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Time and place: June 22, 2021 4:00 PM5:30 PM, Zoom

How can notions of queerness help us better understand the environment and what we stand to lose in the climate crisis?

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Time and place: Sep. 2, 2021 9:00 AM4:00 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 give presentations at international conferences. This is a 1 ECTS course in Tromsø, in conjunction with the Norwegian History Days.

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2021 3:30 PMSep. 5, 2021 5:00 PM, Universitetet i Tromsø

Hvordan bedømmes en PhD i historie? Og hvordan bør den bedømmes? Hva innebærer det at en avhandling skal ha «et høyt faglig nivå» når det gjelder «teoretisk grunnlag» for PhD-avhandlinger i historie? Vi diskuterer disse og andre spørsmål på NRSH sin rundebordssamtale under konferansen Norske historiedager 2021.

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Time and place: Sep. 28, 2021 9:00 AMSep. 30, 2021 5:00 PM, Zoom/Teams

What is the role of history in society? How may history help contemporary society deal with major shifts that change societies in fundamental ways? This course will investigate the public role of historians using migration studies as the point of departure. Students do not need prior knowledge of migration history. This is a 3 ECTS digital course. 

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Time and place: Oct. 1, 2021 9:00 AM5:00 PM, Zoom/Teams

 This workshop will focus on how to write for the public and discuss the role of future academics in public areas such as for example, government, journalism, and public history. Teachers are Nina Burleigh, New York Times best-selling author and journalist, and Nina Kristiansen, editor of This is a 1 ECTS digital workshop. 

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Time: Oct. 14, 2021 10:00 AM11:30 AM

What kind of careful attention to the meaningful lives of other species does film making engender? What sort of perspectives may it open up and/or foreclose? In this talk, filmmaker Asgeir Helgestad and historian of science Ageliki Lefkaditou, draw on three of their documentary projects on climate change and biodiversity loss to discuss how filming may convey the complex relationships that such processes provoke and threaten.