>>UTFORSK PROJECT | Partnership for Poverty and Sustainable Development Studies                                                

January 2017- December 2020

The four-year Project aims to revitalise educational co-operation between the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) and the University of Bergen (UiB) through the establishment of a series of joint activities to consolidate an international epistemic community in the field of sustainable development and poverty reduction. The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is a network partner for the project and will provide the opportunity for wider regional impact.

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>> Bergen Summer Research School | for PhD candidates and junior researchers                                                                                                    

June 12-22, 2017

BSRS 2017 presents six parallel courses for PhD candidates and junior researchers. These disciplinary courses will be tied together by a series of common sessions such as keynotes and roundtables, so there will be ample opportunities to engage in critical analyses to seek creative solutions and to participate in open debates. A course will be held on ‘Agenda 2030: Poverty, Climate Change and Sustainability’

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