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The mad yogin

The mad yogin

Press releases   •   Nov 05, 2018 12:08 UTC

Tsangnyön Heruka, the madman of Tsang, speaks to us from 16th century Tibet through poems that are now for first the time translated from Tibetan. “These songs have a general human interest making them timeless and relevant still today,” says Stefan Larsson, researcher in religious studies at the University of Gävle.

Have we got the time for democracy?

Have we got the time for democracy?

Press releases   •   Apr 18, 2018 08:00 UTC

Exciting and interesting guests in the panel when the highly topical seminar series about the threats to democracy continued at the University of Gävle In an open seminar series at the University of Gävle, began in the autumn of 2017, participants discussed what is needed to maintain and strengthen democracy.

Amos Oz—the Dagerman Award Laureate 2018

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2018 08:00 UTC

Amos Oz—the Dagerman Award Laureate 2018. On March 14, it was announced that Amos Oz is the Stig Dagerman Award laureate in 2018. Israeli author Amos Oz also frequently figures in discussions of potential Nobel Prize laureates.

The best time is now for the humanities—book release

The best time is now for the humanities—book release

Press releases   •   Dec 13, 2017 13:48 UTC

The best time is now for the humanities—book release. “The humanities contribute with knowledge which could nourish and be important for a sustainable democratic development. We are very proud of this book,” says Ulrika Serrander, senior lecturer in Swedish at the University of i Gävle.

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