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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.

 

 

Open PhD seminar
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Oct 24

Sustainability Science

A special two-day multidisciplinary PhD-seminar on Sustainability Science and its relevance to Global Challenges and Climate Services. Register by 15 September.

SUSTAINABILITY AND EDUCATION
On 3 September 2018, the University of Bergen's Rector Dag Rune Olsen speaking at the opening ceremony of the Academic Year 2018/2019 at Maastricht University.

Sustainable development through knowledge

How can the university sector engage constructively and critically with the Sustainable Development Goals? This was at the heart of a speech Rector Dag Rune Olsen gave at Maastricht University.

WAIT project
Migrant 4 Life

Migration researchers in the field

–Meeting the migrants have made a big impression, but as anthropologist it is also through these meetings that I think best, says Christine M. Jacobsen, researcher and project leader for the WAIT project. Through ethnographic research, the project examines how laws, norms and power relations...

The UiB Magazine interview
Professor Bruce Kapferer

Bruce Kapferer: Exploring the true nature of inequality

With the pioneering Egalitarianism project, Professor Bruce Kapferer wanted to challenge conventions in anthropology and to redefine how inequality is viewed.

Making Sense of Global Challenges

The UiB/CMI Resource Centre is an arena where academics, students and others share their research and analysis of development-related issues. This joint project between the University of Bergen and Chr. Michelsen Institute organises over sixty open lectures, debates, seminars, literary salons and other events each year.

All events are free and open for all - welcome!

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Bergen Summer Research School                 

Every year, we tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing the world. Shaped by some of Bergen's best research groups, we addresses key global challenges through high quality disciplinary, interdisciplinary and problem oriented research-based PhD courses.

Natural resources, health, poverty, migration, language and culture are some recurring themes of the expertise involved in the summer research school.