Situated on the coast of present-day Lebanon, the ancient Phoenician city-state of Sidon was in the middle of the crossfire between the Persians, Greeks and Egyptians. A small lump of metal became an important part of their political and economic balancing act.
New Course on Inter-religious Interaction Launched This Year
Unique collaboration between the University of Oslo, Lund University, and Harvard University has resulted in a new course, which focuses on how Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Samaritanism developed alongside one another, and shaped one another’s identities in this process.
- New knowledge about the Nordic model
- Large interdisciplinary research effort
The Faculty of Theology hosts the research group NORDHOST (Nordic hospitalities in a context of migration and refugee crisis), and participates in The Public Sphere and Freedom of Expression in the Nordic Countries, 1815-1900
For PhD students within the fields of theology, the humanities and law.
This research school offers research seminars, student seminars, mobility grants, and interdisciplinary research networks.