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–Meeting the migrants have made a big impression, but as anthropologist it is also through these meetings that I think best, says Christine M. Jacobsen, researcher and project leader for the WAIT project. Through ethnographic research, the project examines how laws, norms and power relations structure irregular migrants' experience of time and their possibility to carry out their life... Read more
Patrick Dinslage, former professor II at the Grieg Research Centre and leader of Grieg Forschungsstelle at Universität Leipzig is author of the most recent book in the prestigous series 'Great Composers in their Times' published by Laaber Verlag in Germany.
June 12-14, researchers from the University of Bergen Electronic Literature Research Group, University of Stavanger Greenhouse group, University of Utah, and Aarhus University will explore connections between the digital humanities and environmental poetics through recent books and artworks which crossover the two concerns.
Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change. Scientists from UiB have worked together with communities around Sylhet, in northeast Bangladesh, in search of new ways for understanding and adapting to the climate.
In French literature, especially in women's writing, a new interest in the topic of ageing has arisen. Professor Martine Boyer-Weinmann (Université Lumière-Lyon-II) will give two lectures on this topic at UiB and Litteraturhuset i Bergen in October.
On 10–11 May the Research Group for Radical Philosophy and Literature (LLE) organized a seminar at the Norwegian Institute in Rome on the legacy of 1968 in conjunction with the Research group for Subjectivation and Late Modernity (FoF), with Maurizio Lazzarato, Frida Beckman and Franco Berardi as our invited keynotes.
What are the moral consequences of irregular migrants’ prolonged waiting? In this latest blog-entry, philosopher and professor Odin Lysaker reflects upon the ethical role of time in the case of refugees. The text is based on his contribution to the WAIT research project.
How can we live by the rhythms of the seasons, when these rhythms seem to be changing quickly? Scott Bremer is looking at how rapid seasonal changes are affecting institutions in society and how we can re-learn and adapt to seasonal change in new ways.
For many years, the University of Bergen has focused on historical and archaeological research in the Middle East and in Syria in particular. How is the research going forward despite the difficult situation in the region?
James Boyd White's book "The Legal Imagination", a work generally considered as having inaugurated the law and literature movement, is celebrated with an 45th anniversary edition.
Groundbreaking research puts human evolution in a new perspective as significant archaeological findings reveals sign of modern human behavior 300 000 years ago.
”I wanted to do something relevant that could serve a purpose and reach people outside of the field of linguistics. I do not want to do linguistics just for the sake of it”.
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.
Thanks to EU funding, the Digital Culture, Archaeology, Philosophy and Theory of Science researchs groups will welcome new international researchers to their team. These groups at the Faculty of Humanities received five out of seven Marie Curie grants awarded to UiB.
A collaboration between French and Norwegian scholars has resulted in an anthology on digital critical editions, edited by Daniel Apollon and two French colleagues.
Jill Walker Rettberg has received ERC funding for aesthetic and cultural research on everyday machine vision. The project will launch in August 2018, and runs for five years.
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

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