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More than 100 pupils from different schools took the opportunity to visit the Grieg Academy during our Open Day.
Manuscripts from the Middle Ages are beautiful objects, written by hand on parchment made ​​of leather. A video from the University of Bergen series "Close-Up".
Earlier this autumn two new researchers were put to work on book fragments: Astrid Marner (Post-doc) and Synnøve Myking (PhD). Together with project leader Åslaug Ommundsen and the English paleographer Michael Gullick they will contribute to the knowledge about medieval book culture.
New MA students in digital culture write project proposals for their MA theses in their first semester, and it's always interesting to follow their work from idea to fully formulated proposal. Here are the topics proposed by the students who started their MAs in August 2013!
As a historian, she studied women’s liberation. As a woman she experienced this liberation. For Professor Ida Blom, history and life are two sides of the same coin.
The language of the media separates poverty from its true causes. This is the basis of a new research project at UiB.
Precipitations lead to the growth of ice caps at the beginning of the last ice age. Researchers have now found how this precipitation was formed. The results may help predict the next ice age.
Grieg Research School (GRS) and the University of Stavanger invite PhD candidates and other delegates to a national research seminar in March on the theme Communication.
Nobel prize laureate Herta Müller’s books about life under the dictatorship of Nicolae Ceaușescu challenge both the limits of language and of reality.
Well into the twentieth century, people from the islands outside of Bergen rowed by boat to town and sold fresh fish straight from their boats.
Professor Thomas Pogge opened this year’s Bergen Summer Research School with a keynote lecture, where he put the fight against hunger into perspective.
Digital Humanities is a new term in Norway, and there is still debate as to whether or not to use the name at all. Jill Walker Rettberg reports from a seminar discussing this issue held at the University of Oslo last week. She also presented the ELMCIP project to the seminar.
After a year as a Fulbright scholar at UiB, we are sorry to say goodbye to Leonardo Flores.
14 to 16 May the research group Ancient Philosophy will arrange an international conference on Plato's Sophist through the research project Poetry and Philosophy. Please note that the conference starts at 12.30 on 14 May, not 12 as previously announced!

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