- Kristian Bjørkdahl new postdoctoral fellow Aug. 21, 2017 2:09 PM
Welcome to all new SUM students!
Aug. 15, 2017 10:28 AM
What are the main challenges in creating sustainable development? SUMs newest master students will have several courses on themes such as consumption and energy, global governance, global health, poverty and development among others.
Sidsel Roalkvam new Director at Centre for Development and the Environment
Aug. 11, 2017 9:54 AM
From July 1st Sidsel Roalkvam is the new Director at SUM.
The challenge of learning in aid: Is accountability the problem?
May 23, 2017 2:09 PM
The problem of learning in aid evaluation has been debated for decades – but it is still as challenging as ever. A new research report explores how learning and accountability in practice are hard to reconcile.
Reproductive health causes tension in South Sudan
Feb. 16, 2017 11:37 AM
South Sudanese women find themselves in the middle of a tug-of-war between traditional, militarised and medicalised views on their reproductive Health.
Ph.D. Course: Forging sustainable modernity: The Nordic Model and beyond
Sep. 18, 2017 12:00 AM
The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to explore challenges to sustainable modernity in cultural, economic, political and institutional realms.
Application deadline was May 02, 2017.
Arne Næss Symposium 10th Anniversary
Oct. 18, 2017 6:30 PM
We are happy to announce that this year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Arne Næss Chair in Global Justice and the Environment to pay tribute to the intellectual and cultural legacy of Norway’s most influential and ludic philosopher.
PhD Course: Social Protection for Development in the Emerging Welfare States of Latin America and the Caribbean
Oct. 25, 2017 12:00 AM
Multidisciplinary doctoral course organized by the University of Agder, in cooperation with NorLARNet. The course will be held in Kristiansand, at the University of Agder from 25-27 October 2017. The application deadline is 26 June.
The roles of militaries and insurgents in healthcare delivery
Oct. 26, 2017 5:00 PM
This third seminar of the series Global Health Unpacked will explore the growing relations between health and the military. Should the military intervene in health crises? Can health be used to win "the hearts and minds" during a conflict? How to protect the health sector in civil conflicts?
Norway and India Research Cooperation - A vital and diverse partnership
Nov. 23, 2017 10:00 AM
India's remarkable growth and development makes the country an important partner, also for research cooperation. What has been the essence of Norway and India's research cooperation so far? And where are we heading in the future?