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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.

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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"

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Time and place: Jan. 10, 2022 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

Opening Lecture by professor Sivert Angel. 

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Time and place: Dec. 17, 2021 11:15 AM12:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica
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.

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Time and place: Dec. 16, 2021 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Time and place: Nov. 3, 2021 9:00 AM11:00 AM, Faculty Library
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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."

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Time and place: June 18, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Zoom
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Time and place: June 15, 2021 3:30 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

New publication on religion and migration from the Christian-cultural perspective, commented by two leading international scholars in the field. The publication addresses what kind of society we represent and what we aim to be in the future.

David Stiles-Ocran. Photo.
Time and place: Apr. 30, 2021 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Meshack Edward Njinga will defend his doctoral dissertation: “The Kingdom of God and the Poor: The Bible Reading of the Economically Underprivileged Christians in Tanzania”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.

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Time and place: Apr. 30, 2021 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

Situating Contextual Bible Study in the landscape of Critical Biblical Hermeneutics: Drinking from the wells of scholarship offered by African Women's Theologians and insights from African Biblical Hermeneutics.

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Time and place: Apr. 19, 2021 3:30 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

Migration challenges what it means to be a member and who is entitled to call themselves citizens. Migration, however, also challenges what it means to claim rights and what kind of human, social and legal dignity mobile people are in their right to claim.

David Stiles-Ocran. Photo.
Time and place: Mar. 26, 2021 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

David Stiles-Ocran will defend his doctoral dissertation: “Constructing A Heterotopic Christian Social Practice In Ghana”, for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the Faculty of Theology.

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Time and place: Mar. 26, 2021 10:15 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

Exploring liberative notions of diaconia and Christian Social Practice from the perspective of the Global South

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Colourful Beauties: What the polychromy of funerary portraits can reveal about dress and appearance in ancient Palmyra is presented by Dr. Cecilie Brøns, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Time and place: Nov. 27, 2020 3:00 PM4:15 PM, Zoom-seminar

Ancient Attraction is a Digital Lecture Series on Beauty, Attractiveness and Sex Appeal in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The lecture: Guests, Gods, Heroes and Heirarchs: The Fragrant Few of Mycenaean Pylos is presented by Dr. Mary Jane Cuyler, MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society, Oslo, Norway