Category Archives: Norway

Travelling with Henriette in Western Norway

The title of the present entry is inspired by the Greek TV travel series “Travelling with Magia Tsokli”, which toured all sorts of destinations around the world, where the crew of two, Magia Tsokli and Ηronis Pehlivanidis, were guided by a … Continue reading

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Fredrik Barth has passed away…

On Monday, we received the sad news that Fredrik Barth, professor emeritus at the University of Bergen, the University of Oslo and Boston University had died at the age of 87. Fredrik Barth was a world famous social anthropologist for decades, and … Continue reading

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Legal texts and legal practices in Christian Nubia – a particular religious ritual?

In the frame of my post-doctoral project, I am studying the material that has been found at several sites of Christian Nubia, namely Sur Island, Attiri Island, Serra East and Qasr el Wizz. Although the vast majority are religious texts, there … Continue reading

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After “Exploring the Middle Ages” in Bergen

According to the new strategy of the University of Bergen (UiB), specific areas of research will become the focal points upon which the University aim to occupy a world-class renown. For the Faculty of Humanities, the Middle Ages is one … Continue reading

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A weekend of archaeopolitcs in Bergen

On 21 November, we organized the round-table seminar Cultural heritage in conflicts and politics – Ethical dilemmas for archaeologists at the University of Bergen (Norway). The seminar was a response to how the cultural heritage in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle … Continue reading

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After a presentation in Bergen (part II)

As promised in an earlier entry, I am presenting today the second outcome from the presentation of my post-doctoral project three weeks ago at the monthly meeting of the discipline of the Study of Religions at the Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion. Finishing … Continue reading

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After a presentation in Bergen (Part I)

Every first Wednesday of the month, the academic staff of the discipline of the Study of Religions at the Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion meet in order to hear either a guest or an employee of the University presenting … Continue reading

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