2016 Hanseatic Days in Bergen#

10 June 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: Grand Selskapslokaler

The HANSA WAY ‐Networks for EUROPE#

"Hanseatic League ‐ Networks for Europe ‐ Northern Dimension and Impact, Has the Hansa impact on the development of modern Europe been under‐rated?"#


CONSENSUS is an annual, early summer public discussion (2 hours) in the spirit of the Nordic Model ‐ analogue to Barcelona's DISPUTATIO.

Opening remarks for CONSENSUS‐2016
Convener: Rector Dag Rune Olsen (UiB, MAE):
Profiling Theme and Question (10 minutes).

CONSENSUS Discussion Panel
Moderator: Jan S. Vaagen] (Hub Acad. director MAE)
Convener: Dag Rune Olsen

Regional Hub associates:
Geir Atle Ersland, (UiB)
Frank Aarebrot, (UiB)

Ex auditorio contributors incl. foreign guests
Questions from Audience to CONSENSUS Panel, (20 min)

Closure of CONSENSUS‐2016 by Chair

Saturday, 11 June 2016, 8:30 ‐ 9:15
Venue: Bryggens Museum

Regional Members Meeting#

Report on the status of the Hub
Report on the status of SAPEA (Sci. Adv. for Policy by Eur. Academies)

11 June 09:00 - 17:00
Venue: Bryggen Museum

A Historic and Gastronomic Stockfish Conference during the Hanseatic Days Bergen #

Registration (free of charge) required

CHAIR: Professor em. Nils Georg Brekke, UNESCO chair contact, University of Bergen
Professor Geir Atle Ersland, University of Bergen


09.30 Welcome
Professor Dag Rune Olsen (MAE), rector, University of Bergen

09.40 Imprint of Knowledge driven Hansa Networks in modern Europe
Professor Jan S. Vaagen (MAE), academic director, Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub Region Bergen

10.00 Language and Law in Hansa networks
Professor Gunnstein Akselberg, University of Bergen

10.20 Cod harvest in response to changing Climate Conditions
Director Ole-Arve Misund (MAE), Norwegian Institute of Food Research

10.40 Questions and remarks

10.50 Coffee break

11.05 Stockfish production regions from early ages up to our days
Director Jarle Sanden, Romsdalsmuseet, Molde

11.30 Stockfish consumption in Northern Germany and beyond during the 15th to the 17th centuries: a (zoo) archaeological and historical perspective
Historian BartHolterman, Deutsches Schiffahrtsmuseum, Bremerhafen

12.00 Stockfish history and culinary traditions of the Iberian Peninsula
Professor Antonio Marques da Silva, University of Coimbra

12.30 Questions and remarks

12.45 Tiziano Biasioli
Film about Young Bacala

12.55 Stockfish buffet lunch, specialities from Northern Italy

13.45 The culinary use of Stockfish from early middle ages and up to today
From traditional to innovative recipes
From one local recipe to a European Stockfish Recipe Map
Professor Otello Fabris, University of Padova and dr. Andrea Vergari

14.30 The Living Stockfish traditions in Frankenwald
Burgermeister Klaus Adelt, member of the Bavarian Parliament

15.00 The Quirini story
Assistant professorAngela Pluda, University of Padova and Paolo
Francis Quirini,Venetian Patrician, Count of Castle Temenos and Dafnes

15.20 Artistic video of the Querini Shipwreck
By artists Franco Fortunato, Martina Fortunato and Valentina Grossi

15.35 The Querini European Cultural Route
Political leader for Culture, Ingelin Noresjø, Nordland County Council

16.00 Can traditional stockfish production, cultural heritage and culinary uses be protected and harnessed?
Senior advisor Terje Inderhaug, Hordaland County Council

16.30 Questions and remarks

16.55 Closing reflections with UNESCO related perspectives


Hordaland County Council (HCC)
City of Bergen (CB)
Academia Europaea Knowledge Hub Region Bergen (AEKHRB)

Registration and information#

Sign up free of charge

For any detailed information please contact the Academic Director, Professor Jan Vaagen (Jan.Vaagen@uib.no)

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