Date: 21 April 2021 Time: 16:00-19:00 Venue: Jekteviksbakken 31, Jusbygg II Auditorium/Zoom (for the webinar) Film screening of Picture a Scientist followed by a webinar discussion with Ragnhild Murias (UiB), Dorothy Jane Dankel (UiB) and Lise Rakner (Director of the Bergen School of Global Studies, UiB) hosted by Bjørn Enge Bertelsen (Leader of the Inequality Pillar, UiB). Welcome to the second Global School Film & […]
Over the last two decades, several laws and initiatives have been adopted around the world to fight illicit financial flows, but corruption and tax avoidance remain high in the oil, gas and mining sector. What are some of the reasons for that?
Time: 14:15-15:45 Law, Democracy and Welfare and the Centre on Law and Social Transformation are happy to invite you to a seminar on terms and conditions within neoliberal governing. Place: Møllendalsveien 6, room 624 (sixth floor). Tor-Johan Ekeland is a Professor in Psychology at Volda University College (VUC). His research and field of interest include: […]
Time: 10:15-11:45 Law, Democracy and Welfare and the Centre on Law and Social Transformation are happy to invite you to a seminar on EU Law and the impact it has on the health care sector. Place: The Faculty of Law at the University of Bergen, Magnus Lagabøtes plass 1, Jussbygget (Dragefjellet), room 546. Prof. Dr. […]
Time: 14:15-15:45 Law, Democracy and Welfare and The Centre on Law and Social Transformation are happy to invite you to a seminar on global justice. Place: Christiesgate 17, 2nd floor, Seminar room 112. Lars Blichner is a professor at the Department for Administration and Organization Theory at the University of Bergen. His area of expertise includes political […]
The seminar features editors and authors of three new books discussing the social dynamics of law in the Latin-American region and beyond:
· Handbook on Law and Society in Latin America, edited by Rachel Sieder, Karina Ansolabehere & Tatiana Alfonso (Routledge 2017, forthcoming)
· Demanding Justice and Security: Indigenous Women and Legal Pluralities in Latin America, edited by Rachel Sieder (Rutger 2017)
· Social Rights Judgments and the Politics of Compliance – Making It Stick edited by Malcolm Langford et al. (Cambridge University Press 2017)
India faces serious challenges in creating development processes that generate economic growth while being socially inclusive, ecologically sustainable, politically feasible, and in accordance with the Rule of Law. This conference presents findings from the LawTransform project on “Land Rights and Inclusive Sustainable Development in India”, which analyses the political economy of land rights in areas where the adivasis (indigenous population) has a special constitutional protection.