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Time and place: May 3, 2017 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM) Sognsveien 68, seminar room 4th floor, Oslo

In this seminar, Karin Kapadia analyses the relatively new phenomenon of Dalit Pentecostalism in Chennai’s slums as a crucial counter-hegemonic challenge to the ideological and moral legitimacy of the Modi regime.

Time and place: Mar. 28, 2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

On April 2nd Ecuador will decide who will be the president to follow Rafael Correa’s 10 years of rule. This seminar will discuss the possible consequences of the elections.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 12:30 PM - Mar. 21, 2017 6:00 PM, The University of Oslo, City Centre (Sentrum) Area

The conference is now over, and the organizers would like to thank all that contributed to making the conference a success! We are looking forward to seeing you in Helsinki 7-9 March 2018!

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 2

Open lecture with Oliver Stuenkel: The Rise of “Non-Western” Powers in Global Governance: Challengers or Saviors of Global Order?

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset, Oslo

What are Brazil's prospects for economic and political recovery?

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2017 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, SUM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sognsveien 68. Seminar room 4th floor

What are the consequences when ethnic movements and global humanitarian actors take opposing stances on reproductive health? 

Breakfast seminar with Jennifer Palmer.

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), 2nd floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Welcome to The Network for Asian Studies' (Asianettverket) annual lecture! This year, Andrew G. Walder from Stanford University offers new insights into the Cultural Revolution in China.

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM, PA Munchs Hus, seminar room 14, Blindern, Oslo

Siddharth Sareen (Erfurt University) will give a talk on electricity distribution companies (discoms) and potential energy transition in Rajasthan and Gujarat, India.

Time and place: Jan. 14, 2017 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Blindern, University of Oslo and Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Oslo

The Network for Asian Studies/Asianettverket welcomes you to our annual MA course which we this time conduct in conjunction with the NORASIA VII conference. All MA students writing about Asia can apply.

Time and place: Jan. 12, 2017 - Jan. 13, 2017, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo

The conference will explore maritime Asia from multiple perspectives, and will also function as a meeting and networking point for scholars in the Nordic region working on Asia more broadly.

Time and place: Dec. 14, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Ugla, Kristian Augusts gate 7A

Launch of Tvergastein Journal Issue #8

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2016 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminar room 4th floor, Oslo

Join us for an afternoon December seminar with Dr. Vegard Iversen, on social mobility in India. We will serve gingerbread cookies and mulled wine (gløgg).

Time and place: Dec. 2, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Norsk Folkehjelp, Stortorget 10 (Glassmagasinet, inngang Møllergata), Oslo

Breakfast seminar organized by NorLARNet and Norwegian Peoples' Aid. The main speaker is professor Roddy Brett, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia.

Comments by John-Andrew McNeish, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Beate Thoresen, Norwegian People's Aid, and Roy Krøvel, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.

University of Gastronomic Sciences
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

Matlære: Food Talks with Andrew Kroglund

Time and place: Nov. 24, 2016 9:00 AM - Nov. 25, 2016 3:00 PM, Håndverkeren Kurs- og konferansesenter

Welcome to the NFU Conference 2016: Beyond North and South: Constructing Global Governance for the 21st Century in Oslo in November!

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2016 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 3rd floor, Arena, Sognsveien 68

Matlære: Food Talks with Simon Maxwell

Time and place: Nov. 4, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, NIBR (Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research), Holbergs gate 1, 3rd floor, Oslo

India is home to more than 100 million Adivasis, or “tribals”. Although traditionally seen as marginalized or relatively isolated from the mainstream political life of the Indian nation, Adivasi groups have in recent decades become increasingly entangled in a more complex and often contradictory relationship with the governing structures of the state. In this seminar, three leading international experts on India’s Adivasis explore the crucial dimensions of this relationship.

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2016 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM) Sognsveien 68, seminar room 4th floor, Oslo

In this seminar, the authors and editors of five recently published books on India draw on their work from the perspective of caste, democracy, social movements, industrialisation and nationalism, to answer the questions: what have Modi and his government achieved so far, and where they are heading?

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

Matlære: Food talks with Elise Matilde Lund

Time and place: Oct. 13, 2016 3:15 PM - 5:30 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Arne Næss auditorium, Blindern (the University of Oslo)

How does industrial food create new identities and challenge religious, caste and gender rules that govern food and eating?

Time and place: Oct. 11, 2016 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo

With Professor Badeng Nima, Faculty of Education, Sichuan Normal University, China.

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), seminar room 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Seminar with Niraja Gopal Jayal (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India).

Time and place: Oct. 4, 2016 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), seminar room 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Elena Kim and Karina Standal explore the links between gender equality and international development in different parts of Asia.

Time and place: Sep. 27, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

Lunch seminar with Inger Johanne Lyngø: "The Milky Way to the Land of Health"

Time and place: Sep. 20, 2016 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Arne Næss rom (2nd floor), Sognsveien 68, Oslo

In this seminar, Jyrki Kallio defines the characteristics of the "political religion" affecting the East Asian societies, based on the belief of Heaven as the ruler of man's fate. The legitimacy of ancient kings took the form of a Heavenly Mandate which would only be bestowed upon a king who could maintain unity. For centuries, Grand Unity was the "unifying principle between the past and present". This presentation discusses the extent to which this still holds true for East Asia.