Historicizing the ageing self: Literature, medicine, psychology, law

The project is supported by the Research Council of Norway's Programme for Cultural Conditions Underlying Social Change (SAMKUL) in the period 2016-2021.

SAMKUL aims to generate new knowledge about the cultural dimensions of current social challenges.

Dec 12

Alter & Ego – Age & Ego: A German-Norwegian Workshop

Figurations, Reflections and Projections of Age(ing) in Contemporary Autofictional Media.

A late life festival
Jun 18

Last Chapter: A Late Life Festival - postponed to June 2021

Last Chapter is about coming together across ages, disciplines and nationalities, and we want to wait until it is possible and safe for all participants who would like to join us in celebrating old age. Because of the Corona pandemic, we have therefore decided to postpone the festival for one year -...

Michel Houellebecq
Apr 11

Agathe Novak-Lechevalier on Houellebecq

Agathe Novak-Lechevalier, leading French specialist in Houellebecq's works, will give guest lectures at Litteraturhuset i Bergen and at UiB.

Column from La Segunda

On ageing in La Segunda

Soledad Marambio explores issues related to ageing in the Chilean newspaper La Segunda.

Rome meeting
Network Meeting in Rome 

Why should literature be privileged in disciplinary approaches to ageing?

George Rousseau, Margery Vibe Skagen, Margareth Hagen