Photo: Leslie Pableo
Time: 09:30 - 18:00
Place: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Bergen
It is a truism that refugee research is either lacking theory or lacking theoretical sophistication and in many cases has become overtly legalistic or mechanical. In recent years, the main theory development has moved from the traditional “refugee studies” to the broader category “forced migration studies”, a shift that some deplore and others see as invigorating the discipline. This workshop examines contemporary forced displacement theory and practice along three dimensions: 1) “dis-placement”, 2) “en-campment” and 3) “re-return”.
The workshop is by invitation only.
Published September 03, 2013
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Women''s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of intervention across the globe both historically and presently. Despite massive pressures from feminist movements across the world, family law has been surprisingly stubborn to change. This workshop examines the relationship between family law reform and political transitions.
22-23 April 2015 CMI and the University of Bergen arranges a workshop to network for potential joint future research. Key note speaker will be Professor Mark Bovens, University of Utrecht.