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Lecture by Dr. Kjetil Børhaug and Celebration of the Kielland-Løvdal Endowed Fellowship

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on May 31, 2012 - 3:30pm
Dr. Kjetil Børhaug

“In the Wake of the Terrorist Attacks: Teaching Social and Political Values in Norway after July 22.”

Thursday, May 31, 2012, 3:30 – 5:00 pm
The Commons (Room 308) Parrington Hall
University of Washington

Dr. Kjetil Børhaug
Associate Professor
Department of Administration & Organizational Science
University of Bergen, Norway

Kjetil Børhaug has published extensively on issues of the relationship between school curricula and political and democratic legitimacy in Norway. Dr. Børhaug examines how the educational system can be seen as a reflection of dominant ways of thinking about the political, economic and legal order and how it legitimizes the existing political order, especially in times of national stress, such as the terrorist attacks of July 22, 2011.