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  • inter-rel-interact New Course on Inter-religious Interaction Launched This Year Jan. 12, 2017 1:20 PM

    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.

  • transcontinental-phd-crop-740 The Transcontinental PhD seminar for Theology and Religion support student protests in South Africa Oct. 28, 2016 2:32 PM

    This fall, South African students mounted large protests after the government proposed an increase in tuition fees. "This is a struggle for the right to equal education", says professor Trygve Wyller. He collaborates with South African researchers directly affected by the protests.

  • 9334-crop-300 Anders Runesson new professor in the New Testament Sep. 10, 2015 3:36 PM

    After 12 years in Canada, Anders Runesson has returned to Scandinavia. This summer, he started in his new position as professor in the New Testament at the Faculty of Theology.

  • diana-edelman-300 Diana Edelman new professor in the Old Testament Aug. 13, 2015 11:33 AM

    After spending most of her career in the USA and England, Diana Edelman came to Norway in the summer of 2014. After a one-year project at the Center for Advanced Study in Oslo, she started in her new position at the Faculty of Theology on the 1st of July.

  • crop-300-img_9125 Nina Hoel new Associate Professor in Religion and Society/Interreligious Studies June 23, 2015 3:02 PM

    Nina Hoel recently relocated to Norway from South Africa, after 11 years. She tells us that the bulk of her time in South Africa was spent studying and working in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Cape Town.

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