Time: 09:30 - 10:30
Place: Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31
Dr. Eirik G. Jansen was a Research Fellow at CMI from 1975 to 1987. During this period he worked mainly on issues related to rural Bangladesh. He was a visiting Research Fellow at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies from 1976 to 1978. His PhD thesis is named ‘Rural Bangladesh: Competition for Scarce Resources' was published by Norwegian University Press in 1986 and University Press Limited, Dhaka, 1987.
In 2010 and 2011 Dr. Jansen returned to the village he studied in the late 1970s and he is currently conducting a restudy of the village. Read more about Dr. Jansen's study in a recent article in the Daily Star
Published April 16, 2012
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 ...Read more
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
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?
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.