Can everyone be as well off as we in the West are? That is the comprehensive and difficult question that will be asked when the University of Agder and the Strømme Foundation gather experts from NORAD, the UN and NHO to discuss how the job market can lead to development.
The flag will be flown at half mast today for Professor emeritus Jonathan David Baker from the Department of Global Development and Planning at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Campus Kristiansand, who passed away on 31 October.
At the University of Agder, everyone should be able to work and study and receive help when they need it. On 8 November, employees who work with accessibility and universal design in universities and university colleges across the country will meet at UiA for Universellforum.
In the US, the trend is that increasingly more industries are dominated by a few large companies. Associate Professor Kjetil Andersson from the School of Business and Law at the University of Agder wants to investigate if this monopolising trend also exists in the Norwegian economy.
The doctoral thesis from Associate Professor Reinhard Hennig at the University of Agder (UiA) shows that Norwegian author Knut Faldbakken was among the first who wrote climate change fiction. Hennig is now releasing the first research anthology in English on Nordic climate change fiction.