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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 …

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Cosmopolitan Turn and Democratic Sentiments

The CONSENT-project will study the children’s rights situation in Norway and Romania. All children possess rights as declared in the United Nations Convention on the …

Legitimacy challenges

The premise for the LEGITIMACY project is that the mobilization against the Norwegian child protection system is but one piece in a larger picture about …

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 …

PROTECT: The Right to International Protection. A Pendulum between Globalization and Nativization?

Coordinator: University of Bergen, Department of Comparative Politics. Principal investigator is Professor Hakan G. Sicakkan on behalf of the Department of Comparative Politics, UiB. The …

Water & Power: Has the elevation of the right to water to an independent human right strengthened opportunities for those that have their rights violated in India?

Masters project by Mathilde Thorsen, 2018. In this thesis, I attempt to explain the development of the international human right to water, and how this …

 

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Two master theses completed as part of the Water-rights project

Congratulations to Mathilde Thorsen and Sara Ekblom on their master theses! The Water-rights’ project team is really proud of you! Water & Power (2017-2018). Mathilde Thorsen …

Water & Power – Dissertation by Mathilde Thorsen

On 1st. of June comparative politics student Mathilde Thorsen handed in her master thesis: ‘Water & Power: Has the elevation of the right to water …

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