Category Archives: History Camp Oslo 2014

Day 4: Exploring Norwegian history

Have you ever seen zombies? If not, take a group of people that were dancing all night long and make them go to breakfast at 7 a.m. That would be the perfect definition of what happened today. Somehow we managed … Continue reading

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Day 3: #BEDEMOCRACY

Today we started with an exchange about constitutions. We worked in groups and we discussed the differences and similarities of our countries‘ constitutions. By exchanging and discussing we worked out key elements of our constitutions; elements that we could find … Continue reading

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Simulating politics: City council meeting in Sleepyville

How hard it can be to come to a consensus when different political interests are involved was the lesson of this afternoon. The participants of our History Campus had to simulate a city council meeting where they had to decide … Continue reading

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Trust works! Day 2 in Oslo

Today on our second day of our seminar in Oslo we visited the Norwegian parliament. On our way there we walked by the government building that has been under reconstruction since the terrorist attack three years ago. The parliament building … Continue reading

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Where books are born

Gyldendal Norsk Forlag is a publishing house, one part of Gyldendal group. Its history goes back to 1770, when it was founded by Søren Gyldendal, owner of a bookstore in Denmark. Now it’s independent company, which shares only a name … Continue reading

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Visiting Ombudsman for equality (Likestillings og diskrimineringsombudet)

Mrs. Randi Hagen Eriksrud told us that there are several types of discrimination: it could be based on the gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, ethnicity or disability. The organization operates in five different ways: it helps people who have experienced … Continue reading

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Juss-Buss: Road trip for democracy

Juss-Buss is a pro-bono law organisation that provides legal aid for free. The organisation was founded by law students in 1971 when they decided to do a research about the need for legal aid and drove around Norway with a … Continue reading

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