Calendar

Oct
4
Wed
Lunch seminar: Why aren’t people in Jemen already on the move? @ Sosiologisk Institutt, seminar room at ground floor
Oct 4 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Jemen is currently experiencing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis, due to war and drought. Still, people in Jemen have mostly stayed in Jemen, and have not fled to other countries. Why? Eirik Hovden, a post-doc researcher at UiB who specializes on Jemen, is coming to IMER to explore this question.

Nov
2
Thu
Lunch seminar with Padmaja Barua: Maid in India. Exploring domestic labour relations in contemporary India @ Sosiologisk Institutt, seminar room at ground floor
Nov 2 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

More information will be announced shortly.

Nov
22
Wed
Lunch seminar: Between a rock and a hard place. The perils of representing Muslims in Norway @ Sosiologisk Institutt, seminar room at ground floor
Nov 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

How do representatives of Muslims in Norway navigate between the demands of governments, the media, and their Muslim constituents? How do these tensions influence their decision making and their political positioning? Olav Elgvin, PhD scholar at the Department for Comparative Politics at UiB, will be giving a presentation on this topic based on recent field work.