Annual Lecture on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

06.02.2020 16:00 - English

NOTE: This event takes place at the Faculty of Law (Auditorium 4)

Pigga Keskitalo (UH)

Panel Astri Andresen (UiB), Eirik Larsen (the Sámi Parliament), Kai Grieg (UN association of Norway) and Øyvind Ravna (UiT). Chair Siri Gloppen (CMI-UIB).

“What does the right to language and culture mean for Sami people in the Nordic countries today?”

To celebrate the Sami National Day, LawTransform, in collaboration with Bergen Sameforening, Selskapet til Vitenskapenes Fremme, FN-sambandet and Fritt Ord, invite you to the third Annual Lecture on Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

This year’s Annual Lecturer is

Pigga Keskitalo
(Docent, University of Helsinki and Researcher, Department of Education, University of Lapland).

The annual lecture will be followed by a panel discussion with:

Astri Andresen
(Professor of History, UiB),

Eirik Larsen
(Political advisor at the Sámi Parliament),

Kai Grieg
(Political advisor, United Nations association of Norway) and

Øyvind Ravna
(Professor of Law, UiT).


Siri Gloppen
(Professor of Comparative Politics, and CMI-UIB LawTransform Director).

Venue: Auditorium 4, Faculty of Law (Dragefjellet). Magnus Lagabøtes plass 1, Bergen. Free entry. Snacks will be served.

Photo: Jaan-Matti Saul (adapted) and Silje Bergum Kinsten/ (adapted).

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Bergen Global
Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

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