Nordic Branding Kick-Off Conference

The conference will contain plenary sessions to discuss analytical themes, present research plans, and decide on the future schedule for Nordic Branding.

Refsnes gods

The Nordic Branding conference takes place at the stately Refsnes Gods. Photo: Wikimedia Commons / Marie Waagan

Day 1, Monday 12 June 2017

1. Opening Session: 12:00-13:00

Welcome:   Malcolm Langford, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo
Presentations:

Branding Nordicity
Christopher Browning, Reader, University of Warwick

Comment:  

Exporting Nordicity
Kjersti Lohne, Postdoctoral Fellow in Criminology, University of Oslo

Lunch 13:00-14:00

2. Cross-Cutting: 14:00-15:45

Introduction:  Véronique Pouillard, Associate Professor of History, University of Oslo
Presentation:   

Studying Agents and Audiences
Mads Mordhorst, Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School

Roundtable:

Branding Agents
Svein Ivar Angell, Associate Professor of History, University of Bergen

Nordic Cooperation
Johan Strang, Lecturer, University of Helsinki

The Image and Public Diplomacy of the Nordics
Andreas Mørkved Hellenes, PhD Candidate, Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo and Sciences Po Paris

Coffee 15:45-16:15

3. Social Welfare and Humanitarianism: 16:15-18:15

Introduction:  Sidsel Roalkvam, Associate Professor, SUM, University of Oslo
Presentation:   

Branding Nordic development cooperation
Sunniva Engh, Associate Professor of History, University of Oslo

Roundtable: I

The Nordics and Empire
Kristian Bjørkdahl, Researcher, SUM, University of Oslo

Branding Nordic Humanitarianism
Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Professor of Legal Sociology, University of Oslo

Roundtable: II

Nordicity and Peace
Cecilia Bailliet, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

Development and Gender
Anne Hellum, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

The Ebola Crisis and Norwegian branding
Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée, Research Assistant, SUM, University of Oslo

Dinner at hotel restaurant: 19:30.

Day 2, Tuesday 13 June 2017

4.  Gender Equality: 9:00-11:30

Introduction:  Inger Skjelsbæk, Associate Professor in Social Psychology, University of Oslo
Presentation:   

Nordic Prostitution Model
May-Lin Skilbrei, Professor of Criminology, University of Oslo (with P. Østergren)

Roundtable I:

Gendered diplomacy
Ann Towns, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Gothenburg

Nordic Branding of Gender
Sigrun Marie Moss, Research Fellow in Social Psychology, University of Oslo

Coffee

Roundtable II:

Branding Suffrage
Eirinn Larsen, Associate Professor of History, University of Oslo
Maria Mørk, M.A. Student in History, University of Oslo

Branding Gender equality
Irma Erlingsdóttir, Associate Professor and Director Center for Gender Research, University of Iceland

Nordic Masculinity
Karen Victoria Lykke Syse, Associate Professor, SUM, University of Oslo

Lunch & Pillar Planning 11:30-12:30

5. Rights, Democracy and Environment: 12:30-14:15

Introduction:  Johan K. Schaffer, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Gothenburg
Presentation:   

Crimmigration: A New Nordic Model?
Katja Franko, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

Greening the Nordics
Hallvard Notaker, Associate Professor of History, University of Oslo

Roundtable:

Norway, Religion and the European Convention on Human Rights
Kjersti Brathagen, Lecturer, Høgskolen i Telemark, Norway

The Ombudsmen
Ole Kristian Fauchald, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

Nordic criminal models
Johan Boucht, Professor, Faculty of Law

Branding the Nordics to Roma
Dorina Damsa, Research Fellow in Criminology, University of Oslo

Nordic Business and Human Rights Practices
Tori Loven Kirkebø, Senior Executive Officer, PluriCourts, The University of Oslo

6. Closing Session - Way Forward 14:30-16:00

Introduction:   Haldor Byrkjeflot, Professor of History and Academic Director of UiO:Nordic, University of Oslo

The bus leaves at 16:15 from Refsnes gods

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