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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminar room 4th floor, Oslo.

Welcome to a seminar on caste relations among South Asian muslims, with Dr. Aftab Alam.

Time and place: Sep. 15, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM, Old Festive Hall

The Arne Naess Symposium invites all the participants to imagine bold and novel scenarios of a more sustainable future.

Time and place: Sep. 15, 2016 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), seminar room on the 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

The Network for Asian Studies (Asianettverket) welcomes you to a book launch of "Cars, Automobility and Development in Asia: Wheels of change" by Dr. Arve Hansen (UiO) and Dr. Kenneth Bo Nielsen (Asianettverket/ UiB). The book will be introduced by Dr. Anna L. Ahlers (UiO).

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2016 6:00 PM, Cinemateket

Hvem har rett til å bestemme over Amazonas? Er Latin-Amerika på gale veier med en økende råvareutvinning som økonomisk motor?

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram

There are now many views on the future of the Nordic model, its resilience, and its ability to tackle the ever growing array of challenges.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2016 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), seminar room 4, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

In this seminar Karin Kapadia (Oxford University) will give a lecture about Dalit women.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Grand Hotel Terminus, Zander Kaaesgate 6, Bergen

Public lecture by Lena Lavinas at the NorLARNet Conference 2016.

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2016 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM, Grand Hotel Terminus, Zander Kaaesgate 6, Bergen

Public lecture by Margarita López Maya at the NorLARNet Conference 2016.

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2016 - Sep. 2, 2016, Grand Hotel Terminus, Bergen

NorLARNet's 3rd conference will take place at Grand Hotel Terminus in Bergen from 1 - 2 September 2016. See the conference website.

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Litteraturhuset i Bergen, Østre Skostredet 5-7, Bergen

What has come out of Norwegian research on Latin America, and where do we go from here? As a prelude to the NorLARNet Conference 2016, this public event will be a combined book launch (in English) and panel debate (in Norwegian).

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Breakfast seminar with one of Venezuela’s principal experts on politics, Margarita López Maya, Central University of Venezuela.

Time and place: Aug. 30, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngstorget 3, Oslo

Panel discussion with Colombian experts on challenges and possibilities for Colombia in light of the peace negotiated in Havana.

Language: Spanish

Photo: FAO. 2011 One Health: Food and Agricutlrure of the United Nations Strategic Action Plan, [brochure], [URL]. Reproduced with permission.
Time and place: Aug. 30, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

Lunch seminar with Yngvild Wasteson: 'The One Health Concept'

Book Launch: "The Political Economy of Low Carbon Transformation. Breaking the habits of capitalism"
Time and place: Aug. 17, 2016 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Welcome to the launch of the new book exploring the relationship between capitalism and energy consumption!

Time and place: Aug. 15, 2016 9:00 AM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to critically analyse the changing nature of global food governance: the norms, rules and institutions that govern international political and economic interactions in our globalised food system.  

The application deadline was 15 April, 2016.

Time and place: June 13, 2016 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo, seminar room on the top floor

The Network for Asian Studies (Asianettverket) has the pleasure of inviting you to our open summer meeting. We present the award for best MA-thesis on an Asian topic for 2015/2016; researchers from the high-profile 'Airborne' research project at IKOS/UiO share interesting findings from their ongoing work; we present our activities for the autumn; and, there is cava and other refreshments. The programme continues at Literaturhuset where the renown psychologist Sudhir Kakar speaks on the Kama Sutra at 6 pm. Welcome one and all!

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

Seminar with Mexican researcher Quetzalcoatl Orozco-Ramirez from Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).

Time and place: May 26, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM, Center for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68, 2nd floor, Arne Næss room

After the national assembly elections in Cambodia in 2013, the human rights situation in the country deteriorated rapidly. Now, as the next general elections slowly inch closer, the human rights situation is once again in focus, with UN human rights experts recently urging the Cambodian government to protect civil society and respect fundamental freedoms in the country. In this seminar, Naly Pilorge, the director of the Cambodian human rights organisation LICADHO, will give a presentation on the current political and human rights situation in Cambodia.

Credit to Nabolagshager, Helene Gallis
Time and place: May 26, 2016 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

Lunch seminar with Helene Gallis: 'How urban agriculture contributes to the shift towards sustainability'

Time and place: May 25, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Center for Development and the Environment, Sognsveien 68, seminar room 4th floor, Oslo

Rising divorce rates in urban India have become central to the emergent discourse on marriage, social change and neo-liberalism. In this seminar, Shalini Grover historically traces and compares Hindu divorce and the character of marital strife from the 1970's to the present century.

University of Gastronomic Sciences
Time and place: May 19, 2016 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

Lunch seminar with David Szanto: 'Performing with food: Interventions in gastronomic research'

Picture of the African continent, Vestsahara finn en feil
Time and place: May 9, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, SUM, Sognsveien 68

Welcome to the first ever SUM Student Seminar!

obama pardoning a turkey
Time and place: Apr. 28, 2016 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

Lunch seminar with Runar Døving: 'Thanks and pardon. Fun and nauseousness in eating turkey'

Time and place: Apr. 19, 2016 3:15 PM - 4:45 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo (seminar room, 4th floor)

Richard Pearshouse, Senior Researcher at Human Rights Watch Health and Human Rights Division will present research detailing case studies of toxic water in Kilty Creek, Thailand and Hazaribagh, Bangladesh – some of the most polluted villages on the planet.

Time and place: Apr. 13, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo (4. etasje)

The seminar will focus on the complex mix of opportunities and challenges that arises from the growing China-Africa relationship.