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8 March: International Women's Day

Balls, chicks and crones with Helene Uri (Norwegian)

Geniuses, groupies, muses and men with Marta Breen (Norwegian)

What he said with Angela Saini, Helene Uri and Kari Jegerstedt (English)

12 March: Whiteness and racism

A white history with Nell Irvin Painter and Kristina Leganger Iversen (English)

A cursed family with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Tomm Kristiansen (English)

New language, new identity with Xiaolu Guo and Peter Nielsen (English)

Everyday life with Camara Lundestad Joof and Kristina Leganger Iversen (Norwegian)

The unbearable whiteness of being with Kei Miller, Angela Saini and Tonje Vold (English)

19 March: Who are we?

World anxiety with Heinz Bude (English)

World emotions with Heinz Bude and Anne Gjelsvik (English)

What is a human being with Jan Grue, Bjørn Vatne and Peter Nielsen (Norwegian/Danish)

The art of being different with Jan Grue, Nell Irvin Painter and Per Buvik (English)

Night chat with Tomas Espedal and Siss Vik (Norwegian)

The explorer with Carsten Jensen and Jan H. Landro (Norwegian/Danish)

Poetical punk gala with Henning H. Bergsvåg, Asieh Amini, Linnea Axelsson, Kristina Leganger Iversen, Camara Lundestad Joof, Cecilie Løveid, Kei Miller, Erlend O. Nødtvedt, Mansur Rajih, Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury AKA Tutul, Gunnar Wærness and dancer Mirte Bogaert 

Around the world in 80 minutes with Marta Breen, Tomas Espedal, Hilde Kvalvaag, Morten Traavik and Sigrun Slapgard (Norwegian)

Identity and populism with Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Carsten Jensen and Jonas Bals (Norwegian/Danish)

26 March:  Violence and terror

Echo from the bombs with Edurne Portela and Sigrun Slapgard (English)

Norwegian grief with Aage Storm Borchgrevink, Brit Bildøen, Cecilie Løveid and Anne Gjelsvik (Norwegian)

Terrorism took our children with Brit Bildøen, Helon Habila and Aage Storm Borchgrevink (English)

Evil in literature with Hakan Günday, Helon Habila, Juan Gabriel Vásquez and Gisle Selnes (English)

The world on Saturday: Extreme national leaders with Thor Steinhovden Ina Tin, Morten Traavik and Tomm Kristiansen (Norwegian)

Will he see the world again? med Nilas Johnsen and Jørgen Lorentzen (Norwegian)

2 April: Climate and nature

Nature and literature with Reidar Müller, Andreas Tjernshaugen and Kjersti Sandvik (Norwegian)

Naturen and me with Linnea Axelsson and Astrid Hygen Meyer (Swedish/Norwegian)

What are we doing with the billions? med Camilla Bakken Øvald and Torfinn Harding (Norwegian)

9 April: Norwegian identity

A god for all with Tomm Kristiansen (Norwegian)

Norwegian identity and cultural conflict with Kaj Skagen (Norwegian)

East versus west - which is best? with Frode Helmich Pedersen, Siss Vik and Trond-Viggo Torgersen (Norwegian)

16 April: Listening posts

Listening post: Carmona-Alvarez, Riise Hauge, Øyehaug (Norwegian)

Listening post: Birgisson, Slapgard, Vatne (Norwegian)

Listening post: Ganieva, Queffélec, Thomson (English)

Listening post: Guo, Makumbi, Ugresic (English)

Listening post: Günday, Habila, Vásquez (English)

23 April: About literary quality

Non-binding contracts with Ane Farsethås, Dubravka Ugrešić, Kari Jegerstedt (English)

Seminar on French literature and criticism with Raphaëlle Leyris (English)

What is literary quality? with Ane Farsethås, Jennifer Makumbi, Kari Marstein, Daniel Medin, Peter Nielsen and Eirik Vassenden (English)

Does imagination still exist? with Pedro Carmona-Alvarez, Gunnhild Øyehaug and Mona B. Riise (Norwegian)

Life-changing art with Rupert Thomson and Mona B. Riise (English)

A true story with Alisa Ganieva and Ingunn Lunde (English)

Translating sorrow with James E. Montgomery and Daniel Medin (English)

What does the fox say? with Dubravka Ugrešić and Daniel Medin (English)

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