Projects

Projects

The Institute is involved in a wide range of different projects in our efforts to consolidate the heritage of Thor Heyerdahl. Here is a list of some of these projects.

  • A four-year Thor Heyerdahl Professorship

    A four-year Thor Heyerdahl Professorship in co-operation with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB).

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  • The Thor Heyerdahl International 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.

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  • MSc Cultural Heritage Studies

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  • Partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University

    The Thor Heyerdahl Institute and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have worked together on a number of projects since 2002.

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  • Local initiatives

    The Institute plays an active role in the steering group of the local “Heyerdahl Town” project in Larvik.

  • Regional projects

    On a regional level the partnership between Glasgow Caledonian University and the Institute has had spillover effects in all three counties of Vestfold, Telemark and Buskerud.

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  • Thor Heyerdahl 100 years (1914-2014)

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