13 January 2017, Oslo, Norway. Foredrag for Sametingets utvalg for utarbeidelse av etiske retninglinjer for samisk helseforskning, Jon Kyllingstad.
1-2 December 2016, Forskningsetiske perspektiver på menneskelige levninger-forskning, forvaltning og formidling, workshop co-organized by The Norwegian National Research Ethics Committees, the University of Oslo, and the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology.
24 November 2016, Det Aktivet Museet, Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, Oslo, Norway. On the Refugee "Crisis": Rethinking difficult histories and presents in museums, Ageliki Lefkaditou
3-6 November 2016, HSS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia. Reinventing American Physical Anthropology in the 1940s-50s, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
10 October 2016, Department of Classics and Center for Greek Studies Workshop, University of Florida. Mongrel Nations and Liminal People: The Anthropological Researches of John Lawrence Angel in Greece in the 1940s, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
3 October 2016, Public Lecture, The Bob Graham Center, University of Florida. Race, science, and society in the 21st century, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
22-25 June 2016, 3 Societies Meeting (Eighth Joint Meeting of the BSHS, CSHPS, and the HSS), University of Alberta, Canada.
Heritable transitions: historical and philosophical reflections on the contemporary sciences of humans, animals, and plants
• The past in the present: race-related research and the normative force of history, Hallvard Fossheim,
• From racial types to populations: the 1940s reinvention of American physical anthropology, Ageliki Lefkaditou,
• From breeding to biopharming: molecular sheep in 1980s Scotland, Dmitriy Myelnikov,
• From pure lines to phytobricks: historicising plant synthetic biology, Dominic Berry.
17-19 June 2016, Opplysing, Utdanning, Skriftkultur, Norske Historiedagar, Høgskulen i Volda.
Raserenhet og Raseblanding som vitenskap og ideologi ca 1930-1960
• Foreign influence and indigenous discourse in Italian literary propaganda on racism and anti-semitism, Elisabetta Cassina Wolff,
• Romanticizing racial mixing as a response to Nazi ideology: Mid-twentieth century American physical anthropology on Ancient Greeks, Ageliki Lefkaditou,
• Endring og kontinuitet i synet på rase ved det Statens institut för rasbiologi i Uppsala ca. 1930-1958, Jon Kyllingstad
• Veien mot nord: Organisasjon Todt og mytologiseringen av Lappland, Ketil Gjølme Andersen.
17-18 May 2016, Corpses, Cadavers and Catalogues: The Mobilities of Dead Bodies and Body Parts, Past and Present, Barts Pathology Museum and Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons.
• Contested Sami skulls, Jon Kyllingstad.
21 April 2016, TEDx Oslo 2016, Norwegian National Theatre. Confronting race in 21st century Norway, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
20 April 2016, Leeds Humanities Research Institute, University of Leeds. The Jewish genome: myth or reality, Erika Hagelberg.
15 April 2016, Nationalism and Racial Theories. Third project workshop hosted at the University of Macedonia, Greece. For more information on the participants and the papers presented, visit the Workshops page.
12 April 2016, The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide. Is there such a thing as a Jewish genome?, public lecture, Erika Hagelberg.
12-14 January 2016, Genetic Histories: DNA and Identities in Europe, workshop hosted at University College Freiburg.
• Sami origins in the history and geography of human genes, Jon Kyllingstad,, Jon Kyllingstad,
• Not so strange bedfellows: genetics, archaeology, and the nation, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
15 December 2015, Selig Brodetsky Memorial Lecture, Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Leeds. The construction of genetic identities: The case of the jewish genome, invited lecture, Erika Hagelberg.
2 December 2015, Science Studies Colloquium, University of Oslo. The origins of the Sami - Ethnicity and genes in North-Scandinavian prehistory, Jon Kyllingstad.
17 November 2015, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo. One to fit them all? Popular anthropological genetic reconstructions of the Greek past, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
11 November 2015, Sametinget Avdelingsmøte, Miljø, areal og kulturvern. Invited Lecture: Etnisitet og genetikk og forskning på samisk forhistorie ca 1980-2000, Jon Kyllingstad.
9-11 November 2015, 5th Biological Evolution Workshop, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Paleogenomics and human evolution, invited speaker, Erika Hagelberg.
6 October 2015, Sosialdarwinismen i Norge, NRK Radio. Interview with Jon Kyllingstad.
30 August-1 September and 7-11 September 2015, Ethnicity, Race, and
DNA, exhibition development workshop hosted at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology. Participants (from the project): Hallvard Fossheim, Jon Kyllingstad, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
3-5 September 2015, Ancestry, ethnicity, race, and DNA1990-2015. Second project workshop, hosted at The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology. For more information on the participants and the papers presented, visit the Workshops page.
5-10 July 2015, International Society for the History Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology bi-annual meeting, Montreal.
Bringing race/ethnicity to public fora, roundtable discussion.
