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Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Three hours at Stavanger City Hall

Today I have moderated three hours of appointment with politicians at Stavanger City Hall involving international MFAMILY Erasmus Mundus students taking the course "Welfare state and welfare policy".

Monday, 21 May 2018

Council for animal ethics statement drafted

A couple of days ago I finished composing the draft of a statement by the Norwegian Council for animal ethics, ahead of the council´s meeting next Thursday. The topic for the statement is tagging of wild animals.

Title of presentation for June 5th talk at hunting-themes gathering

On June 5th at 14.30 to 15.15 I will be presenting the paper "Jakten på det gode liv - pågående endringer i natur- og menneskesyn" during the first gathering of the research network "Jakt i endring", in Oslo.

Friday, 18 May 2018

3 hours of MEM teaching

Today I taught for 3 hours for the MFAMILY MUNDUS class - introduction to field work at Stavanger City Hall next week. Two hours of introduction into the Norwegian political system, followed by an hour of student presentations based on preliminary research on Norwegian parties and social policies.

NASS board meeting

Today I attended and chaired this autumn´s board meeting in the Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (NASS). The main topic was organizational aspects of the upcoming NASS XI conference (a Call For Papers will appear in June).

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Back from Canada

Returned home from Canada today. Very much jetlagged.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Two more trips arranged

I have arranged travel and then some for two upcoming trips funded by YFF money - one to the Amazonas (through Manaus), and another one, a writing trip, to Tromsø. Both will take place this summer before I go for holiday (at home).