The result is a unique transdisciplinary environment where participants present, engage, discuss, progress their thinking and improve on their work. Many of the events are open to the public.

Professor Terje Tvedt is this year’s scientific leader: He is responsible for binding the courses together with a series of plenary sessions and keynotes by top international water experts. Professor Tvedt has published a number of influential books and articles on water-society issues, most recently a book titled Water and Society.

Professor Tvedt is internationally known for three award-winning TV-documentaries on water and for the nine-volume series A History of Water that he edited with contributions from over two hundred researchers from most disciplines — and from about one hundred countries.

Bergen Summer Research School was established in 2008 as a joint initiative between the University of Bergen, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen University College, the Norwegian School of Business and Administration, and Uni Research.

Registration deadline: March 1, 2016.

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