Researchers at the Department work whithin the disciplines Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas. Research is often carried out within the the frame of a collaborative project, or by individual scholars. Visit our project presentations to learn more.
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Researcher Karen Crowther reckons critical thinking can assist with the hunt for the theory that can describe “everything”.
Mussolini and the Italian fascists used Latin – the language of powerful men like Caesar and Augustus — to portray themselves as the rightful heirs of the Roman Empire.
Martin Luther referred to her as "crazy Birgitta", while August Strindberg called her a "devilish woman". Saint Birgitta of Sweden had a strong influence on female writers and philosophers during the Renaissance in Italy. This is revealed by new research at UiO.
Ancient Constitutions and Modern Monarchy
Sep. 17, 2019 2:41 PM
Førsteamanuensis i idéhistorie Håkon Evju er aktuell med en bok som handler om historieskrivning og dens politiske betydning i dansk-norsk opplysningstid.
The Culture of Nature in the History of Design
May 6, 2019 3:51 PM
Professor i kunsthistorie ved IFIKK Kjetil Fallan har redigert boken, som han også har bidratt til med innledning