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Time and place: Dec. 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminar room, 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

How did the networks that spanned across borders in the Middle East relate to the new nation-state narrative?

Illustration picture, map of the world with numbers
Time and place: Dec. 18, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4.floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of indicators and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.

Time and place: June 5, 2018 11:30 AM - June 6, 2018 3:00 PM, Blindern

The South Asia across the Nordic Region (SANR) annual meeting 2018 will be held in Oslo on 5 and 6 June

Time and place: June 20, 2018 - June 22, 2018, Oslo and Akershus University College, Oslo, Norway

Political Ecology, the Green Economy, and Alternative Sustainabilities

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Nedjma), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

The Trump administration represents a break with the foreign policy of previous Republican governments. What does that mean for Latin America?

Seminar with Jesus Velasco, Tarleton State University.

Time and place: Nov. 24, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, PA Munchs Hus, Seminarrom 4, Blindern

In this seminar Prof. Amit Garg from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, analyses the broader challenges of sustainable development in India.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM, Marmorsalen, Sentralen

India's remarkable growth and development makes the country an important partner, also for research cooperation. What has been the essence of Norway and India's research cooperation so far? And where are we heading in the future?

Time and place: Nov. 16, 2017 8:15 AM - 9:45 AM, Seminarrom 2, Sophus Bugges hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Breakfast seminar with Franklin Castañeda, who as a representative of civil society closely follows the implementation of the peace agreement in Colombia; organized in cooperation with Peace Brigades International.

Language: Spanish

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 6, Eilert Sundts hus, A-blokka, Blindern, University of Oslo

Guest lecture with Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a leading expert on NAFTA issues; organized by NorLARNet and the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo.

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Næringslivets Hus, Middelthuns gate 27, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a leading expert on NAFTA issues; organized in co-operation with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).

US military in Liberia during the 2014 Ebola outbreak
Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Klubben, Georg Sverdsrups hus, Blindern Campus

This third seminar of the series Global Health Unpacked will explore the growing relations between health and the military. Should the military intervene in health crises? Can health be used to win "the hearts and minds" during a conflict? How to protect the health sector in civil conflicts?

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2017 - Oct. 27, 2017, University of Agder, Kristiansand

Multidisciplinary doctoral course organized by the University of Agder, in cooperation with NorLARNet. The course will be held in Kristiansand, at the University of Agder from 25-27 October 2017. The application deadline is 26 June.

See the call for applications.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Musikk og Scenehuset, Christiania Torv 1, Oslo

The books "Norwegian Social Thought on Latin America" and "Norge i Latin-Amerika: Forbindelser og forestillinger" (Norway in Latin America: Connections and ideas) will be presented by the editors.

Language: English

 

Photo: Vlad Tchompalov via Unsplash
Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Seminar room 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

How can law be used in today's environmental struggles?

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Gamle festsal

We are happy to announce that this year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Arne Næss Chair in Global Justice and the Environment to pay tribute to the intellectual and cultural legacy of Norway’s most influential and ludic philosopher.

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM, : Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Seminar with Djamila Ribeiro and Joanna Burigo, two Brazilian journalists with a vast experience and active presence in feminist debate and initiatives.

Time and place: Oct. 9, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Sentralen, Øvre Slottsgate 3. Produksjonsrom 1, 4th floor.

What is to be done when health is determined by factors extending well beyond the health sector?

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2017 - Sep. 22, 2017, CSMN, Georg Morgenstiernes house

The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to explore challenges to sustainable modernity in cultural, economic, political and institutional realms.

Application deadline was May 02, 2017.

 

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Sophus Bugges Hus, Auditorium 2, Blindern, University of Oslo

Guest lecture with Professor Edgardo Lander, Universidad Central de Caracas, who is one of the leading thinkers on social mobilization and politics in Latin America.

Open to all - Welcome!

Illustration picture, Bill Gates giving a speech
Time and place: Sep. 13, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 2.floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

First guest of the seminar series "Global Health Unpacked", Adam Fejerskov will discuss the Gates Foundation's promotion of technology-based development policies and question the power, legitimacy and accountability of this major player.

Time and place: Sep. 11, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, Arne Næss Bibliotek, SUM (2 etg). Sognsveien 68

In this seminar Kathinka Fürst analyses the role of civil society in China's war against pollution.

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Green room, Skippergata 22

Launch of Tvergastein Journal Issue #9

Time and place: Aug. 17, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Boksen, Kulturhuset

What are the implications of the changing role of NGOs in development?

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Time and place: Aug. 16, 2017 9:00 AM - Aug. 18, 2017, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

This course will critically analyse the changing role of NGOs in development, focusing especially on health and environment.

The application deadline was 31 March, 2017.

Time and place: June 21, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo

In this talk, Srila Roy (University of the Witwatersrand) will draw on her long-term research into a queer feminist organisation in eastern India to show some of the manifestations and implications of queer governmentality in the disciplinary production and regulation of the conduct and lives of lesbian subjects.