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Professor in philosophy at UiT, Annamari Vitikainen, is guest researcher at the Centre for Women’s and Gender Research (SKOK) in the academic year 2021-2022.
UiB researcher Redi Koobak is one of the editors behind the new volume Postcolonial and Postsocialist Dialogues: Intersections, Opacities, Challenges in Feminist Theorizing and Practice.
The first journal for Arabic speakers in Norway, DER, includes in its latest issue a translated version of UiB researcher Randi Gressgård’s article about microaggression: Banging one’s head against the wall.
PhD Candidate Noor Jdid, co-founder of IMER Junior Scholar Network, will be defending her thesis on Friday, 5 February.
On 5 February 2021, Noor Jdid will defend her PhD thesis at the University of Bergen. Her thesis is called “’Taking part in society the way I am.’ An exploration of active citizenship norms in Denmark and Norway.”
On 21 January 2021, Kari Anne Drangsland will defend her PhD thesis at the University of Bergen. Her thesis is called “Working to ‘Wait Well’. Exploring the temporalities of irregular migration in Germany."
Researchers from UiB’s WAIT project have published a new book about waiting as both a social phenomenon in migration and as an analytical perspective on migration processes.
Professor Ragnhild Muriaas at the University of Bergen started her working career as a DJ. Now she investigates what strings must be played in politics to make a footprint.
BSRS 2021 will be a fully digital PhD research school.
PhD candidate at the Centre for Women's and Gender Research (SKOK), Emily Violet Maddox, writes about neurological conditions and how they interact with gender.
In a recent blog post, Claus Halberg summarizes his project’s starting point in feminist theory and posits that philosophical questions are at the core of feminist theory.
Pride 2020 is upon us, and in the Centre for Women's and Gender Research's (SKOK) research and teaching, you can find many exciting perspectives related to this year’s programme.
In April, WAIT researcher Shahram Khosravi was interviewed about the pandemic and borders as part of a series of conversations called Four Rooms.
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.
In this blog we reflect on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting migrants with precarious legal status in Europe, with a particular focus on Norway, Germany and France - countries in which we have been doing long term ethnographic fieldwork in the WAIT-project.
Reflections from researchers at the WAIT project on the complexity of waiting in pandemic times.
Ph.D candidate Kari Anne Drangsland has published the article "Waiting as a redemptive state: The ‘Lampedusa in Hamburg’ and the offer from the Hamburg government" in acclaimed journal Time and Society.
In Israel, as in the United States, children have become pawns in government efforts to expel migrants -- despite clear evidence that arresting, detaining, and deporting children violates their human rights and has long-term traumatic effects. Policies like these demand our swift, strong, and emphatic condemnation.

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