Our museums will be closed until the 6th of April.

Our museums are closed According to the wishes of the Vestfold boroughs, the county council, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and the Norwegian Directorate of Health, the government has implemented regional measures from midnight on Friday the 5th of March. These measures will be in place until 6th of April. One of the measures […]

Posted on | Posted in Aluminiummuseet, Berger Museum, Haugar kunstmuseum, Jernverket Eidsfoss, Larvik Museum, Midgard vikingcenter, Munchs hus, Samlingsforvaltningen, Slottsfjellsmuseet, The Thor Heyerdahl Institute, The Whaling museum, Vestfoldarkivet, Vestfoldmuseene

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2019

In collaboration with the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), the Norwegian Soloist Choir, Jotron and the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, we hosted The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2019 at the University of Oslo on October 20th. The theme for the evening was “Celebrate the ocean”. We wanted to focus on various themes related to the […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

Welcome to The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2019

On October 20, the Soloist Choir, Foreign Minister, WWF leader, two adventurous marine scientists, young people who have won awards, Cirkus Cirkør and Oslo’s mayor will come. We do it in the name of Norway’s internationally renowned sea adventurer Thor Heyerdahl. Program The Norwegian Soloist Choir frames it all with a mini concert. Mayor Marianne […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

Thor Heyerdahl Competition (2008 – 2009)

Young people aged 15-20 were invited to take part in the competition, which was linked to the theme of the conference. The theme for 2009 was the environment, while in 2008 it was indiginenous peoples. 2009 – Young people take “the fight for the environment” seriously. 126 young people have made advertising films about the environment. […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2014

Thor Heyerdahl Institute maintains and develops Thor Heyerdahl’s ideas and ideals, within interdisciplinary research, international dialogue / multicultural interaction and protection of the global environment. This year’s anniversary conference is the eighth in the series and aims to promote greater international dialogue, energize efforts to protect the global environment and improve the environmental policy competence […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2013

Konferansen vil avholdes i «Egget» og er i samarbeid med Universitetet i Bergen, UiB Global og Bjerknes senteret for klimaforskning. Målet med arrangementet er å sette søkelyset på viktige globale utfordringer. Program kommer. Tidligere konferanser The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2006-2012

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2012

The Institute brought in the keynote speaker, professor Terje Tvedt, University of Bergen for celebration of The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2012 at PLU, Wang symposium “Our Thirsty Planet”. February 23rd and 24th the symposium was held at PLU. Also the respected Maude Barlow from Canada, spoke at the Symposium. Enjoy an extra article on Barlow’s speech. The evening also […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2011

The Thor Heyerdahl International Speech will be given by Nobel Prize winner 2009, Professor Elinor Ostrom, Indiana University, USA. Theme: “A polycentric approach to climate change?” Read more here. A poster for the Thor Heyerdahl International day 2011   Elinor Ostrom Biografi Elinor Ostrom is Distinguished Professor, Arthur F. Bentley Professor of Political Science, and […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2010

Les mer i pdf thor_heyerdahl_international_day_2010_thor_heyerdahl_instituttet_vestfoldmuseene

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2009

Climate change from a polar perspective, where we stand in 2009, and the possibilities for the future. Dr. Robert Corell, Senior Policy Fellow for the American Meterological Society. See presentation here   Can forests save the climate? The Thor Heyerdahl Professor Arild Vatn, Noragric, UMB See presentation here   A new global climate agreement – […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2008

Mary Simon, Tidligere president for INUIT Circumpolar Conference og kanadisk ambassadør for inuittspørsmål i kanadisk UD. Hun har vært viseformann for styret, Native Economic Development Program og direktør for Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security. Presentasjon til talen. Tale Mary Simon The Inuit of the Circumpolar Region in a Challenging World Address by Mary […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2007

The Thor Heyerdahl International Speech by Dr. Robert Corell, Director of The Heinz Center and Senior Policy Fellow for The American Meteorological Society. Read speach and see the presentation here.

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2006

International Thor Heyerdahl Day in Oslo on November 2 with world- renowned lecturer and author Amin Maalouf and his wife Andree as honorary guests. Click here for Amin Maalouf’s speech.

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2018

Martin Biehl, Thor Heyerdahl Jr., Thomas Cottis, Siri Østvold og Glenn Mattings holdt interessante og engasjerende taler om klima- og miljøsituasjonen for et oppmerksomt publikum i konferanserommet til Kon-Tiki-museet. I tillegg til dette ga vi ut diplomer til vinnerne av årets Thor Heyerdahl Stipendier. Alle godt presentert av konferansier Kristin Saga. Fordragsholdere   SIRI ØSTVOLD […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2017

Foredragsholdere   Herdis Hølleland Herdis Hølleland jobber for tida som forsker på Norsk institutt for kulturminneforskning (NIKU) hvor hun forsker på hvorfor og hvordan vi tar vare på kultur- og naturarv. Hun har studert arkeologi og kulturarv ved Universitet i Oslo, University College London og Cardiff University og jobbet som konservator i Vestfold og Oppland […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016

Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016 was a success! More than 200 students attended the conference in October, where the international acclaimed speakers Hilde Waage, Cecilie Hellestveit, Torgeir Higraff, Cecilie Mauritzen and Liv Arnesen talked about the importance of International Dialogue. Read more about it, on our Facebook-page here!

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute

Welcome to The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016

At The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016, renowned scientists, like Hilde Waage (UiO), Cecilie Hellestveit (ILPI) and Cecilie Mauritzen (NIVA), together with explorers like Torgeir Higraff and Liv Arnesen, will give lectures based on this year’s theme, which is international dialogue. In addition, there will be a presentation of the winning entries of the Thor […]

Posted on | Posted in The Thor Heyerdahl Institute