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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'

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.  

Time and place: Apr. 11, 2016 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Miguel Carter, Ana Terra Reis, Einar Braathen, Simon Pahle and Sveinung Legard.

Time and place: Apr. 5, 2016 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus (Universitetsbiblioteket), auditorium 2, Blindern.

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.

Young woman shopping for juice in produce department of a supermarket, stock photo
Time and place: Mar. 31, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminarrom 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

Lunch seminar with Arne Dulsrud: 'In-store marketing as a mode of discipline'.

Time and place: Mar. 18, 2016 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Kulturhuset, Youngstorget 3, Oslo

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.

Language: Spanish

Time: Feb. 19, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Anabel Hernandez has been forced to cancel her visit to Norway.

Time and place: Feb. 18, 2016 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM, Senter for Utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminarrom i 4. etasje

This seminar explores the transformation of family and gender relations in contemporary India

Time and place: Jan. 29, 2016 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo

This seminar is unfortunately cancelled due to illness.

 

Dr. Tang Lixia will give a talk about Chinese Agriculture Technology Demonstration Centre (ATDC) in Zimbabwe.

Time and place: Nov. 25, 2015 2:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Arne Næss Auditorium, Blindern

Professor William A. Callahan, London School of Economics and Political Science.

Time and place: Nov. 24, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Stener Ekern, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, NUPI, C. J. Hambros plass 2, OSLO

With Paul Rollier, Assistant Professor in South Asian Studies, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Time and place: Oct. 20, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar on natural and anthropogenic influence on extreme events – the case of water crisis in São Paulo, Brazil; with Gleby Almeida.

Time and place: Oct. 14, 2015 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Eldorado, Torggata 9a, Oslo

Seminar on the upcoming elections in Argentina.

Time and place: Oct. 1, 2015 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM, Senter for Utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminarrom i 4. etasje

Michael Gillan, The University of Western Australia, Australia and Htwe Htwe Thein, Curtin University, Australia.

Time and place: Sep. 22, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Joy Olson, Executive Director of the advocacy organisation Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA).

Time and place: Sep. 9, 2015 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, room: Nedjma, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Seminar on elections, popular mobilization and the future of democracy in Guatemala.

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2015 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM, Senter for Utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminarrom i 4. etasje

With Srila Roy and Alf Gunvald Nilsen

 

Srila Roy and Alf G. Nilsen’s new edited volume “New Subaltern Politics” presents a critical dialogue between the conceptual and analytical legacies of Subaltern Studies and the evolving forms of hegemony and resistance in contemporary India. From the struggles of the urban poor in Gujarat to the activism of sexual subalterns in eastern India and the mobilization of artisanal fishing communities in Tamil Nadu, the essays cover a diverse range of ongoing struggles against dispossession, disenfranchisement, and stigma that are unfolding in neoliberal India.

Time and place: Sep. 7, 2015 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM, Senter for Utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminarrom i 4. etasje

With Prof. Michele Ford

 

During the Suharto era, the official trade union was strictly prohibited from engaging with political parties and all but one of the ‘alternative’ unions publically rejected political unionism, preferring instead to seek recognition as a socio-economic force. Today, trade unions’ efforts to engage in electoral politics are tremendously significant for Indonesia’s emerging democracy.