*Venue is Bergen Resource Centre for International Development (Jekteviksbakken 31), unless otherwise noted

Click here to see the detailed program. Please note that this program is still being updated.

Thursday 16 August

15:30-17:00: Coral Whispers: Breathing Law into Life

Monday 20 August

09:00-09:30: Formal opening of the 2018 Bergen Exchanges

09:30-11:00: Keynote address by Norman Daniels: Human Rights and Fair Priorities in Health

11:15-12:15: Litigating health rights: what happened with the mega-judgments?

12:30-13:30: Abortion lawfare

14:30-16:00: Children’s climate change litigation: Future generations’ rights to a healthy environment

18:00-19:30: Evening Exchanges: The role of law in global (and national) health governance Det Juridiske Fakultet, UiB

Tuesday 21 August

09:00-10:15: Corruption and health

10:30-11:20: Researching intersectionality

11:30-12:30: Criminalisation of queer sexuality: political drivers and health effects

12:40-13:30: Beyond virtue and vice: Rethinking sex, health and criminal law

18:00-19:30: Evening Exchanges: Law, politics and adolescent sexual and reproductive health: evidence of impact Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, Kalfaveien 31

Wednesday 22 August

10:00-11:00: Law and technology

11:15-12:15: Authoritarian constitutionalism

12:30-13:30: Judging democratic backlash

14:00-15:00: Women on the Bench

15:30-17:30: Annual Lecture on Law and Social Transformation by Sally Engle Merry – From human rights to local justice and the quiet power of indicators Bergen University Aula 

Thursday 23 August 

9:00-10:30: Children’s right to child friendly justice

10:40-12:10: Changing the system from within: influencing front level practice and politicians’ mindset

12:20-13:30: Making professional decisions and judgments

13:45-14:30: Chr. Michelsen Prize lunch with Maja Janmyr

14:30-15:30: Children’s right to health: Childhood obesity

18:00-19:30: Evening Exchanges: Keynote address by Helen Stalford: Children on the Run University of Bergen Faculty of Law, Auditorium 4

Friday 24 August

9:00-10:00: Child’s best interest principle

10:10-11:10: The European Court of Human Rights and child’s rights

11:20-12:20: International rights and cultural practices?

12:30-13:30: The critique of child protection and children’s rights 

14:30-15:30: The right to water, urban governance and health

15:40-16:30: Innovative teaching on law and social changes

16:30-17:00: Closing of the 2018 Bergen Exchanges