Comparing Child Protection Laws: Insights from Constitutional Courts

As part of our RDV-webinar series with the Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism , LawTransform is hosting a presentation from Conor O’Mahony, Professor at the University College Cork, at Bergen Global on a selection of cases surrounding child protection rights from different countries, aiming to identify common themes and assess the significance of […]

GOD IS A WOMAN – CineLatino. Free tickets & Meet the Director Andrés Peyrot

GOD IS A WOMAN is a beautiful, complex, and extremely well made documentary about the indigenous Guna people in Panama and their rights to their history and identity, directed by Andrés Peyrot. LawTransform is offering 60 free tickets to the Cine Latino screening, which also includes an exclusive meet-the-director event. So be sure to secure […]

TOLL: Free Cine Latino Screening & Queer Reflections

‘TOLL’  is a stylish and warm Braziilian drama about conversion therapy, crime and good intentions. In collaboration with Cine Latino,  LawTransform and SkeivForsk (the UiB Queer Research Network) hosts a free-of-charge viewing of the highly acclaimed film, directed by Carolina Markowicz. There will be a panel discussion after the viewing.   About TOLL: The flamboyant Antonio […]

Ten years of Russia’s war against Ukraine

Together with Bergen Global, LawTransform is hosting day long conference on the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia, and the effects and challenges it has placed on European integration, Ukrainian resilience and international law. Russia has been waging war on Ukraine for a decade: annexation of Crimea, followed by the war in Eastern Ukraine since […]

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 […]

The Right to a Personal Identity

Date/Time: 14:15-15:30, 25th of January 2024
Location: Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31
How has human rights law developed and interpreted the right to a personal identity?

Krigens folkerett forklart

Den internasjonale domstolen i Haag vurderer i disse dager om krigføringen i Gaza gir grunnlag for å tiltale Israel for folkemord – det mest alvorlige bruddet på folkeretten. Krigen mellom Hamas og Israel reiser mange vanskelige spørsmål. Hva sier jussen om krigføring og hvordan forholder soldater og offiserer seg til dette? Hvilke rettigheter og plikter har […]