Humanities and social sciences
The humanities and social sciences provide knowledge about how people and society interact, and the cultural framework within which this takes place. Based on insight into the preconditions for societal development, this research can give us an understanding of the possible spaces for action that lie in society and culture.
Overall plans (in Norwegian only)
The portfolio plan describes investment objectives, planned activities and expected outcome and impact of the Research Council's total investment in the portfolio area.
The portfolio analysis shall form a basis for portfolio plans, investment plans and reporting.
The investment plan shall provide an overview of the total calls for proposals and other activities planned with the use of the portfolio board's own funds.
The portfolio board
The portfolio board is responsible for investment decisions within the humanities and social sciences for the Research Council’s funding scheme for independent projects (FRIPRO), as well as for providing scientific advisory services.
The members are:
Camilla Serck-Hanssen, University of Oslo, Oslo, Chair
Hans Dam Christensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Narve Fulsås, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø
Kristian Berg Harpviken, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Oslo
Terje Lohndal, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
Geir Mork, Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, Oslo
Jill Walker Rettberg, University of Bergen, Bergen
Eva-Maria Svensson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Mari Rege, Universitetet i Stavanger, Stavanger
Mari Teigen, Institute for Social Research, Oslo
Jarle Trondal, University of Agder, Kristiansand