Call for papers for two-day conference in Oslo, Mar. 18-19, 2019
Could Norway's reaction to Turkey's use of force in Syria affect how we are perceived globally?
The Nordic societies are more complex than indicated by the one-sided endorsements and collective praise. In many areas, the experiences of the five countries differ widely, and Nordic responses to global challenges are full of ambiguities and paradoxes.
NORDHOST is taking the initiative to an inter-European conference on migration and ethics in Rome! The conference will be arranged as a round-table event, titled: “European Spaces of Hospitality – Dialogues across borders on Migration and Ethics,” and is taking place in April 2019
“En bra plats att vara på” (Artos Academic 2016) is an anthropological study of long-term integration and diversity work in the Church of Sweden.
NordForsk has awarded approximately €4.3 million in funding to the Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World (ReNEW) research consortium. The consortium that brings together UiO and five other universities is led by the Centre for Nordic Studies CENS at the University of Helsinki. Its aim is strategic cooperation for producing new knowledge and a new way of perceiving the Nordic countries, both from within and from a global perspective.
Call for abstracts for Nordic Branding workshop in Paris 20 -22 June 2018 on Gender Equality as Branding: Moving Beyond Nordic Exceptionalism
New publication by Katarzyna Jezierska and Ann Towns in "Place Branding and Public Diplomacy"
NORDHOST arranged the group’s first open seminar titled Still a Nordic Welfare State? Religion, Migration, Values at The Faculty of Law, University of Oslo 4th and 5th December, followed by a day and half of NORDHOST business. Six excellent keynote speakers were invited and challenged to reflect on given titles, delivering enlightening talks for plenary discussions.
NORDHOST is happy to welcome a new affiliated PhD. fellow from Denmark, with an exciting, highly relevant project.
Several of the NORDHOST researchers have new publications out.
In a letter sent to the Storting President Nov. 29, 17 Law Professors from the University of Oslo, The University of Bergen, and the University of Tromsø write that the Storting's procedures for election to the Nobel Peace Prize Commitee should be reviewed in light of Nobel's will and testament.
NORDHOST congratulates colleague Vanessa Barker with her new publication!
Researchers from Nordic Branding have received funding from the Swedish research council for the project “The Scandinavian rights revolution: Individual rights, civil society mobilization and democratic change.” The project that grew out of Nordic Branding has a frame of three years and falls within the pillar “Rights and Democracy.”
The NORDHOST seminar in December, Still a Nordic Welfare State? Religion, Migration, Values, is open for registration.
NORDHOST researcher Maartje van der Woude has invited all the NORDHOST PhD. and post doc. fellows in the project to a masterclass at Leiden University in March 2018.
NORDHOST is collaborating with KORO (Public Art of Norway)
Even though NORDHOST officially started 1st of February this year, the entire group has not had the pleasure of meeting until now. Our first workshop took place at Holmen Fjordhotell over a couple of days in late August.
After months of developing the idea of a book series that explores practices and challenges related to migration and religion, Routledge has approved the proposed plan!
International Conference on the branding of Nordic Aesthetics in Oslo.
New article by Charlotte Holmstöm and May-Len Skilbrei in Oslo Law Review on whether the Swedish Sex Purchase Act has lived up to its expectations.
Sonja Kovacevic and Tora K. Knutsen are newly employed PhD students at the Department of Economics and will be writing their theses within the Nordic Welfare Developments (NoWeDe) research project.
The article by Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen is the first Nordic Branding-supported research article.