IMER Bergen

News archive for IMER Bergen

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights have again in their latest report on Norway, criticized the disconnect between Norway’s human rights obligations and the restricted access to health care services for undocumented migrants, including European Union citizens lacking a European health insurance card. Many clinicians continue to face difficult dilemmas in their efforts to... Read more
After almost a two-year break from social (presential) events, IMER Junior Scholar Network organized a national seminar for junior scholars of migration and ethnic relations, between 2-3 December 2021 in Bergen.
VID Specialized University (Stavanger Campus) have two new fully funded three-year Ph.D. positions in the areas of migration and migration and religion.
The TemPro project team is looking for panel contributions for the Nordic Migration Research Conference in August in Copenhagen. The panel’s theme is “Re-thinking Temporary Protection in the Context of the Return Turn in Asylum in Europe: ‘Concept, practice, principle”. The panel conveners on behalf of TemPro are Dr Esra Kaytaz, Centre for Trust, Peace, and Social Relations, Coventry University... Read more
In this seminar Marry-Anne Karlsen in collaboration with the Centre for Women’s and Gender Research (SKOK), will present her new book ‘Migration Control and Access to Welfare: The Precarious Inclusion of Irregular Migrants in Norway’.
Are you interested in how migration governance and politics of migration are constituted and contested from global standpoints? Do you see the need for a critical appraisal of migration governance from interdisciplinary perspectives? If yes, you don’t want to miss our IMER seminar on January 25th.
At the backdrop of globalisation, international mobility and continuously diverse and multicultural societies, the Norwegian curriculum for the second foreign language (L3) recognises multilingualism and intercultural competence as core elements of language learning. Multilingualism and intercultural competence are however complex and contested concepts. This contention influences how they are... Read more