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  • Swedish and Greek Archaeologists Discover Unknown City in Greece

    [12 Dec 2016] An international research team at the Department of Historical Studies, University of Gothenburg, is exploring the remains of an ancient city in central Greece. The results can change the view of an area that traditionally has been considered a backwater of the ancient world.

  • When Artistic Freedom Violates Somebody's Privacy

    [29 Nov 2016] It can be quite an honour to be included in a literary work - but it may also be a demeaning experience. A new PhD thesis from the University of Gothenburg explores the clash that may arise between artistic freedom and people's right to protect their privacy and reputation. After analysing 14 works of literature and the subsequent court cases, the author concludes for example that courts should be able to consult literature experts.

  • Guest lecturer challenges our view on shallowness

    [25 Oct 2016] On November 4, Robert Pfaller, professor in philosophy and cultural sciences, holds this year's Cassirer lecture at the University of Gothenburg. Pfaller is a border-crossing scholar who doesn't hesitate to step out in the public and be controversial.

  • 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.

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