The Faculty of Theology at the University of Oslo conducts research and teaching within Theology, Christian Studies, Inter-religious Studies and Diaconal Studies.
Interview: Negotiating the border between religion and culture at Christmas time in Scandinavia
Dec. 19, 2019
Schools and TV programmes are important in shaping children and communities. In the Nordic countries, schools and broadcasters are frequently tasked with presenting cultural heritage to the public – particularly at Christmas time. Is cultural heritage exclusively Lutheran in Denmark and Norway? How do headteachers and broadcasters decide what is simply 'culture', and what is too religious for a broader public? How are new citizens expected to react to cultural heritage in the Nordics?
Faculty of Theology welcomes Mary Jane Cuyler, as visiting researcher
Sep. 23, 2019
Mary Jane Cuyler received her PhD in Classics and Ancient History from the University of Sydney (Australia) with a dissertation on the archaeological remains of ancient Rome's port city of Ostia, especially the mysterious history of the sacred area of the Quattro Tempietti.