Reflections on the PhD Conference on Gendered Autocratization

This past March, LawTransform hosted a two day conference for the UiB PhD course on Gendered Autocratization. This student lead course allowed PhD candidates an opportunity to meet with other experts in their fields and present and discuss their work, and broaden their network. It proved to be a very engaging two days, filled with […]

Join #BeEx2024 – Bergen Exchanges on Law & Social Transformation 19-23 August

Join us for the 10th Anniversary of Bergen Exchanges on Law & Social Transformation 19-23 August! Follow the emerging program here!  An amazing  line-up of scholars from across the globe will discuss a range of  topical issues including: DEMOCRACY, AUTOCRATIZATION & RESISTANCE * ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE * INDIGENOUS RIGHTS * NATURE, CLIMATE & LAW * CORRUPTION * […]

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Are you interested in how activists use law and court cases to advance (or oppose) goals such as indigenous rights, climate transformation, abortion, queer rights, social justice, and democracy – and whether their legal strategies work? Or are you curious about how autocratic governments use the law to stay in power – or other questions […]

Videos from Bergen Exchanges 2023

Enjoy a recap from Bergen Exchanges 2023 by watching the live recordings from the conference! Monday 14th of August  Tuesday 15th of August  Thursday 17th of August Friday 18th of August 

Call for Papers: Emerging Scholars Conference in Public Law

At the University of Texas Austin, the Department of Government is organizing an “Emerging Scholars conference in Public Law”, with topics at the intersection of law and political science. Interested candidates from UiB can apply to LawTransform to have their costs of travel and accommodation covered. More about the conference:  The conference is scheduled for Thursday, […]

Bergen Exchanges Highlights

Thank you to all the participants at this year’s Bergen Exchanges! The week was filled with insightful keynotes, panel and roundtable discussions. As well as reflective and critical questions from our audience. We look forward to seeing you again next August, for the 11th Bergen Exchanges – and LawTransform´s 10-year anniversary! Check out some of […]

Thank you to everyone who participated at #BeEx2023

Thank you to everyone who participated at this year’s Bergen Exchanges! The week was filled with insightful panel and roundtable discussions and fantastic questions from our audience. We look forward to seeing you again next August, for the 11th Bergen Exchanges – and LawTransform´s 10-year anniversary!

Law & Society Association annual meeting in San Juan

The annual meeting on Law and Society is taking place in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from June 1-4, 2023. The theme for this years conference is how the law normalises discrimination and inequalities in unincorporated territories, such as Puerto Rico. Several LawTransform colleagues and friends will be attending and presenting at the conference, and some […]

Call for applications: Predoctoral fellow position at DIPA

There is a vacancy for a position as a predoctoral fellow at the DIPA- Centre at the Department of Government, University of Bergen. It is a full-time position for a fixed-term period of 12 months. The fellow will support academic staff with their research and carry out administrative tasks. This is a great opportunity for […]