Seminar September 28: Trustworthiness: The Rhetorical History of Trust in the Nordics
"Trustworthiness: The Rhetorical History of Trust in the Nordics" is the first in a series of seminars, investigating the rhetorical creation and reproduction of trust in the Nordics. The seminar takes place 28th September 2023.
Forging Trusting Nordic Nations
Trustworthiness: The Rhetorical History of Trust in the Nordics
Seminar at Aarhus University, Denmark, Thursday 28th September 2023
Building 1427, room 246, M2, Konferencecenteret AU, Frederik Nielsens vej 2-4.
12.00-12-10: Welcome and introduction by Marie Lund, associate professor of rhetoric, Aarhus University and Hanne Roer, associate professor of rhetoric, University of Copenhagen.
12.10-12.35: Anders Johansen professor emeritus, Bergen University: Trust and distrust as conditions of communication in the liberalist doctrines of the 19th century.
12.35-13.00: Jens Kjeldsen Professor of rhetoric and media studies, Bergen University. Feeling the right to speak, creating the ability to do it.
13.00-13.25: Gert Thinggaard Svendsen, professor of political science, Aarhus University. Forging Trusting Nordic Nations: Trade and social trust in Viking Age.
13.25-13.50: Mona Ringvej historian and writer, University of Oslo. Cracks in the rhetoric of power – a way of disrupting order or letting the light in?
13.50-14.20: Coffee break
14.20-14.45: Ingela Naumann Professor of Social Policy, Social Work and Sociology, University of Fribourg. The Trouble with Trust: An exploration of the religious roots of social cohesion in modern welfare systems.
14.45-15.10: Sascha Stopa post.doc., School of Social and Political Science, Edinburgh University.: Theological influence on the development of 19th and early 20th century Danish trust culture.
15.10-15.35: Marie Lund, associate professor of rhetoric, Aarhus University and Sofie Kristiansen, CEO at Danske Taler.dk. Trust and trustworthiness: the first female rhetors in Denmark.
15.35-16.00: Thea Ganville, ReNew network; producer and program manager. The Recipe for a Martha – The Rhetoric in the Members’ Magazines Husmodern and Martha.
16.20-16.45: Rolf Hugoson, associate professor of political science, Umeå University. Trustworthy enough: Constructing realistic notions of politics in the Nordic countries.
16.45-17.10: Kristian Bjørkdahl, associate professor of rhetoric, University of Oslo. Sketching a Larger “We”. Johan Castberg’s Rhetoric of Solidarity.