Norway

Country article in printed Atlas

Eivind, J., & Corell, S. (2010). Norway. In L. Raphael & I. Porciani (Eds.), Atlas of European Historiography. The Making of a Profession 1800-2005 (pp. 77–79). Palgrave.

Chronology
1813 Two chairs in history at the university in Oslo founded in 1811
1817 Riksarkivet (National archives)
1844 Foreningen til norske Fortidsminnesmerkers Bevaring (Society for the Preservation of Norwegian Ancient Monuments)
1846 Diplomaetarium Norvegicum and other sources published by the Riksarkivet
1869 Den Norske Historiske Forening (Norwegian Historical Association)
1870 Historisk Tidsskrift (Historical Journal)
1874 First PhD in history awarded
1894 Norsk Folkemuseum (Norwegian Folk Museum)
1902 Historisk Museum (Historical Museum)
1910 First national history conference, thereafter 1912 and 1914. Pause until 1989, thereafter every three years
1920 Landslaget for by- og bygdehistorie (National Association of Local History, from 1982 Landslaget for lokalhistorie) and its journal Heimen (The Homestead or Die Heimat, 1922)
1928 Oslo hosts the Sixth International Congress of Historical Sciences (again in 2000)
1949 The Noregs forskingsråd (Norwegian Research Council) founded
1955 Norsk lokalhistorisk institutt (Norwegian Institute for Local History)
1963 First female (full) professor of history appointed
1970s Regional colleges founded, of which seven with small history departments
1990 Merger of the three history associations (the original association of 1869, the CISH-branch from 1929 and the younger historians’ associations from 1983). Regular conferences
1991 New magazines on popular history launched

 

Bibliography

(References are included up to 2009)

Blom, I. (2004). Women in Norwegian and Danish Historiography. In I. Porcinai & M. O´Dowd (Eds.), History Women. Special issue of Storia della Storiografia (pp. 130–151).
Dahl, O. (1990). Norsk historieforskning i det 19. og 20. århundre. Pensumtjeneste.
Eivind, J., & Corell, S. (2010). Norway. In L. Raphael & I. Porciani (Eds.), Atlas of European Historiography. The Making of a Profession 1800-2005 (pp. 77–79). Palgrave.
Meyer, F., & Myhre, J. E. (Eds.). (2000). Nordic Historiography in the 20th Century.
Myhre, J. E. (1996). I historiens hus er det mange rom Noen hovedtrekk i norsk historieforskning 1970-1995. Historisk Tidsskrift, 1–2, 3–35.
Myhre, J. E. (1994). Den norske historiske kultur Om sammenheng og fragmentering i norsk historieforskning. Historisk Tidsskri, 3, 320–337.
Myhre, J. E. (2009). Mange veier til historien Om historiefagets og historikernes historie. Unipub.
Sejersted, F. (1965). Approaches to Modern Norwegian History. In Hubard (pp. 156–178).
Evaluering av norsk historiefaglig forskning. (2008). Norges forskningsråd.
Special issue on historiography (Vols. 1–2). (1996).

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