Anne Marit Godal (born 20 November 1972) is a Norwegian encyclopedist.
Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Nordic country in Northwestern Europe whose territory comprises the western and northernmost portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula; the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard are also part of the Kingdom of Norway. The Antarctic Peter I Island and the sub-Antarctic Bouvet Island are dependent territories and thus not considered part of the kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land.
She studied political science at the University of Oslo and has had positions in the Norwegian Labour Party and No to the EU.From 2011 to 2016 she was editor-in-chief of Store norske leksikon [the Great Norwegian encyclopedia], Store medisinske leksikon (an associated medical encyclopedia), and Norsk biografisk leksikon (a biographical encyclopedia). When she took over the editorship, these works were in danger of running out of funding, but in her term as editor-in-chief she secured university funding for their long-term survival.
The University of Oslo, until 1939 named the Royal Frederick University, is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. Until 1 January 2016 it was the largest Norwegian institution of higher education in terms of size, now surpassed only by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. The Academic Ranking of World Universities has ranked it the 58th best university in the world and the third best in the Nordic countries. In 2015, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked it the 135th best university in the world and the seventh best in the Nordics. While in its 2016, Top 200 Rankings of European universities, the Times Higher Education listed the University of Oslo at 63rd, making it the highest ranked Norwegian university.
An editor-in-chief, also known as lead editor or chief editor, is a publication's editorial leader who has final responsibility for its operations and policies. The highest ranking editor of a publication may also be titled editor, managing editor, or executive editor, but where these titles are held while someone else is editor-in-chief, the editor-in-chief outranks the others.
Store norske leksikon, abbreviated SNL, is a Norwegian language online encyclopedia.
Events in the year 2011 in Norway.
Andreas Skartveit is a Norwegian journalist, magazine editor and publisher. He was born in Finnøy. He worked for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation from 1962 to 1972. He edited the cultural and political magazine Syn og Segn from 1972 to 1978, and was also manager of the publishing house Det Norske Samlaget during the same period. From 1980 to 1990 he was manager of the publishing house Gyldendal Norsk Forlag.
Events in the year 1696 in Norway.
Marianne Gullestad was a Norwegian social anthropologist. Gullestad grew up in Bergen, took her magister degree in social anthropology from the University of Bergen in 1975 and her dr. philos. in 1984. Her thesis from 1984, Kitchen table society, treated the life of young working-class mothers. She was appointed guest lecturer at the University of Chicago during three periods in the 1980s and 1990s. From 1998 she was appointed assistant professor at the University of Tromsø. Gullestad frequently appeared in television and radio, and wrote hundreds of newspaper articles.
Agneta Pleijel is a Swedish novelist, poet, playwright, journalist and literary critic. Among her plays are Ordning härskar i Berlin from 1979. Among her novels are Vindspejare from 1987 and Drottningens chirurg from 2006. She has been a professor at Dramatiska Institutet since 1992. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 1991.
Anna Westberg (1946–2005) was a Swedish novelist and non-fiction writer. She grew up in Ovansjö in Gästrikland. She made her literary debut in 1978, with the novel Paradisets döttrar. She co-edited the two-volume Kvinnornas litteraturhistoria from 1981/1983. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 1992.
Irja Agnes Browallius (1901–1968) was a Swedish teacher, novelist and short story writer. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 1962.
Tora Armida Dahl was a Swedish teacher and novelist. She was married to literary critic Knut Jaensson. Among her novels is Fosterbarn from 1954. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 1975.
Rita Tornborg is a Swedish novelist and short story writer. She was born in South Africa, and grew up in Poland. She made her literary debut in 1970, with the novel Paukes gerilla. Other books are Salomos namnsdag from 1979, Systrarna from 1982, and the short story collection Rosalie from 1991. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 1995.
Anne-Marie Berglund is a Swedish poet, novelist, short story writer and pictorial artist. She made her literary debut in 1977 with the poetry collection Luftberusningen. Among her later collections is Jag vill stå träd nu from 2000. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 2002.
Ann Jäderlund is a Swedish poet and playwright. She made her literary debut in 1985 with the poetry collection Vimpelstaden. Other collections are Snart går jag i sommaren ut from 1990 and I en cylinder i vattnet av vattengråt from 2006. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 2004.
Niklas Rådström is a Swedish poet, novelist and playwright. He is the son of the author Pär Rådström and theater director Anne Marie Rådström. He made his literary debut in 1975, with the poetry collection Med tystnad närbesläktade dikter. Among his novels are Vitnatt from 1976 and Medan tiden tänker på annat from 1992.
Eva Virginia Runefelt is a Swedish novelist and poet. She made her literary debut in 1975, with the novel I svackan. Her poetry collections include En kommande tid av livet from 1975 and Mjuka mörkret from 1997. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 1994. She won De Nio Lyrical Prize in 2008 and the Tranströmerpriset in 2018.
Fredrik Lange-Nielsen was a Norwegian mathematician and insurance company manager. He chaired the Norwegian Students' Society, edited Norsk matematisk Tidsskrift, and lectured at the University of Oslo. He was chief executive of the insurance company Norske Liv for nearly twenty years, was elected member of several governmental commissions, and a member of the Norwegian Academy for Language and Literature from its establishment in 1953.
Events in the year 1681 in Norway.
Lucie Wolf was a Norwegian actress. She was born in Bergen, and was married to Jacob Wilhelm Nicolay Wolf. She made her stage debut in 1850, at Ole Bull's Det norske Theater in Bergen. From 1853 she played at Christiania Theatre, and from 1901 at Nationaltheatret.
Torill Eide is a Norwegian children's writer.
Dagfinn Tveito was a Norwegian magazine editor.
Søilen Teater was a theatre that opened in Oslo in 1930. It was managed by Sophus Dahl until 1932. It was then a supporting stage for Chat Noir until 1934. From 1934 to 1939 the theatre was run by Henry Gleditsch, and from 1939 it was run by Aud Ricther. From 1942 it housed Leif Juster's stage Edderkoppen Theatre, and in 1945 it housed Studioteatret.
Marit Eikemo is a Norwegian essayist, novelist, journalist and magazine editor.