Bergen Exchanges 14-18th August 2023

The Bergen Exchanges is taking place from 14th to 18th of August 2023! The week will be filled with intellectual exchanges scrutinising how law is used to change societies – for better and worse.  Here are the topics that will be discussed during the week: Democracy, autocratization & resistance, academic freedom and decolonisation Child rights Gender, […]

Global School Film & Reflections: Inequality

Date: 21 April, 2021 16.00-19.00 Place: Jekteviksbakken 31 / Zoom (for the webinar) Film screening of Picture a Scientist followed by a webinar discussion with Ragnhild Muriaas (UiB), Dorothy Jane Dankel (UiB) and Lise Rakner (Director of the Bergen School of Global Studies, UiB) hosted by Bjørn Enge Bertelsen (Leader of the Inequality Pillar, UiB Welcome to the second Global School Film & Reflections, providing food […]

Photo credit: Vinayak Das, Bengaluru Pride 2009 (flickr) World and Queer Anthropologies and the Question of Legal Reform

Date/Time: 22nd of May, 14:30-15:30 Place: Bergen Global (Jekteviksbakken 31) It is our pleasure to invite you to a talk with Svati Shah, about the topic of “World and Queer Anthropologies and the Question of Legal Reform” In this talk, Svati will discuss an initiative to assess the ways in which queer theory has opened up a […]

When Misfortune Becomes Injustice

Date/time: 4th of May, 14:30-15:30 Place: Jekteviksbakken 31 It is with great pleasure that we invite you to a talk about the book “When Misfortune Becomes Injustice: Evolving Human Rights Struggles for Health and Social Equality” by the author Alicia Ely Yamin followed by a conversation with Siri Gloppen. The book surveys the progress and challenges […]

Book launch: Continental Encampment

Date/Time: 28th of April, 11:30-12:30 Place: Universitetsbiblioteket i Bergen (Haakon Sheteligs plass 7) It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the book launch of Continental Encampment – Genealogies of Humanitarian in the Middle East and Europe. We will mark the book launch with delicious Syrian finger food and a conversation with the editors of […]

Boklansering: Palestina. Fakta på bakken

Tid: 20. april, kl 11.30-12.30 Sted: Universitetsbiblioteket i Bergen (Haakon Sheteligs plass 7) Det er en stor glede å ønske alle hjertelig velkommen for å markere lanseringen av boka “Palestina. Fakta på bakken” av Kjersti G. Berg. Vi markerer lanseringen med nydelig syrisk fingermat og arabisk kaffe, og en samtale om boka. Magnus Halsnes, redaktør […]

Peripheries, Nation-Building and the Rights Revolution

Time: 20. April, 14:30 Place: Jekteviksbakken 31 or Zoom. Modern states – including wealthy liberal democracies – were constituted through “standardization,” whereby power-centers projected control outward, progressively absorbing culturally and politically heterogenous regions into the uniform state. This process was often illiberal and undemocratic. It is also incomplete, having arrived only recently on certain remote […]

NOU-seminar: Trygg barndom, sikker fremtid

Time/date: Friday 14th of April,14:00-15.30 Where: Jekteviksbakken 31 or Zoom. Welcome to a public seminar on the NOU-report about rule of law in the Norwegian child protection system Friday 14th of April, at 2pm. DIPA, LawTransform and Bergen Global invite to a discussion of the NOU 2023: 7 “Trygg barndom, sikker fremtid” (Safe childhood, secure future). […]

Film screening of ALMAMULA

Date/time: 24. March, 16:30 Place: Bergen Kino KP12 “He’s not the first boy who’s missing in the forest. The boy that was with him says that a monster has taken him.”Santiago del Estero, northern Argentina. When Nino is deemed a bad influence to the other boys in his neighbourhood and has to endure homophobic attacks […]