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The few thousand Norwegians who emigrated to Latin America in the years from 1820 to 1940 went their own ways. Many of them never saw their dreams fulfilled and returned home disappointed.
We read novels in translation with an idea that we are reading the original text. And that is the way we want it, according to Cecilia Alvstad, researcher at the Faculty of Humanities.
The powerful Russian political elite restricts freedom of speech by using quasi-legal harassment. A typing error on a form can prevent an opposition politician from running for Office.
Our encounter with other cultures creates a need to label our own culture and traditions.