Scholars and practitioners from across the world will gather in Bergen this week for the 10th annual Bergen Exchanges on Law and Social Transformation.
Hosted by the Centre on Law and Social Transform (LawTransform), the BeEx2023 program features sessions on a range of topics related to law and society including democracy, child rights, reproductive justice, indigenous rights, migration and transitional justice.
Take a look at the full program here! All the sessions – at Kulturhuset, University Aula and Bergen Global – are free and open to all.
The program also features the following humanitarian related sessions.
Continental encampment: Genealogies of humanitarian containment in the Middle East and Europe – Book launch
Participants: Synnøve Bendixsen, University of Bergen (UiB); Antonio De Lauri, Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and NCHS Director
Moderator: Kjersti Gravelsæter Berg, NLA Høgskolen, Bergen
Intersectional barriers for Sudanese refugees – Roundtable
Participants: Munzoul Assal, University of Khartoum; Sara Abbas, Fellow: Open Society Foundation; Samah Khalaf Allah, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Moderator: Mari Norbakk, CMI
Established as a collaboration between CMI and UiB, LawTransform is a network of scholars, students and practitioners who share an interest in how law shapes societies, and the use of rights and courts as tools for social change.