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Where ordinary laws fall short: ‘riverine rights’ and constitutionalism

Where ordinary laws fall short: ‘riverine rights’ and constitutionalism New publication from our LawTransform affiliate Catalina Vallejo Piedrahita. Laws that recognise rivers and their ecosystems …

Anthropological Contributions to International Legal Approaches to Violence Against Indigenous Women

Check out Rachel Sieder‘s most recent article: Anthropological Contributions to International Legal Approaches to Violence Against Indigenous Women. Just published on line in the American …

Master thesis: Safeguarding borders, or safeguarding queers?

Yngvild Gotaas Torvik has submitted her master thesis on queer asylum, titled “Safeguarding borders, or safeguarding queers – Norwegian perceptions of (in)credible LGBT asylum seekers …

Master’s thesis: A Postmaterialist Explanation of Homophobia in Africa

Ruben Berge Mathisen, a research assistant at the Centre on Law and Social Transformation, submitted his master’s thesis on homophobia in Africa in June 2018. …

Frå sinke til føregangsland på transpersonars rettar

Moldestad’s MA thesis I løpet av to år gjekk Norge frå å vere ei sinke når det gjelder transpersonar sine rettar til å bli eit …

Projects

Truth Commissions and Sexual Violence: African and Latin American Experiences

Sexual violence committed during war or internal armed conflict is a major global challenge. It has mostly remained under-addressed during transitions from conflict and repressive …

Rights Activism under Political Uncertainty (RightAct)

Project team: Project leader: Leonardo Arriola Liv Tønnessen, Matthew Gichohi, Lise Rakner, Siri Gloppen, Arsène Brice Bardo, Jaimie Bleck, Alyssa Heinze, Jane Mango Angar, Johanna …

Autocratization Dynamics: Innovations in Research-Embedded Learning

Project Leader: Lise Rakner (UiB) Funding: Norwegian Research Council (NRC) & HK-dir 10 mill NOK About the project “Autocratization Dynamics” aims to further strengthen UiB-CMI LawTransform …

Riverine Rights: Exploring the Currents and Consequences of Legal Innovations on the Rights of Rivers

Timeframe: 01.07.2020 – 31.12.2023 Funding source: Norges forskningsråd Project owner: OsloMet, Faculty of Education and International Studies Project manager: Axel Borchgrevink Partner institutions: Norwegian University of Life Sciences …

Rethinking democracy & law

This project will rethink the way teaching is done in the field of Democracy & Law. It will do so by building a new four-way …

 

News

Anthropological Contributions to International Legal Approaches to Violence Against Indigenous Women

Check out Rachel Sieder‘s most recent article: Anthropological Contributions to International Legal Approaches to Violence Against Indigenous Women. Just published on line in the American Journal of …

Congratulations to Ana Braconnier, whose PhD was approved in July!

Congratulations to PluriLands research team member Ana Braconnier, whose PhD was approved in July. Ana’s dissertation on the politics of constitutional justice and backlash in Guatemala …

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