Nordic Summer University
It’s all about the money, right? Past, present and future of NSU
Dutch historian Rutger Bregman asks the question whether people are inherently bad or good. Should we follow Hobbes’ view that civilisation is necessary in order to keep the bad at bay, or should we listen to Rousseau who claimed that it was civilisation that had corrupted men? In his book ‘De meeste mensen deugen‘ (which […]
Exploring the Nordic Summer University Archive: tracing the conversation over 70 years of NSU existence
Researching the conversations at the Nordic Summer University from 1950 until 2020, I’ve been spending a week at the Danish National Archive, going through thousands of letters, reports, program leaflets. It’s been a great experience so far.
When the phallic enters – reflection on the NSU feminist philosophy seminar
Reflection on the effect of attacking questions in a feminist philosophy seminar where the aim is to create a space for thinking together.
Nordic Summer University 2018: Philosophy during the Holidays
What better way to spend your holidays than to do what you love? Being, thinking, reading, being-together.
The Art of Belonging – reflection on the NSU summer school
Is it possible to define the sense of belonging that is more than simply the addition of the parts, that does not erase philosophical loneliness but gives it a place and makes you regard it as a strength?