Organization

Host Organization 

The Norwegian Sociological Association is has been given the responsibility for hosting for the 30th  Nordic Sociological Association Conference (NSA 2020). 

Host Venue 

Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) is the venue for NSA 2020, generously providing meeting facilities as well as practical and logistical assistance. 

Organizing Committee

The Organizing Committee consists of sociologists based in the Oslo area, including several that are member of the leading organs of the Norwegian Sociological Assication, and or of the Scientific Committee set up for the conference. Members of the Committee are: 

  • Kristian Berg Harpviken, Chair. Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) 
  • Mette Andersson. Professor of Sociology, University of Oslo 
  • Lars-Erik Becken. Senior Adviser, Ministry of Local Government and Modernization 
  • Nora Celine Warholm Essahli. Master student in Sociology at the University of Oslo 
  • Marit Haldar. Professor of Sociology, Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) 
  • Maja Feng Mikalsen. Master student in Sociology at the University of Oslo 
  • Eirin Pedersen. Senior Researcher, Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) 
  • Randi Wærdahl. Professor of Sociology, Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) 

Scientific Committee

A Scientific Committee is established with participants from leading research institutes and universities throughout Norway. These include: 

  • Kristian Berg Harpviken, Chair. Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) 
  • Gisle Andersen. Senior Researcher, NORCE 
  • Mette Andersson. Professor of Sociology, University of Oslo 
  • Marit Aure. Professor of Sociology, The Arctic University of Norway 
  • Brita Bungum. Assistant Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) 
  • Fredrik Engelstad. Professor Emeritus, University of Oslo and the Institute for Social Research (ISF) 
  • Jon Horgen Friberg. Senior Researcher, FAFO 
  • Trude Karine Olaug Gjernes, Professor of Sociology, NORD University 
  • Marit Haldar. Professor of Sociology, Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) 
  • Kristian Heggebø. Senior Researcher, Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) 
  • Arnfinn Midtbøen, Senior Researcher, Institute for Social Research (ISF) 
  • Kjersti Røsvik. Associate Professor, University of South-Eastern Norway 
  • Tale Steen-Johnsen. Associate Professor, University of Agder  
  • Ketil Skogen. Senior Research Scientist, Norwegian Institute of Nature Research (NINA) 
  • Liv Syltevik. Professor and Head of Department of Sociology, University of Bergen 
  • Anders Vassenden. Professor of Sociology. University of Stavanger