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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.
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!
Seminar with Mexican researcher Quetzalcoatl Orozco-Ramirez from Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
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.
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.
Welcome to the first ever SUM Student Seminar!
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.
The seminar will focus on the complex mix of opportunities and challenges that arises from the growing China-Africa relationship.
Lunch seminar with Miguel Carter, Ana Terra Reis, Einar Braathen, Simon Pahle and Sveinung Legard.
In this 2014 documentary, British-Gujarati filmmaker sisters Sheena and Sonum Sumaria explore a minority community's struggle for justice amid the rise of Hindu nationalism and a corrupt government.
Breakfast seminar on how to implement peace in Colombia, with Marco Romero, associate professor at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and director of the Colombian organization CODHES. Comments by Jemima García-Godos, University of Oslo.