2018

Upcoming

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, P.A. Munchs Hus, room 489

Talk by Christine Hansen from Gothenburg University. Open for all.

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Time and place: Mar. 5, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups Hus

In this talk, Prof. J. Keith Vincent, Boston University, introduces the Tale, and discusses why it is worth reading today especially, when the nexus of power, sex, truth, and lies in private acts and public discourse seems more fraught than ever.

Erosion and a sea stack at Orkney.
Time and place: Feb. 16, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, P.A. Munchs house, room 425

In Orkney, the sea is gradually reshaping the islands through erosion. Richard Irvine (Open University, Orkney) considers erosion as revelation and destruction, and explores how the arrival of Uranium on Orkney’s shores around 400 million years ago seeps into everyday life and reshapes identity.

Small houses on rocky ground in Greenland.
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Niels Treschow building, room 1224

Nathalia Sofie Brichet (Aarhus) will give a talk titled "The Discovery of Greenlandic Rubies".

Time and place: Jan. 26, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminar room 6

An international workshop on Buddhism in Japanese history, organised by the Oslo Buddhist Studies Forum and the Tohoku University Global Japanese Studies Initiative.

Some of the leading scholars in the field present their new research.

A wall with star shaped carvings in gold and blue.
Time and place: Jan. 17, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, P.A.Munchs hus, room 425

Seminar presentation by Dr Melissa Forstrom from the Purchase College - State University of New York. Coffee and tea will be served. This event is open for all.