Nordic Spirit Symposium
Scandinavian Peacemakers and Humanitarians
Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 9:00 am
Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 7:00 pm
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Scandinavians have played important roles in peacemaking and humanitarian activities around the globe. This symposium will give a sampling of Scandinavians’ contributions toward a better global society. The public is invited to share the time-honored spirit of a symposium, which blends music, dining and the free exchange of ideas to enhance the pleasure of learning.
Friday, Feb. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Scandinavian Center, 26 Faculty St.
Reservations requested. Admission is $10.
Friday, Feb. 1, 7 p.m.
Admission is $20; free for students, CLU faculty and staff.
The Role of Norms in International Relations and the Soft Power of Small States
Christine Ingebritsen, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington, Seattle
Norway’s Peacemaking Role in the Middle East: Background and Context of the Oslo Accords
Paul Hanson, Ph.D., Professor, CLU Department of History
Saturday, Feb. 2, 9 a.m.
Admission is $40; free for students, CLU faculty and staff.
Fridtjof Nansen: From Polar Explorer to Humanitarian Hero
Carl Emil Vogt, Ph.D., Researcher, National Library of Norway, Oslo
Peace through Justice and Reconciliation: The Legacy of Nathan Söderblom
Arland Hultgren, Th.D., Professor Emeritus, New Testament, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn.
Earl Warren: Equal Justice Under Law
Herbert E. Gooch III, Professor, CLU Department of Political Science
From Neutrality to Peacemaking, the Dangerous Challenges of Mediation: Folke Bernadotte and Dag Hammarskjöld
Eric Einhorn, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Adjunct Professor of Scandinavian Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The Nobel Peace Prize: Does it Really Matter?
Olav Njølstad, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Archaeology, University of Oslo, Norway
Christine Ingebritsen will lead the symposium speakers in a discussion about Scandinavian peacemakers and humanitarians.
Saturday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m.
Lundring Events Center
Dinner and entertainment
Ingrid Isaksen, mezzo soprano
Reservations required. Admission is $32.
For information and early registration fees, call 805-660-3096 or email email@example.com. Reservation deadline for Saturday lunch and dinner is Jan. 18. Early registration deadline is Jan. 18.
The Nordic Spirit Symposium is made possible by generous grants from the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation and the Norway House Foundation in San Francisco.
Scandinavian American Cultural and Historical Foundation and CLU
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