Nina Witoszek

Senior Researcher
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Phone +47-22858737
Visiting address Sandakerveien 130 Bygg 2 0484 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1116 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Comparative history of cultures
  • Environmental history
  • Environmental ethics
  • Political philosophy
  • History of Scandinavia
  • History of Eastern Europe 
  • Reclaiming ecological wisdom for the crisis of our time
  • Cultural innovation for sustainable future 
  • Theory of ecomodernity

Courses taught

  • University College Galway: comparative literature
  • European Institute/Florence: Modern comparative history of cultures
  • SUM: Cultural Approaches to the Environment


  • NW has studied in Wroclaw/ Poland, Oxford University, and University of Stockholm. She holds a PhD in comparative literature.
  • Research Fellow at SCASS/Uppsala
  • Research Fellow at Robinson College/Cambridge
  • Research Fellow at Mansfield College/Oxford
  • Associate Professor, European Institute/Florence
  • Visiting Scholar/Stanford


  • MA -golden medal, Universitetet i Wroclaw, 1978
  • Swedish Institute Award for the Studies in Irish History and Culture, 1998
  • Freedom of Expression Foundation Award (Fritt Ord Prisen) 2005  


Tags: Environmental Ethics, Nature and Culture, Nordic Model
Published Aug. 15, 2011 2:53 PM - Last modified Oct. 6, 2020 2:35 PM