Previous events

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Time and place: June 21, 2019 12:00 PM4:00 PM, The library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Kari Zakariassen  will defend her doctoral dissertation: ""My People Consult Their Tree…" Human-Divine Interaction in Arboreal Spaces in the Ancient Levant" for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) at the Faculty of Theology.

Time and place: June 21, 2019 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

"The Book of Chronicles: Rewritten History?"

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Time and place: June 20, 2019 1:00 PM2:00 PM, U304

Welcome to a guest lecture within the field of liturgical theology by Dr. Brian Butcher. In this lecture, Butcher will present material from his recent book Liturgical Theology After Schmemann: An Orthodox Reading of Paul Ricoeur.

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Time and place: June 18, 2019 11:15 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica
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Time and place: June 17, 2019 6:00 PM7:30 PM, Pride House, Youngstorget

How can Christianity be a voice of queerness within our society? Hear scholars and activists discuss this question. 

Time and place: June 3, 2019 2:00 PMJune 7, 2019 2:00 PM, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

This seminar focuses on questions of orality in relation to authoritative texts and traditions. It will take place under the midnight sun at the Arctic University of Norway  in Tromsø. The seminar is open to PhD students within the fields of the Humanities, Law and Theology. The seminar is free of charge, and travel expenses will be covered. Registration is open until April 28, 2019.

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Time and place: May 22, 2019 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Room 205, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9
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Time and place: May 20, 2019 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Room U215, Domus Theologica

Niels Valdemar Vinding presents his theoretical frame for the research of his ‘Imams of the West’ research project. It is an exploratory analysis of the institutional and epistemic authority of imams, which is framed as a typology.

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Time and place: May 10, 2019 1:30 PM3:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

The Oslo Lectures in New Testament and Early Christian Studies proudly presents Dr. Holger Zellentin, Lecturer in Classical Rabbinic Judaism at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.

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Time and place: May 9, 2019 12:00 PMMay 11, 2019 1:00 PM, room 304, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

This meeting will bring together international experts on male circumcision in its early Jewish, Christian, and Graeco-Roman context. They will exchange views on ancient sources and recent scholarship, examining the contested place of circumcision in Antiquity in light of contemporary questions, both in academia and in society more broadly.

Time and place: Apr. 12, 2019 12:15 PM1:45 PM, Norwegian School of Theology, Room 417

Faculty of Theology, in collaboration with Norwegian School of Theology welcomes Professor Jens Schröter from Humboldt University in Berlin.

Time and place: Apr. 11, 2019 11:00 AM12:30 PM, Room 305, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Although discovered in the early 1960s, several aspects of the synagogue in the ancient harbor city of Ostia outside Rome have remained unrevealed. Dr. Mary Jane Cuyler presents recent discoveries in this lecture. 

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Time and place: Apr. 4, 2019 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

The Oslo Lectures in New Testament and Early Christian Studies proudly presents Dr. Brent Nongbri, Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Ancient History at the Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

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Time and place: Apr. 1, 2019 8:30 AMApr. 3, 2019 12:00 PM, Pontifical University Urbaniana

NORDHOST is collaborating with the Scalabrini International Migration Institute (SIMI) in a roundtable conference at the Pontifical University Urbaniana in Rome in April 2019. We are exited to publish the complete progamme.

Time and place: Mar. 27, 2019 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

What does it mean - philosophically and ethically - to look at migration from a refugees perspective? Bernhard Waldenfels, one of Europes leading philosophers, gives his answers in this lecture.

Time and place: Mar. 18, 2019 9:30 AMMar. 21, 2019 9:00 PM, Norwegian Institute at Athens

A seminar for PhD students within the fields of Humanities, Theology, and Law. The seminar is in Athens, free of charge, and travel expenses will be covered. 

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Time and place: Mar. 15, 2019 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Domus Theologica. Room U214

A pioneer of Christian monasticism in the 3rd and 4th centuries, St. Antony was highly influential, not least through the highly popular Life of St. Antony written by Athanasius of Alexandria. Inspired by this text, Jerome decided to write a rival biography focusing on another early monk, St. Paul the Hermit

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2019 9:15 AM4:00 PM, room 305, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

This focused masterclass uses Linn Tonstad's work in queer and constructive theology as a point of departure for examining questions of method and content in the intersections (or failed encounters) between theology and sexuality.

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2019 9:15 AM11:00 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Open lecture with Linn Tonstad, associate professor at Yale University and professor II at the Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo

Time and place: Mar. 12, 2019 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Faculty Library

Professor Torkel Brekke has studied muslims who are excluded from interest-based loans and how they establish alternative models of funding.

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Time and place: Feb. 28, 2019 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Domus Theologica, U40

Lecture tittle: Introduction to the course “Texts from Deuteronomy”.The lecture should include historical and theological perspectives. 

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Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Domus Theologica, U214

Lecture tittle: Introduction to the course “Texts from Deuteronomy”.The lecture should include historical and theological perspectives. 

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Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 9:15 AM10:00 AM, Domus Theologica, U214

Lecture tittle: Introduction to the course “Texts from Deuteronomy”.The lecture should include historical and theological perspectives. 

Time and place: Feb. 6, 2019 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Teologisk Bibliotek

It is two years since the inauguration of Donald as the president of the United States. Trump got electoral support from an overwhelming majority of white evangelical Christians. How could these groups of Evangelical Christians embrace Trump’s candidacy? How is the alliance between the president and these Christian groups manifested? Is Trump a Christian president?

Time and place: Jan. 16, 2019 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Faculty Library