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Tid og sted: 16. aug. 2017 09:00 - 18. aug. 2017, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to critically analyse the changing role of NGOs in development, focusing especially on health and environment.

The application deadline was 31 March, 2017.

Tid og sted: 18. sep. 2017 - 22. sep. 2017, CSMN, Georg Morgenstiernes house

The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to explore challenges to sustainable modernity in cultural, economic, political and institutional realms.

Application deadline was May 02, 2017.


Tid og sted: 18. okt. 2017 18:30 - 20:30, Gamle festsal
Tid og sted: 25. okt. 2017 - 27. okt. 2017, University of Agder, Kristiansand

Multidisciplinary doctoral course organized by the University of Agder, in cooperation with NorLARNet. The course will be held in Kristiansand, at the University of Agder from 25-27 October 2017. The application deadline is 26 June.

See the call for applications.

Tid og sted: 23. nov. 2017 10:00 - 18:30, Marmorsalen, Sentralen

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Tid og sted: 21. juni 2017 12:00 - 13:30, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo

In this talk, Srila Roy (University of the Witwatersrand) will draw on her long-term research into a queer feminist organisation in eastern India to show some of the manifestations and implications of queer governmentality in the disciplinary production and regulation of the conduct and lives of lesbian subjects.

Tid og sted: 9. juni 2017 08:30 - 09:45, ARENA, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on the 3rd floor

How can we most effectively organize toward health equity in the era of neoliberal austerity?

Tid og sted: 8. juni 2017 12:00 - 13:00, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Seminar with professor Jon Strand, University of Oslo, on a World Bank research project mapping economic values of rainforest protection in the Brazilian Amazon.

Tid og sted: 7. juni 2017 19:30 - 21:30, Vespa og Humla, Københavngata 2C, Grünerløkka, Oslo

Who is president in Brazil today? Conversation on the political situation in Brazil.

Language: Norwegian

Tid og sted: 7. juni 2017 15:15 - 18:00, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo, seminar room on the top floor

Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, award winning author Ivo de Figueiredo introduces us to his recent book "En fremmed ved mitt bord", a book that took him on a journey back to his ancestral village Saligao, in erstwhile Portuguese India. Lisa Björkman (Univ. of Louisville) will give a talk on "Pipe Politics, Contested Waters" based on her monograph on Mumbai. We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.

Tid og sted: 2. juni 2017 11:30 - 13:00, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), 4. etg., Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Christian Sørhaug, Østfold University College, based on his fieldwork and travel in Venezuela. Language: Norwegian.

Tid og sted: 24. mai 2017 13:15 - 15:00, Kulturhuset (sala: Laboratoriet), ojo! nueva dirección: Youngs gate 6, Oslo

Seminar with Yesid Arteta, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, on the Colombian preace process six months after the signing of the peace agreement. Language: Spanish.

Globalization under pressure
Tid og sted: 13. mai 2017 13:00 - 15:00, Professorboligen, Universitetshagen

What role can the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) play in helping shape our common future?

Tid og sted: 3. mai 2017 15:15 - 16:45, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM) Sognsveien 68, seminar room 4th floor, Oslo

In this seminar, Karin Kapadia analyses the relatively new phenomenon of Dalit Pentecostalism in Chennai’s slums as a crucial counter-hegemonic challenge to the ideological and moral legitimacy of the Modi regime.

Tid og sted: 4. apr. 2017 17:15 - 19:00, SV-bygget, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 3

Lar vi jaget etter profitt få gå foran en bærekraftig fremtid?

Tid og sted: 28. mars 2017 08:30 - 10:00, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

On April 2nd Ecuador will decide who will be the president to follow Rafael Correa’s 10 years of rule. This seminar will discuss the possible consequences of the elections.

Tid og sted: 21. mars 2017 18:00 - 20:00, Litteraturhuset

USAs president planlegger å bygge en mur på grensen til Mexico. Hva ønsker han å oppnå? Og hvorfor reises det så mange murer i vår tid? Hva gjør murene med menneskene som bor på hver sin side? Og ser vi nye murer - eller barrierer, som følge av slagordet «America first»?

Tid og sted: 21. mars 2017 17:15 - 19:00, SV-bygget, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 3

Hvorfor er ikke norske politikere mer opptatt av bærekraftsmålet som handler om vann?

Tid og sted: 20. mars 2017 12:30 - 21. mars 2017 18:00, The University of Oslo, City Centre (Sentrum) Area

The conference is now over, and the organizers would like to thank all that contributed to making the conference a success! We are looking forward to seeing you in Helsinki 7-9 March 2018!

Tid og sted: 20. mars 2017 12:15 - 14:00, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 2

Open lecture with Oliver Stuenkel: The Rise of “Non-Western” Powers in Global Governance: Challengers or Saviors of Global Order?

Tid og sted: 20. mars 2017 08:30 - 11:30, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset, Oslo

What are Brazil's prospects for economic and political recovery?

Tid og sted: 16. mars 2017 08:30 - 09:30, SUM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sognsveien 68. Seminar room 4th floor

What are the consequences when ethnic movements and global humanitarian actors take opposing stances on reproductive health? 

Breakfast seminar with Jennifer Palmer.

Tid og sted: 14. mars 2017 16:15 - 18:00, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), 2nd floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Welcome to The Network for Asian Studies' (Asianettverket) annual lecture! This year, Andrew G. Walder from Stanford University offers new insights into the Cultural Revolution in China.

Tid og sted: 22. feb. 2017 18:00 - 20:00, Kampen bistro

Hvorfor ender det ene på tallerkenen og det andre ikke? Her vil du få en smak på hva høna har å by på!

Tid og sted: 15. feb. 2017 10:15 - 11:45, PA Munchs Hus, seminar room 14, Blindern, Oslo

Siddharth Sareen (Erfurt University) will give a talk on electricity distribution companies (discoms) and potential energy transition in Rajasthan and Gujarat, India.