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Time and place: Sep. 26, 2022 9:00 AMSep. 27, 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 focus on how to edit texts to make them more precise and clear.

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Time and place: Oct. 20, 2022 9:15 AM5:00 PM, Zoom

This workshop provides an overview of how quantitative and computational methods are used by historians in order to extract patterns from both qualitative and quantitative sources. This is an online workshop. 

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Time and place: Nov. 21, 2022 9:00 AMNov. 25, 2022 5:00 PM, NTNU

How can quantitative methods allow historians to make sense of the ever-increasing wealth of digitalised sources, both numeric and textual? How can historians use quantitative and computational methods to gain a better overview of their source base, ask new questions, and supplement and enhance close reading?

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Time and place: Feb. 1, 2023 9:00 AMFeb. 15, 2023 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 focus on preventing, managing and, hopefully, breaking the writer's block. The dates will be announced soon. 

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Time and place: Mar. 6, 2023 9:15 AMMar. 10, 2023 4:00 PM, University of Oslo

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.

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Time and place: Mar. 8, 2023 9:15 AM5:00 PM, Nasjonalbiblioteket, Oslo

What does the digital shift mean for historians? This workshop explores some of the key methodological questions historians encounter when we start using digital tools to answer historical questions. It will also provide training in using digital source materials.

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Time and place: June 23, 2022 9:00 AM9:00 PM, University of Bergen

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 focus on the art of condense writing: the writing of abstracts. This is a 1 ECTS course held at the University of Bergen, in conjunction with the Norwegian History Days.

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Time and place: Mar. 9, 2022 9:15 AM5:00 PM, Nasjonalbiblioteket, Oslo

What does the digital shift mean for historians? This workshop explores some of the key methodological questions historians encounter when we start using digital tools to answer historical questions. It will also provide training in using digital source materials.

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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: 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: 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 Forskning.no. This is a 1 ECTS digital workshop. 

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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. 

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2021 5:00 PMSep. 5, 2021 7:00 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. 2, 2021 9:00 AM4:00 PM, UiT Norges Arktiske Universitet

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 academic conferences. This is a 1 ECTS course in Tromsø, in conjunction with the Norwegian History Days.

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Time and place: June 16, 2021 9:00 AMJune 17, 2021 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 for all groups will focus on the challenges and possibilities posed by new digital archives and tools. This is a 1 ECTS online course.

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Time and place: May 25, 2021 9:00 AMMay 27, 2021 5:00 PM, Norwegian Business School

The series of Advanced Research Courses offered by the Norwegian Research School in History will delve into a specialized topic and focus on historiography and research methods. This particular course, organized by the University of Bergen and BI - Norwegian Business School, will focus on the different ways that historical studies has dealt with materiality. Update March 19: Due to the uncertainty of the covid-19 restriction moving foward, the course will now be held digital in Zoom. 

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Time and place: Mar. 1, 2021 9:15 AMMar. 5, 2021 3:00 PM, 12 et.Niels Treschows hus

Update 13/01/2021: Due to the uncertainty of the covid-19 restrictions moving forward, we have decided to move this course online. The course will be held on the original dates, but the program will reflect the new format (please take a look at the draft proram at this webpage). 

Every PhD thesis needs to explicitly grapple with issues of theory and methods. This PhD course grabs the bull by the horns and challenges participants to seriously engage with foundational problems in history.

This 5 ECTS course addresses foundational problems related to 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.

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Time and place: Feb. 17, 2021Feb. 18, 2021, University of Agder

How to write a high-quality PhD dissertation in history? The first writing workshop this year will be organized by the University of Agder. The  workshop will focus on how to write effective introductions to chapters and articles. Then, in small groups, students present and discuss their manuscripts and projects with peers and faculty. This will be an online course.

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2020 10:00 AMDec. 1, 2020 12:00 PM, NTNU

How to write a high-quality PhD dissertation in history? The third writing workshop this year will be organized by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The joint module will focus on how to formulate a persuasive argument. Afterwards, in small groups, students present and discuss their manuscripts and projects with peers and faculty. This will be an online course.

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Time and place: Oct. 15, 2020 9:00 AMOct. 16, 2020 4:00 PM, University of Tromsø

Remembering Contested and Repressed Pasts

The workshop is part of the Professional skills workshops offered by the Norwegian Research School in History. This workshop, organized by the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway, will address the role of historians in debating and taking part in contested memorialization processes. The course will be held over two days (two half days). 

Time and place: Oct. 12, 2020 9:00 AMOct. 14, 2020 5:00 PM, University of Tromsø

The series of Advanced Research Courses offered by the Norwegian Research School in History will delve into a specialized topic and focus on historiography and research methods. This particular course, organized by the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway, will focus on how changes in perspectives and methods in indigenous and minority history may help construct knowledge that otherwise is missing from standard narratives.

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2020Sep. 15, 2020, University of Bergen

How can you write a high-quality PhD dissertation in history? Three times each year, the Norwegian Research School in History invites its student members to present and discuss their texts with peers and faculty. 

Time and place: June 2, 2020 10:00 AMJune 3, 2020 4:00 PM, University of Tromsø

How can you write a high-quality PhD dissertation in history? Three times each year, the Norwegian Research School in History invites its student members to present and discuss their manuscripts and projects with peers and faculty. ** This will be an online course due to the corona virus situation ** 

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Time and place: Mar. 4, 2020 11:15 AMMar. 5, 2020 1:15 PM, Nasjonalbiblioteket, Oslo

What does the digital shift mean for historians? This workshop explores some of the key methodological questions historians encounter when we start using digital tools to answer historical questions. It will also provide training in using digital source materials.

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Time and place: Mar. 2, 2020 9:15 AMMar. 6, 2020 2:00 PM, 12 et.Niels Treschows hus

Every PhD thesis needs to explicitly grapple with issues of theory and methods. This PhD course grabs the bull by the horns and challenges participants to seriously engage with foundational problems in history.

This 5 ECTS course addresses foundational problems related to 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.