Indigenous rights

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    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 …

    Mismanagement of Land in Meghalaya

    Kavita Navlani Søreide has a new publication regarding land rights in Meghalaya in the newest volume of Economic & Political weekly.   Mismanagement of Land in …

    National Integration and the Dynamics of Coalition and Federalism in India

    There is a broad consensus in social science today, which is indicating a paradigmatic shift in the theorizationof such concepts as ‘nation, nationalism, culture, identity …

    Tribal marginalization in India: Social exclusion and protective law

    At the time of independence, India used protective law to address fears that its tribal majority regions would be marginalized vis-a-vis the larger, more developed states of …

    Tribal Representation & Local Land Governance in India

     A case study from the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya In India, the Schedule Tribes have remained on the fringes of growth, but less so 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 …

    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 …

     

    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 …

    LawTransform PhD course 2019

    LawTransform PhD course 2019 Effects of Lawfare: Courts and law as battlegrounds for social change (14- 23 August) Practical information The course combines lectures specifically …

    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 …