Northern Lights?/Lumières du Nord? : French-Nordic History Symposium

Northern Lights?/Lumières du Nord?

The Nordic Countries from Medieval Civil Wars to Constitutional States and Models of Modernity.

French-Nordic History Symposium, Paris 3-5.11.2014. A symposium organized in cooperation between historians at the University of Oslo, Université de Toulouse-2-Jean-Jaurès, and Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV).

 

PROGRAMME :

Monday 3. November:

Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), Maison de la Recherche, 28, rue Serpente, 75006 Paris, salle 035.

Attendance does not require prior registration.

14.15: Opening

Session 1 14.30-17.00: CIVIL WARS – A EUROPEAN PHENOMENON IN THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES?

Short introduction (Hans Jacob Orning, Oslo)
Dominique Barthélemy, Paris: “Feudal anarchy” in France around c 1000?

Lars Hermanson, Göteborg: Denmark c 1130-60
Hans Jacob Orning, Oslo: Norway c 1160-1240
Gregory Cattaneo, Paris: Iceland c 1220-64
Helle Vogt, København: Denmark c 1242-64

Evening Session:  18.15-19.00: THE FRENCH MODEL: CULTURAL AND POLITICAL INFLUENCE FROM FRANCE ON SCANDINAVIA

Cercle Suédois/Cercle Norvégien, 242, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

Marianne Molander-Beyer, Göteborg, and Franck Favier, Paris : Réflections sur le livre Une amitié amoureuses, Les relations franco-suédoises 1718-1848 qui paraîtra en l’automne de 2014

 

Tuesday 4. November:

Cercle Suédois/Cercle Norvégien, 242 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

 Session 2: 9.30-12.30  THE SCANDINAVIAN STATES FROM ABSOLUTE MONARCHY TO CONSTITUTIONAL RULE (18TH AND 19TH CENTURIES)

Jean-Francois Berdah, Toulouse : Sweden between constitutionalism and absolutism. Frihetstiden and the reign of Gustav 3

Håkon Andreas Evju, Oslo : Dano-Norwegian Enlightenment Historiography and the Discovery of Society

Øystein Rian, Oslo: Norway – from the most dominated to the least dominated country in Scandinavia?

Session 2, continued:

Marthe Hommerstad, Oslo: Peasant politics and the early democracy in Norway after 1814

Franck Favier, Paris: Le parcours extraordinaire de Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte – soldat francais devenu roi de Suède et Norvège

Session 3:  14.30-16.30  THE SCANDINAVIAN EVENTS OF 1814 IN PERSPECTIVE

Cercle Suédois/Cercle Norvégien, 242,rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris

Morten Nordhagen Ottosen, Odense: Norway’s 1814 in European Perspective: A Freak Accident on the Fringes of Europe?

Round table discussion.

 Evening session: 19.00-20.00

Cercle Suédois/Cercle Norvégien, 242, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris.

CONSTITUTIONS, UNION ET DÉMOCRATIE: LA NORVÈGE ET LA SUÈDE EN 1814 ET APRÈS

In cooperation with the Royal Norwegian Embassy, the Swedish Club and the Norwegian Club in Paris

John Peter Collett, Oslo: Le moment de liberté – la Norvège en 1814

Bo Stråth, Helsinki : Démocratie et union

 

Wednesday 5. November:

Unversité de Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), Centre Malesberbes, 108 boulevard de Malesherbes, 75017 Paris, amphithéàtre 128.

No prior registration is required.

Session 4:  9.30-12.30: THE EMERGENCE OF A NORDIC MODEL: SCANDINAVIA ON THE ROAD TO MODERNITY (19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES)

Sylvain Briens, Paris, and Martin Kylhammar, Linköping: The Nordic Model – a literary invention?

Aladin Larguèche, Toulouse: Norwegian intellectuals before the Modern Breakthrough

Maurice Carrez, Strasbourg: Reflections sur le modèle nordique

Kristine Bruland, Oslo: Knowledge institutions and the Nordic Model

Andreas Mørkved Hellenes, Oslo/Paris : Au-delà de l’imagologie. Nationalisme, diplomatie publique et modèle nordique.

12.30: Conclusion of the symposium. Departure.

 

NB! Attendance at the sessions in the evening of 3 November and all sessions of 4 November. The number of places is limited, and the organizers reserve their right to accept registrations according to a first come/first served principle.

Registrations are made at this adress: colloquefranconordique@yahoo.com

 

Pour plus d’informations : INVITATION TO FRENCH-SCANDINAVIAN CONFERENCE

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