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Publications

International Labour Day – Should focus be on how much we work or how we work?

1st of May is International Labour Day. This is not just a celebration of the rights won by employees, but a day to march for …

Are Norwegian prisons perfect?

This blogpost reflects part of Davi Mendes Málaga’s Ph.D. research on the field of Administration, with focus in Public Administration and Policy. In this work, …

There are Fosen-cases all over the world – do they improve indigenous peoples’ rights?

By Siri Gloppen  (Written as an op-ed in Panorama (in Norwegian) as part of the PluriLand project) Despite the special protection given to indigenous peoples …

Zimbabwe’s civil society is suffocating as we turn our eyes away

By Siri Gloppen   (written as an op-ed for Panorama (in Norwegian as part of the RightsAct project) The room for manoeuvre for rights activists …

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 …

Projects

Gender Trouble: Glocalization of gender politics and challenges for public health and democracy

Project Leader: Siri Gloppen Funding: Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) RDF 2022, £10000 About the project The project aims to to develop a collaborative, inter-disciplinary, and multi-sited …

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 “Autocratization Dynamics” aims to further strengthen UiB-CMI LawTransform as a global …

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 …

 

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 …

Events

Gendered Autocratization. PhD Conference 21-22 March with open and streamed keynotes and roundtables.

Are you a PhD student and interested in the politics of gender and sexual and reproductive rights? This 2-day Conference-format PhD course is for you. …