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Identities in Transition: A Longitudinal Study of Language Shift in a Kven Community

This project examines changes in identity construction in a Kven community undergoing language shift by comparing and contrasting interview data from the same individuals from 1975 and today. This approach contrasts with the existing literature on languag e shift as the proposed project will be a...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Oslo

FRIHUM-Fri prosjektstøtte humanistiske fag

Opplysning i Norge- Religiøs toleranse formidlet til norske lesere gjennom bøker om andre verdener

1700-tallet står i en europeisk kontekst for opplysning og voksende toleranse, da spesielt en større religiøs toleranse ovenfor "de andre". Toleransebegrepet var likevel ikke noen enhetlig størrelse: Dets eksponenter kunne variere sterkt når det gjaldt å definere toleransens grenser. Dette viste ...

Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2012

Location: Vestland

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Arctic Images 1818-1864: Problems of Representation and Imperialism

My thesis explores nineteenth-century Western perceptions of the Arctic through analyses of a selection of primarily British visual material comprised of landscape paintings and representations of Arctic exploration and Inuit. The images discussed occur i n a variety of media, including grand oil...

Awarded: NOK 0.56 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2011

Location: Ukjent Fylke

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Hansteen and the Observatory: The New Place for the Science of Space in Nineteenth Century Norway

Within Norwegian historiography, the role of the natural sciences has not been sufficiently taken into account when analyzing 1814 and the process of state-formation during the nineteenth century. This project will challenge such interpretations by focusi ng, first, on Christopher Hansteen, the m...

Awarded: NOK 5.9 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Oslo

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Palmyrena. City, Hinterland, Caravan Trade between the Orient and the Occident.

Palmyra i den centrale del af det nuværende Syria var i romersk tid en af de vigtigste karavanebyer mellem Occidenten og Orienten og kom også politisk til at spille en vigtig rolle. Man har i dag et rimeligt godt kendskab til selve byen, mens relationer t il oplandet og dettes betydning for byens...

Awarded: NOK 8.3 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Vestland

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Prehistoric human-animal practices: social life, land use and economic strategies on the farm and their reciprocal impact on natural systems

The project examines environmental changes in the past as a result of changes in terms of engagements between humans and the environment. The chosen period is the early Bronze Age, 2000-1600 BC. In this period, archaeologists observe a change in the archi tectural construction of settlements, as ...

Awarded: NOK 2.9 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2013

Location: Oslo

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Norwegian Dialect Syntax- NorDiaSyn: Grammatical variation - new isoglosses and new media

Prosjektet har hatt som mål å utforske syntaksen (ordstilling og grammatiske mønstre) i de nordiske dialektene. For at dette skulle bli mulig, måtte det anskaffes empirisk materiale. Dermed ble det gjort store dialektinnsamlinger både i Norge og resten av Norden, bekostet av de ulike forskningsrå...

Awarded: NOK 13.2 mill.

Project Period: 2009-2014

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Music, Motion, and Emotion Theoretical and Psychological Implications of Musical Embodiment

This project aims to throw light upon both aesthetic and therapeutic/prophylactic dimensions of musical meaning; the primary objective being to increase our awareness and understanding of the positive powers of music in everyday life, as well as in crisis . A selection of CD recordings (programs...

Awarded: NOK 9.9 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2014

Location: Oslo

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EUI - Shakos, slouch hats, and zouves - A comparative study of the transfer of military thought and practise between Britain, Canada and Aus

The main aim of this study is to focus on the transfer of military thoughts and practices within the British empire c.1870-1918. These thoughts and practices emanated, in large parts, from discussions within the British army concerning their own grappling and interpretation of the emerging profe...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Ukjent Fylke

FRIHUM-Fri prosjektstøtte humanistiske fag

EUI - Working Youth in Early Modern Europe

Most adolescence and youth in early modern Europe did not, as today, attend school or university on a full-time basis, but worked. I would like to examine the work experiences, work tasks and workload of this age specific group; young people between child hood and marriage, approximately aged 15 ...

