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  • A large-scale meeting of Nordic and Russian historians, philologists and archaeologists in the Arctic Norway 

    Tevlina, Victoria V.; Soleim, Marianne Neerland (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    The history of Russia and Norway and their areas in the Arctic and Russian-Norwegian relations are traditionally important for the residents of both states. Opportunities to present new documents and materials, to discuss the significance of centuries-old ties between Russia and Norway, especially in the North, are not provided so often. In early April 2019, a large-scale scientific seminar of Russian ...
  • Mo birget soadis (how to cope with war) Adaptation and resistance in Sámi relations to Germans in wartime Sápmi, Norway and Finland 

    Evjen, Bjørg; Lehtola, Veli-Pekka (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-09)
    The article studies the Sámi experiences during the ‘German era’ in Norway and Finland, 1940–1944, before the Lapland War. The Germans ruled as occupiers in Norway, but had no jurisdiction over the civilians in Finland, their brothers-in-arms. In general, however, encounters between the local people and the Germans appear to have been cordial in both countries. Concerning the role of racial ideology, ...
  • Trollkvinnen som fiendebilde 

    Willumsen, Liv Helene (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-08)
    På 1500- og 1600-tallet ble rettsforfulgte trollkvinner brent på bål i Nord-Europa. Tankegods fra en lærd doktrine kalt demonologi hadde betydning for forestillingen om trollkvinnen som en farlig fiende. I denne artikkelen vil jeg undersøke hvordan den demonologiske kontstruksjonen av trolldom kommer fram under rettssaker mot de som angivelig skulle ha utført den.
  • Nanosyntax and syncretism in multidimensional paradigms 

    Taraldsen, Knut Tarald (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-12-11)
    This article discusses certain problems that arise when the basic tenets of Nansyntax are employed in an analysis of syncretism patterns in multidimensional paradigms and presents and evaluate different solutions to these problems. The article is intended as a follow-up to my article an introduction to Nanosyntax.
  • The phonetics of Modern Hebrew rhotics 

    Cohen, Evan-Gary; Laks, Lior; Savu, Carmen-Florina (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-12)
    This paper investigates manner variation of Israeli Hebrew rhotics with respect to two factors: prosodic position and speaker gender. An acoustic experimental study shows that although the Hebrew rhotic phoneme tends to be a dorsal approximant, it is significantly more likely to undergo fortition in onset position. This fortition is a result of target overshoot, the rhotic subsequently being produced ...
  • Situated transformations of women and gender relations in small-scale fisheries and communities in a globalized world 

    Frangoudes, Katia; Gerrard, Siri; Kleiber, Danika (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-19)
    The need to uncover, interrogate, and integrate women’s contributions to fisheries in research and development has never been clearer. As coastal and fisheries management continues to look to the Sustainable Development Goals and the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication, as frameworks and mandates, gender equity ...
  • Women fishers in Norway: few, but significant 

    Gerrard, Siri; Kleiber, Danika (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-05)
    Professional fishing and fisheries quota systems can affect women and men differently, yet gender analysis of quota systems is rare. In this article, we use a feminist framing and a mixed methods approach to examine the long-term gendered effects of the introduction of the 1990 quota system in Norway. Using statistics from the National Fishery Registry and the Directorate of Fisheries, we found that ...
  • Why do we read illness stories? Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air (2016) read in the light of Rita Felski 

    Nesby, Linda Hamrin; Johansen, May-Lill (Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    Why do we read pathographies and why have they become so popular? These are the key questions in our paper. In answering these, we will introduce and discuss Rita Felski’s The Uses of Literature (2008) in connection to the American bestseller and Pulitzer prize finalist pathography When Breath Becomes Air (2016) by Paul Kalanithi. We chose Kalanithi’s book because we consider it in many ways typical ...
  • Beyond Presentism: Heritage and the Temporality of Things 

    Bangstad, Torgeir Rinke (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2020-03-27)
    Heritage is often seen as a symptom of a temporally disjointed and all-pervasive present which shapes the pasts it requires to make up for the failures of linear, modern and progressive history. As a consequence, the pasts in heritage are often regarded as the result of unidirectional processes of attributing value to largely compliant materials. This article explores the constitutive role of materials ...
  • The form and position of pronominal objects with non-nominal antecedents in Scandinavian and German 

