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The 2014 open SAMKUL conference is being held in Trondheim November 3. Among the main speakers are Ken Albala fra Pacific University, Karin Zachmann fra Technisches Universität München and Philip McMichael from Cornell.
Professor Shabo Talay leads a project that has received a 450,000 Euro grant to secure the future of the Aramaic language Turoyo.
- Many of the students have chosen Chinese studies from a strong personal interest, but they will have to think about job prospects as well, says the new associate professor of Chinese, Dr. Zhao Shouhui. He believes the relationship between Norway and China will grow closer in the future, and that the job market will benefit from this.
The language of the media separates poverty from its true causes. This is the basis of a new research project at UiB.
Nobel prize laureate Herta Müller’s books about life under the dictatorship of Nicolae Ceaușescu challenge both the limits of language and of reality.
Norwegian nature and the unique character of Bergen are the main pulls for international students who study at UiB.
To fully participate in the business world of tomorrow, knowledge of language and culture needs to move beyond English.

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