Launching The Greenhouse

Welcome to the official launch of The Greenhouse, the environmental humanities initiative at University of Stavanger. We will meet in Hulda Garborgs hus at the UiS campus, room HG P-220, on Friday, September 22, 12:30-14:00. The program will be: Welcome message by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Education, Elaine Munthe Short talk by Greenhouse co-director Finn Arne Jørgensen, “Humanistisk miljøforskning for en ny verden” Short talk by Greenhouse co-director Dolly Jørgensen, “Environmental …

Beaver history on NRK

Professor Dolly Jørgensen appeared on the NRK live broadcast television program Sommeråpent on 8 August 2017. The broadcast was at Nelaug train station in Åmli kommune. Dolly has worked on the history of beavers in Norway and Sweden and Åmli holds a special place in that history because all beavers in Scandinavia originate from there. She had the chance on the program to introduce this history, as well as the historical use of beaver products. …

Welcome to our Greenhouse

Welcome to The Greenhouse, a new Environmental Humanities Initiative at the University of Stavanger organised by Dolly and Finn Arne Jørgensen! We have a vision of creating a space in which environmental humanities of all kinds can root, sprout, and bear fruit, which makes The Greenhouse a perfect name for our initiative. We also want The Greenhouse to highlight the intertwined existence of humans and nonhuman nature, just as plants and people co-exist in a …