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Tuesday, 30 September 2014

4 more hours of teaching - halfway through

Today I have taught for 4 hours - 2 x 2 hours teacher-assisted seminar.

I am now halfway in this autumn's teaching. Next week there is a break from teaching.

Monday, 29 September 2014

6 hours of teaching

Today I have taught for 6 hours - 2 hours of lecturing (topic: justice) and 2 x 2 hours of teacher-assisted seminar - at University of Stavanger's Department of social studies.

Program for climate debate on Tou Scene launched

Tou Scene in Stavanger, Norway, has launched the program for "Grunnlovsjubileet: Debatt oljeavhengighet og klimakrise" [Constitutional jubilee: Debate on oil dependency and climate crisis], which will take place October 14th, with me as one of the panelists (see also Facebook event page). The debate starts at 19.30.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Session "Learning and development" chaired

Today I have chaired the session "Learning and development" at the ongoing First Conference of the International Association for Cognitive Semiotics (Lund, Sweden, September 25-27th). The session involved papers by Tobias Fredlund (with Cedric Linder and John Airey), Elin Westlund and Sara Lenninger. Some 10-17 people attended.

Group picture from 12th world congress of semiotics

Here's the group picture from the 12th world congress of semiotics (New Bulgarian University - Sofia, Bulgaria, September 16-20th 2014) (follow the first link for a zoomable version).  I'm at the back to the left.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

"The ghosts in our machine" shown by MA Norway and sociological film club

On September 16th Minding Animals Norway co-arranged screening of the movie "The ghost in our machine" (2013) with Sosiologisk filmklubb, based at University of Oslo - see Facebook event page. Attendance was good, I hear. Rune Ellefsen introduced the movie.