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Engaged discussions about the usefulness of drawing on time and temporalities as analytical tools in migration studies at the IMISCOE conference in Barcelona, July 2018
Professor Johs Hjellbrekke at Department of Sociology has recently published a book on multiple correspondence analysis (MCA) at Routledge.
Jan Skrobanek, professor at the Department of sociology, has recently published an article in Cooperation with Verena Kuglstatter from the University of Zurich. The article is published in Young - Nordic Journal of Youth Research.
Different aspects and paradigms of European asylum policy were presented when the University of Bergen held a one-day migration conference in Brussels.
Professor, Ann Nilsen, has recently edited the book " Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession" in Cooperation with Sarah Irwin. The book is published on Routledge.
Susanne Bygnes was invited to be part of a panel discussion at UDI, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration, at a seminar to mark their 30 years of immigration work.
Susanne Bygnes was invited to be part of a panel discussion at UDI, the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration, at a seminar to mark their 30 years of immigration work.
People coming as refugees to Norway. Who are they? A public talk by Susanne Bygnes at the Bergen Public Library.
PhD-candidates Amany Selim and Espen Stokke presented their research projects on Syrian refugees settling in Europe, at this IMER lunch seminar.
Johannes Hjelbrekke and Annick Prieur have written a Chapter in "Oxford Handbook of Pierre Bourdieu", edited by Tom Medvetz and Jeffrey Sallaz.
Lisa Maria Breisten Sølvberg and Vegard Jarness have recently published an article, "Class, body and culture". The article adresses physical activity and symbolic boundaries in the upper class. The article is based on Sølvbergs master thesis.
Kristoffer Vogt recently published an article in Sage Journals about changing contexts and understandings of School-to-work transitions.
Vegard Jarness and Magne Flemmen have recently published an article in The British journal of Sociology regarding boundary drawing in the lower region of the social space and the symbolic market for ‘down-to-earthness’.
The IMEX-project investigates both the experiences of the recent Syrian diaspora in Europe and of the majority population in Norway.
Vegard Jarness has recently published the article “Viewpoints and Points of View: Situating Symbolic Boundary Drawing in Social Space” in the journal European Societies.
Kristoffer Chelsom Vogt recently published an article in European Societies. This article examines the issue of early school leaving from upper secondary education in light of life course theory on age norms.
The distuingished American sociologist Arthur L. Stinchcombe has been appointed a honorary doctor at the University of Bergen.

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