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Research groups

A picture of a globe.

How did the demarcations of democracy change from 1700 to the present, within and beyond the Nordic region?

Women and men sitting on benches with books in front of them and listening to the teacher.

Are the same versions of history taught to students globally?

Black and white photo. Men and women are gathered around a big table. The Norwegian flag is hanging on the back wall.

How have civil societies’ global, transnational and regional interactions shaped ideas about "Norden"?

An old calendar from Nuremberg in 1496.

How did people in the middle ages envision and enforce ideals of predictability, uniformity and order?

A damaged skull in an exhibition on a museum. Photo.

Violence permeates human history, but how do different societies perceive, process and narrate war and other armed conflicts?