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A tribute to the ocean! Beautiful singing, talented speakers and dedicated young people made the Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2019 an exciting and successful event.

It is time to pay tribute to The Ocean! Featuring awards, singing and beautiful movie clips. Time to take it seriously. With research, stories and action.

The Thor Heyerdahl Competition var en årlig konkurranse som inngikk som en del av programmet til The Thor Heyerdahl International Day.

In 2014 it is 100 years since Thor Heyerdahl was born in Larvik. His life, research, expeditions and especially his ardent commitment to environmental protection and peaceful coexistence has made Thor Heyerdahl one of the most famous and recognized Norwegians of all time.

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2013 vil bli finne sted i Bergen 21-23 oktober.

The Thor Heyerdahl Institute has arranged the annual conference, in cooperation of the Pacific Lutheran University (PLU), Seattle, USA.

Set aside Monay June, 27th! In co-operation with the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), The Thor Heyerdahl Institute would like to invite you to a lecture and lunch at UMB, Ås.

Protection of the global environment. In co-operation with the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim.

THEME: Fighting for the environment

THEME: The Inuit of Circumpolar Region in a challenging world
– Inuit of Canada
– Inuit of the International Flora

THEME: The Polar regions and their impact on global ecology: the possibilities and the dangers

TEMA: Is mankind still moving forwards?

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2018 – Climate and environment – where are we heading? Lectures from Siri Østvold and Thomas Cottis.

Cultural heritage and identity. Lectures from Herdis Hølleland and Anders Sundnes Løvlie.

Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016 was a success! More than 200 students attended the conference in October.

The Thor Heyerdahl International Day 2016 takes place on 26th October this year! The location is “Gamle Logen” in Oslo from 11.30-15.30.