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“By questioning our habitual thoughts and given truths, we can obtain insights which enable us to reflect on our lives in a different way,” says Marianne Frøystad Walderhaug. During her dialogues with inmates, they try to discover how they can get out of “robot mode”.
Historical newspaper articles mentioned a movie that Nasjonal Samling had ordered to highlight their propagandistic praise of Grieg. After more than 70 years the film can be viewed for the first time in full length on the webside of the Grieg Research Centre.
–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.