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The book is edited by Ole T. Hjortland (University of Bergen) og Colin R. Caret (Yonsei University) and is the first collection of essays dedicated to the philosophical foundations of logic.
Using a new method, researchers in Bergen discovered that so-called climate sceptics are more ambivalent about climate issues than previously assumed. Their results have now been published in Nature Climate Change.
Research project studies how media uses language to construct and convey conceptions of poverty.
Everyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy a broad variety of Music presented by students and staff from The Grieg Academy, Dept. of Music, University of Bergen.
North Europeans resisted adaption of farming and herding when these practices arrived in Europe about 8,000 years ago, according to a new study conducted by a team including Archaeology Professor Francesco d’Errico at the University of Bergen.
"Eurasia Chamber Orchestra" is a project that stems from a year-long collaboration between The Grieg Academy – Dept. of Music and Baku Music Academy in Azerbaijan.
In December 2014 SVT organized a mini-symbosium focusing on post-normal science. If you are interested to see more of the symposium, please follow the links at the right of this side.
Professor Emeritus Sverre Håkon Bagge has been awarded the Gad Rausing Award for his research on Europe’s medieval history. He receives one million Swedish kroner as part of the award.
Donna McCormack, postdoctoral fellow at SKOK is co-editing the journal Somatechnics special issue on the ethics of biomedical tourism. In this special issue the ways bodies and their parts materialise as valuable resources that can be exchanged, sold or even disposed of is critically analysed.
Professor Scott Rettberg presents hybrid virtual reality project about battlefield torture at Human Rights Human Wrong Festival Documentary Film Festival in Oslo.
Bergen is the 2015 host of the international Electronic Literature Organization conference, and has received a record number of submissions from scholars and artists around the world.
In its January 2015 edition, National Geographic magazine has a 22 page article, Origins of Art, showing the research of UiB archaeologist Christopher Henshilwood.
According to a new study of freshwater shells from the Indonesian island of Java, early hominins created geometric engravings 450,000 years ago.
Europe’s borders keep changing, both mentally and geographically. But where do Europe’s borders begin? Where do they end? What is the real centre of Europe? We asked the research group the Borders of Europe to provide us with some answers.
Tuesday November 25th Hans Petter Solli defends the PhD degree at the University of Bergen with the thesis: "The groove of recovery: A qualitative study of how people diagnosed with psychosis experience music therapy".
A selection of Wittgenstein resources developed by WAB are now implemented in the Europeana database.
Phd. fellow at SKOK, Nadzeya Husakovskaya has published an article on transgender citizens in Ukraine, in the UK based independent digital commons OpenDemocracyRussia

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