News archive for Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design
At the Grieg Academy–Department of Music/Grieg Research Centre there is a vacant position as PhD.research fellow in musicology. Application deadline: 1 August 2020. The position is for a fixed-term period of 4 years starting 01.01.2021. and is financed by the University of Bergen (UiB).
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.
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.
Arnulf Mattes and Michael Custodis contributed with a chapter about Grieg's music in occupied Norway in The Routledge Handbook to Music in Occupied Countries, editet by Erik Levi and David Fannings and published right now. This 'pioneering collection of essays is the first in the English language to look in more detail at the musical consequences of German occupation during a dark... Read more
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, BSRS 2020 was organised as a virtual research school.
The conference took place 26 – 27 March 2019 in Münster, Germany. It was co-convened by the DFG-project at the Department of Music at Universität Münster and the Grieg Research Centre. Invited speakers came from Norway, Germany, and Austria, discussing the musical life in Norway during occupation 1940–45.
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 14 June, 2019.
It is always exiting, when an old manuscript of a piece of Grieg reappears. This one was kept in a safe-deposit box at Nordea bank in Bergen until most recently. Is it an unknown work? A lost manuscript? Original or copy?
All academic staff at UiB have received or will soon receive a survey in their inbox. The survey is part of the EU certification program Charter & Code, which will set a European standard for researchers' working conditions.
Meeting a foreign culture can be challenging, but for our alumni of the month Hope Corbin, studying in Norway was a great experience. 'Get involved' and 'listen to others' is Corbin's advice to students. Today she is an Associate Professor at the Western Washington University, but has returned to Bergen as a guest to work with colleagues on the Refugee Resilience Network... Read more
Olaug has written since she was 19 years old, she has always liked to write and wrote a lot over the years. At Heimly Folkehøgskule she sent a manuscript to a publisher – and suddenly she had become a published author. Nilssen has recently published the book, “Tung tids tale” - a story of how it is to be the mother of a child with autism.
Synsmaskinen presents the performance 2061 INMORAL LIDOS at the Venice Biennale 2017. The work is inspired by the financial crisis and addresses the phenomenon Dark Pools.
Magnus Matningsdal’s retirement as professor at the Faculty of Law in 1989 marks the beginning of some 2000 additional hours he has spent at the lectern in Dragefjellet. Today, the Supreme Court Justice will be awarded honorary alumnus status at this year’s Christie Conference.
Artist Hildur Bjarnadóttir tells stories of colors and belonging in her recent doctoral work at the University of Bergen. She works from a plot of land in Southern Iceland, using plants to make art in unexpected ways.
Eleven bachelor’s degree students from the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design are exhibiting their work at Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, which is the most important arena for furniture manufacturers and designers in the Nordic countries.
The King in Council has on 17 June 2016 approved that the University of Bergen (UiB) and Bergen Academy of Art and Design (KHiB) will merge from 1 January 2017.