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New department heads appointed

The Faculty Board have appointed the following six new heads of department

Imagr from campus at Blindern

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. 

By Ellen Evju Jahr
Published Sep. 28, 2020 10:59 AM - Last modified Sep. 28, 2020 11:01 AM