September 14 2018
Master's knowledge to the people 2018

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When: Friday, 14 September 2018, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

September 11 2018
Research on sensitive topics - between media and politics


Fritt Ord invites the public to a seminar on what it is like to participate in the social debate as a researcher in an inflammatory field, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 at Uranienborgveien 2, Oslo.

August 23 2018
The role of parents in Muslim communities


The Fritt Ord Foundation’s project “Islam in Norway” invites the public to a debate about childhood conditions, child-rearing and minority parents’ relationship to the majority society on Thursday, 23 August 2018, 6 p.m. –7.30 p.m. at the House of Literature, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo.

June 18 2018
Which media do we trust?


​Fritt Ord and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism invite the public to the launch of the annual media survey entitled the Reuters Institute Digital News Report and a debate on confidence in the media, on Monday, 18 June from 5 – 6.30 p.m. at Fritt Ord’s premises at Uranienborgveien 2.

May 29 2018
How to Create Cultural Hubs for the Whole City

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On Tuesday, 29 May at 16.45 pm, the Fritt Ord Foundation, Sparebankstiftelsen DNB and Fondazione CRT will host a session on the role of culture hubs such as literature houses and culture centres. What does it take for a building to become one of the most important venues in a city for exchanging opinions?

May 26 2018
Norwegian Journal of Photography Seminar at DOK18

​On Saturday, 26 May, at the Doc Festival in Fredrikstad, you will have a chance to meet two photographers from the Norwegian Journal of Photography, as well as Gösta Flemming, book editor at the Journal Publishing House.

April 25 2018
The RSF 2018 Press Freedom Index

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Reporters without borders (RSF) and its partners, the Norwegian Press Association and the Fritt Ord Foundation, are pleased to invite you for the unveiling of the RSF 2018 Press Freedom Index.

April 12 2018
Awards ceremony for the Fritt Ord Foundation Competition for Upper Secondary School

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Welcome to the awards ceremony for the Fritt Ord Foundation Competition for Upper Secondary School, on Thursday, 12 April, at 2 p.m. at Uranienborgveien 2. There will be a formal and enjoyable celebration with speeches, finger food, and entertainment provided by music students from Foss Upper Secondary School.

March 13 2018
Extremists on film: Propaganda or information?

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Fritt Ord, Norwegian Film Directors and HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival 2018 invite the public to a debate on extremists in film on Tuesday, 13 March, from 5 to 7.30 p.m. at the House of Literature.

March 8 2018
Høyreekstremisme, grunn til bekymring?

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March 7 2018
"Golden Dawn Girls" to open the 2018 HUMAN international documentary film festival

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The Fritt Ord Foundation and 2018 HUMAN international documentary film festival invites the public to the opening of this year’s festival, featuring a screening of the Norwegian documentary Golden Dawn Girls, on Wednesday, 7 March, at 6 p.m. at the Klingenberg Cinema. Tickets cost NOK 30, and can be purchased on the website of Nordisk Film Kino.

February 28 2018
Letters to Europe – Refugee Women Write

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What: Theatre performance, debate and Oslo book launch.
When: Wednesday 28 February at 19:00
Where: The Fritt Ord Foundation,
Uranienborgveien 2, Oslo.

January 25 2018
#MeToo and Freedom of Expression – dilemmas and the potential for lasting change

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Fritt Ord and the Institute for Social Research invite the public to the debate on #MeToo and Freedom of Expression on Thursday, 25 January 2018, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Fritt Ord premises, featuring Sissel Trygstad, Hannah Helseth, Sofie Høgestøl, Kjersti Horn, Arne Jensen, Anja Sletteland, Silas Harrebye and Åsa Linderborg. Arnfinn Midtbøen will moderate.

December 2 2017
Propaganda, Facts and Fake News: The Holberg Debate 2017

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At this year’s Holberg Debate, John Pilger, Julian Assange and Jonathan Heawood will discuss the presence of propaganda in news and social media, and its democratic implications. The debate will take place at The University Aula in Bergen, on Saturday 2 December 2017, 3 p.m. to 5.15 p.m.

December 1 2017
Lærerseminar: Kildebevissthet og kritisk tenkning i en polarisert tid


November 15 2017
Democracy Road? - Aung San Suu Kyi, buddhistisk nasjonalisme og pressefrihet i Myanmar

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November 15 2017
Propaganda - Seminar for lærere i videregående skole

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October 28 2017
Inequality, Immigration, and the Politics of Populism

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The New York Review of Books Foundation, the Dan David Prize and the Fritt Ord Foundation invite the public to the two-day conference ‘Inequality, Immigration, and the Politics of Populism’. The conference will take place at the New York University School of Law, USA, 28-29 October 2017.

October 18 2017
RISK - The Story of WikiLeaks and Julian Assange

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Fritt Ord and Oslo Documentary Cinema invite the public to a screening of Risk followed by a debate on Wednesday, 18 October 2017, at 6 p.m. at Cinemateket.

October 1 2017
Call for Applications: Cross Border Journalism Programme, Autumn 2017


We warmly invite journalists from Russia, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, the Baltic or the Caucasus to work together to produce stories through partnership and collaboration that transcend their national border as a part of the Perspektivy programme (Программа “Перспективы”). Perspektivy is a joint initiative by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Fritt Ord Foundation.