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Publications

Queer Realness: In Pursuit of Freedom

How are lives of transgender and intersex people in India affected by the momentous legal changes for LGBTIQ+ people that has taken place in the …

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 …

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 …

Caliban Unleashed: What role for strategic litigation in an illiberal era?

Author: Alicia Ely Yamin What is the role for strategic litigation of social rights, and in particular health rights, in a world where democratic social …

Hvem har ansvaret for å sikre folk vann? 

Mathilde Thorsen has written about water rights and the ongoing water crisis in India in Bergens Tidende. The text ask questions regarding who is in …

Projects

PluriLand: Theorizing Conflict and Contestation in Plural Land Rights Regimes

Advisory board: Daniel Brinks, Aninka Claassens, Duncan Kennedy and Alf Gunvald Nilsen. The PluriLand project aims to develop a theory of land rights claiming in …

LawTransform: Effects of Rights & Law

The project aims to consolidate the Centre on Law & Social Transformation (LawTransform) as a leading hub for scholarship on the use of law as …

Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Criminalisation, health impacts and game changers

Why is homosexuality (encompassing lesbian, gay, bi, trans*/LGBT) more politicized and criminalized in Africa than elsewhere? Can similar politicization of abortion be prevented? And what …

Land Rights, Environmental Protection and Inclusive Development within India’s Federal System

Abstract: India faces serious challenges in constructing development paths that are socially inclusive, ecologically sustainable and politically feasible. The main goal of the research project is …

Democratizing Indian Democracy? Social Movements and the State in India: Towards a New Research Agenda

To what extent are social movements capable of deepening democracy in India in such a way as to enhance the political voice of subaltern groups …

 

News

Video – Annual Lecture on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

To celebrate the Sami National Day, the third Annual Lecture on Rights of Indigenous Peoples was arranged on the 6th of February. This year’s Annual Lecturer …

Video: Constitutional reform process in Gambia

Satang Nabaneh is a doctoral candidate at the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria and LawTransform PhD scholar as part of the research project …

Events

Annual Lecture on Rights of Indigenous People

Date: 6 February 2020 Time: 14:15-16:00 Venue: The Faculty of Law, auditorium 4, Magnus Lagabøtes plass 1, Bergen “What does the right to language and …

Indigenous reconciliation and land rights

Date: Monday 25 November Time: 12:30-13:30 Place: Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31 We were live streaming. You can watch the event here: This presentation addresses a …