NORDHOST has a core group of four senior professors from the University of Oslo to run the project: Katja Franco, Faculty of Law, Arne Johan Vetlesen, Faculty of Humanities, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Faculty of Social Sciences and Trygve Wyller (chair), Faculty of Theology. The core group holds an excellent competence in relevant research, in their own disciplines as well as extensive experience in interdisciplinary projects. Nonetheless, the four members have their specialised location in four different disciplines, including different methodological approaches.
In addition to the core group, and their individual subprojects, NORDHOST has 15 researchers from a range of disciplines and backgrounds, working on 12 subprojects. This entails that NORDHOST is a highly multidisciplinary project. The challenge is thus to lead the project to fruitful results, using the different disciplines and competences to the advantage of the research.
In order to unite researchers and projects, NORDHOST is run and organised as far as possible through common conferences, workshops, and seminars, precisely to advance and develop the disciplines together. Another measure taken to unify the researchers and projects, is organising common publications, currently titled ‘Nordic (In)hospitalities – Hosts, guests and resistance in a context of forced displacement’, that is to be published at an international publishing house.