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.
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
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.
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.
NORDHOST congratulates colleague Vanessa Barker with her new publication!
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!
At The Faculty of Theology a new master program has been developed, called Religion and Diversity: Conflict and Coexistence (REDI), starting fall 2017. As a result of NORDHOST, the course Religion, Migration and Citizenship is developed as part of the new program.