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Experiential Artistic Processes as Research Symposium

Experiential Artistic Processes as Research Symposium

The new iteration of Circle 7 will be focusing on the experiential in artistic practice, its methods, knowledges and processes. From 2022 until 2024, we will host biannual symposia, with the aim to create opportunities to explore plurality of experiences through art practice and to gather methodological abundance by investigating practice-based methods and research strategies. This will be done through questioning and evaluating the experiential as a form of artistic reflection and a means to move the practice forwards.  …

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Newsletter out now

Newsletter out now

Dear NSU community, In case you have not received the newest newsletters, please read it here. And don’t forget to sign up for the NSU newsletter: https://www.nsuweb.org/newsletter/ This newsletter contains the following information: Information on a special opportunity to apply for three one-year study programs (2 symposia) – deadline 5 January 2022 Good news on successful grant applications for NSU Information Call for Study Circle proposals 2023-2025 Join in the work of NSU! Join a working group News from the…

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Grant from Swedish Academy

Grant from Swedish Academy

Today we received some great news. The Swedish Academy (Svenska akademin) has confirmed they offer the Nordic Summer University (NSU) a grant for the year 2022. This grant will cover some of the costs towards the activities of the Nordic Summer University: the winter symposia and the summer session that combines several symposia. It will mostly go to the grant and scholarship program that is a core element of NSU: to realize our goal of making sure people with less…

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Nordic Feminism Reconsidered – paper published about NSU by Valgerður Pálmadóttir & Johanna Sjöstedt

Nordic Feminism Reconsidered – paper published about NSU by Valgerður Pálmadóttir & Johanna Sjöstedt

The Nordic Summer University started in 1950, as a place where people from different backgrounds could meet to explore new fields of interest. Valgerður Pálmadóttir & Johanna Sjöstedt, two coordinators of the NSU study circle on Feminist Philosophy; Time, history and the Transformation of Thought (that ran from 2017 to 2019), have researched the platform NSU provided for the development of women’s research. Nordic Feminism Reconsidered: Activism, Scholarly Endeavours and Women’s Research Networks at the Nordic Summer University 1971–1990 Abstract:In…

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General Assembly 2021 – are you a delegate?

General Assembly 2021 – are you a delegate?

Dear members and friends of the Nordic Summer University!! What is a General Assembly? And why go to all that trouble? Why would I be interested? What can I expect when I become a delegate? Why is it important to be(come) a delegate? (And: YES! Where do I sign up?!!) What is a General Assembly? The Nordic Summer University started in 1950, and up to this day has been a self-organising, mostly hierarchical organisation. There are coordinators for each study…

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Newsletter #2 2016

Newsletter #2 2016

The 1st of April 2016 important to Arrkom, Board and Coordinators: Registration for summer session open until 1st of June Call for papers on the public webpage Applications for scholarships open Deadline for proposals to New Study Circles

Newsletter #1 2016

Newsletter #1 2016

For coordinators, helpers at the summer session some information in newsletter no. 1 is especially important: the joint procedure in decision of grants and scholarships, leaders of children during the summer session and applications  

Karin Sjöberg obituary

Karin Sjöberg obituary

We miss Karin. Karin did a lot for NSU, and most recently she put together and made the design for our new homepage: nordic.university. As the small working group for the new site diminished rapidly after the Iceland session, she singlehanded took the leadership to develop something NSU probably could not survived without. One of the key issues that have been in the spotlight for NSU, both in the external evaluation but also internally, have been and still is the homepage. Also…

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Winter Symposia

Winter Symposia

  Coordinators If you have any questions with regards to the winter symposia, please contact the board: board@nsuweb.org especially on rules and issues with regard to the framing of the event, or on economical issues contact Susanne Farre at FNF susanne@fnfnorden.org (or bokforing@nsuweb.org). You can also contact Set Lonnert sekretariatet@nsuweb.org which can direct you to some documents on the web for instance.    

Newsletter no.6, 2015

Newsletter no.6, 2015

Coordinators: Prepare your preliminary program for the home page. We plan to send out the newsletter at the 15th of December. Arrkom: If you have information for the homepage and newsletter, please send them to me.   Rgds! /Set Lonnert Secr/OWS

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