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”I wanted to do something relevant that could serve a purpose and reach people outside of the field of linguistics. I do not want to do linguistics just for the sake of it”.
All academic staff at UiB have received or will soon receive a survey in their inbox. The survey is part of the EU certification program Charter & Code, which will set a European standard for researchers' working conditions.
Thanks to EU funding, the Digital Culture, Archaeology, Philosophy and Theory of Science researchs groups will welcome new international researchers to their team. These groups at the Faculty of Humanities received five out of seven Marie Curie grants awarded to UiB.
A collaboration between French and Norwegian scholars has resulted in an anthology on digital critical editions, edited by Daniel Apollon and two French colleagues.
Jill Walker Rettberg has received ERC funding for aesthetic and cultural research on everyday machine vision. The project will launch in August 2018, and runs for five years.
Meeting a foreign culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a great experience. 'Get involved' and 'listen to others' is Corbin's advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington University, but has returned to Bergen as a guest to work with colleagues on the Refugee Resilience Network... Read more
Zamora is writing a book that incorporates her experiences teaching in Bergen: "I find teaching a very valuable part of my academic practice."
Frode Helmich Pedersen with two new articles about the murder case
The Norwegian Institute of Athens now receive applications for their travel grant. Application deadline February 10.
Read Kari Anne Drangsland's reflections on how silence and the lack of the ability to provide comfort to her informants is telling of the normative structures that shape irregular migrants' experience of waiting.
Olaug has written since she was 19 years old, she has always liked to write and wrote a lot over the years. At Heimly Folkehøgskule she sent a manuscript to a publisher – and suddenly she had become a published author. Nilssen has recently published the book, “Tung tids tale” - a story of how it is to be the mother of a child with autism.
The project 'Norwegian music meets Slovakia' is part of the EU exchange program, and organized by the Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava together with the Grieg Academy at the University of Bergen. The project is also supported by the Norwegian Embassy in Slovakia.
Consolidator Grants from the European Research Council for excellent research projects.
Three applicants have been granted the BFS Starting Grants 2017. In total, the projects, that covers the middle age, mathematics and the beginning of the universe, get more than 50 million NOK.
In the latest blog-entry from the WAIT-project, Marry-Anne Karlsen writes about how irregularized migrants' sense of waiting is produced, where it comes from, and how it is lived by following Ruth, an irregularized migrant in Oslo.
Francesco d’Errico has been named as one of the world’s Highly Cited Researchers according to a new ranking published by prestigious Clarivate Analytics.
Social Anthropologist and WAIT-researcher Shahram Khosravi is currently carrying out fieldwork on irregular migrants in Stockholm. Read his field-report on their experience of waiting, and the effects that prolonged waiting has on asylum seekers.

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