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St. Sunniva has had an impact on Norwegian history, literature and art from the Middle Ages until today. A magnificent newly published book explores different aspects of the Sunniva character.
BKP partner Viti Middelaldermuseet has produced a video documentary about Borgund by Ålesund in western Norway. Through five episodes we are introduced to 'What we know' and how new research can expand our knowledge about life in the small medieval town. Viti has received financial support for the video project from the Møre and Romsdal fylke. The documentary is aimed at young people... Read more
Researcher of medieval English literature, Laura Saetveit Miles, is awarded the University of Bergen's Meltzer Prize for Outstanding Younger Researcher 2020.
Medieval philologist Helen Leslie-Jacobsen is one of four young, outstanding researchers in Norway who will participate in the Young CAS Fellow programme. She will do research on medieval ballads from the Faroe Islands.
Northern European Reformations. Transnational Perspectives. Edited by James E. Kelly, Henning Laugerud, Salvador Ryan.
The beautiful Madonna from Kyrkjebø in Sogn is currently being exhibited to a European audience in Utrecht. But what is her story? And can some fragments from a medieval manuscript, once attached on the inside of the hollow body, contribute to the story of the Madonna?
“I never tire of studying medieval manuscripts. Even though my source material is Norwegian, it is also fundamentally international. This gives the research a broader perspective and forces international cooperation.”
The Autumn lecture series has begun!
The programme for Bergen Medieval Forum is ready!
Leszek Gardeła on Viking women with weapons and his lifelong love affair with the North
Three applicants have been granted the BFS Starting Grants 2017. In total, the projects, that covers the middle age, mathematics and the beginning of the universe, get more than 50 million NOK.
Most of the artifacts that was stolen from the University Museum this August has been found. Two men are arrested.