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  • Open lecture: Professor Rita Charon

    [22 Sep 2016] Centre for Culture and Health in collaboration with the Network for Medical Humanities and Centre for Critical Heritage Studies proudly presents an open lecture with Professor Rita Charon, Columbia University, New York, USA Narrative Medicine: Creativity, Doubt, and Healing

  • The British Museum distorts history and denies its racist past

    [14 Sep 2016] The British Museum in London is rewriting history to appear in a better light and defend itself against demands to return objects to their countries of origin. This is the conclusion of a new PhD thesis in archaeology from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Art can change our understanding of time

    [8 Sep 2016] Visual art can give people a new understanding of time and in so doing contribute to the creation of a sustainable society. This is one of the conclusions drawn in a new doctoral thesis in Art History and Visual Studies from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Freedom of speech opens the library's fall programme

    [26 Aug 2016] This year the Principle of Public Access to Official Records and the first Freedom of the Press Act celebrate their 250th anniversary. This is celebrated during a whole week at the University Library and opens the fall programme of open lectures.

  • Sensational Grave Find in Cypriote Bronze Age City

    [9 Aug 2016] An archaeological expedition from the University of Gothenburg has discovered one of the richest graves from the Late Bronze Age ever found on the island of Cyprus. The grave and its offering pit, located adjacent the Bronze Age city of Hala Sultan Tekke, contained many fantastic gold objects such as a diadem, pearls, earrings and Egyptian scarabs, as well as more than 100 richly ornamented ceramic vessels. The objects, which originate from several adjacent cultures, confirm the central role of Cyprus in long-distance trade.

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