Upcoming 5 days
In his talk, poet, writer and language teacher Kenneth Nsah will discuss the role of literature in climate mitigation, environmental protection, and nature conservation in the Congo Basin. He will address how literature can promote and challenge environmental policies and practices.
Johan L. Tønnesson (Professor, ILN) will discuss plain language in Norway with reference to people with non-Norwegian linguistic backgrounds.
Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing members only.
Further upcoming events
All scholars with an interest in reception studies and book history are welcome to register for the seminar. Keynote addresses by Simone Murray (Monash University, Australia) and Shafquat Towheed (Open University, UK). The event is held in Oslo and streamed via Zoom.
What is actually “impact” and how can the humanities crack this nut which is becoming increasingly important to get external funding?
Nicolò Bettegazzi will discuss the use of Latin at the Mostra Augustea della Romanità (1937/38), a subject related to his ongoing PhD thesis.
This talk by Dr. Rahul Ranjan, political anthropologist at the Oslo Metropolitan University, presents a case study of 'climatic event' in Uttarakhand, India, to demonstrate how aggressive development projects such as dams are increasing the frequency of disaster.
Helena is a postdoctoral researcher at Halmstad University, Sweden. With a background in computational linguistics and disability research, she has specialized in aphasia, identity and narrative agency.
Helena will give her talk in English.