On the way into the 2020's

NEWSPAPER EDITOR / The conversation with Thomas Hylland Eriksen.


release Go into your time (Res Publica) gives the opportunity to see a couple of Norwegian intellectuals in the cards – namely Dag Herbjørnsrud its many conversations with Thomas Hylland Eriksen. They both have a past as editors behind them, in Ny Tid and Samtiden, respectively. Historian of ideas Herbjørnsrud and social anthropologist Hylland Eriksen talk throughout 50 years – through the decades 80, 90, 00, 10, and beyond the 20s.

The 80's had among other things Street newspaper and the gap period, and the decade ended with most parties getting an environmental program. According to Hylland Eriksen, the left side of the 80 number consisted of active cosmopolitan socialists, while today the public is characterized by the nationalist left – he describes the newspaper Klassekampen as the "national conservatives".

With the # 90s came, according to the book, a greater understanding of the multicultural. And we can probably add the postmodern new Morgenbladet this decade. But materialism, complacency, identity politics and theory also characterized Norway, before the twentieth century. . .

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