Justice done? How Cambodia is dealing with its past

Justice done? How Cambodia is dealing with its past and how the Khmer Rouge Tribunal did (or did not) contribute to overcome the trauma of the genocide Date: Monday 23 September 2019 Time: 12:00-13:30 Venue: Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31 From 1975 to 1979 the Khmer Rouge killed approximately 2 Million people which was equivalent to 25% of […]

About the centre

Centre on Law & Social Transformation – LawTransform – is a network of scholars, students and practitioners who share an interest in how law shapes societies, and the use of rights and courts as tools for social change. LawTransform was established in 2014 as a collaboration between the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the University of Bergen (UiB). Fellows and affiliates come from […]

Recent publications

The perfect enemy: From migrants to sexual minorities

Siri Gloppen and Lise Rakner have written a brief as part of the 'Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: criminalisation, health impacts and game …

Vulnerable populations and the right to health: lessons from the Peruvian Amazon around tuberculosis control

Camila Gianella, M. Amalia Pesantes, Cesar Ugarte-Gil, David A.J. Moore and Claudia Lema's article has been published in International Journal for Equity in Health. Access the full …

Democratic Rollback in Africa

There is a global trend of democratic retrenchment across the world, in both new and more established democracies. The African continent is part of the …

Den gode «fiende»: Fra flyktninger til seksuelle minoriteter

Hvorfor kjører Polens nasjonal-konservative regjeringsparti LHBT-motstand som viktigste valgkamptema foran Europaparlamentsvalget i mai? Under slagordet «Ikke rør barna» har regjeringspartiet «Lov og rettferdighetspartiet» (PiS) i Polen …

Child rights and international discrimination law

Children’s right to non-discrimination Marit Skivenes and Karl Harald Søvig have edited a book on the implementation of children’s right to protection from discrimination. The United Nations …

Recent news

Visiting researchers at LawTransform

LawTransform has three visiting researchers: Evelyn Villarreal F., Namita Wahi and Adrian Jjuuko. They are working with ongoing LawTransform projects. Evelyn Villarreal F., the Research Coordinator …

Bergen Exchanges 2019

The Bergen Exchanges 2019 brought together academics, students, practitioners and activists from all over the world to share their research an interest in how law …

Live streaming at the Bergen Exchanges

This year we are live-streaming at the Bergen Exchanges! Events will be added to this page during the week. You can watch the events below: Monday …

Per Adde: Life and Work

We are delighted to announce an exhibition of Per Adde's art in Bergen. The exhibition will run from 16 August to 8 September at Kunstgarasjen. Throughout …

Two new seminar series at LawTransform

LawTransform received funding from Fritt-Ord for two new seminar series: The Right to the City and Transitional Justice in Norway and Beyond.  The series will both continue through …