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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.
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?
Matlære: Food talks with Elise Matilde Lund
How does industrial food create new identities and challenge religious, caste and gender rules that govern food and eating?
With Professor Badeng Nima, Faculty of Education, Sichuan Normal University, China.
Seminar with Niraja Gopal Jayal (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India).
Elena Kim and Karina Standal explore the links between gender equality and international development in different parts of Asia.
Lunch seminar with Inger Johanne Lyngø: "The Milky Way to the Land of Health"
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.
Welcome to a seminar on caste relations among South Asian muslims, with Dr. Aftab Alam.
The Arne Naess Symposium invites all the participants to imagine bold and novel scenarios of a more sustainable future.
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).
Hvem har rett til å bestemme over Amazonas? Er Latin-Amerika på gale veier med en økende råvareutvinning som økonomisk motor?
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.
In this seminar Karin Kapadia (Oxford University) will give a lecture about Dalit women.
Public lecture by Lena Lavinas at the NorLARNet Conference 2016.
Public lecture by Margarita López Maya at the NorLARNet Conference 2016.
NorLARNet's 3rd conference will take place at Grand Hotel Terminus in Bergen from 1 - 2 September 2016. See the conference website.
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).
Breakfast seminar with one of Venezuela’s principal experts on politics, Margarita López Maya, Central University of Venezuela.
Panel discussion with Colombian experts on challenges and possibilities for Colombia in light of the peace negotiated in Havana.
Lunch seminar with Yngvild Wasteson: 'The One Health Concept'
Welcome to the launch of the new book exploring the relationship between capitalism and energy consumption!
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.
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!