Human Rights in Palestine: A Conversation with the UN Special Rapporteur

UN Special Rapporteurs are independent experts reporting and advising on issues related to human rights. One of them investigates the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and reports on Israel’s violations of international law. Francesca Albanese was appointed as Special Rapporteur in May 2022. Since 2008, Israel has denied the Special Rapporteur […]

Revisit the Annual Lecture on Indigenous Rights – Can art change the world?

Can art change the world? Ande Somby gave this year’s Annual Lecture on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights speaking on the importance of art for social transformation and for the Sami people’s rights struggles. For the 7th time, LawTransform, in collaboration with Bergen Sámiid Searvi (Bergen Sami Association), organised the Annual Lecture on Indigenous Rights, this year […]

Videos from Bergen Exchanges 2023

Enjoy a recap from Bergen Exchanges 2023 by watching the live recordings from the conference! Monday 14th of August  Tuesday 15th of August  Thursday 17th of August Friday 18th of August 

Recent publications

LGBT Rights Recognition in Brazil

  How to comprehend LGBT rights recognition processes in Brazil broadly? With a little help from my friends! We, the authors of the recently published article …

Are Norwegian prisons perfect?

This blogpost reflects part of Davi Mendes Málaga’s Ph.D. research on the field of Administration, with focus in Public Administration and Policy. In this work, …

There are Fosen-cases all over the world – do they improve indigenous peoples’ rights?

By Siri Gloppen  (Written as an op-ed in Panorama (in Norwegian) as part of the PluriLand project) Despite the special protection given to indigenous peoples under …

Choice and Conscience. New book by Satang Nabaneh.

Satang Nabane's recent book Choice and Conscience (available open access here) offers a fresh and insightful perspective on the highly debated issue of conscientious objection …

Law in Conflict – The Judicialization of Mining Disputes in Peru

Peru's industrial mining sector is highly conflictual and characterized by social disputes. Many of these conflicts are fought not only in politics but also in …

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Photo taken by Siri Gloppen Apply for LawTransform Master’s Scholarships!

Are you interested in how activists use law and court cases to advance (or oppose) goals such as indigenous rights, climate transformation, abortion, queer rights, …

Call for Papers: Emerging Scholars Conference in Public Law

At the University of Texas Austin, the Department of Government is organizing an "Emerging Scholars conference in Public Law", with topics at the intersection of …

Bergen Exchanges Highlights

Thank you to all the participants at this year's Bergen Exchanges! The week was filled with insightful keynotes, panel and roundtable discussions. As well as …

Thank you to everyone who participated at #BeEx2023

Thank you to everyone who participated at this year's Bergen Exchanges! The week was filled with insightful panel and roundtable discussions and fantastic questions from …

Law & Society Association annual meeting in San Juan

The annual meeting on Law and Society is taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from June 1-4, 2023. The theme for this years conference …