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Thursday, 13 December 2018

Info added to ORCID profile

My ORCID ID page has been updated with info on PhD education, current employment, and 35 works.

Chronicle in Noahs ark

Noahs ark - magasinet for dyrs rettigheter no. 3, 2018, features a chronicle by me entitled "Menneskedyrets plass i verden" (The human animal´s place in the world), which is an edited and shortened version of a longer article I wrote some years back.

Department Christmas lunch attended

Yesterday I attended Department of social studies´ Christmas lunch, at Victoria hotel downtown. 

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

NORPART meeting

Today I have attended a meeting on our NORPART project "Cuban and Nordic welfare", with participation from NettOp, The University of Stavangers IT development unit, focussed in the main on preliminary planning of development of teaching materials.

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Ulvetider published as audiobook

Our book Ulvetider - rovdyret som splitter Norge has now been published as an audiobook, in MP3 format - see presentation and excerpt (in Norwegian) at Bokklubben. The book appeared in hardback edition and as ebook in the autumn of 2017, and has appeared in pocket version and audiobook version this autumn.

This is my first audiobook.

Monday, 10 December 2018

Three abstracts reviewed for ILL12

I have just reviewed three conference abstracts for the 12th international symposium on iconicity in language and literature, as a member of its scientific committee.

Cuba seminar chaired

Today I chaired a half-day seminar on developments on Cuba, in relation to our NORPART project "Cuban and Nordic welfare" (2019-2023), featuring a lecture by political scientist Vegard Bye, "Cuba from Castro to post-Castro", and presentation of the NORPART project by project leader Siv Oltedal. Some 18 people attended.