Samefolkets dag: Konflikt, sanning og forsoning

Elin Monstad (UiB), Per Selle (UiB), Felizia Sara-Skree (Bergen Sameforeining), Kai Grieg (FN-sambandet) og Elin Skaar (CMI) I anledning Samefolkets dag måndag 6. februar, inviterer Center for Law and Social Transformation (LawTransform) til frukostseminar. Møtet vert arrangert fysisk i Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31 (ingen streaming). Lett frukost vert servert. Se også Facebook-arrangement. Samtalen vil handle om arbeidet til den norske sannings- og forsoningskommisjonen som er […]

#BeEx2023: Bergen Exchanges and PhD Course. Mark the dates!

The 2023 Bergen Exchanges on Law & Social Transformation – the 10th edition – will take place the week of 14th -18th August.  The program will emerge over the coming months and can be viewed here.  You can also take a look at the program and recorded events of past exchanges. The annual PhD course Effects […]

An Indigenous Perspective on Climate Change Solutions: A Decolonial Learning Journey

  The 2023 Annual Lecture on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will be held by Ranjan Datta ( Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair at Mount Royal University in Canada) He will speak on: “An Indigenous Perspective on Climate Change Solutions: A Decolonial Learning Journey”,   Following the lecture, there will be a panel discussion with Jebunnessa Chapola (Mount […]

Revisit the Exchanges on Law & Social Transformation in São Paulo (BeExSampa)‎

BeExSampa took place from 5 to 8 December with combined live and hybrid seminars. The main focus was on Latin America’s Dynamics of Democracy and Autocratization: Researching Autocratization and Resistance: Theoretical, Methodological and Ethical ‎Challenges A range of theoretical, methodological, and ethical challenges take place when we engage in research on ‎‎autocratization and democracy. Focusing on […]

Fotoutstilling: Mer enn det humanitære blikket

“Mer enn det humanitære blikket. Jørgen Grindes fotografier fra Midtøsten på 1950-tallet.”  Fotoutstilling på Universitetsbiblioteket i Bergen, Haakon Sheteligs plass 7, Bergen. Utstillingen åpnet 26. januar 2023 og vil stå fram til 15. mai 2023. Alle er hjertelig velkommen til å besøke utstillingen i bibliotekets åpningstid, og omvisning kan avtales nærmere med kuratorene. Utstillingen er også […]

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Queer Lawfare in Africa: Legal Strategies in Contexts of LGBTIQ+ Criminalisation and Politicisation

The book "Queer Lawfare in Africa: Legal Strategies in Contexts of LGBTIQ+ Criminalisation and Politicisation" is out. Edited by Adrian Jjuuko, Siri Gloppen, Alan Msosa and …

We Must Support a Special Tribunal for Ukraine Now!

Blogpost by Liliia Oprysk (Ukrainian in Norway and Associate Professor of Law, University of Bergen) and Terje Einarsen (Chairperson ICJ Norway and Professor of International Law, …

Commemorating 80 Years Since the Deportation of the Norwegian Jews

Blogpost by Dorothee Alberts Walking through many European cities today all that reminds us of the vibrant Jewish life and culture that once was part of …

Blogpost: Reflections from the Graduate Student Conference on Public Law

Blogpost by Wesley Maraire Over the years, public law has increasingly taken a larger space within the broader political science field. It’s a natural progression really …

The Limits of Judicialization. From Progress to Backlash in Latin America

Blogpost by Juliana Jaramillo A new book to reflect upon the promises, pitfalls, and lessons of judicialization: The publication of The Limits of Judicialization. From Progress to Backlash …

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Commemorating 80 Years Since the Deportation of the Norwegian Jews

Blogpost by Dorothee Alberts Walking through many European cities today all that reminds us of the vibrant Jewish life and culture that once was part of …

Call for Applications: PhD Course on Research Ethics in Empirical Social and Legal Research by FGV São Paulo Law School & LawTransform

PhD course on Research Ethics by FGV São Paulo Law School & LawTransform - 28 November – 8 December 2022 The call for applications to the …

Guest researchers in Bergen

We are very lucky to have three great guest researchers at LawTransform this semester! Juliana Jaramillo is a PhD candidate at Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). …

The Limits of Judicialization. From Progress to Backlash in Latin America

This new book edited by Sandra Botero, Daniel M. Brinks and Ezequiel A. Gonzalez-Ocantos is finally out in print! Latin America was one of the earliest …

Recording of Ran Hirschl’s lecture: Constitutions & the Metropolis

On 15. June we had the pleasure of hearing Professor Ran Hirschl give a lecture, "Constitutions & the Metropolis", based on his recent book City, …