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International afternoon for international students and employees

It is a pleasure for us to invite employees and students to an international event in the new assembly hall that will open at the end of August. We hope you will take this opportunity to enjoy Norwegian music and informative talks.

During this afternoon event students and employees can listen to Norwegian music and short talks on the weather in Bergen and on the welfare system. It will also be possible to learn more on how to crack the Norwegian code! Silja Sol, a talented Bergen artist will close the event performing her own music, which she has described as folk pop in a punk format. Light refreshment will be offered.

Welcome!

PROGRAMME

17:00

Opening and welcome by Vice Rector for International Affairs Anne Christine Johannessen

Musical interval, Students from the Grieg Academy

17:15The weather in Bergen, Ellen Viste, Post doctor, Geophysical Institute
17:30The Norwegian welfare state – characteristics and current challenges,
Tord Skogedal Lindén, PhD, Research manager and senior researcher, Uni Research Rokkan Centre
17:45Cracking the Norwegian code, Julien S. Bourrelle, Founder of Mondå
18:15Musical interval, vocalist Silja Sol
18:35Light refreshment

To facilitate planning please register here within 3 September.