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Time and place: Oct. 22, 2018 - Oct. 26, 2018, NTNU, Trondheim

An interdisciplinary seminar for PhD students within the fields of the Humanities, Theology and Law, October 22-26, 2018.  

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Time and place: Oct. 22, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, room 305, Domus Theologica
Time and place: Nov. 1, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica

This lecture explores the relationship between hospitality and violence in the Hebrew Bible and it examines the role, function and literary use of hospitality in these texts.

Time and place: Nov. 1, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Domus Theologica, Room U214

In this seminar, Gudme considers how a detailed study of hospitality in a Mediterranean-type society, such as the Hebrew Bible, can help contemplate hospitality and reception of strangers in contemporary Scandinavia.

Time and place: Nov. 5, 2018 2:00 PM - Nov. 7, 2018 3:00 PM, SALT lecture theatre (S110, Paul Webley Wing), London, UK

The conference will investigate whether and to what extent religious knowledge in the form of textual traditions and rituals was accessible to and known by ordinary people beyond religious functionaries.

Time and place: Mar. 18, 2019 10:00 AM - Mar. 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. Registration is open November 15-December 15, 2018.

Time and place: June 3, 2019 9:00 AM - June 6, 2019 9:00 PM, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

A midnight sun seminar for PhD students within the fields of the Humanities, Law and Theology. The seminar is in Tromsø, free of charge, and travel expenses will be covered. Registration opens in March 2019.

Time and place: Oct. 28, 2019 2:00 PM - Nov. 1, 2019 1:00 PM, University of Oslo

An 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 August 2019.

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Time and place: Oct. 17, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, room 205, Domus Theologica

Professor Mary Evelyn Tucker is a pioneer in the field of religion and ecology, and this years Arne Næss Chair. 

Time and place: Sep. 27, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, U40

"Reflections on sexuality and race in South African faith communities".

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2018 - Sep. 27, 2018, Professorboligen, Karl Johans Gate 47, 0162 Oslo

Formatting Nonreligion in Late Modern Societies - Institutional and Legal Perspectives

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Professorboligen (Stallen), UiO sentrum

A workshop with the lecturers of the 2018 Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion

The workshop will be followed by a social gathering and informal dinner.

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Learning center, TF Library, Domus Theologica

Professors Janet R. Walton and Claudio Carvalhaes, Union Theological Seminary, New York, give the 7th Aasta Hansteen Lecture on Gender and Religion: "Queering Christian Worship Services"

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2018 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Faculty Library, Faculty of Theology, Blindernveien 9

The Middle Commentary on Aristotleʼs Nicomachean Ethics was written by the Muslim philosopher Ibn Rushd, in the west known as Averroes, in 1177. The original Arabic text is lost, but Frédérique Woerther has studied the extant Hebrew and Latin translations and will give a lecture on Averroes' modification of Aristotleʼs text, his motives and whom he addresses in this text.

Mary Elaine Hegland, Dept. of Anthropology, Santa Clara U., CA, USA
Time and place: Aug. 28, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Learning center, TF Library, Domus Theologica

How have theologians and grassroots individuals influenced the interpretations of Shi’a Islam in Iranian after the Revolution in 1979?

Time and place: Aug. 22, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Faculty Library
Photo by Hugo Lundhaug
Time and place: Aug. 13, 2018 11:00 AM - Aug. 15, 2018 1:00 PM, Lysebu

From its inception in 1981, the Nordic Patristics Meeting has become an important academic tradition for scholars and students working in the field of Early Christian Studies in the Nordic countries. August 13–15, 2018, Nordic scholars will again convene for the meeting's tenth installment, this time hosted by the University of Oslo at beautiful Lysebu just outside Oslo city centre for three days of papers on the topic of monasticism.

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Time and place: June 19, 2018 11:15 AM, Faculty Library, Domus Theologica
Time and place: June 4, 2018 12:00 PM - June 8, 2018 1:00 PM, University of Oslo, Oslo

How does knowledge of authors and their intentions affect the interpretation of the texts we study? What is the significance of the intentionality of a text or its author? Is the author’s intention a valid concern? Questions of authorship and intention are central to textual scholarship, and this interdisciplinary seminar explores the role of authorship and intention from a wide range of perspectives, with topics ranging from author museums and genetic manuscript studies, to probability designs, legislative intent, epistemology and ethics.

Time and place: May 22, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Faculty Library

Professor Leif E. Vaage is the second lecturer in the new series Oslo Lectures in New Testament and Early Christian Studies. Vaage is Professor of New Testament at Emmanuel college of Victoria University in the University of Toronto.

Time and place: Apr. 17, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Faculty Library

Dr. Andrew Krause is the first lecturer in the new series Oslo Lectures in New Testament and Early Christian Studies. Krause is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Exzellenzcluster “Religion und Politik” at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany.

Time: Mar. 12, 2018 - Mar. 16, 2018

This interdisciplinary seminar explores the interplay between authority, power, and textual interpretation from a wide range of perspectives and academic fields. The themes range from ancient philosophical commentaries to modern international law, from Latin inscriptions in ancient Rome to contemporary fundamentalism and conspiracy theories.

Time: Mar. 4, 2018 12:00 PM - Mar. 5, 2018 3:00 PM

The purpose of this two-day workshop is to explore the relevance of the Jewish tradition (Torah, rabbinic tradition, rituals) as it developed from ancient times until today, for both Jews and non-Jews in Norway and other Scandinavian countries.

Time and place: Feb. 23, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, room 205, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Dr. Jerusha Tanner Lamptey from Union Theological Seminary, New York, will explore the challenges and possibilities of the method of comparative feminist theology in Muslim-Christian interreligious engagement. 

Time and place: Feb. 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Auditorium U40, Domus Theologica, Blindernveien 9

Brigitte Kalh is Professor in the New Testament at Union Theological Seminary, New York.