Previous events

Photo of Chris Keith
Time and place: May 24, 2022 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Teologisk bibliotek

The Oslo Lectures in New Testament and Early Christian Studies proudly presents Dr. Chris Keith, Research Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at St Mary's University, Twickenham and Research Professor of Theology at The University of Notre Dame Autralia.

Time and place: Mar. 30, 2022 2:00 PM4:00 PM, U40

Dr. Hanna Tervanotko from McMaster University in Canada visits the Research Group, Biblical Texts, Cultures and Receptions.

Kim Haines-Eitzen. Foto
Time and place: Mar. 23, 2022 10:15 AM11:15 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Thunder, Voice, and Fire: Ephemeral Archives, Sonic Residues, and a Virgin's Visions in Late Antiquity

Tonje Baugerud. Photo.
Time and place: Mar. 18, 2022 2:30 PM6:00 PM, U40 and zom

Tonje Baugerud will defend her doctoral dissertation: “Borderland Bodies: Being and Becoming Hijabi in Contemporary Oslo”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.

Tonje Baugerud. Photo
Time and place: Mar. 18, 2022 1:15 PM2:00 PM, U40 and zoom

"Conceptual and empirical reflections on the migration histories, settlement patterns, demographics and contested politics experienced and negotiated by Muslims in Norway in general and Oslo in particular."

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Time and place: Mar. 9, 2022 6:00 PM7:00 PM, Deichman, Grünerløkka

Arne Naess' work and his philosophy, Deep Ecology, kick-started a global movement that put Nordic culture on the environmental map. What is his legacy today, and does it still have bearing in the epoch of the Anthropocene? Join us for a lively conversation around climate change, Nordic responses - and uncertainty. With Knut Ivar Bjørlykhaug and Martin Lee Müller, chaired by Gunnar Gjermundsen.

Helena Schmidt. Photo.
Time and place: Jan. 21, 2022 3:30 PM7:00 PM, Via Zoom

Helena Schmidt will defend her doctoral dissertation: “Eating No-Bodies: The paradox of disembodied hospitality. Looking through the meal lens at diaconal hospitality and embodied citizenship in Oslo”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.

Helena Schmidt. Foto
Time and place: Jan. 21, 2022 2:15 PM3:00 PM, via zoom

"Researcher as Citizen: Embodiment, acts, and mobility in diaconal spaces of hospitality"

Earlier Semester Opening Ceremony. Photo.
Time and place: Jan. 10, 2022 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

Opening Lecture by professor Sivert Angel. 

Eir Andreas Ihlang Berg. Photo.
Time and place: Dec. 16, 2021 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Eir Andreas Ihlang Berg will defend their doctoral dissertation: “Becoming Queer Christians in Indecency. Exploring Queer Theologies of Peripheries”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.

Photo of Eir Andreas Ihlang Berg
Time and place: Dec. 16, 2021 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

What is theology? The relationship between systematic, practical and queer theologies.

Kaja Hagen. Photo.
Time and place: Dec. 10, 2021 2:30 PM6:00 PM, U40

Kaja Hagen will defend her doctoral dissertation: ““O holy cross, you are all our help and comfort”. Wonderworking Crosses and Crucifixes in Late Medieval and Early Modern Norway.”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.

Photo of Kaia Hagen
Time and place: Dec. 10, 2021 1:15 PM2:00 PM, U 40

"The Power of Sacred Objects in Late Medieval and Early Modern Norway"

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Time and place: Nov. 17, 2021 12:00 PMNov. 19, 2021 2:00 PM, Domus Theologica, Auditorium U40

The present global pandemic alters people’s lives in a wide range of ways. It also alters the religious landscape in novel and unpredictable manners.

Simone Kotva. Photo
Time and place: Nov. 9, 2021 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Domus Theologica, U205

In this seminar, Simone Kotva will be presenting work-in-progress from her book on mysticism and ecology, which focuses on case studies taken from the controversial tradition of early modern Enthusiasm and non-conformist spirituality, especially the work of Jeanne Guyon.

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Time and place: Nov. 8, 2021 9:00 AMNov. 10, 2021 3:00 PM, Professorboligen

Lived religion is by now an established field in religious studies. Foregrounding experience as the central analytical key for understanding, interpreting and living religion, the field of lived religion comprises of multiple approaches and methodologies as well as a wide variety of topics.

Professor Thomas Römer. Photo
Time and place: Oct. 29, 2021 1:00 PM3:00 PM, Domus Theologica, U214

The first part of the lecture proposes a brief presentation of the recent scholarly discussion about the Abraham narrative, pointing out that pre-priestly traditions can only be identified in a few texts, which can hardly be read as a cohesive narrative. This presentation is based on literary and historical observations.

Professor Thomas Römer. Photo
Time and place: Oct. 29, 2021 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica

The lecture will focus on the importance of the Ark (of God, of Yhwh, of the Covenant) in the Hebrew Bible and more specifically on the so-called Ark narrative in the books of Samuel.

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Time and place: Oct. 14, 2021 11:00 AM12:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica, Blinderveien 9

Ass. Prof. Petra Carlsson Redell, Stockholm School of Theology will give this years Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion

Photo of earlier Semester Opening Ceremony.
Time and place: Aug. 23, 2021 10:15 AM12:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica

Opening Lecture by professor Marianne Bjelland Kartzow: "Feelings, fiction and fake: Books and rumors of books in book religions."

books and diploma
Time and place: June 18, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Zoom