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  • 640arrest2 Many people misunderstand their rights during police interrogations Oct. 16, 2017 9:34 AM

    “When being questioned by the police, suspects are entitled to a defence lawyer and to understand the charges. However, many people misunderstand things when their rights are not presented in their mother tongue,” says language researcher Aneta Pavlenko.

  • elisabeth-oxfeldt-01-web740 Scandinavians can learn from feelings of guilt Jan. 9, 2017 3:08 PM

    ‘We who live in the wealthiest and happiest countries in the world have plenty of reasons to feel guilty when faced with the poverty and affliction of others,’ says Elisabeth Oxfeldt. She heads a large-scale research project which shows that Scandinavian feelings of guilt can be beneficial.


  • Elena Callegari + Jozina Vander Klok Apr. 4, 2018 2:15 PM

    These are two separate talks:

    Elena Callegari: 14:15 - 15:00

    Jozina Vander Klok: 15:15 - 16:00

    Titles below

  • Julia Souma + Juho Härme Apr. 11, 2018 2:15 PM

    Please note that these are two separate talks.

    14:15 - 15:00: Julia Souma

    15:15 - 16:00: Juho Härme

  • Dag Haug & Mary Dalrymple Apr. 18, 2018 2:15 PM

    Reciprocal scope revisited

  • Ruprecht von Waldenfels Apr. 25, 2018 2:15 PM

    Title to be announced

  • Patrick Grosz & Janne Johannessen May 2, 2018 2:15 PM

    Variation in parasynthetic compounds of the coarsefibered type

  • colourbox5903732 Multilingualism and Education: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives May 7, 2018 9:00 AM

    This conference will bring together researchers and education practitioners who are interested in multilingualism and education in Norway and beyond.

  • Eva Csipak May 30, 2018 2:15 PM

    Title to be announced

  • multiling-logo Women and Leadership May 31, 2018 9:00 AM

    This two-day round-table aims to bring an international group of leading female scholars to Oslo to discuss their current positions and inform younger scholars about the choices, rewards, and challenges such leadership posts entail.

  • The XIVth International Ibsen Conference Sep. 5, 2018 12:00 AM

    The XIVth International Ibsen Conference will be held at the Ibsenhuset Concert Hall in Skien, Norway, on 5-8 September 2018. The conference is organized by the Centre for Ibsen Studies in co-operation with Skien Municipality.

  • ana-deumert The Einar Haugen Lecture 2018: Ana Deumert Sep. 26, 2018 12:00 AM

    The 2018 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by renowned researcher Ana Deumert, who has contributed immensely to the field of sociolinguistics. Deumert's substantial contributions in research are partly due to her interdisciplinarian perspective, with a particular attention to economics, anthropology, and sociology.

  • workshopoct18_2(2) Workshop: Multilingual writing – methodologies and concepts across contexts Oct. 10, 2018 12:00 AM

    This workshop brings together scholars from different fields and contexts in order to explore multilingual writing from a comparative perspective. We will explore what methodologies and concepts can be useful across diverse socio-linguistic and cultural settings in order to enhance our understanding of multilingual writing practices. This is a closed event.