Faculty of Social Sciences

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The University of Bergen and the University of the South Pacific announced the establishment of a joint marine chair at a reception during the UN Ocean Conference.
Climate change is said to be the greatest global challenge of our time, but it is also a contested topic. How do we talk about these issues - from everyday life to the meetings of policy makers - and what are the consequences? Join the course SANT285 if you want to engage in discussions about climate change in a post-factual world.
Doctor Marina Gold's project revolves around the relationship between human rights discourse and the role of NGOs in the articulation of the refugee crisis in Europe. Read more about her research project here.
PhD Candidate Tareq Hasan's research revolves around changes in work and labour patterns in the garment industry in Bangladesh. Read more about his project here.
Professor Knut Rio's contribution to the Egalitarianism project concerns the question of wealth. Read more about his research project here.
PhD Candidate Axel has conducted transnational, multi-sited fieldwork among Kurdish people for a total of 21 months. Read more about his research project here.
PhD Candidate Mari's research revolves around intentional communities in the US. Read more about her project here.
PhD Candidate Maria Dyveke Styve's research revolves around the finance sector in London and the mining sector in South Africa. Read more about her project here.
At the United Nations Ocean Conference in the first week of June 2017, anthropologist Edvard Hviding established new partnerships between Norway and the Pacific island nations in marine and climate research.
The international research project TROPICO has received support from the EU's programme for research and innovation, Horizon 2020. The project is coordinated by the University of Bergen.
SAMPOL researcher examines stances on ‘non-standard employment’
Professor Hakan G. Sicakkan wants to strengthen research on migration and transnationality in Bergen as part of the University of Bergen's focus on global challenges, which is one of three focus areas in the university's strategy for 2016-2022.
The Faculty of Social Sciences contributes strongly within all three pillars of the focus area Global Challenges: global health, inequality and migration.
The Department of Comparative Politics has a new collaboration in Brussels. BA students in Comparative Politics and European Studies are encouraged to apply for a semester at the UiB Brussels Office.
SAMPOL postdoc Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr to present at UiB conference on China-Norway collaboration
Egalitarianism and Experimentation in a new Global Reality. Read about the Egalitarianism Project here.
Jan Erik Askildsen and Ragnhild Louise Muriaas want to strengthen the emphasis on external financing and facilitate the growth in the number of students at the faculty.
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