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ATTR: Authoritative Texts and Their Receptions

National PhD school for cutting edge textual scholarship within Law Studies, the Humanities, Religion, and Theology. ATTR is funded by the Research Council of Norway and co-founded by the universities of Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Tromsø, and MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion, and Society.

Upcoming events

Mar. 13, 2023 12:00 PMMar. 17, 2023 12:00 PM, The Norwegian Institute, Athens

The ATTR Spring Seminar 2023 is held in Athens in collaboration with the National Library.

June 12, 2023 9:00 AMJune 16, 2023 4:00 PM, UiT, Tromsø

The OCEAN seminar will harbour a «thick» conversation on traditions, discourses, beliefs, and regimes that regulate human interaction with, and exploitation of, the world oceans.


The objective of ATTR is to create venue, where interpretive methodologies can be critically discussed, evaluated, and developed, in order to broaden the PhD candidates’ perspectives, strengthen their scholarly networks, heighten the quality of their analyses, and prepare them for life after the dissertation.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration

ATTR aims to broaden the PhD candidates' scholarly perspectives, strengthen their networks, heighten the quality of their analyses, and help prepare for work inside and outside academia after the PhD degree has been obtained. 

ATTR is a collaboration between the leading academic institutions in Norway and incorporates a broad international network of senior scholars and PhD students. It is funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Bildet kan inneholde: smil, hånd, visjon omsorg, briller, interaksjon.

Interdisciplinary and international networks

"The feedback I get here gives me other perspectives on my research." (Henriette Tøssebro, University of Oslo)