Nothing beats broadside ballads when it comes to the contemporary orientation and thematic breadth in the folk song tradition. Researchers at UiA and NTNU are now publishing two major academic anthologies that for the first time describe the history of these songs and their heritage.
The Norwegian government is putting all institutional agreements on hold, while researcher to researcher collaboration is still encouraged. At the same time, the government aims to help both Ukrainian and Russian students in Norway.
In a world that is becoming increasingly digitally interconnected, women in developing countries are lagging behind. But a new study shows that industrialised countries such as Norway also have challenges.