The Origins of the Modern World

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Seminar

mandag 26. november 2007, kl. 19:00

Sal: Amalie Skram

Arrangør: Norsk faglitterær forfatter- og oversetterforening (NFF) og Utenriksdepartementet (UD)

Inngang: Gratis

What is globalisation? When did the globalisation process begin? What kind of economic, political, ecological and cultural processes are at play?
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has initiated a series of translations of books which deal with various aspects of globalisation – the Mundus series, published by Pax Forlag. This seminar will introduce the third book in the series: Robert B. Marks’ book, The Origins of the Modern World.

Speakers:
Opening:
Gry Larsen, political adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Introduction:
Robert B. Marks, Author of The Origins of the Modern World 

Commentary:
Jarle Simensen, professor emeritus, University of Oslo
Camilla Brautaset, associate professor, University of Bergen 

Moderator:
Helge Jordheim, The Norwegian Non-fiction Writers and Translators Association

The seminar is arranged by The Norwegian Non-Fiction Writers and Translators Association (NFF) in association with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), and is part of the MFA project Refleks – globalisation and national interest. It is the first of several seminars based on the Mundus series – a cooperation project between the MFA and the Pax Publishing House aimed at making international literature on globalisation issues available to a broad Norwegian audience. 

Seminaret vil foregå på engelsk.