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The two volumes "Handbook of Hinduism in Europe" is the first academic study of Hinduism in all the countries of Europe. Knut A. Jacobsen, professor at AHKR is the editor of the volumes.
Daily excavations, surveys, sampling and archaeological experiments. The SapienCE team were right in the middle of their yearly field expedition in South Africa, when the pandemic became a reality forcing the world into lockdown.
The Bergen Network for Women in Philosophy (BNWP) invites applications for two stipends, that support the work of female (inclusively defined) early career researchers in philosophy.
In this post, Alessandro Carlucci talks about inherent intelligibility, intercomprehension and cross-linguistic communication in past (and present) multilingual settings.
PhD candidate at the Centre for Women's and Gender Research (SKOK), Emily Violet Maddox, writes about neurological conditions and how they interact with gender.
Ben Martin & Ole Hjortland | Logical Predictivism | Journal of Philosophical Logic
The CNA method was applied in a study about the patient safety culture in medical homes.
Tore Fjetland Øgaard | Farewell to Suppression-Freedom | Logica Universalis
Tore Fjetland Øgaard | Boolean negation and non-conservativity I-III | Logic Journal of the IGPL
In a recent blog post, Claus Halberg summarizes his project’s starting point in feminist theory and posits that philosophical questions are at the core of feminist theory.
Inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic, UiB researchers present five principles for model quality.
– Covid-19 has shown that we need a new debate about decision-making in crises when the scientific answers are not yet available. Numbers and calculations are insufficient when it comes to handling the worldwide crisis that the pandemic has triggered, says Professor Jeroen Van der Sluijs.
Bruna De Marchi, researcher at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT) at UiB, has written the editorial in the first special issue of the journal Culture e Studi del Sociale.
Do you know where the personal data you leave behind in apps and on social media is used? A new method for analyzing data developed by Professor Jill Walker Rettberg helps identify precisely that.
In the near future deaf people and hearing people may be able to communicate in real time, using automatic translation systems based on computer vision technologies. Now researchers are carefully studying facial expressions used in sign language to express both grammatical information and emotions.
Andreas Fjellstad | Structural proof theory for first-order weak Kleene logics | Journal of Applied Non-Classical Logics
Anthropological research on the lifestyle of traditional small-scale societies sheds light on the history of multilingualism and its role in the past of the contemporary western world.
In a recent article co-authored with Mario Giampietro, UiB professor Silvio Funtowicz criticizes the circular economy concept and proposes a different approach to sustainable growth.