The CALENDARS project will empirically explore the relationship between different institutions’ ideas of seasons and their successful adaptation through an in-depth comparative study in two local communities in Norway and New Zealand.
The overall objective of the project is:

To advance knowledge and understanding of how seasonal representations shape and are shaped by institutions, and  to critically appraise the quality of these representations for contributing to successful adaptation to seasonal change.



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National Science Week 2019

The CALENDARS team had a stand at the National Science Week expo (Forskningstorget) in Bergen in September. Here they did a pilot in testing the method of using the primstav as a tool for collecting representations of seasons by the citizens of Bergen. We asked the questions; How are the seasons...

Progress report

A fast-filling Calendar

The CALENDARS project started on New Years day 2019, and it is off to an energetic start!

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This project has recieved funding from the European Research Council (ERC), ERC-STG action, under the Eurpoean Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme grant agreement No 804150