Nordic Research


Details of the 2004-2005 series of Northern Scholars Lectures.

Dr Einar Overbye: 'Social Security: For the Poor, for the Rich, or for the Middle Mass? Theoretical Perspectives on Redistribution in Social Security Schemes in European, American, African, Asian and Australasian Parts of the World'

Dr Einar Overbye is from Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) in Oslo.

Monday 14 March 2005, 6.15pm

Lecture Theatre 5, Appleton Tower, Crichton Street, Edinburgh

Professor Barbro Klein: 'Folklore, Migrations and Ethnic Diversity'

Professor Barbro Klein is from the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Science (SCASSS), Uppsala.

Thursday 10 March 2005, 6.15pm

Conference Room, David Hume Tower, George Square, Edinburgh

Dr Christian Krohn-Hansen: 'Negotiating Dictatorship: The History of the Trujillo Regime through the Eyes of an Anthropologist'

Dr Christian Krohn-Hansen is from the University of Oslo.

Thursday 3 March 2005, 6.15pm

G11,William Robertson Building, George Square, Edinburgh

Dr Marianne Gullestad: 'Reconfiguring Scholarly Authority: Reflections Based on Social Science Study in Norway'

Dr Marianne Gullestad is from the Institute for Social Research in Oslo.

Thursday 10 February 2005, 6.15pm

Conference Room, David Hume Tower, Edinburgh

Professor Ulo Valk: 'The Devil in Estonian and Related Traditions'

Professor Ulo Valk is from the University of Tartu in Estonia.

Thursday 3 February 2005, 6.15pm

G11, William Robertson Building, George Square, Edinburgh

Dr Jette Arneborg: 'Medieval Norse Greenlanders; Stories from the Dead'

Dr Jette Arneborg is from the National Museum of Denmark.

Friday 19 November 2004, 6.15pm

Old Library, Geography, Drummond Street, Edinburgh