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PhD courses and seminars

Upcoming events

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Time and place: Jan. 27, 2022, TBA

We want to invite you to an open evaluation with our PhD-fellow in Middle East Studies Nalan Azak. To comment on the candidates work, we have invited Professor Jenny White from Stockholm University, Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies


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Time and place: Feb. 2, 2022 9:00 AMFeb. 3, 2022 4:00 PM, Zoom

How to write a high-quality PhD dissertation in history? In small groups, students present and discuss their own PhD writing with peers and faculty. The joint module will focus on how to write convincingly about theory and methods. This is a 1 ECTS online course, organized by Nord university. 

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Time and place: Mar. 7, 2022 9:15 AMMar. 11, 2022 4:00 PM, 12 et.Niels Treschows hus

This PhD course grabs the bull by the horns and challenges participants to seriously engage with theory (ideas/principles to explain a practice or account for a situation) and method (planned procedure to pursue knowledge), and highlights the connections between them. We also discuss ethical problems in historical research. This is a 5 ECTS course organized by the University of Oslo.

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Time and place: Mar. 14, 2022 9:00 AMMar. 18, 2022 6:00 PM, The Norwegian Institute at Athens

This seminar focuses ongoing research on the roles of materialities, politics, and emotions in the never-ending transformation of influential texts through their reception.

Time: Mar. 28, 2022Mar. 29, 2022

This course will focus on the epistemology of evidence-based medicine (EBM) and of precision medicine (PM)—but seen through the lens of two canonical figures of science studies and historical epistemology: Ludwik Fleck and Georges Canguilhem.