Department of Foreign Languages

News archive for Department of Foreign Languages

"Philosophy week" provided space for conversations and reflection on philosophy and work opportunities, relevance to life and relevance to society.
Grab the opportunity to improve your French skills with a language partnership. All students and staff from UiB are welcome to join this language tandem
Are you an English teacher with a strong interest in didactics and on the lookout for new opportunities? Or do you have an educational background in foreign language didactics?
CLIMLIFE celebrated the entry into the new year with three publications in three days.
Professor emerita Kjersti Fløttum was awarded the French Order of Merit (Ordre national du Mérite) on 28 November 2023 for her many years of work in promoting the bilateral relationship between France and Norway, her work as professor of French and researcher at the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Bergen and her role as vice consul for France in Bergen.
At the LINGCLIM meeting on Friday 10 November 2023, both the CLIMLIFE report and the new leader for the LINGCLIM research group were celebrated.
Call for papers! The research group Multilingualism on My Mind (MoMM) is organizing a two-day virtual and free conference on multilingualism on 21–22 March 2024. Contributions from all across the globe and from a variety of perspectives are welcome!
The research group Multilingualism on My Mind has the pleasure and honour of hosting Professor Sarah Mercer, from the University of Graz, as our guest lecturer this semester!
We are delighted to inform you that Irina Tiurikova publicly defended her Ph.D. thesis on September 22, 2023.
Climate scientist and LINGCLIM member Professor Helge Drange explains in an article for Energi og klima how we can calculate the increase in temperature due to global warming.
On Wednesday 30 August 2023, Salongen - journal for philosophy and the history of ideas invited to a panel discussion with professors Mariel Aguilar-Støen (UiO) and Jørgen Pedersen (HVL) about "degrowth" at Litteraturhuset in Bergen. Research assistant for CLIMLIFE, Emil Perron, led the conversation together with Eirik Fevang on behalf of Salongen.
Historian Ernesto Semán recommends a visit to Buenos Aires for its energy, raves about Chilean TV series Los ’80, waxes lyrical about the mountains of Latin America, and bakes medialunas, an Argentine version of croissants, for his guests.
On Monday 19 June 2023, PhD candidate Runa Falck (IF) conducted her masterclass, and PhD candidate Johanna Gunn (IF) presented her chapter on theory of science and ethics for her PhD project.
Once again, the Bergen Summer Research School was organised at the University of Bergen, 16 years since it first was established.
12-13 June, associate professor Øyvind Gjerstad led a workshop at the Faculty of Humanities: "Narratives in the humanities and social sciences".
The anthology 'Multimodality in English Language Learning' was published in 2022. The editors Sigrid Ørevik og Sophia Diamantopoulou both belong to the research group Text-based English Language Learning (TELL). The book also contains a contribution from TELL researcher Aud Solbjørg Skulstad. Two international journals have now published reviews of the book: 'Multimodality in Society' and '... Read more