Bergen Exchanges 2022 Annual Lecture Announcement

Sylvia Tamale: Re-routing Knowledge Production in Africa We are pleased to announce that this year’s Annual Lecture on Law & Social Transformation will be given by Sylvia Tamale (Professor of Law, Makerere University). She will speak on “Re-routing Knowledge Production in Africa: In Search of Our Roots”. The lecture will take place on 24th August, […]

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Water Rights Book

New book by Professor Bruce M. Wilson, University of Central Florida/CMI/LawTransform & Evelyn Villarreal F., research coordinator at the Programa Estado de la Nación The book …

Mujeres en la judicatura en Guatemala. Experiencias entre profesionalización y captura política

This report in Spanish analyses the situation of women judges in Guatemala, revealing the specifically gendered pressures they experience to limit their independence. By focusing …

Family connections for children in long-term care, guardianship or open adoption

New blogpost by Professor Amy Conley Wright & Professor Judy Cashmore, Research Centre for Children and Families, The University of Sydney. In Australia there is developed …

Direito e gênero: reflexões plurais sobre teorias feministas

New publication from researchers affiliated with our partner institution Getulio Vargas Foundation São Paulo School of Law. Our PhD guest researcher Ana Côrtes contributes with …

Podcast: Right to Love in India

In 2018, homosexuality was decriminalized in India. It was the result of a rights mobilization that started almost two decades ago. From the start, LGBT …

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Bergen Exchanges 2022 Annual Lecture Announcement

Sylvia Tamale: Re-routing Knowledge Production in Africa We are pleased to announce that this year's Annual Lecture on Law & Social Transformation will be given by …

LawTransform PhD Course Effects of Lawfare 2022: Application deadline 10 June!

LawTransform PhD course “Effects of Lawfare: Courts and law as battlegrounds for social change”Course period: 15 August – 30 August 2022 (preparatory period from 8 August) The …

Urfolksforelesningen 2022

Buorre boahtem! I anledning Samenes nasjonaldag, arrangerte LawTransform Urfolksforelesningen 2022 (Annual Lecture on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples) i samarbeid med Bergen Sameforening og Bergen Global …

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When the Norwegian newspaper Morgenbladet declared the “The World’s Worst State Leaders of 2021”, Lise Rakner, Professor of political science at the University of Bergen …