2018

Published Sep. 12, 2018 9:33 AM

NORDHOST researcher Vanessa Barker reflects on Sweden's election 09.09.18

The white Schæffergården building
Published Aug. 21, 2018 9:26 AM

Nordic Branding held it's Second Aannual Conference at Schæffergården in Copenhagen, Aug. 13-14. 

Images of peace: family, dove, the globe, recycling
Published June 6, 2018 1:49 PM

Call for papers for two-day conference in Oslo, Mar. 18-19, 2019

Exploding bomb on grass field
Published Apr. 19, 2018 10:44 AM

Could Norway's reaction to Turkey's use of force in Syria affect how we are perceived globally?

Published Mar. 16, 2018 3:31 PM

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.

Agreement signed by representatives of TF and SIMI
Published Mar. 12, 2018 11:04 AM

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

Book cover
Published Mar. 12, 2018 10:57 AM

“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.

Published Feb. 13, 2018 2:29 PM

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.

Published Feb. 2, 2018 6:32 PM

Call for abstracts for Nordic Branding workshop in Paris 20 -22 June 2018 on Gender Equality as Branding: Moving Beyond Nordic Exceptionalism

Published Feb. 2, 2018 10:06 AM

New publication by Katarzyna Jezierska and Ann Towns in "Place Branding and Public Diplomacy

Published Dec. 17, 2017 11:09 AM

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.

Published Dec. 17, 2017 11:08 AM

NORDHOST is happy to welcome a new affiliated PhD. fellow from Denmark, with an exciting, highly relevant project.

Published Dec. 17, 2017 11:04 AM

Several of the NORDHOST researchers have new publications out.

Published Dec. 7, 2017 11:32 PM

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.

Published Nov. 10, 2017 7:51 AM

NORDHOST congratulates colleague Vanessa Barker with her new publication!

Published Nov. 6, 2017 11:23 AM

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.”

Published Nov. 5, 2017 1:04 PM

The NORDHOST seminar in December, Still a Nordic Welfare State? Religion, Migration, Values, is open for registration.

Published Nov. 5, 2017 1:04 PM

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.

Published Nov. 5, 2017 1:04 PM

NORDHOST is collaborating with KORO (Public Art of Norway)

Published Sep. 12, 2017 10:38 AM

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.

Published Sep. 12, 2017 10:38 AM

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!

Published Sep. 5, 2017 11:34 AM

International Conference on the branding of Nordic Aesthetics in Oslo.

Published Aug. 30, 2017 1:48 PM

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. 

Photo of Sonja Kovacevic and Tora K. Knutsen
Published Aug. 22, 2017 9:24 AM

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.

Published Aug. 21, 2017 2:09 PM

SUM is happy to announce that Kristian Bjørkdahl has joined the Centre as a postdoctoral fellow. His position is part of a UiO:Norden programme, Nordic Branding, in which SUM is a central partner.