Faculty of Social Sciences

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Several staff members from the Department of Social Anthropology have edited and written chapters in new books.
Comparative politics professor Elisabeth Ivarsflaten finds fossil-fuel workers support renewable energy while opposing constraints on oil and gas.
Five UiB scientists will receive over 100 million NOK from Bergen Research Foundation and the University of Bergen, who aim to lay the groundwork for world class research.
On 23 November Tord Austdal from the Department of Social Anthropology defended his thesis.
Ida Juhasz and Marit Skivenes recently published their article "Child welfare workers' experiences of obstacles in care order preparation : a cross -counrty comparison" in the European Journal of Social Policy.
Researcher Lila Nath Sharma’s thesis shows that the conservation of biodiversity, food production and forest exploitation is possible to integrate in the same geographical area, but only by a broad environmental and biogeographic approach.
Marit Skivenes and Oda Krogh Læret has contributed with the book chapter «Quality and legitimacy in child welfare decisions” in the book “Decisions in the child welfare system” (In Norwegian: “Beslutninger i barnevernet”) (eds.: Bente Kojan & Øivind Christiansen)
Questions of aesthetics and cultural identity add layers of complexity to the reconstruction process that cannot – and should not – be ignored.
Rector Dag Rune Olsen visited the University of the South Pacific to strengthen ties between Bergen and Fiji. Whilst in the Pacific, he also met with UiB exchange students.
November 1 the project "Adoption as a child welfare measure" is starting up at the Department of Administration and Organization Theory.
Hans Tanks auditorium at Amalie Skram high school was packed with interested and engaged students at Vg3 when Associate Professor of Comparative Politics Michael Alvarez lectured about democracy and American politics for the students of Amalie Skram on Monday.
On Tuesday October 25th, The Assistant Director of NAV Hordaland, Tommy Johansen, gave a presentation for students in the course SAMPOL216 ‘Labour market policies in comparative perspective’.
In this study I analyse both risks and benefits of using waste and wastewater in peri-urban agriculture in Kathmandu Valley.
My master project is about agricultural innovation in Arun Valley, Nepal: innovation capacity in response to climatic and non-climatic uncertainties.
My master prosject is addressing fisheries governance and the concerns of fisher folks with regards to oil and gas extraction activities in Axim, Ghana.
My master project study focuses on food insecurity in smallholder farmers household during the Lean season in the Guinea Savanna zone of Ghana with Navrongo as the study area.