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Harald Bøckman, who served as coordinator of the Network for Asia Studies from 1996 to his retirement in 2015, has been academically anchored in Sinology. Youthful irresponsibility misled him into Chinese studies in 1966, the year Chinese language was established as an academic discipline in Norway. At the time, studying Chinese was widely regarded as politically suspect by many, and as an entrance to various forms of utopia by others. In fact, it was hard work.
Lecture by Professor Larry Diamond, Stanford University
How have 12 months with a Narendra Modi-led BJP government changed India? Oslo’s leading India scholars offer their analysis of the impact of the BJP’s landslide victory at the general elections in May last year on India’s politics, economy and society.
Lunch seminar with Silvia Hirsch, Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Buenos Aires.
Mange mener det finnes to mestere innen moderne kinesisk tegnekunst: Feng Zikai og Liao Bingxiong. Der Feng holdt seg til de nære temaene, og tegnet motiver fra hverdagslivet, var Liao «det ville dyret» som illustrerte korrupsjon, maktmisbruk og forfall i samfunnet.
China's open-up reforms which begun in 1978 not only led to a relaxation of state control over the economy, also allowed the re-emergence of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). Since then the number of registered social organisations has increased from only 100 to 547,000. Who are these CSOs operating in China? What is their reason of existence and how can they work with, or around, the state?
Tre bloggere er drept i Bangladesh det siste året. De representerte sekulære meninger og var kraftige stemmer mot fundamentalisme og bruk av religion for å undertrykke progressive stemmer, fritenkere, kvinner og ikke-muslimer. De tre ble drept med kniv og øks, av fundamentalister.
China Autonomy Programme ved Senter for menneskerettigheter (SFM) og Asianettverket inviterer til seminar med tibetologen Robert Barnett fra Columbia University.
Lunch seminar with Dr. Leopoldo González Aguayo, School of Political and Social Sciences, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Language: Spanish
I forbindelse med Ravi Sunders bokgave av Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkars samlede verk til biblioteket på Universitetet i Oslo, vil Institutt for kulturstudier og orientalske språk (IKOS) i samarbeid med Asianettverket arrangere et seminar om kastesystemet i dagens India.
The Network for Asian Studies invites you to a seminar with blogger-activist Roy Ngerng from Singapore: "The Singapore Model, Growth and the Freedom of Speech."
Seminar med tre norske Cuba-eksperter om konsekvenser av tilnærmingen etter mer enn femti års fiendskap.
Master i sosiologi Lot Jata Nyirenda ved Institutt for helse og samfunn vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden philosophiae doctor (ph.d.): Succeeding in Crisis: immunisation delivery and utilisation in Malawi
Master i sosiologi Lot Jata Nyirenda ved Institutt for helse og samfunn avholder prøveforelesning over oppgitt emne: "Crisis as context": an analytical framework to understand vaccination in low-resource, donor dependent settings
The Centre for Development and the Environment's (SUM) research area on Energy and Consumption and SUM Research School, University of Oslo are pleased to invite applications to the doctoral course ‘Consumption, Capitalism and Everyday Life: Understanding the Social Dimensions of the Growth Imperative ’.
The course will be held in Oslo, Norway, at the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 8 – 10 December, 2014. The application deadline is 15 September, 2014.
Guest lecture with Luis Ignacio Argüero from Belgrano University in Buenos Aires. Language: English
Seminar with three of Mexico’s most renowned experts on organized crime, law enforcement, and the relationship between politics and crime.
Lunch seminar with activists from Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia and Guatemala working on transparency and accountability in the extractive industries.
Lunch seminar with Norwegian and Brazilian speakers.
Kenneth Bo Nielsen ved Sosialantropologisk institutt og Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM) vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d.:
Saving the Farmland: The Making of Popular Anti-Land Acquisition Poltics in Singur, West Bengal
Seminar with Nancy Postero from the University of California at San Diego — Unmasking the Bolivian State: Performance and Protest in the Struggle over the TIPNIS.
Comments by Norwegian researchers.
Seminar on Uruguay’s cannabis legislation: lessons, expectations and possible implications for the global drug policy regime.
Speakers: Uruguayan journalist Guillermo Garat, who has studied and published extensively on drug policy in Uruguay; Professor Willy Pedersen and Senior Research Fellow Ole Jørgen Røgeberg.
A seminar with Guatemala’s Human Rights Ombudsman, Jorge De León Duque.