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Language is everywhere. We are surrounded by it, use it to express ourselves, to think, to learn, to act, to communicate. Language is therefore one of our highest goods. This good is not just one language but a multitude of different languages, dialects, accents, varieties and registers.
Det er tid for Regnbogedagane 2020, og i forskinga og undervisninga til Senter for kvinne- og kjønnsforsking (SKOK) kan du finne mange spennande perspektiv relatert til programmet i år.
Pride 2020 is upon us, and in the Centre for Women's and Gender Research's (SKOK) research and teaching, you can find many exciting perspectives related to this year’s programme.
Bergen Summer Research School opened 8 June with a record number of participants. Together with some of Bergen's best research milieus, they will explore how their research can contribute to solving global challenges. This year they meet online - watch the many public lectures on YouTube.
Susan Hickman et al. (2020) published an article entitled "Identifying the Implementation Conditions Associated With Positive Outcomes in a Successful Nursing Facility Demonstration Project" in the Gerontologist. They analyze their data using Coincidence Analysis.
In April, WAIT researcher Shahram Khosravi was interviewed about the pandemic and borders as part of a series of conversations called Four Rooms.
Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Bergen have a long-standing agreement to strengthen development-related research in Bergen. We now invite applications for collaboration between our two institutions. Deadline 20 June, 2020.
New research project within the LINGCLIM group.
New research suggests that current models critically underestimate the uncertainties when predicting future irrigated areas. It also indicates that the latent environmental impact of irrigated agriculture could have been seriously miscalculated.
Alexander van der Haven, Associate Professor in Religious Studies, talks about placing forms of religiosity in a context that makes sense out of them.
In this blog we reflect on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting migrants with precarious legal status in Europe, with a particular focus on Norway, Germany and France - countries in which we have been doing long term ethnographic fieldwork in the WAIT-project.
Reflections from researchers at the WAIT project on the complexity of waiting in pandemic times.
The report provides an insight to our exciting activities taking place throughout the calendar year.
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has elected Professor Christopher Henshilwood as new member.
Ben Martin | Identifying Logical Evidence | Synthese
The authors of" Philosophy as Drama" show that any interpretation of these works must include the literary and narrative dimensions of each text, as much as serious the attention given to the progression of the argument in each piece.
The archaeologists who found the world's oldest man-made drawing are back in the South African fields in search of new discoveries. Follow their day-to-day blog and see what happens when they experiment with heat and fire to get a better understanding of how humans lived 100 000 years ago.
Six European researchers have received EU funding for research residencies at the University of Bergen through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) programme. Four of the six grants go to research projects in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities.

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