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The ERC Advanced Grant Egalitarianism: Forms, Processes, Comparisons is entering its final project year and several important publications have recently appeared.
The Department of Social Anthropology offers three exciting courses taught in English autumn semester 2018, and we welcome both international and Norwegian students to participate.
Energethics published their first article “Rethinking Access. Key Methodological Challenges in Studying Energy Companies” in the journal "Energy Research and Social Science". The article is available online.
What happens when the basic values and social mechanism of society are challenged? And how does change influence how we view ourselves as human beings? This is at the heart of a new anthropological project at the University of Bergen.
January 17th 2018, the researchers connected to the project "The Politics of Inequality" in Bergen arranged a workshop to learn about each other's research and expertise.
UiB-researchers Siddharth Sareen and Jakob Grandin were among the speakers at events during the 2018 UN High-level Political Forum in New York.
Director for Energy Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa is satisfied that the University of Bergen has been able to present its innovative energy research at the United Nations High-level Political Forum.
Researchers from CET are presenting at two events at the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development in New York.
At the annual High-level Political Forum at the United Nations, the University of Bergen will participate in workshops and side events. This to make sure that research and knowledge is heard as part of the 2030 Agenda.
Professor Johs Hjellbrekke at Department of Sociology has recently published a book on multiple correspondence analysis (MCA) at Routledge.
How can research and higher education help accelerate the transformation to sustainable and just societies?
“This award means a lot to us. It is wonderful to get recognition for all the work and effort we have put into our research,” says award winner Annelin Eriksen.
On 19 June 2018, the Research Council of Norway's evaluation of the social sciences in Norway – SAMEVAL – was presented. One department and three research groups at the University of Bergen are awarded top grades in the evaluation.
With the pioneering Egalitarianism project, Professor Bruce Kapferer wanted to challenge conventions in anthropology and to redefine how inequality is viewed.
New article describes and analyzes the decision‐making process related to the establishment of Norway's National Police Emergency Response Center (NPERC). Authors' are Per Lægreid (UIB), Lise H. Rykkja (UIB) and Tom Christensen (UIO)
Six new study programs aim to provide media students with the theoretical and practical competence to master the media landscape of the future.
CET researcher Siddharth Sareen live at Pecha Kucha Bergen #10 on the future of solar power.
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.

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