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Students at the Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities is a multidisciplinary faculty that currently teaches more than 3700 students and offers a substantial number of programmes leading to a wide range of academic and professional qualifications. These cover a variety of disciplines within the areas of philosophy, language studies, history and cultural studies, aesthetic and literary studies, and music and artistic research.

SVT SYMPOSIUM, 7 December 2018
Titus at his reading desk. Rembrandt van Rijn (1655)
Dec 07

Impact in the Humanities

The SVT symposium is an annual public event where central topics in science and society are debated . At this year’s symposium we will discuss social impacts of the humanities in and beyond academia

Notes from the Field
Termini train station

Waiting around? On temporal irregularity and im/mobility among Afghans within Europe

Read the newest blog-entry from PhD. candidate Halvar A. Kjærre on his research amongst Afghans in Europe.

Research from SapienCE
The origin of sewing technology. Palaeolithic eyed needles from France (left and centre) and China (right)

UiB researcher sheds new light on the origin of sewing technologies

The earliest known bone awls, suitable to produce skin clothing, are 73 000 years old and come from Blombos Cave, a site investigated by the researchers of the UiB Centre for Early Sapiens Behaviour. However, little is known about the origin of the sewing techniques necessary to produce tailored...

Researcher to watch
Portrett av Scott Bremer

How to live with rapid seasonal change

How can we live by the rhythms of the seasons, when these rhythms seem to be changing quickly? Scott Bremer is looking at how rapid seasonal changes are affecting institutions in society and how we can re-learn and adapt to seasonal change in new ways.

RESEARCHER TO WATCH
Eivind Heldaas Seland

Lessons from the past

For many years, the University of Bergen has focused on historical and archaeological research in the Middle East and in Syria in particular. How is the research going forward despite the difficult situation in the region?