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Revisiting Bhaimara - Past and present in a village in Bangladesh

20
Apr
2012

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

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

21-23
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
CMI (Chr. Michelsen Institute)
Phone: +47 47 93 80 00 - From abroad: +47 55 70 55 65
Fax: +47 47 93 80 01
E-mail: cmi@cmi.no - Web: www.cmi.no
P.O.Box 6033 Bedriftssenteret, N-5892 Bergen, Norway
Visiting address: Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen