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Interested in films? Every Friday afternoon this semester, a Latin American film will be shown at UiB Global.
Professor Stuart Sillars is offering a new way of looking at Shakespeare’s plays in his new book, Shakespeare and the Visual Imagination.
The collaboration between Professor Kjersti Fløttum and Associate Professor Øyvind Gjerstad started when Øyvind was Kjersti's student. Now the two work together on a project about the role of language in the climate change debate.
Exhibitions and performances of electronic literature are open to the public as part of the 2015 international electronic literature conference and festival, ELO 2015.
The European Union recently published a new expert group report called "Indicators for promoting and monitoring Responsible Research and Innovation". The expert group was chaired by Roger Strand, professor at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities and the CCBIO, University of Bergen.
After a year with Digital Culture at UiB, Fulbright Scholar Kathi Inman Berens has returned to her home town of Portland.
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.

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