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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.
UiB's new Centre of Excellence is officially open.
UiB is the eighth most quoted university in the world within humanities, according to a new ranking from Times Higher Education.
Gil Sagi (Haifa University) will visit the Department of Philosophy from October 2nd to October 14th.
Gunn Inger Sture is a new PhD candidate affiliated with the project “Historicizing the ageing self”. Her PhD project has the working title “Marcel Proust – time metaphors, memory and ageing”.
The Centre for Women’s and Gender Research (SKOK) is currently hosting a group of international PhD-students in Gender Studies from institutions in Sweden, Hungary, and South-Africa. The students are part of a research project funded by the Swedish Foundation for Collaboration in Research and Higher Education (STINT).
Archaeologist Magnus M. Haaland received the award at peer-reviewed conference in Newcastle.
Read the first dispatch from the field from social anthropologist and project leader of WAIT, Christine M. Jacobsen. She has spent the summer months carrying out fieldwork among irregular migrants of Marseille. In this report from the field she discusses the temporal dimensions of the securitisation of the border between France and Italy.
How can the Norwegian two-form solution serve as a source of inspiration for resolving language conflicts in China?
How can the Norwegian two-form solution serve as a source of inspiration for resolving language conflicts in China?
Co-development of place-based climate services for action (Co-cli-serv) is about how we can develop fine-scaled and tailored information to support local adaptation to a changeable climate. It studies how scientists can work with communities to jointly produce climate information specific to particular places, and local activities. The project works to transform general ‘climate science’ into ‘... Read more
Professor Jill Walker Rettberg studies how humans use technology and what it means to us as a culture.
The new Centre of Excellence at The University of Bergen aims to discover the past to understand the present.

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