Home
Faculty of Humanities

News archive for Faculty of Humanities

Bruna De Marchi, researcher at the Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities (SVT) at UiB, has written the editorial in the first special issue of the journal Culture e Studi del Sociale.
Do you know where the personal data you leave behind in apps and on social media is used? A new method for analyzing data developed by Professor Jill Walker Rettberg helps identify precisely that.
In the near future deaf people and hearing people may be able to communicate in real time, using automatic translation systems based on computer vision technologies. Now researchers are carefully studying facial expressions used in sign language to express both grammatical information and emotions.
Andreas Fjellstad | Structural proof theory for first-order weak Kleene logics | Journal of Applied Non-Classical Logics
In the book “The World until Yesterday”, Jared Diamond presents his anthropological research on the lifestyle of traditional tribes in New Guinea and shows how the everyday practices of these small-scale societies can shed light on the history of the western world. In this post, we discuss some of the author’s reflections on multilingualism and its role in the past of modern state societies.
In a recent article co-authored with Mario Giampietro, UiB professor Silvio Funtowicz criticizes the circular economy concept and proposes a different approach to sustainable growth.
Language is everywhere. We are surrounded by it, use it to express ourselves, to think, to learn, to act, to communicate. Language is therefore one of our highest goods. This good is not just one language but a multitude of different languages, dialects, accents, varieties and registers.