In the Clouds ArtScience Workshop

The “In The Clouds” ArtScience Workshop organised by Dolly Jørgensen (UiS) and Inger M.L. Gudmundson (Stavanger Art Museum) is taking place 24-26 January 2019 in Stavanger. This exciting workshop bringing together contemporary artists and university researchers to discuss the place of clouds in culture is funded by the Research Council of Norway. Thursday, 24 January 09:00-09:45  ••• Opening: Dolly Jørgensen (University of Stavanger) & Inger Margrethe Lund Gudmundson (Stavanger Art Museum) 09:45-10.00  ••• Coffee break …

CFP for Greenhouse MSCA applicants

The Greenhouse is now accepting proposals from scholars interested in applying for the EU Horizon2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships program (MSCA IF) in 2019. The MSCA IF program is for scholars who already hold a PhD to spend up to 2 years at a European university in order to advance their research and career. Participants can be at any career stage, but they should think of the MSCA IF as a training and exchange period …

Lecture with André Brett: It Was Very Tiresome to Travel at Night

Kick off 2019 with our first Greenhouse lecture of the New Year with Dr. André Brett, Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow in History at University of Wollongong, Australia, on Tuesday, Jan 22 at 13:00 in HG R-218. André will present some of his research related to darkness and travel in 19th century Australia. “It Was Very Tiresome to Travel at Night”: The Nocturnal Environment of Railway Carriages in Late Colonial Australasia Passengers on nineteenth-century trains could …