John McNicol

Senior lecturer
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Room NT 507
Visiting address Niels Treschows hus 4th floor
Postal address Postboks 1008 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Senior lecturer in history. On leave.
I am now on a fixed contract as Head of Department at Archaeology, History, Religious Studies and Theology. UiT: The Artic University of Norway

Teaching spring term 2018

HIS 4050:                   Communicating History
HIS 2422/4422:          History on Film

Previous teaching

HIS 4050:                   Communicating History
ARK 4050:                  Archaeology and communication
HIS 2422/4422:          History on Film
HIS 2141/4141:          Vikings and Kings in the British Isles c. 800-1050
HIS 2123:                   What caused the Viking Age?
HIS 2133/4133:          The Cult of Saints in Norway and Iceland c. 950-1250
HIS 2135/4135:          Fact and fiction: History and the Historical Novel
HIS 1100:                   European History 500-1500
HIS 1110:                   Norwegian History 800-1550
HIS 1110:                   The Change of Religion in Scandinavia
HIS 1110:                   Oslo in the Middle Ages (Oslo rebuildt in Minecraft)
HIS 1100:                   The Crusades
HIS 1100:                   King Arthur and the Holy Grail
HIS 1300 MET:          Theory and Practice in History
MAS 3520/4530:        The Change of Religion in Scandinavia
MAS 1521:                 Norse Religion
MAS 1500:                 The History of Western-Europe 500-1500
MAS:                          Nordic Viking and Medieval Culture


2014  The University of Oslos prize for best teaching
2016  Morgenbladets Fantastiske Formidlere. Awarded the "Amazing lecturer award"

Elected appointments

Head of Studies at IAKH, 2013-2014
Representative for the academic staff, IAKH board
Board member, Collegium Medievale
Board member in the teacher education program
representing the Faculty of Humanities 2013-2014

Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sydney during the autumn term 2016 and the spring term 2017

Tags: History, Medieval History, Medieval Studies, Viking Age History, History on Film
Published Apr. 7, 2011 4:17 PM - Last modified Oct. 24, 2018 4:08 PM