Research news and events

Research news

  • muslim-pilgrims-praying-ajvatovica-photo-sara-kuehn-660 Growing number of Muslim pilgrims in Europe June 15, 2018 4:21 PM

    Pilgrimages have become more popular all over the world in recent years. New pilgrimage sites are emerging and in Europe Muslims and Christians are visiting each other’s pilgrimage sites.

  • sidonshekelfig-15a-507 Small coin, big politics Dec. 21, 2016 2:59 PM

    Situated on the coast of present-day Lebanon, the ancient Phoenician city-state of Sidon was in the middle of the crossfire between the Persians, Greeks and Egyptians. A small lump of metal became an important part of their political and economic balancing act.

  • nag-hammadi-codex-ii-coptic-museum-cairo-507-2 The Nag Hammadi Codices were made by monks Jan. 12, 2016 12:37 PM

    The provenance of the Nag Hammadi Codices has been a point of contention among scholars ever since they were discovered in Upper Egypt in 1945. A new book strongly supports the hypothesis that they were manufactured and read by Christian monks in the fourth and fifth centuries.

Research events

  • photo-jarli-og-jordan-uio "Digital Humanities and Textual Scholarship" Oct. 28, 2019 9:00 AM

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

  • athen-guided-tour-600 "Fiction and Authority" Mar. 30, 2020 9:30 AM

    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.

  • bergen-brygge "Translation" June 15, 2020 12:00 PM

    A seminar for PhD studens within the fields of the Humanities, Law and Theology. The seminar is free of charge, and travel expenses will be covered. Registration opens in February 2020.