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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

Thu 4 - Fri 5 Sep

China´s Soft Power in Africa: Emerging media and cultural relations between China and Africa

The conferance is organized by the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus in China, the University of Westminster´s Africa Media Centre, and Rhodes University´s ...

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10-11
Sep
Beijing: International Conference
China and Africa:Media, Communications and Public Diplomacy

The Conference is organised by the Chr. Michelsen Institute (Norway) in cooperation with the Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies (IJC), Chinese Academy of the Social Sciences* *IJC will organize this through its Center of Global Media & Communication Studies in association with the Kede College at China Normal University

21-25
Sep
Angola konferansen
Store penger, tett tåke: Norge, Statoil & Angola

Oljelandet Angola er Norges største økonomiske samarbeidspartner i Afrika. Men bidrar norske investeringer til utvikling i det korrupte landet? Fellesrådet for Afrika og Chr. Michelsens Institutt (CMI) arrangerer en serie seminarer og debatter om Norges engasjement i Angola i tre norske byer i september.

21-23
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 as a tool to create gender justice in the greater Middle East?

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.

CMI
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