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Thursday, 27 August 2015

Minding Animals Norway board meeting chaired; date and place of GM, research seminar

Yesterday I chaired the board meeting of Minding Animals Norway, the first for two and a half months. Among the topics were place and time for this year´s research seminar (the 5th) and General Meeting, both of which will take place on Saturday December 5th in Oslo (10-14 and 2 pm respectively). More details are to follow.

External UiS board members proposed

The board of University of Stavanger has external members as well as internal members, and the board will soon propose prospective external members for the Ministry of Education - which makes these appointments. I have suggested to university director John Møst that Dag Hessen and Arne Johan Vetlesen be considered.

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Mentions in NASS abstract book

The abstract book of the 9th conference of the Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (NASS) is available for viewing online. I am mentioned as member of the Scientific Committee on p. 6, as presenter on p. 31, and with my two abstracts on p. 124 ("Agency in biosemiotics and enactivism") and 125 ("The future Umwelten of wolves, sheep and people in Scandinavia") respectively.

Photos from NASS IX (Tartu)

Photos from the 9th conference of the Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies (NASS), aka this year´s Tartu Summer School in Semiotics, are available online. I found two involving me and my son.

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Course descriptions for SVEXPHIL4, SVEXPHIL6

The course description for Examen Philosophicum at University of Stavanger´s UiS Business School (course code SVEXPHIL4) is available here. I am named as "faglærer" [teacher].

Monday, 24 August 2015

UiS late on two payments

University of Stavanger is currently late with two payments I have coming, one concerning fee for grading at Department of health studies this Spring, and another (salary for August) concerning my employment this autumn at the UiS Business School. In total UiS owes me some 125.000 NOK (more than 13.000 Euro) in gross value (before tax).

One MC exam paper graded

Today I have graded one Multiple choice exam paper for University of Stavanger´s Department of health studies, in Examen Philosophicum for nursing students (course code SVEXPHIL2).