MIGRATION and ETHNICITY
The Thor Heyerdahl International Day Conference’s aim is to honour the cultural legacy of Thor Heyerdahl and continue to develop his research and ideas, highlighting his involvement in international dialogue, his advocacy for clean oceans and support towards world peace.
We are proud to announce that the Thor Heyerdahl International Day series has been organized by the Heyerdahl Institute (THI) since 2006.
This year’s conference is presented in collaboration with the Turkish embassy in Oslo, Augsburg University, Minnesota (USA), and Vestfold & Telemark County Council. The conference will focus on the global subject of: Migration and ethnicity.
The goals of the conference are:
- To act – and put the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on the agenda
- To contribute with lectures on international matters
- To learn from each other and inspire to action
The conference focuses on the following United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Climate action (13) Reduced Inequalities (10), Sustainable Cities and Communities (11), Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (16), and Partnerships for the Goals (17).
The conference will be a streaming event which is accessible on several digital platforms.