Awarded: NOK 1.6 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Ukjent Fylke

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Editing papyrus texts from the collection of the Oslo University Library

This is a project in the field of Greek papyrology. The project falls into two parts: The first part aims to carry out the research work necessary for the publication of a volume with editions of 35 texts in ancient Greek from the papyrus collection of t he Oslo University Library. The texts to ...

Awarded: NOK 0.44 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Oslo

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The Future of Russian: Language Culture in the Era of New Technology

New media technology has radically changed the conditions of linguistic communication worldwide. In Russia, the technological revolution has taken place at a time of dramatic political and social upheaval, which further reinforces the process and its cons equences in several areas, including lang...

Awarded: NOK 9.8 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Vestland

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17th European Conference on Philosophy of Religion 2008

Det søkes støtte til å avholde The 17th European Conference on Philosophy of Religion i Oslo i august 2008. Konferansen rullerer mellom ulike europeiske regioner, og samler annethvert år ca. 120 forskere, både seniorforskere og doktorander. Presidentskap et har siden 2006 vært lagt til Norge. Ko...

Awarded: NOK 0.25 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Oslo

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First Annual Conference for the History of Science in Norway

The aim of the conference is to establish a national network for historians of science in Norway. At present no such organisation exists. Nevertheless, at all the main universities we have strong research groups committed towards developing the history of science as a discipline. By bringing tog...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2009

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

The State of Literature: Exploring Genealogy and Autopoiesis in the Work of António Lobo Antunes

I intend to investigate the role of autopoiesis - or self-creation - in the work of Portuguese writer, António Lobo Antunes (1942-). By borrowing a term from biology, my analysis is based on an aesthetic paradigm which enables us to approach literature as a composite body, or autopoietic system....

Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Oslo

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Language, Culture and Identity in Migrant Narratives

The issue of identity, or rather identities, has figured prominently in recent years in various disciplines in poststructuralist approaches to the discussion of the self and the other. A discourse unit that provides an excellent locus for investigating is sues of culture and identity is the narra...

Awarded: NOK 7.8 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2014

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Jesus in Cultural Complexity: Interpretation, Memory and identification. Towards A New Paradigm for Historical Jesus Studies

The project will develop intersectional approaches from modern gender studies into a methodology for a study of the Jesus movement, and analyse Early Christian texts that contain multiple identity indicators. In a criticism of the positivist approach in m ost historical Jesus studies the project ...

Awarded: NOK 5.8 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Oslo

FRIHUM-Fri prosjektstøtte humanistiske fag

Hiroshima: Representations of war in contemporary Japan

The main objective of this project is to show how Japan's many narratives of the bombing of Hiroshima in particular, and the experience of World War II in general, have contributed to a repression of other narratives, like those of Japanese wartime aggres sion. Narratives of Japan's war tend to b...

Awarded: NOK 2.6 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Kvinnelige godseieres makt og innflytelse i senmiddelalderens Skandinavia

Prosjektets utgangspunkt er kvinners generelle fravær i tradisjonelle framstillinger av politisk historie i middelalderens Norden og Europa. Gjennom å kartlegge og analysere kvinnelige godseieres sosiale nettverk, ønsker jeg å synliggjøre i hvilken grad o g på hvilken måte adelskvinner utøvde mak...

Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Norske historiedagar 2008

Det viktigaste innslaget på Norske historiedagar 2008 blir plenumsssesjonen 22. juni då rapporten frå den internasjonale komiteen som skal evaluera norsk historieforsking, legg fram sin rapport til diskusjon med norske historikarar for første gong. Den fa glege hovudsesjonen, på konferansens førs...

Awarded: NOK 0.12 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2008

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

FRIHUM-Fri prosjektstøtte humanistiske fag

"'From the Frontiers of Writing': Ekphrasis and transgressionality in contemporary Northern Irish poetics"

Recently, Northern Ireland has appeared as a tormented arena of historical atavism, community conflicts and individual perturbation. The poets of the place, e.g. the 1995 Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, interact imaginatively with the many predicaments of t heir urgent situation. In their plurality...

