein's Philosophical Development:... Read more

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