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Global Challenges

Global challenges affect us all — they are complex and interdisciplinary by nature, and influence how we work and collaborate across disciplines at the University of Bergen.

PhD research school
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Joint PhD research school on global challenges at Makerere University

The Makerere–Bergen Research School is organised in Kampala 28 November - 9 December 2022, with a hub in Bergen. Apply by 30 September.

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Aug 22

Approaches to Climate Change in Environmental Humanities

PhD Course, University of Bergen. 5 ECTS credits. Language: English. The course will be held in person unless pandemic measures prevent it.

Call for panels
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Towards New Rhythms of Development

The development landscape has never been static but we are now witnessing profound shifts in global relations, inequalities, and forms of exclusion. Submit you panel by 4 September 2022

Annual Lecture
Sylvia Tamale
Aug 24

Re-routing Knowledge Production in Africa: In Search of Our Roots

Professor Sylvia Tamale will give this year's annual lecture on law and social transformation at the Bergen Exchanges.



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