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Visiting research fellow, Social Anthropologist Sandrine Musso, is affiliated to the ongoing research project WAIT - Waiting for an uncertain future: the temporalities of irregular migration. Musso has spent the last weeks at SKOK, taking advantage of the Norwegian weather to work on her current research.
SKOK is one of four institutions collaborating to create a research network composed of PhD-students in gender research. Through the STINT-founded project New Tools, young researchers from Linköping, Budapest, Cape Town, and Bergen work together to strengthen transnational gender research.
Kjetil Rommetveit and Brian Wynne are the editors of 'Imagining public issues in the technosciences?' a special issue of the journal Public Understanding of Science.
On the last monday of March, SKOK invited master students at UiB to a full-day seminar at the centre. Students were able to present their work, and discuss how the gender perspective of their analysis could be strengthened.
Historian and associate professor at SKOK, Hanne Marie Johansen, has studied the history of Norwegian divorce practices, and recently published an article where she examines the changes in Norwegian divorce policies from the end of the 18th century and through the 19th and 20th century, as Norway struggled to gain independence from Denmark.
This seminar at Litteraturhuset Oslo sheds new light on the musical life in Norway 1940–1945 with talks by Bjarte Bruland, Ingrid Loe Dalaker, Michael Custodis, and Arnulf Mattes.
Doctoral candiate Kari Anne Drangsland is the last addition to the research stab at SKOK. Kari Anne is part of project WAIT, and will soon start collecting data to her research project. Get to know Kari Anne and her project here.
DICTUM is a basic research project focused on the technical core of Plato’s philosophy, that is, his conception of dialectic, the method that distinguishes philosophical inquiry from other kinds of inquiry.
WAIT researchers and network partners met for the first time to present, discuss and share ideas about the research that lies ahead and to kickoff the WAIT-project.
The Grieg Research Centre participates in a new three-year artistic research project at the Grieg Academy awarded a NKR 3.7 million grant from the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme.
What do you learn when you sign up for gender studies? Why is it important to study gender? What can you do with a bachelor in gender? During the open day at the University of Bergen, Kurt-Rune Bergset from SKOK gave high-school students an introduction to gender studies, and the wealth of problems and topics that are included in the field.
Erika is currently completing her Bachelors Degree in Gender Studies at the University of Bergen. She has specialized in History, and as part of her studies she works as an intern at the city archive in Bergen. She encourages everyone with an interest in gender to consider the bachelor program at SKOK.
- For this course you want to read the material and be prepared, exchange student Anna Tydén says. The curriculum for the new course «Gender, Migration and Time» is directly linked with current research on migration in Europe, an angle that the students highly appreciate.
Dutch anthropologist Anouk de Koning from Radboud University visited SKOK to talk about her ERC-financed Project "Reproducing Europe". The project is a comparative, ethnographic study focused on parenting as a political domain of governance. Koning and her team will look at how Egyptian migrant parents negotiate their citizenship and parenthood with representatives of the state and... Read more
This spring, students from the Bergen School of Architecture can participate in a workshop linked with the multidisciplinary WAIT-project. The workshop will explore the temporalities of architecture and textiles.
One UiB researcher departs for Denmark, while five excellent European researchers come to UiB to conduct research. They have received Marie Curie fellowships from the European Union in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bergen.
Today, the first lecture of the new course "Gender, Migration, and Time" was held at the Centre for Women's and Gender Research. Throughout the course, students will get direct insight into the current research from the WAIT-project.
How can social scientists and humanities scholars contribute to the development of smart technology? To what extent are users involved in smart technology development? Can rights such as privacy and data security be built into digital environments and infrastructures?These are some of the questions researchers will focus on in the project 'Checking Assumptions aND promoting responsibility In... Read more

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