New department heads appointed
The Faculty Board have appointed the following six new heads of department
Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History:
- Jon Vidar Sigurdsson, 61, professor of history
Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas
- Tor Egil Førland, 60, department head and professor of history
Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages
- Rune Svarverud, 61, professor of China studies
Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies
- Aasta Marie Bjorvand Bjørkøy, 42, professor of nordic literature
Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages
- Christine Meklenborg Nilsen, 48, professor of french language
Department of Musicology
- Zafer Özgen, 56, department head
Department of media and communications appointed Eiri Elvestad as department head in 2019.
A comprehensive presentation will follow in the new year.