Summer school course on gender based violence

Bergen Summer Research School (11 – 22 June 2018) will offer a course on “Gender based violence: Rights as governance mechanisms and political tools”.

The application deadline is 15 February and there are some stipends available. 

Course leaders are Henriette Aasen (UiB) and Torunn Wimpelmann (CMI) and lecturers include Jackie Dugard; Siri Gloppen; Hans Fredrik Martinussen; May-Len Skjelbrei; Liv Tønnessen and Vibeke Wang

A seminar and workshop on Abortion Rights & Health Effects: Global perspectives will be held at LawTransform on 1-2 February. Abortion laws are contested around the world with momentous changes occurring. The seminar features activist and scholars who were instrumental in securing a liberalization of the abortion law in Chile last year, and also scholars working on Ireland, Poland, Africa, the MENA region and India. The first day (1 February) will be a public seminar at the Bergen Resource Centre on Abortion Lawfare: Global perspectives. The second day (2 February) is a workshop to discuss Methodological approaches to studying health effects of abortion law. This is open by application and will be held at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.