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Time and place: May 26, 2015 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus (Universitetsbiblioteket), undervisningsrom 1, Blindern

How have 12 months with a Narendra Modi-led BJP government changed India? Oslo’s leading India scholars offer their analysis of the impact of the BJP’s landslide victory at the general elections in May last year on India’s politics, economy and society.

Time and place: May 26, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Silvia Hirsch, Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Buenos Aires.

Time and place: May 7, 2015 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Auditorium 7 Eilert Sundts Hus, blokk- A

The growth of the modern state and its effects on pre-existing societies

Time and place: Apr. 22, 2015 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø, Sognsveien 68, Oslo (mellom Kiwi og Elkjøp; rett ved siden av Ullevål stadion)

China's open-up reforms which begun in 1978 not only led to a relaxation of state control over the economy, also allowed the re-emergence of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). Since then the number of registered social organisations has increased from only 100 to 547,000. Who are these CSOs operating in China? What is their reason of existence and how can they work with, or around, the state?

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2015 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM, Senter for Utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminarrom i 4. etasje
Time and place: Mar. 20, 2015 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM, Senter for Utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminarrom i 4. etasje
Time and place: Mar. 19, 2015 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Cort Adlers gt. 30, Senter for menneskerettigheters auditorium (inngang ved bunnplanet)

China Autonomy Programme ved Senter for menneskerettigheter (SFM) og Asianettverket inviterer til seminar med tibetologen Robert Barnett fra Columbia University.

Time and place: Mar. 19, 2015 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditoriet, Cort Adelers gate 30

China Autonomy Programme ved Senter for menneskerettigheter (SFM) og Asianettverket inviterer til seminar med tibetologen Robert Barnett fra Columbia University.

Time and place: Mar. 19, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Dr. Leopoldo González Aguayo, School of Political and Social Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Language: Spanish

Time and place: Feb. 19, 2015 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM, seminarrom i 4. etasje

The Network for Asian Studies invites you to a seminar with Singaporean blogger-activist Roy Ngerng, who will discuss freedom of speech within the Singapore Model.

Time and place: Feb. 19, 2015 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM, Senter for Utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminarrom i 4. etasje

The Network for Asian Studies invites you to a seminar with blogger-activist Roy Ngerng from Singapore: "The Singapore Model, Growth and the Freedom of Speech."

Picture of cover: Routledge
Time and place: Feb. 10, 2015 7:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Edited by Karen Lykke Syse and Martin Lee Mueller, published by Routledge.

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2014 10:15 AM, Auditoriet i Fredrik Holsts hus, Kirkeveien 166, Oslo

Master i sosiologi Lot Jata Nyirenda ved Institutt for helse og samfunn vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden philosophiae doctor (ph.d.): Succeeding in Crisis: immunisation delivery and utilisation in Malawi

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2014 3:15 PM, Auditoriet i Fredrik Holsts hus, Kirkeveien 166, Oslo

Master i sosiologi Lot Jata Nyirenda ved Institutt for helse og samfunn avholder prøveforelesning over oppgitt emne: "Crisis as context": an analytical framework to understand vaccination in low-resource, donor dependent settings

Time and place: Dec. 9, 2014 5:00 PM, Litteraturhuset: Ndjema, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

We know that our consumption levels in Norway and other rich countries are unsustainable, but still we keep consuming more. This panel debate will discuss how this can be understood in the interplay between our everyday lives and the macro-economic drive for growth.

Time and place: Dec. 8, 2014 8:00 AM - Dec. 10, 2014 6:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

The Centre for Development and the Environment's (SUM) research area on Energy and Consumption and SUM Research School, University of Oslo are pleased to invite applications to the doctoral course ‘Consumption, Capitalism and Everyday Life: Understanding the Social Dimensions of the Growth Imperative ’.

The course will be held in Oslo, Norway, at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 8 – 10 December, 2014. The application deadline is 15 September, 2014.

Time and place: Dec. 1, 2014 4:00 PM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, 2nd floor

Edited by Arve Hansen and Ulrikke Wethal and published by Routledge.

Time and place: Nov. 26, 2014 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts hus A, Blindern, University of Oslo

Guest lecture with Luis Ignacio Argüero from  Belgrano University in Buenos Aires. Language: English

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Kunstnernes hus, Wergelandsv. 17, Oslo

Seminar with three of Mexico’s most renowned experts on organized crime, law enforcement, and the relationship between politics and crime.

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2014 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Lunch seminar with activists from Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Guatemala working on transparency and accountability in the extractive industries.

 

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2014 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts hus A, Blindern, University of Oslo

Guest lecture with Dr. Tanalís Padilla, associate professor of History at Dartmouth College, USA

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Norwegian and Brazilian speakers.

Language: English

Time and place: Oct. 20, 2014 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Seminar with Nancy Postero from the University of California at San Diego — Unmasking the Bolivian State: Performance and Protest in the Struggle over the TIPNIS.

Comments by Norwegian researchers.

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Fakultetsstyrerommet, room 450, 4th floor, Eilert Sundts hus B
Time and place: Sep. 23, 2014 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Auditorium 5, Vilhelm Bjerknes' Hus, Moltke Moes vei 35, Blindern, University of Oslo

Seminar on Uruguay’s cannabis legislation: lessons, expectations and possible implications for the global drug policy regime.

Speakers: Uruguayan journalist Guillermo Garat,  who has studied and published extensively on drug policy in Uruguay;  Professor Willy Pedersen and Senior Research Fellow Ole Jørgen Røgeberg.