Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion

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Telephone: (+47) 55 58 23 00
E-mail: post@ahkr.uib.no

Office address: Øysteinsgate 3
Address: Postboks 7805, 5020 BERGEN, Norway

Centre for Early Sapiens Behaviour

The Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion – AHKR – was established on 1st August 2007 as a result of restructuring at the Faculty of Humanities, uniting four highly profiled, well established and related disciplines. The Department aims to maintain and strengthen these academic identities, and create a basis for innovative interdisciplinary research and teaching. Seven cross-disciplinary research groups have been established at the department, and a wide range of studies and courses are taught.


PhD Course​
Maleriet "Nøkken" av Theodor Kittelsen, nøkken ligger i vannoverflaten og to lysende øyne ser opp av vannflaten i skumringen.
Oct 28

More-Than-Human Humanities

This four-day PhD course, hosted by the Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion, explores the various challenges of, and opportunities for, working with more-than-human. In lectures, seminars, discussions, a museum tour and an experimental walk, we will examine the more...

The picture is old in black and white. It shows a woman and a man outside. The woman sits with her hands in her lap staring blank forward. The man lay on the side with a book in his lap writing in the book, he stares out in the air.
Sep 27

SAMLA.no and the way forward for digital tradition archives in Europe

How much do you know about European digital tradition archives? Welcome to this one-day seminar.

Zoroastrian Studies
Bilde av stduentene fra 2019

Summer Course in Zoroastrian Studies

For the fourth time, the University of Bergen and SOAS in London offer a summer course in Zoroastrianism. This year, in 2024, it will take place at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London (calendar week 27, Monday July 1st to Friday July 5th ).