Events

Recent events

Effects of EU Externalisation - perspectives from Africa and the Middle East

27 April 13:00 - 14:00
The webinar will launch the new project. Join us as for a discussion on how EU externalisation policies impact migration management in the Middle East and Africa, and how this can be studied through the perspectives of stakeholders in the Global South.

The Role of Africa in Chinese Foreign and Development Policy

21 - 20 April 09:00 - 09:00
Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr (UiB), Liu Tiewa (Beijing Foreign Studies University) and Liu Tiewa (Fudan University)  

Troubled Waters – Chinese Fishing Fleets on African Shores

21 April 08:30 - 10:00
Edyta Roszoko (Senior researcher, CMI), Xufei Shi (Post-doctoral researcher, CMI), Hang Zhou (Post-doctoral researcher, CMI) and Jinping Ma (Univeristy of Warwick) in conversation with Professor Ragnhild Overå (Geography Departement, University of Bergen)

Angola in a changing world

15 April 14:00 - 16:30

Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam

15 April 14:00 - 15:00
Edyta Roszko (author) in conversation with Olaf Haraldsøn Smedal (UiB).

Book launch: Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam

15 April - 18 March 14:00 - 15:00
Edyta Roszko (author) in conversation with Olaf Haraldsøn Smedal (UiB).

Southern Support - China´s Changing Relations with the African Union

7 April 08:30 - 10:00
Ilaria Carozza (senior researcher, PRIO), David Monyae (Co-Director, Centre for China-Africa Studies, University of Johannesburg and Nanjing Tech University) and Elling Tjønneland (senior researcher, CMI)

What are the effects of Chinese development aid?

24 March 08:30 - 10:00
Dan Banik (UiO), Sergio Chichava (IESE, Mozambique), Jon Lomøy (former Director General, Norad and former Director of the Development Co-operation Directorate of the OECD), Elling Tjønneland (CMI).  

How will China respond to the African debt crisis?

17 March 08:30 - 10:00
Aslak Orre (CMI), Arve Ofstad (African Legal Support Facility), Hilde Selbervik (CMI).

Seminar series: China’s role in Africa: What now?

11 March - 11 May 08:30 - 10:00
CMI and the Department of Comparative Politics (UiB) in cooperation with Bergen Global

China’s role in Africa's industrial growth – the case of Ethiopia

11 March 08:30 - 10:00
Yu Zheng (Fudan University), Gedion Jalata (Forum for Social Studies in Addis Ababa), Nicolas Lippolis (Oxford University), Lovise Aalen (CMI).

Book Launch: Tax Justice and Global Inequality

17 February 16:00 - 17:00
Erika Siu (Editor), Krishen Mehta (Editor), Tina Søreide (NHH), and Astrid Haas (ISG) in conversation with Bjørn Enge Bertelsen (GRIP).  

Tension on the Border: Refugee flows and clashes over land at the Sudan-Ethiopia frontier

16 February 08:30 - 09:30
Lovise Aalen (CMI), Gunnar Sørbø (CMI) og Adam Babekir (UoG).

Annual Lecture on the Rights of Indigenous People

5 February 15:00 - 16:30
Francisco Calí Tzay (UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous People). Tatiana Alfonso (ITAM, Mexico City) and Eva Maria Fjellheim (University of Tromsø) in conversation with Rachel Sieder (CIESAS, Mexico and CMI/LawTransform).

Violent Conflicts over Indigenous Peoples’ Land

5 February 15:00 - 16:30
Francisco Calí Tzay (UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous People) is the key note speaker of the annual lecture on Indigenous Peoples rights.  Tatiana Alfonso (ITAM, Mexico City) and Eva Maria Fjellheim (University of Tromsø) in conversation with Rachel Sieder (CIESAS, Mexico and CMI/LawTransform).

Samehets og rasisme – hvordan kommer vi videre?

4 February 12:00 - 13:00
Aina Madelén Nordsletta Aslaksen (Nordkalottfolket), Iver Bjørklund (Universitetet i Tromsø), Runar Myrnes Balto (NSR/Sametinget) og Skjalg Fjellheim (Nordlys) møter Marita Monsen (Bergen sameforening).