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In an op-ed published by the liberal-conservative Aftenposten on Saturday 29 May 2015, Norway’s most influential newspaper, Bushra Ishaq, a well-known medical professional and public intellectual in Norway reflects on my and Cora A. Døving’s short introduction to racism, ‘Hva er rasisme?’ ['What is racism?], Universitetsforlaget 2015. Available in Norwegian here: http://www.aftenposten.no/meninger/kronikker/Bushra-Ishaq-Vi-kan-ikke-imotega-rasismen-om-vi-ikke-kan-kalle-rasistiske-ytringer-for-rasisme-8037246.html  

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The Dark Sides of Norwegian History

For although we desire the soothing effects of a resolution, we are not ready to renounce the freedom to question. Marcel Gauchet, The Disenchantment of The World: A Political History of Religion (Princeton University Press, 1997). Earlier this year, the Norwegian Book Critics Award – Kritikerprisen – was awarded to Professor of English Literature at […]

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