Death of Professor Olav Riste

Death of Professor Olav Riste

27 July 2015

We are very sad to announce the death of Alumnus Professor Olav Riste (DPhil History, 1959) on Tuesday 21 July in Oslo. Professor Riste was an expert on international and national security and military history. He served as director of the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies from 1980 to 1996, then research director until his retirement.