Hallvard Fossheim, Adam Hochman, Jon Kyllingstad, Ageliki Lefkaditou, Phil Loring, Edna Suárez-Díaz.
2-5 July 2015, British Society for the History of Science Annual Conference, 2015.
• Cultures, ethnic groups and populations in Scandinavian prehistory, Jon Kyllingstad
• Who are the Greeks? Rethinking biology, culture, and ancestry in the post-genomic era, Ageliki Lefkaditou
• Past transgressions and future consequences: the responsibilities engendered by a conceptual scheme, Hallvard Fossheim.
21-26 June 2015, 9th International Conference on Easter Island and the Pacific, Ethnological Museum Dahlem, Berlin. The genetic affinities of the Rapanui, Erika Hagelberg.
17 June 2015, Litteraturhuset, Oslo. Jurassic World, public discussion with Erika Hagelberg, Jørn Hurum, and Bjørnar Kjensli on popular interest in scientific developments portrayed in Jurassic Park films.
28 May 2015, Department of History of Science and Ideas, University of Uppsala. Conceptualizations of race in post-war genetics and anthropology, Jon Kyllingstad and Ageliki Lefkaditou.
11-13 February 2015, 6th Norwegian Conference on the History of Science.
• Racial typology and population genetics at the Swedish State Institute for Race Biology 1940s-1950s, Jon Kyllingstad
• A constant anthropologist: J. Lawrence Angel and his research in Greece, 1940s-1970s, Ageliki Lefkaditou
• The Ethical Relevance of History as a Source of Responsibility in Research on Ethnicity, Hallvard Fossheim.
2 December 2014, Centre for History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds. Sacred bones: The archaeology of Greek physical anthropology, 1880s-1910s, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
26-28 November 2014, Rethinking Sami Cultures in Museums, University of Oslo.
• The measuring of Sámi skulls and the idea of a “Lapp” race, Jon Kyllingstad,
• Representativity, historical legacy and the ethics of research on human populations, Hallvard Fossheim.
29 August 2014, SENT at the The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology. A science of racial superiority, Scandinavian and Greek responses to German race science 1930s-1950s, public lecture, Jon Kyllingstad and Ageliki Lefkaditou.
28-29 July 2014, National races: Anthropology, classification and politics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, International Conference. Forging a place for a science: Greek physical anthropology and the construction of national identity in the late nineteenth century, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
3-6 July 2014, Annual Conference of the British Society for the History of Science. Paper presentations:
• Scandinavia and the international scientific controversies on race 1930-1960, Jon Kyllingstad
• Continuity and discontinuity: Greek physical anthropology, 1920s-1950s, Ageliki Lefkaditou
• Historical dimensions of researchers’ responsibilities, Hallvard Fossheim.
17 June 2014, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo. From Calipers to Sequencers: Physical anthropology in Greece and the construction of racial and national identity, 1950s to present, project presentation, Ageliki Lefkaditou.
13 June 2014, The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology. From racial typology to DNA sequencing: ‘race’ and ‘ethnicity’ and research on biological differences between human groups, project presentation, Ageliki Lefkaditou and Jon Kyllingstad.
2 June 2014, Hvem er jeg som individ? (Who am I as an Individual?). Interview for Forskningsetikk no. 2, Jon Kyllingstad and Hallvard Fossheim.
2-4 April 2014, Race, ethnicity, ancestry and human genetic variation 1945-2013. First project workshop, hosted at the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology. For more information on the participants and the papers presented, visit the Workshops page.
28 January 2014, Twentieth Century Histories of Knowledge About Human Variation research group at The Max Planck Institute of the History of Science in Berlin. From racial typology to DNA sequencing: ‘race’ and ‘ethnicity’ and the science of human genetic diversity, 1945–2012, one-day workshop, organized by Jon Kyllingstad, with contributions from Hallvard Fossheim and Erika Hagelberg.
27 January 2014, Raseteoriforskningen som ledet til Holocaust (The Racial theories that lead to Holocaust). Interview for Radio program NRK P2 EKKO, Jon Kyllingstad.
23 October 2013, The SAMKUL-Conference 2013, Norwegian Research Council. Project presentation, Jon Kyllingstad.
17 October 2013, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.Kristine Bonnevie og rasehygienen (Kristine Bonnevie and eugenics), invited lecture, Jon Kyllingstad.
15 September 2013, British Association for biological anthropology and osteoarchaeology annual conference. More than just bones: Experiences from Norway, Hallvard Fossheim and Unn Yilmaz.
26 April 2013, The National Committee for Research Ethics on Human Remains, Oslo. Fra rasetypologi til DNA-forskning (From racial typology to DNA-research), project presentation Jon Kyllingstad and Hallvard Fossheim.
8 April 2013, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo. Fra rasetypologi til DNA-forskning (From racial typology to DNA-research), project presentation, Jon Kyllingstad.