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6-7
Sep
2013

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.

Workshop program

Published September 03, 2013

Tue 21 - Thu 23 Oct

New Horizons: Law Reform and Gender Justice in the Greater Middle East

This conference invites scholars and activists to present papers on law reform particularly within the area of family law and criminal law. How, when and where are women activists using law and law reform ...

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29
Oct
Seminar
African Transformation

If African economies are to transform, they need more than growth - they need growth with depth.

13-14
Nov
Legislating Marriages: Family Law Reform and Democratization in Africa and Asia

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
Apr
2015
Call for papers:
Institutions of Accountability: The ‘In-betweens’

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.

CMI
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