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Florence Walker og Emma Husa wins – and several others nominated.
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The annual climate festival Varmere, Våtere, Villere gathered a big audience, researchers, journalists, politicians and others for a packed program over several days.
On Thursday 18 April 2024, doctoral fellow and editorial member of Salongen - nettidsskrift for filosofi og idéhistorie, Emil Perron, met author Øyvind Aase at Litteraturhuset in Bergen for a conversation about the philosopher Arild Haaland.
Doctoral scholar Emil Perron's text about his time in the Caribbean country of Haiti is now available online for free. Haiti is a country full of artistic wealth and will to live, with a great literary heritage, but it is also a country that these days is going through great trials.
"Philosophy week" provided space for conversations and reflection on philosophy and work opportunities, relevance to life and relevance to society.
"The Humanities are a necessity for our development as people and on a societal scale," says Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, the newly appointed Honorary Doctor at the Faculty of Humanities.
Professor Jill Walker Rettberg receives an ERC Advanced Grant to see how narrative archetypes influence the future of artificial intelligence.
Martyna Swiatczak and Michael Baumgartner investigate the conditions under which data imbalances are problematic for the performance of Coincidence Analysis (CNA).
Christoph Falk, Mathias Ambühl, and Michael Baumgartner released a new R package called causalHyperGraph on CRAN. It draws causal Hypergraphs from solution formulas of the CNA method.
The Center for Digital Narrative has moved into their new spaces in Langes gate.
A recent study at SapienCE calls for a more nuanced approach to understanding the evolution of human cognition, arguing that research on the mental abilities of humans – in the present and the past – needs to incorporate cultural and cognitive diversity more explicitly.
The Center for Digital Narrative (CDN) launched summer 2023 and its research projects have been set in motion. The podcast series ‘Off Center’ shares the research from CDN with an international audience.
Wolfgang Hottner’s work on the role of inorganic materiality around 1800 poses new challenges for the research on the literature and aesthetics of the period. Now Hottner is awarded the Young Researchers Prize 2023 for his exceptional work and achievements.
Professor Scott Rettberg comments on collaborating with machines in literature.
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