Whaling in Norway

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Whaling in Norway, a lecture in the series Food & Culture in Nordland.

Welcome to our exciting lecture, “Whaling in Norway,” part of our series on “Food & Culture in Nordland.” This unique presentation takes you on a journey through the history of whaling in Northern Norway, focusing on its significance throughout the ages and the controversial discussion it sparks in today’s society.

Explore historical perspectives on whaling, delve into the traditions that have shaped Northern Norwegian culture, and discover how the practice has evolved to today’s modern viewpoints. We will take you on a culinary experience with a delightful Arctic sharing menu, where our local food traditions are at the heart of the experience.

Throughout the lecture, we will illuminate arguments both for and against whaling, inviting you to reflect on the ethical aspects associated with this practice. To add visual depth to our exploration, you will also experience an impressive photo series, taken by a real whaler.

Join us for “Whaling in Norway” to understand the history of whaling, its current status, and engage in the important conversation about sustainability and conservation. This lecture is not just a journey through culture and food, but also an invitation to reflect on our connection with nature and how we can contribute to shaping the future for these majestic creatures.

Menu: 5 types of meat products – 1 warm soup/stew – 5 types of seafood – 4 types of salads – 4 types of bread – sauces – butter and accompaniments. All served on a plank in the middle of the table. Coffee – Tea – Table water.

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