Awarded: NOK 2.8 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2012

Location: Troms - Romsa - Tromssa

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

Nordisk musikkforskerkongress 2008, Oslo 5-8/8

Kongressens tittel er "Voicing - Sounding - Visualizing". Tittelen gjenspeiler et ønske om å studere grunnleggende trekk ved dagens globale, musikalske landskap. Dette kjennetegnes ved sin rikdom på sammensatte uttrykk, som omfatter musikk, tekster, geste r og bilder. Som følge av dette tvinges m...

Awarded: NOK 0.15 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2009

Location: Oslo

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

Jøden som kulturell konstruksjon i norsk offentlighet fra 1814-1940

"Jøden som kulturell konstruksjon i norsk offentlighet fra 1814-1940" er et tverrfaglig prosjekt i regi av Senter for studier av Holocaust og livssynsminoriteter (HL-senteret). Prosjektet skal gjennomføres i samarbeid med historiske og kulturvitenskapelig e fagmiljøer i Norge, og dreier seg om hv...

Awarded: NOK 5.9 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2013

Location: Oslo

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

Concept Formation and Knowledge in Early Greek Stoicism.

This doctoral thesis will contribute to the scholarship by giving an account of the function of preconceptions (prolepseis) in the theory of knowledge and concept formation in Early Greek Stoicism. In Early Greek Stoicism, preconceptions (prolepseis) have two essential roles. On the one hand, th...

Awarded: NOK 1.9 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

Moral responsiblity: Challenges and implications for law and political theory

The research will be presented in five articles which all relate to moral responsibility. I will address challenges to moral responsibility in light of empirical knowledge, i.e., neuroscientific knowledge about the causes of human behaviour and sociologic al knowledge of divergences in people's c...

Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Oslo

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

Theology and Politics of Conversion: An Analysis of Translations of the New Testament into Indigenous Languages in Guatemala and Mexico

Translations of the New Testament (NT) into indigenous languages have been fundamental in the strategy of contemporary US Protestant mission aiming to convert native people of Latin America from their religion and Catholicism. The phenomenon of the dissem ination of Evangelical Protestantism thro...

Awarded: NOK 2.5 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2011

Location: Oslo

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

A Study of Heracles in Pindar

Av den greske dikteren Pindar (?518-438) er bevart større og mindre fragmenter av dikt i ulike genre, men også fullstendige dikt, de såkalte epinikier, seiershymner skrevet for vinnere i de fire panhellenske kampleker. Pindar gjør hyppig bruk av heroen H erakles når han regelmessig alluderer til...

Awarded: NOK 0.95 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

FRIHUMSAM-Fri prosj.st. hum og sam

ASKeladden - Morsmålstransfer i norsk innlærerspråk. En korpusbasert tilnærming

Den overordnede og samlende problemstillingen for prosjektet er hvordan morsmålet påvirker tilegnelsen av norsk som andrespråk. Morsmålstransfer i andrespråkslæring har vært et sentralt og kontroversielt spørsmål innenfor andrespråkforskning. Prosjektet t ar sikte på å gi ny innsikt i hvordan mor...

Awarded: NOK 10.4 mill.

Project Period: 2008-2014

Location: Vestland

HUM-Fagkomiteen for humaniora

Conceptualizing Genetic Information and Genetic Causation in a Systems Biology Framework

There are high stakes both scientifically, socially and morally when questioning the causal role of genes. It has become an important goal in the philosophy of biology to elucidate the causal and conceptual role of genes as well as their scientific, polit ical, ethical and cultural significance. ...

Awarded: NOK 2.4 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2012

Location: Oslo

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Økonomisk støtte til konferansen 'Samfunn i endring - kulturarvens betydning', 30.-31. oktober 2007

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Awarded: NOK 39,999

Project Period: 2007-2008

Location: Oslo