Our faculty

Dr. Torgeir Fjeld

Head, Ereignis Center for Philosophy and the Arts and Publisher at Tankebanen forlag. Areas of interest: philosophy (media and technology), cultural theory (sport and nationalism), and Scandinavian studies.

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Dr. Gray Kochhar Lindgren

Gray Kochhar Lindgren is Honorary Professor of Humanities at the University of Hong Kong and Founding Co-Director of Wild Studios Consulting. He teaches, facilitates workshops, and writes philosophically inflected inquiries across a range of disciplines. Having recently published Pintxos: Small Delicacies and Chance Encounters with Ereignis' utopos imprint, his current writing projects are The Event of Noir: Metaphysics and the Detectives, Painting Philosophy, and Becoming Elemental. He lives on Whidbey Island, WA, USA.

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Dr. Jeremy Fernando

reads, writes, and makes things.

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Professor Chris Norris

Christopher Norris is Professor Emeritus at the University of Cardiff, Wales. Chris has published many books on aspects of philosophy, literary theory and the history of ideas; also, more recently, several volumes of poetry on philosophical and literary topics.

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Professor Andrew Jorn

Professor at Tsukuba Gakuin University in Ibaraki, Japan, with an expertise in contemporary European philosophy, political economy, and existential psychoanalysis.

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Professor Jørgen Veisland

Jørgen Steen Veisland is associate professor of Scandinavian, American and Comparative Literature at the University of Gdańsk, Poland, where he has been employed since 1992. Previous appointments include The International People’s College, Denmark; The University of Wisconsin-Madison; The University of California, Berkeley, and Fudan University, Shanghai. He is a member of The International Association for Scandinavian Studies and The International Association for Ethical Literary Criticism. He is the author of numerous articles on Scandinavian and American literature and of several books.

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Professor Sharif Abdunnur

Award-winning Palestinian/Lebanese/American speaker and film-maker, whose workshops have featured on TedTalks, on international film-festivals an in many other contexts where creative people meet.

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Dr. Mehdi Parsa

Dr. Mehdi Parsa was Professor at Allameh Tabataba’i University in Tehran, where he taught contemporary European philosophy. His PhD is from the University of Bonn. He specializes on contemporary European philosophy.

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Adam Staley Groves

Dr. Adam Staley Groves is an experienced university lecturer specializing in the development of undergraduate, interdisciplinary education. Adam holds PhDs from the University of Aberdeen the European Graduate School. He is currently a Lecturer with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and previously a Fellow of Tembusu College at the National University of Singapore where he received awards for teaching excellence and module development. Adam has published poetry, criticism, and academic essays.

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