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The common asylum procedure suggested within the framework of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) lays the foundation for the conference in Brussels, where Hakan G. Sicakkan from the Department of Comparative Politics is the academic convener.
Associate Professor at the Department of Comparative Politics, Georg Picot, has initiated a line of seminars on themes related to political economy. The seminars will provide a meeting arena for researchers and others that are interested from different academic communities.
Professor, Ann Nilsen, has recently edited the book " Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession" in Cooperation with Sarah Irwin. The book is published on Routledge.
"Geography - History and Concepts" is much more than a history book. It originates primarily from the desire to develop a practical understanding of the identity of Geography.
Small fish have huge potential to alleviate malnutrition and safeguard food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and across the globe. An interdisciplinary project headed by the University of Bergen has been awarded 1 million Euros.
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.
The stream of refugees coming to Norway. Who are they? A public talk by Susanne Bygnes at the Bergen Public Library.
The University of Zurich is known as one of Europe’s leading universities for conducting researching within physical geography, especially related to glaciology of High Mountain Asia. I’ve been lucky enough to live the last three months in Zurich and work together with some of the researchers here.
Kula Kula is an independent social anthropological journal run by students at the University of Bergen, and this semester's issue is just out. PhD Candidate Marianna Bettis lectured the popular course "The Anthropology of Oil" spring semester 2018. In this article, that you can also find in Kula Kula, she explains how oil has changed our past, is leading our present and shapes our... Read more
PhD-candidates Amany Selim and Espen Stokke presented their research projects on Syrian refugees settling in Europe, at this IMER lunch seminar.
On the occasion of the visit of the Norwegian Education and Research Delegation, led by Minister Iselin Nybø, a seminar was organized by the University of Bergen, Fudan University/Nordic Centre , and SNoW. The seminar attracted an audience of about 80 Chinese and Norwegian scholars and students.
What does research exclude when it does not dare to challenge the unknown? Kristin Kjærås and Tarje Wanvik opens this question up for debate in a special section titled "Geography and Subaltern practice".
In their news cover of the norwegian oil company, DNO's business abroad, Morgenbladet interviewed researchers from the Energethics-project to highlight problematic company ethics in a company which has specialised its operations in risk areas of the Middle East.
The Department of Comparative Politics' new post-doc, Trajche Panov, has been taking on several ambitious projects over the last years. For his post-doc term in Bergen, he wants to research political inequality in post-communist countries, both of which he sees as understudied.
In July 2018, the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the UN headquarters in New York will review global progress on Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7). Over the past few months, CET has been among 50 organisations internationally that have provided inputs to this process, creating a set of policy briefs related to SDG7 and its interlinkages with other SDGs.
Johannes Hjelbrekke and Annick Prieur have written a Chapter in "Oxford Handbook of Pierre Bourdieu", edited by Tom Medvetz and Jeffrey Sallaz.

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