Published Feb. 14, 2020 9:40 AM

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!

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Published Dec. 12, 2019 4:40 PM

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.

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Published Dec. 11, 2019 12:31 PM

Christian values and symbols are used to create an us/them dichotomy in the debate on immigration.

Published Dec. 11, 2019 9:55 AM

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.

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Published Nov. 27, 2019 1:13 PM

Atle Wold discusses the Nordic model as branding tool, and how perceptions of the Nordic region abroad reflect countries’ domestic concerns.

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Published Nov. 25, 2019 9:42 AM

The research project Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models is under way.

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Published Nov. 1, 2019 9:38 AM

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.

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Published Oct. 31, 2019 11:35 AM

- 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.

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Published Oct. 21, 2019 1:10 PM

Henrik Marstal takes a critical look at the marketing of Nordic music, and the vague and oftentimes excluding term “Nordic cool”

Published Oct. 16, 2019 10:22 PM

Arne Viste is 'finally' on trial for employing undocumented migrants. Professors Malcolm Langford and Katja Franko comment on the case in the Washington Post.

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Published Sep. 30, 2019 10:39 AM

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.

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Published Aug. 28, 2019 9:09 AM

Call for UiO:Nordic research funds 2020-2022. Deadline: 15. November!

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Published June 14, 2019 10:41 AM

Is there a common ‘Nordic narrative’ of international law and is it distinct? Why do Nordic states mobilise specific narratives of international law?

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Published May 22, 2019 10:19 AM

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.

Published May 15, 2019 11:28 AM

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!

Published May 15, 2019 11:20 AM

The project Futuring Sustainable Nordic Business Models have a postdoctoral position available in Oslo.

Deadline 19 April 2019!


Opening the Conference, Aldo Skoda (SIMI), Gioacchino Campese (SIMI) and Trygve Wyller (NORDHOST) Photo: K. Rønsdal
Published Apr. 2, 2019 11:25 AM

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.


Published Mar. 11, 2019 1:29 PM

The Third Nordic Challenges Conference kicked off on March 5th, 2019 at the Copenhagen Business School with the “Emerging Scholars Day”:

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Published Mar. 11, 2019 9:11 AM

Professor Malcolm Langford has been actively debating Norway's campaign for a seat in the UN Security Council from 2021. 

Published Nov. 13, 2018 9:29 AM

In a recent article in Aftenposten, NOWEDE researchers respond to report about nordic socialism from Donald Trump's economic advisers.

Published Oct. 15, 2018 2:43 PM

NORDHOST researcher Vanessa Barker is interviewed on welfare state and nationalism by Masha Geesen in New Yorker

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Published Sep. 28, 2018 1:32 PM

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.

Published Sep. 12, 2018 9:33 AM

NORDHOST researcher Vanessa Barker reflects on Sweden's election 09.09.18

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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