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What is the role of rural areas in supporting populist politicians? And how do rural areas become the main target of populist and authoritarian politics?
Ebola is striking once again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A few years after the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis, has the world learnt its lessons? Are we better prepared? Come and join the debate!
Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, China expert Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr from the University of Bergen will give a talk on Xi Jinping's recent ascension to potential lifelong leadership in China. Gåsemyr's talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the impact and development of the #MeToo movement in Asia, with a regional focus on China, India and Japan. With us in the panel are Ragnhild Sofie Selstø, journalist and MA graduate (Chinese Society and Politics, UiO), Moumita Sen, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (UiO) and Elizaveta Zyrenkova, MA student (Modern Japan, UiO). We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.
The South Asia across the Nordic Region (SANR) annual meeting 2018 will be held in Oslo on 5 and 6 June
How does climate interact with existing vulnerabilities and risks? To what extent can we attribute migration and displacement to climate change?
Join us for the screening of Pili, a feature length drama set in rural Tanzania reflecting the life a poor, HIV-positive single mother of two children. The film will be followed by a Q&A with Dr Sophie Harman, producer of the film and researcher in International Relations/Global Health (QMUL).
In this seminar drawing from a combined epidemiological and ethnographic study, Dr Freya Jephcott (Queen's College Cambridge), will unpack the consequences of involving different types of actors, both national and international, in the response to a mysterious outbreak in Ghana (2012). Come and join us for an interesting discussion!
What has been the impact of the SDGs on policy formulation in Malawi, and what are the linkages between aid, taxation and private investments in securing funding for their implementation?
Asianettverket og IKOS inviterer til boklanseringen og debatt om det indiske mirakel og dets bakside med utgangspunkt i en ny svensk bok om Indias moderne historie, redigert av Staffan Lindberg og Lars Eklund.
Will the radicalization of Indonesian Islam influence the 2019 presidential elections?
How do Chinese aid models fit into the overarching framework of the Belt and Road Initiative?
Did we forget newborns in the global focus on maternal health? In this breakfast seminar, Dr Emma Sacks (John Hopkins University) will discuss why mistreatment of newborns is a critical issue, unpack the ethics of competing priorities in global health, and present options for policy responses.
What transformations are needed to reach SDG2, and what is the role of strategic partnerships in fostering such change?
Join us to celebrate ReNEW! UiO:Norden received NOK40 million to set-up a research hub for Nordic studies together with five other Nordic Universities. Come to celebrate, hear more about the project and listen to our distinguished speakers – the President of the Nordic Council and UiO's vice-rector.
Arkeologiske funn viser at hunden ble domestikert i Nord-Kina allerede rundt 8000 år før vår tid. Om en blar gjennom Kinas kulturhistorie, vil en finne at hunden dukker opp i mange interessante funksjoner og sammenhenger.
How does local exposure to organized violence impacts whether women give birth in a health facility? Gudrun Østby, Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo PRIO, will discuss her latest findings on armed conflicts and mother health in this Global Health Unpacked breakfast seminar.
We are excited to welcome Professor Fukuyama to give a lecture at the University of Oslo.
In this seminar, Bonn Juego analyses President Duterte's emergent regime of authoritarian populism
How can ‘building bridges’ between people, researchers and policy-makers help to engage action for a more sustainable future?
How can we use human rights frameworks to foster social improvements? Alicia Ely Yamin, visiting professor of law at Georgetown University, will discuss the successes and challenges to using human rights approaches for health, from conceptualization to implementation, and formulate recommendations to make these approaches more effective.
In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of indicators and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.
Are you writing your master thesis on an Asia related topic? Would you like to meet other students doing the same, as well as receive feedback on your work? The Norwegian Network for Asian Studies is organising its annual course for MA students in December and anyone writing about Asia is welcome to join.
In this seminar Prof. Amit Garg from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, analyses the broader challenges of sustainable development in India.
This third seminar of the series Global Health Unpacked will explore the growing relations between health and the military. Should the military intervene in health crises? Can health be used to win "the hearts and minds" during a conflict? How to protect the health sector in civil conflicts?