We invite submission of abstracts on transformations in Nordic policies and law, changing imaginaries of the Nordics, and the future of Nordic policies on migration for a workshop in Oslo, May 26-27, 2020.
As marketing techniques are employed to shape the perceptions of nation states, this conference examines different theoretical perspectives in understanding and studying the use of branding in a contemporary and historical perspective.
Are you interested in conducting research on Nordic business models in the era of globalization, digitalization and the pursuit of sustainability?
Deadline 5 March 2020!
The anthology Contested Hospitalities in a Time of Migration: Religious and Secular Counterspaces in the Nordic Region sheds light on Nordic hospitality practices in a time of ever stricter immigration policies.
Christian values and symbols are used to create an us/them dichotomy in the debate on immigration.
Call for Papers for three workshops at the University of Copenhagen (27-29 May 2020), Södertörn University (September 2020) and the University of Oslo (January 2021). Read the full Call for Papers here.
Atle Wold discusses the Nordic model as branding tool, and how perceptions of the Nordic region abroad reflect countries’ domestic concerns.
The research project Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models is under way.
The anthology Frie ord i Norden? [Free speech in the Nordic region?] sheds new light on the development of the public sphere and freedom of expression in the Nordic countries in the 19th century.
- We want to support all good initiatives that can strengthen research about the Nordic countries at UiO, says Director of UiO:Nordic, Professor Tore Rem.
Henrik Marstal takes a critical look at the marketing of Nordic music, and the vague and oftentimes excluding term “Nordic cool”
Arne Viste is 'finally' on trial for employing undocumented migrants. Professors Malcolm Langford and Katja Franko comment on the case in the Washington Post.
ReNEW (Reimagining Norden in an Evolving World: An Excellence Hub in Research, Education and Public Outreach) will soon publish a new call for workshops, mobility and open access.
Call for UiO:Nordic research funds 2020-2022. Deadline: 15. November!
Is there a common ‘Nordic narrative’ of international law and is it distinct? Why do Nordic states mobilise specific narratives of international law?
Is there a Nordic peace model? How important is the Nordic brand as peace builders and peace nations in international diplomacy? These were some of the questions asked at the conference ‘Nordic Peace Revisited’ Mar. 18-19.
A PhD Research Fellowship in Sustainable Digitalisation is available at Digitalisation & Entrepreneurship (DIGENT) research section at the Department of Informatics. The successful candidate will be based at the Sustainability and Design Lab.
Deadline 7 April 2019!
The project Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models have a postdoctoral position available in Oslo.
Deadline 19 April 2019!
How can critical, academic research contribute to dignity of migrants and refugees? This is one of the core questions in a UiO Nordic/Nordhost facilitated conference taking place in Rome April 1-3 April.
The Third Nordic Challenges Conference kicked off on March 5th, 2019 at the Copenhagen Business School with the “Emerging Scholars Day”:
Professor Malcolm Langford has been actively debating Norway's campaign for a seat in the UN Security Council from 2021.
In a recent article in Aftenposten, NOWEDE researchers respond to report about nordic socialism from Donald Trump's economic advisers.
NORDHOST researcher Vanessa Barker is interviewed on welfare state and nationalism by Masha Geesen in New Yorker
NORDHOST aims at participating with a strong public voice in matters on migration and hospitality. One step taken in this concern is arranging public events in the House of Literature (Litteraturhuset) in Oslo. The first of these events took place on 18th September.
NORDHOST researcher Vanessa Barker reflects on Sweden's election 09.09.18