Sognsveien 68 (kart)
Launch of Tvergastein Journal Issue #9
What are the implications of the changing role of NGOs in development?
This course will critically analyse the changing role of NGOs in development, focusing especially on health and environment.
The application deadline was 31 March, 2017.
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.
How can we most effectively organize toward health equity in the era of neoliberal austerity?
Seminar with professor Jon Strand, University of Oslo, on a World Bank research project mapping economic values of rainforest protection in the Brazilian Amazon.
Who is president in Brazil today? Conversation on the political situation in Brazil.
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.
Lunch seminar with Christian Sørhaug, Østfold University College, based on his fieldwork and travel in Venezuela. Language: Norwegian.
Seminar with Yesid Arteta, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, on the Colombian preace process six months after the signing of the peace agreement. Language: Spanish.
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.
Lar vi jaget etter profitt få gå foran en bærekraftig fremtid?
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.
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»?
Hvorfor er ikke norske politikere mer opptatt av bærekraftsmålet som handler om vann?
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!
Open lecture with Oliver Stuenkel: The Rise of “Non-Western” Powers in Global Governance: Challengers or Saviors of Global Order?
What are Brazil's prospects for economic and political recovery?
What are the consequences when ethnic movements and global humanitarian actors take opposing stances on reproductive health?
Breakfast seminar with Jennifer Palmer.
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.
Hvorfor ender det ene på tallerkenen og det andre ikke? Her vil du få en smak på hva høna har å by på!
Siddharth Sareen (Erfurt University) will give a talk on electricity distribution companies (discoms) and potential energy transition in Rajasthan and Gujarat, India.
Har Norge som fredsnasjon et ansvar for å inkludere ungdom i prosesser for å sikre fred? Bør Norge være et foregangsland for å sikre at ungdommer blir inkludert? Hvordan jobber Norge for å unngå at ungdom blir radikalisert?
The Network for Asian Studies/Asianettverket welcomes you to our annual MA course which we this time conduct in conjunction with the NORASIA VII conference. All MA students writing about Asia can apply.
The conference will explore maritime Asia from multiple perspectives, and will also function as a meeting and networking point for scholars in the Nordic region working on Asia more broadly.