The Thor Heyerdahl Day International Day

Thor Heyerdahl Day

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day is an annual conference organised by The Thor Heyerdahl Institute. It was held for the first time in 2006 as a one-day event.

In 2009 the conference was extended to two days for the first time. The aim of the event is to attract attention to important global challenges. It also makes the Institute visible as a national arena for debate.

  • The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2017

    See the presentations from The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2017, with Cultural heritage and Identity as this years theme.

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  • The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2014 – Sustainable Development

    In 2014 it is 100 years since Thor Heyerdahl was born in Larvik. His life, research, expeditions and especially his ardent commitment to environmental protection and peaceful coexistence has made...

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  • 2013

    The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2013 will take place in Bergen from 21 st to 23 rd  October.

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  • 2012

    The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2012

    The Thor Heyerdahl Institute has arranged the annual conference, in cooperation of the Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), Seattle, USA.

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  • 2011

    The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2011

    Set aside Monay June, 27th! In co-operation with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), The Thor Heyerdahl Institute would like to invite you to a lecture and lunch at UMB, Ås.

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  • 2010

    The Thor Heyerdahl Day International Days 2010

    In co-operation with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. More information to follow.

  • 2009

    The Thor Heyerdahl Internatinal Days 2009

    THEME: Fighting for the environment

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  • 2008

    The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2008

    THEME: The Inuit of the Circumpolar Region in a challenging world - Inuit of Canada - Inuit of the International Flora

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  • 2007

    The Thor Heyerdahl Day International Day 2007

    THEME: The Polar regions and their impact on global ecology: the possibilities and the dangers

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  • 2006

    The Thor Heyerdahl Day International Day 2006

    THEME: Is mankind still moving forwards?

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