Time and place: Sep. 19, 2018 12:00 PM - Sep. 20, 2018 12:00 PM, Örebro University

This a call for papers for the seminar "Making and Unmaking Myths: Popular Music in the Nordic Region Today" held at Örebro University, September 19th-20th, 2018.


Time and place: June 3, 2018 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Office for Contemporary Art Norway Nedre gate 7, 0551 Oslo

The Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA) is pleased to invite members of the Nordic Sounds network to a Symposium on Sámi arts, sounds, music, environment, and politics, which concludes the programme of off-site and discursive events accompanying the current exhibition 'Let the River Flow. The Sovereign Will and the Making of a New Worldliness'.

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Møterom 103, ZEB

Welcome to the first Nordic Sounds meeting of the new semester! Professor Hallgjerd Aksnes will give a presentation with the title "Geirr Tveitt and the Teutonic Plague: The History of Effect of Baldur’s Dreams".

Time and place: Nov. 1, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, 103, ZEB-bygningen

Jonathan Aagaard and Marcus Sellevold Bøe will present work in progress on Right extremism in Norwegian Black metal and Resistance in Nordic Underground Metal Scenes. Professor Stan Hawkins will lead the workshop.

Bruce Cummings speaking.
Time and place: Oct. 27, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, Seminar room 12

Professor Bruce Cumings argues that for decades North Korea has been quite predictable in its foreign policy behavior. The event is open for all.

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, ZEB-bygningen

A Study Day co-hosted by IASPM Norden & Nordic Sounds 

All are invited to the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM Norden) Study Day at the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo on September 14 2017.

The theme of the day is the study of popular music in the Nordic countries. Professor Stan Hawkins will introduce the event, which is co- hosted by our department’s Nordic Sounds: Critical Music Research Group.

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, 103, ZEB Building

The next Nordic Sounds meeting features visiting guests Professor Fabian Holt (Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin) & Professor Tina K. Ramnarine (Royal Holloway University of London), who discuss their chapters in The Oxford Handbook of Popular Music in the Nordic Countries (forthcoming).  

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 10:40 AM - 12:00 PM, Arne Næss Auditorium, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

Prasenjit Duara is a new honorary doctor at the University of Oslo and will hold a lecture entitled Sustainability and the Crisis of Transcendence: The Long View from Asia. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome! 

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Arne Næss' Auditorium, Georg Morgenstierne hus

Ellen Bialystok is a new honorary doctor at the University of Oslo and will hold a lecture entitled Lifelong Bilingualism: Reshaping Mind and Brain. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome! 

Time and place: June 1, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 106, ZEB

The next Nordic Sounds meeting will be an informal workshop where research group participants can come together to discuss critical themes and issues related to ongoing research on music in the Nordic countries. 

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. We will meet again in September.

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, 103, ZEB Bygningen

The next Nordic Sounds meeting features a presentation from Astrid Kvalbein (Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Musicology, University of Oslo) 

Man and child walking towards windmill
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Forskningsparken Forum/Faros

The energy transition and the role of universities: The importance of transcisciplinarity in breaking barriers.

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2017 11:15 AM - 5:00 PM, Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi

UiO:Energy and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters invite you to an open seminar  on: The future of science – focusing on how to create a knowledge-based and innovative society. Emphasis will be given to how to link excellence and societal relevance, recognizing their deep and pervasive intertwining.

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Sophus Bugges House, Seminar Room 1

Professor Young will give the lecture “The Stages of Memory: Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Spaces Between”, marking the presentation of The Government White Paper on the Humanities.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Deichmanske bibliotek, Musikkavdelingen

As part of the international conference “Global Challenges – Nordic Experiences” happening in Oslo 20-21 March 2017, Deichman will host an event with presentations by music researchers Stéphane Aubinet and Tore Størvold from The University of Oslo and Nina Nielsen from the Norwegian Academy of Music, followed by a live performance by Torgeir Vassvik.   

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 106, ZEB

The Nordic Sounds research group aims to establish interfaculty and inter-departmental collaboration on issues dealing with music, sound, subjectivity, national and Nordic identity, culture, and social systems. 

This seminar features presentations from two members of the group, who will discuss their current research projects.  All welcome.

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, ZEB, meeting room 103
IMV and UiO:Norden Ongoing Nordic projects and current and past research will be presented by the group.