The bicycle is becoming a means of transport, called "utility cycling" or "urban cycling." The situation in Ljubljana, Slovenia is presented. There is also reference to Kristiansand, Norway.
Staff from Plovdiv Medical University in Bulgaria visited Kristiansand, Norway to discuss health awareness campaigns among Roma in Bulgaria with local experts.
In a development project in Bulgaria the Medical University Plovdiv provided information and training on health awareness issues to young members of the Roma ethnic group.
Misrepresentation of cultures, romanticizing old cultural traits, and presenting them as reality, and how this lead to stereotyping both at the level of cultural wholes and at the level of individuals.
The social anthropologist Fredrik Barth, born 1928, passed away in 2016. These are a few personal memories I have about and with him.
Edvard Vogt ble født i Kristiansand 1923 og døde i Bergen 2016. Denne artikkelen er basert på en nekrolog som ble trykket i Fædrelandsvennen i Kristiansand, der han var født og vokste opp.
The role of death, burials, and cemeteries in culture. Elements of a cross-cultural analysis, with examples from India, Norway, and USA.
I visited the crusader castle in Sidon, Lebanon. It made me think about the havoc done in the name of religion, here in the Levant, and around the world. There was even a Norwegian crusade to the Holy Land!
Norway's Sovereign Wealth Fund is growing steadily. In September 2017 it hit the 1 trillion USD mark for the first time.
EEA and Norway Grants provide grants to countries in Eastern Europe. I have worked on eight projects in Bulgaria, Latvia, Romania and Slovenia. This article presents my experiences.