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Grant from Nordplus Horizontal

Grant from Nordplus Horizontal

The Nordic Summer University has received a Nordplus Horizontal grant of 33.000 € for the project “The Nordic Summer University: Sharing and Developing Experience of 70 Years of Democratic Education”. We are looking forward to meeting in person again in Winter/Spring 2022 and are looking forward to interesting discussions and an exciting NSU Winter Symposia 2022. The Nordic Summer University is an organisation led by volunteers. Each study circle is led by two or three leaders in their respective fields,…

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NSU Newsletter 2, 2022

NSU Newsletter 2, 2022

Dear NSU community, In case you have not received the newest newsletter, you can read it here. And don’t forget to sign up for the NSU newsletter: https://www.nsuweb.org/newsletter/ In this newsletter you will find the following information: Invitation to Summer Session 2022 How to apply? Price list for Summer Session 2022 NSU Scholarship and Grant Program: Application Process Statement of Scientific and Cultural Collaboration in Times of War Study Circle Proposals 2023 – 2025 News from the Board: Nordplus Grant Approved!

Nordplus Grant Application Approved!

Nordplus Grant Application Approved!

The Nordic Summer University has received a Nordplus Horizontal grant of 50.000 € for the project “The Nordic Summer University: The Nordic Summer University: Developing self-governing and democratic practices in research and higher education”. This project aims to develop and strengthen Nordic/Baltic anchored networks in research and higher education across disciplines, sectors, and borders. Furthermore, it is to preserve and develop a culture of self-governing in creating and evaluating research initiatives. This is practiced through participation and active citizenship within…

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Circle 7 SUMMER SYMPOSIUM 2022 OPEN CALL

Circle 7 SUMMER SYMPOSIUM 2022 OPEN CALL

Circle 7 is comprised of international researchers working in the fields of art and artistic research, and it was developed within the Nordic and Baltic framework of the Nordic Summer University. Its primary aim is to provide a forum for experimentation and cross-disciplinary collaboration, welcoming members from inside and outside academia.  The Circle 7 2022-2024 cycle is called ‘The experiential in artistic practice: methods, knowledges and reflective processes’. Throughout its series of symposia, Circle 7 will document research and findings,…

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Statement on scientific and cultural collaboration in times of war

Statement on scientific and cultural collaboration in times of war

Nordic Summer University (NSU) aims to support scholars at risk and have worked for years to do so by fostering scholarly and artistic networks engaged in multidisciplinary enquiries, and to provide a space for conversations and exchange of ideas between diverse members of society.  NSU was created in the 1950s to promote peace through scientific and democratic collaboration and that is what we continue to do. Over the years our members have built strong and lasting networks with scholars and…

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War in Ukraine: Crisis in Ukrainian Cities and the Global Aftermath

War in Ukraine: Crisis in Ukrainian Cities and the Global Aftermath

In the light of the ongoing war and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, Nordic Summer University Circle 1 is dedicating their upcoming NSU session on March 18th to reflect on the current events. Everyone is welcomed to join. Tomorrow for our adapted NSU session ““War in Ukraine: Crisis in Ukrainian Cities and the Global Aftermath” we will be joined by the political scientist and urbanist Oleksandr Anisimov to share an opening statement based on his manifesto on post-war urbanism. Further conversation…

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Sommaruniversitet bjuder in till vetenskapliga samtal

Sommaruniversitet bjuder in till vetenskapliga samtal

Under mer än 70 år har Nordiskt Sommaruniversitet erbjudit ett forum för vetenskapliga samtal för alla som är intresserade. – NSU har lyckats bevara det kollegiala styret och har haft stor betydelse för framväxten av nya ämnesområden, säger Johan Söderberg. Continue reading here: https://www.tidningencurie.se/nyheter/2022/03/08/de-bjuder-in-till-vetenskapliga-samtal/?#

Volunteers wanted for 2022 Summer Session Oslo

Volunteers wanted for 2022 Summer Session Oslo

Nordic Summer University is looking for some more volunteers to team up to prepare an in-person (!!!) summer session, where all eleven (!) study circles will host a symposium during one week in Oslo, Norway. Expenses paid, fun guaranteed. Interested? Email: arrkom@nsuweb.org

Newsletter 1, 2022

Newsletter 1, 2022

Dear NSU community, In case you have not received the newest newsletter, you can read it here. And don’t forget to sign up for the NSU newsletter: https://www.nsuweb.org/newsletter/ In this newsletter you will find the following information: New Ad Hoc study circles – welcome! Winter Symposia – CFP and further information. Save the Date – Summer Session Call for Study Circle Proposals 2023 – 2025 Keynote Silvia Federici online! News from the board – working groups in action.

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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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

This summer… we will meet again in person! (Unless Covid-restrictions forbid us…) So please save the date… the NSU Summer Session will take place from 28 July – 4 August 2022. (Arrival day is 28 July, departure day is 4 August 2022.) We will stay at Rønningen Folkehøgskole, just outside of Oslo, Norway.

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