The anniversary is well suited to interdisciplinary studies. We are planning seminars with elements of history, law and politics/sociology. Presentation in Norwegian
An interdisciplinary project based in Conservation Studies centres on the Cultural History Museum’s collection of late-medieval liturgical objects. Presentation in Norwegian
The main aim is to examine how the design and reception of the journals were shaped by encounters with international journals, genres, texts and ideas on the one hand and by the local legal, technological and aesthetic contexts on the other. Presentation in Norwegian.
Preconditions for popular rule in Norway and other western countries between 1750 and 1850.
Despite strict limitations enforced by the absolute monarchy, the public and culture of print in 18th century Denmark–Norway were diverse and vibrant. The research project “Diversifying publics and opinions under censorship: The Journals of 18th Century Denmark–Norway” explores this apparent contradiction. Presentasjon på norsk.
The Roman East necropolis, in which also the apostle Philip was buried, is the object of the investigations of the University of Oslo.
Forum for Contemporary History (FCH) is a group of senior historians, postdoctoral scholars and PhD students who conduct research on issues in contemporary history, and particularly recent changes in the political culture of Norway, as well as other Western societies. In Norwegian
In 2011 the University of Oslo celebrates its 200th anniversary. Forum for University History is responsible for preparing a jubilee historical work and more generally for research, teaching, and popularization related to history of universities and science. In Norwegian
This five-year project (2012-2017) aims to study the development of non-figural graphic representational signs of authority in early medieval Europe.
The project aims at analyzing the natural sciences during the formative decades of a national culture in Norway. (Norsk)
This research project, whose full title is “Constructing a ‘People’s Community’: the Dual Processes of Inclusion and Exclusion in National Socialism”, aims to gain a better understanding of the hold exercised by the Nazis under the Third Reich. Presentation in Norwegian.
The Norwegian inshore fleet in the second half of the 18th century was to a large extent made up of galleys. This ship was almost outdated in the Mediterranean where it had its origin, but the Swedes and Russians had built galleys in the first half of the century. The building of the Norwegian fleet, which was done at the new wharf Fredriksvern in south-eastern Norway and countered a lot of problems, is followed closely. Then the question is how the new fleet could meet the threat from Sweden.
Hunters’ rock art of Mesolithic and Early Neolithic age on the Scandinavian peninsula are the primary source material of this project. The study will be accompanied with investigations of quarries and raw material use. Presentation in Norwegian.
This research project deals with the events of 1814 and their importance for Norway and Northern Europe. Presentation in Norwegian
The project will in the 5-year period of 2009-2013 carry out excavations in the centre of the ancient city of Tegea in Arcadia.
The eleven large scale canvas paintings by Edvard Munch in the University of Oslos assembly hall have recently endured a two year conservation campaign. Presentation of the project in Norwegian- Presentasjon på norsk
The Norwegian Naxos survey started in October 2010 with a campaign to survey and record the archaeology of Kastro Apalirou: The fortified mountain town that might have functioned as the capital of Naxos in the mid to late Byzantine periods. Presentation in Norwegian