Invitation to the 29th Congress of Nordic Historians 2017

Invitation to the 29th Congress of Nordic Historians 2017

From 15-18 August 2017, the 29th Congress of Nordic Historians will take place at Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre, Denmark. The main organisers are the Centre for History at the Department for Culture and Global Studies at Aalborg University, the Danish Historical Society and the Nordic Committee for Historians.

Time

15.08.2017 kl. 08.00 - 18.08.2017 kl. 18.00

Description

From 15-18 August 2017, the 29th Congress of Nordic Historians will take place at Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre, Denmark. The main organisers are the Centre for History at the Department for Culture and Global Studies at Aalborg University, the Danish Historical Society and the Nordic Committee for Historians.

The Congress of Nordic Historians has been organised since 1905. Since World War II, the congress has been circulating from one Nordic country to another every third year. Between 500 and 600 historians from all five Nordic countries will participate in the Congress in Aalborg.

The programme will consist of keynote lectures, thematic sessions, round table discussions and sessions of free presentations. 
 

News

Livestreaming: The opening ceremony and all keynote addresses will be livestreamed, here.

Updates: Receive daily Facebook updates and photos from the Congress by joining this Facebook site.

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The 29th Congress of Nordic Historians is by 1 August closed for further registrations.

"Professor [David] Armitage gives the concluding keynote address at the Congress of Nordic Historians in Aalborg on August 17," writes Danish newspaper, Information. You can read the entire interview with the British Harvard historian about his new book on civil wars, here (in Danish).

The conference proceedings are now accessible online here.

 

Program

The Conference program is now available, here.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

PROFESSOR DAVID ARMITAGE,
HARVARD UNIVERSITY

PROFESSOR LYNDAL ROPER,
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

PROFESSOR SVERKER SÖRLIN,
KTH, ROYAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY


SPECIAL KEYNOTE SESSION:

THE PRESIDENT OF ICELAND
GUÐNI TH. JÓHANNESSON

IN CONVERSATION WITH
FORMER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF,
DR.PHIL. BO LIDEGAARD

 

MUSIC AT THE OPENING CEREMONY
PROVIDED BY
ORKESTER NORDEN /
NORDIC YOUTH ORCHESTRA

#NHM2017

For further information please see the conference website

Host

Centre for History at the Department for Culture and Global Studies at Aalborg University, the Danish Historical Society and the Nordic Committee for Historians

Address

Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre

More information

http://www.en.cgs.aau.dk/research/conferences/nhm

Contact

Contact

Department of Culture and Global Studies
Kroghstraede 1
9220 Aalborg East

Phone: +45 9940 9208
Email: contact@cgs.aau.dk 

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