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).
Thor Heyerdahl Summer School
The Summer School offers PhDs/young researchers the opportunity to develop high level skills in analysing environmental governance issues. More specifically the summer school series will deepen participants’ insights about the political…
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.
The Institute plays an active role in the steering group of the local “Heyerdahl Town” project in Larvik..
Film: The fight for the River Nile
The River Nile is a source of life for millions of people, it is also the cause of great conflict as countries fight for the resources it holds. In the film “The fight for the River Nile”, Professor Terje Tvedt takes us on a spectacular journey looking at the river today and through time.