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Erik Valkendorf treffer Sigbrit Willlums og Dyveke på Bergens torv i 1507. Maleri av Eilif Petersen, 1876,  Ved en grønnsaksbod: Mann i mørk frakk snakker med eldre dame som lytter oppmerksomt, og holder hånden over skulderen på en ung kvinne
Published July 5, 2022 3:34 PM

November this year marks the 500th anniversary of Erik Valkendorfs his death in Rome. A memorial plaque will be unveiled 28th November, the day he died, in the church S. Maria dell’Anima, where he was buried. The following, the Norwegian Institute in Rome invites selected speakers to a one-day international conference exploring this multi-faceted prelate and the time and places in which he lived and died.

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Published May 30, 2022 2:55 PM

How mobility and materiality shaped pre-modern geographies of devotion (400-1700)- an international conference at the Norwegian Institute in Rome 24 - 26 May 2023

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Published Mar. 30, 2022 9:59 AM

The Norwegian Institute in Rome (DNIR) proudly introduces a new lecture series, the P. A. Munch Annual Lecture, in commemoration of the Norwegian historian Peter Andreas Munch (1810—1863), a prominent and highly productive scholar who spent his last years working in Roman archives.

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Published Oct. 7, 2021 3:31 PM

The Norwegian institute in Rome welcomes Marianne Ritsema van Eck as our new post-doctoral fellow. Marianne will develop for the next three and a half years her research project under the title St Helena and the city of Rome: re-inventing the late antique Christian past in early modernity (ca. 1450-1650).

Corona virus
Published Aug. 27, 2021 4:33 PM

A Green Pass (certificazione verde) is required to access many public spaces such as Universities (including the Norwegian Institute in Rome), libraries, museums, exhibitions and indoor seating in bars and restaurants and more. 

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Published Feb. 1, 2021 11:54 AM

The library has reopened for the public, Monday-Friday from 09.00-16.00 Please contact our librarian, Manuela Michelloni to make an appointment:

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Published Nov. 4, 2020 4:49 PM

The library is closed from 5 November until further notice, in accordance with the Government decree of 3 November 2020.

Kindly contact the librarian by email for electronic document delivery and information about services available:

architecture, antiquity, Roman theater
Published Oct. 12, 2020 4:01 PM

Postdoctoral fellow Chris Siwick has prepared a letter with news about recent excavations and exhibitions in Rome. His report includes archaeological discoveries at the Forum Romanum, Piazza della Rotonda and the Tiber, and exhibitions on Raphael, Roman architecture and Etruscan art in the context of illegal trade. Read the Roman Letter 2020.