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Interviews from the Religion and Politics Festival that have been aired on NRK are now available online as podcasts.

From demonstration in DC

Don't miss the 2019 MF CASR Annual Lecture 6 September. Elizabeth Shakman Hurd will talk about Religion on the border: The politics of the ‘Muslim ban’ and the limits of law

Sturla Stålsett

– Diaconia research should not be first and foremost understood as research on diaconia. Rather, we should view it as diaconal action in itself, says professor Sturla Stålsett. 

Roar G. Fotland about Norwegian Missionaries in Zimbabwe

– Norwegian missionaries in Zimbabwe brought with them many positive things. But some missionaries had unmistakable racist attitudes, says Roar G. Fotland. 

Karl Olav Sandnes about Paulus

The Apostle Paul's view of the Mosaic law is disputed among interpreters of Paul. Professor Karl Olav Sandnes' research is a contribution to this debate.

Leader of MF CASR - Iselin Frydenlund

"We are beginning to attract attention within international research contexts, and we are aware of great interest in several of the centre's projects," says CASR director Iselin Frydenlund. 


Associate professor Tron Fagermoen studies what type of language the church should use when participating in public debate.

Solvor Mjøberg Lauritzen studies Roma - Romani people - in Romania, and their education

– Education researchers have contributed to creating and sustaining flawed notions about Romas education situation, says Solvor Mjøberg Lauritzen.

Asle Eikrem, professor

- Who and how many should we let into Norway, and on the basis of which criteria, asks MF-professor Asle Eikrem.