    Bentzen, Kristine; Anderssen, Merete (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-28)
    The present paper discusses a possible correlation between the placement of pronominal objects with non-nominal antecedents in Norwegian, and the use of the pronouns <i>es</i> ‘it’ and <i>das</i> ‘that’ in German. For Norwegian object shift (OS), it has been shown that while pronominal objects with non-nominal antecedents generally do not shift, this is not the case when these elements take on the ...
  • Suits’ Utopia and Human Sports 

    Borge, Steffen (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-24)
    In this article, I consider Bernard Suits’ Utopia where the denizens supposedly fill their days playing Utopian sports, with regard to the relevance of the thought experiment for understanding the sports we currently play and have played. I argue that the thought experiment is irrelevant for understanding our current and past sports, i.e. human sports. I identify two views on games and sports in ...
  • Gothic Infections: Henry Tilney and Storytelling as Therapy 

    Mikalsen, Paula (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    This article proposes, a reading of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey (1818) as a case study for discussing infectious literature, storytelling as therapy and the interconnectedness of Gothic methodologies and medical humanities. Northanger Abbey was written in a period when women’s reading habits was a contested topic, so I will provide a quick historical overview of the period and the problematic ...
  • Språklig mangfold som språkpolitikk i klasserommet 

    Sollid, Hilde (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-06-19)
    Hovedretninga i norsk språkpolitikk i dag er å styrke norsk som samfunnsbærende språk, og legge til rette for at norsk kan brukes, også i sammenhenger der engelsk foretrekkes. Samtidig er det behov for kompetanse i engelsk og fremmedspråk, og å styrke det språklige mangfoldet i videre forstand. Utdanningssystemet er sentralt i arbeidet for å realisere denne språkpolitikken, og denne artikkelen retter ...
  • Indigenising Education: Scales, Interfaces and Acts of Citizenship in Sápmi 

    Sollid, Hilde; Olsen, Torjer Andreas (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-12)
    As Indigenous people reclaim their position after centuries of oppression, the tensions between Indigenous needs and national demands surface. This is also the case of the Indigenous Sámi in Norway. After a long period of colonisation, recognition of the indigenous Sámi people and their language and culture is replacing the politics of erasure. In this process, the educational system is the institution ...
  • Text and Context: The Patient as Text - Revisited 

    Nesby, Linda Hamrin; Dahl Hambro, Cathinka (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-10-31)
    As a tribute to the Norwegian literary scholar Petter Aaslestad’s <i>The Patient as Text. The Role of the Narrator in Psychiatric Notes, 1890-1990</i>, the research group Health, Art and Society (HAS) at UiT The Arctic University of Norway organised the symposium <i>The Patient as Text</i> - Revisited in autumn 2018. Aaslestad explores in his book from 1997 around 150 patient files from a Norwegian ...
  • Newton's Second Law to Go 

    Haugland, Ole Anton (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-18)
    Students should have a strong conceptual understanding of the connection between force and acceleration before they start working with applications and problem solving. This has been discussed in the literature. During these days of flipped classroom instruction, an at-home activity could be especially valuable. I will describe an experiment with very simple equipment that students could do on their ...
  • Living with illness Together and alone facing severe illness in four Scandinavian cancer stories 

    Nesby, Linda Hamrin (Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    In this paper, I wish to discuss how people living with severe illness at home depict their lives either in a family setting or alone. Roland Barthes writes in Comment vivre ensemble (1977) about individual life lived in a variety of collective situations in different settings, and calls this idiorrhythmia. One of the settings Barthes studies is the sanatorium, where the figures of Autarky ...
  • Spørsmål om tid og sted. Mulighetsrom og kvalifiseringsbaner blant ungdom utenfor videregående opplæring i Finnmark 

    Lødding, Berit; Paulgaard, Gry (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2019-12-11)
    Based on individual interviews with young people in Finnmark who have quit or taken a break from upper secondary education, this article addresses the relationship between attachment to place and perception of time. Finnmark is the largest and least populated county in Norway, located in the far North, with only 10 upper secondary schools. The article’s theoretical basis is a criticism of two different ...
  • Sønnetapene. Lyriske sorguttrykk i Nick Caves "Skeleton Tree" (2016) og Naja Marie Aidts Har døden taget noget fra dig så giv det tilbage (2017) 

    Nesby, Linda Hamrin (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-12-31)
    In 2015 and 2016, the sons of Australian singer and songwriter Nick Cave and of the Danish author Naja Marie Aidt both died in fall accidents related to substance-induced psychosis. Subsequently, Cave released the album “Skeleton Tree” (2016) and Aidt published the book “Har døden taget noget fra dig så giv det tilbage” (If death has taken something from you, then give it back) (2017), which can ...

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