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The 30th Congress of Nordic Historians

Gothenburg, Sweden, was the site for the 30th congress of Nordic Historians and assembled well over 500 participants. The key concepts for the conference were “global and local”. The congress theme emphasized that connections have always existed and still exist … Continue reading

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Læstadianismeforskeren Kåre Svebak. Nye tekster.

LaBo-prosjektet har i lang tid hatt kontakt med læstadianismeforskeren Kåre Svebak. Vi har i samråd med ham fått lov å publisere fire nye arbeider fra hans hånd. Tekstene (to artikler og to bøker) vil inngå i LaBo og LLLOnlines tekstsamlingsressurs. … Continue reading

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Læstadianisme bokprosjekt (LaBo)

Læstadianisme bokprosjekt (LaBo) er et toårig forskningsprosjekt finansiert av Tromsø forskningsstiftelse. Forskere i prosjektet er professor Bengt-Ove Andreassen, førsteamanuensis Roald E. Kristiansen og førsteamanuensis Rolf Inge Larsen. Sistnevnte er leder. I prosjektbeskrivelsen står det at læstadianisme er en fellesbetegnelse for … Continue reading

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LLL Online is now a research network

The “research group” LLL Online is now the research network LLL Online, including the LaBo Project. LLL Online is now research network focusing on developing didactic tools for the schools in Finland, Sweden, Norway and Russia. It could be these headlines: … Continue reading

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Laestadius and Laestadianism in The Contested Field of Cultural Heritage

Associate professor Anne Heith has published a book on Laestadius and Laestadianism in Saami and Tornedalean texts: This book is available for sale via: order@originaltryck.se (250 SEK). It is also available as Open Acess at this address: http://umu.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1182742/FULLTEXT01.pdf​. For a review … Continue reading

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LLL Online in Aalborg

LLL Online sessions at The 29th Congress of Nordic Historians: Lars Levi Læstadius – en reformator i den nordlige ødemarken Lis Mari Hjortfors, Roald E. Kristiansen, Hannu Mustakallio, Kosti Joensuu and Rolf Inge Larsen (Photo: Siv Rasmussen). Associate professor Rolf Inge … Continue reading

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Kosti Joensuu to defend his doctoral thesis on Lars Levi Laestadius’ philosophy

Kosti Joensuu is defending his doctoral thesis The Physical, Moral and Spiritual: A study of Vitalist Psychology and the Philosophy of Religion of Lars Levi Laestadius tomorrow, December 9. We wish him all the best! The thesis is available for … Continue reading

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Lars-Erik Wikbergs article on The Unknown Laestadius [full version in Swedish]

The full version in Swedish of Lars-Erik Wikberg’s article from our kick-off seminar in 2015 is now available here. In the article, Wikberg outlines the founding of the publishing company Bibliotheca Laestadiana. He also gives a laestadian understanding of Laestadius, and a comprehensive theological … Continue reading

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Special issue on Laestadius in Norsk tidsskrift for misjonsvitenskap

Most of the presentations from our kick-off seminar in autumn 2015 have now been published in a special issue of Norsk tidsskrift for misjonsvitenskap. They are available Open Access here.  

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Laestadius-poppy (Læstadius-valmuen)

In a newspaper article in Nordlys, Steinar Thorvaldsen tells about Laestadius’ pioneering work as a botanist. Among other things, Laestadius discovered a new plant, which later was named after him, the Papaver laestadianum or Papaver radicatum ssp. laestadianum (Læstadius-valmuen).  

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