Guest lectures


Josep-Anton Fernàndez (Open University of Catalonia): Impossible Sutures: Loss, Mourning, and the Uses of Catalonia's Immigrant Past in La Mari. June 9th, 2015.

Alexander Etkind (European University Institute, Florence): Magical Historicism: Literature of Post-Soviet Nation-Building and Destruction. June 10th 2015.

John Barry (Queens University, Belfast): Green Politics in a National Framework. November 6th, 2015.



Vladimir Putin and Russian flag.
Time and place: Mar. 19, 2018 10:15 AM11:30 AM, Seminar room U31, Helga Engs hus

Blockbuster History 2.0:  Movies, Patriotism, and Politics in the Era of Putin 2.0.


Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017 2:15 PM3:45 PM, PAM 489

Vladimir Biti from the University of Vienna will talk about: Exempt from Belonging, Meandering Self-Fashioning in Ivo Andrić’s Novels.

City street with cars and trees.
Time and place: Oct. 5, 2017 1:00 PM3:00 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, room 252

Open talk by Professor David E. Nye, from the Center for American Studies University of Southern Denmark.

Time and place: Aug. 28, 2017 2:15 PM3:30 PM, PAM 389
Time and place: June 21, 2017 11:00 AM12:00 PM, PAM 389
Time and place: May 15, 2017 11:00 AM12:30 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, møterom 489

Jonathan Charteris-Black is Professor of Linguistics at the University of the West of England, UK. His research interests are metaphor, rhetoric and political discourse.

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2016 2:30 PM4:00 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, møterom 252

Mitja Velikonja is professor of cultural studies and head of the Center for Cultural and Religious Studies at the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Social Sciences in Slovenia.

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, PAM møterom 252

Alexandra Grigorieva, Ph.D., Classics and Food History scholar, core research fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. Åpent for alle.

Time and place: Mar. 2, 2016 12:00 PM1:30 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, møterom 252

Tatjana Aleksić is Professor of Balkan and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. Åpent for alle.

Time and place: Nov. 6, 2015 11:00 AM12:00 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, room 489

Guest lecture by professor John Barry. Open for all.