Ongoing projects

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Publications

Fosen-cases exists all over the world – but 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 …

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 …

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 …

Rethinking democracy & law

  This project rethinks the way teaching is done in the field of Democracy & Law. It does so by building a new four-way collaboration …

 

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. Apply by 25. February. Scholarships available.

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. …