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LitHouse is the English language podcast from the House of Literature (litteraturhuset) in Oslo, presenting adapted versions of lectures and conversations featuring international writers and thinkers.
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Apr 7, 2017

In this episode, Nazmi Al-Jubeh, historian and archeologist at Birzeit Univeristy, and Hind Khoury, former Minister for Jerusalem Affairs for the Palestinian Authorities, talk about the current situation in Jerusalem, following the 2014 Gaza war, reflecting openly on the situation for Palestinians in Jerusalem under occupation, and the shortcomings of the Palestinian Authorities. Leading the conversation is senior researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo, Marte Heian-Engdal. The Palestinian poet Jehan Bseiso also reads her poem Hashtag Gaza. The conversation took place at the House of Literature March 6th, 2017, as part of the 2017 Saladin Days, focusing on Jerusalem.

Mar 24, 2017
In this episode, writer and historian Simon Sebag Montefiore talks about his book «The Romanovs: 1613-1918», which tells the often brutal, bloody and erotic story of the Tsar dynasty which ruled Russia for 300 years. Leading the conversation is Erika Fatland, herself an acclaimed author of several non-fiction books from Russian-controlled areas, among these Englebyen. Historier fra Beslan (“The City of Angels. Stories from Beslan”) and Sovjetistan. The conversation took place at the House of Literature on March 3rd 2017.
 
LitHouse is a podcast from the House of Literature in Oslo, presenting adapted versions of lectures and conversations featuring international writers and thinkers. Music by Apothek.
Feb 11, 2017

In this episode,  the American writer Jenny Offill talks with the Norwegian literary critic Bernhard Ellefsen, in a conversation that took place on August 17th 2016. Introduction by the Norwegian writer Gunnhild Øyehaug.

 

LitHouse is a podcast from the House of Literature in Oslo, presenting adapted versions of lectures and conversations featuring international writers and thinkers. Music by Apothek.

Dec 2, 2016

In this episode, the Libyan writer Hisham Matar talks with Helge Jordheim, Professor of Cultural History at the University of Oslo. The conversation took place on august 24th 2016. Introduction by Sigurd Falkenberg Mikkelsen, Middle East correspondent for The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.

 

LitHouse is a podcast from the House of Literature in Oslo, presenting adapted versions of lectures and conversations featuring international writers and thinkers. Music by Apothek.

Nov 25, 2016

In this episode, the Argentinian writer César Aira talks with his Norwegian translator Kristina Solum, in a conversation that took place on September 14th 2016. Introduction by Gisle Selnes, professor of Literature at the University of Bergen.

 

LitHouse is a podcast from the House of Literature in Oslo, presenting adapted versions of lectures and conversations featuring international writers and thinkers.

Nov 9, 2016

In this episode you can hear Selahattin Demirtaş giving that Saladin Lecture 2016. The lecture was given on April 13th, as part of the International Saladin Days, and was held in Turkish. It was followed by a few questions that were put to mr. Demirtaş in English, and answered in Turkish.

Selahattin Demirtaş is the chairman of Turkey's pro Kurdish coalition party HDP, and considered by many to be the key to the Kurds' future in Turkey.

 

LitHouse is a podcast from the House of Literature in Oslo, Litteraturhuset. Music by Apothek.

 

Oct 27, 2016

In this episode the French writer Édouard Louis talks about Toni Morrison, in a lecture that was given at the House of Literature in Oslo on september 23rd 2016.

 

LitHouse is the English language podcast from the House of Literature in Oslo (Litteraturhuset). Music by Apothek.

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