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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
We know that our consumption levels in Norway and other rich countries are unsustainable, but still we keep consuming more. This panel debate will discuss how this can be understood in the interplay between our everyday lives and the macro-economic drive for growth.
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.
Edited by Arve Hansen and Ulrikke Wethal and published by Routledge.
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.
Guest lecture with Dr. Tanalís Padilla, associate professor of History at Dartmouth College, USA
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.
Welcome to the launch of the new book exploring women, gender and everyday social transformation in India!
On 2 September the University of Oslo will award Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), with an honorary doctorate. The following day she will hold this open guest lecture.
Note! New venue: Gamle festsal (see below)
A seminar with Guatemala’s Human Rights Ombudsman, Jorge De León Duque.
Dyreetikkonferansen er en årlig møteplass for formidling, utveksling og debatt for de ulike aktørene som er interessert i dyreetikk og dyrevelferd i Norge. Årets konferanse finner sted under fiskerimessen Nor-Fishing i Trondheim 20. august 2014 (Trondheim Spektrum, Hall H). Se ellers info om påmelding.
Seminar ahead of the 15 June run-off presidential election in Colombia.
Language: Norwegian; with two presentations in English.
Open seminar with researchers from Brazil, USA and Norway.
Master in Natural Resource Management and Tropical Ecology Ola Tveitereid Westengen ved Institutt for biovitenskap vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden Ph.D.: Seeds of adaptation.
Master in Natural Resource Management and Tropical Ecology Ola Tveitereid Westengen ved Institutt for biovitenskap avholder prøveforelesning over oppgitt emne: Food Security over human history: patterns and drivers of malnutrition and dietary diversity.
With Arne Næss Chair holder 2014 David Abram
Why are the Catalan people demanding to hold a referendum on self-determination? What would be the internal and external consequences of secession?
Two holders of the international Arne Næss Chair, one from England and from from America, discuss the ecological crisis in relation to the importance of our perceptual embeddeness in our living world. Come and join this exciting conversation and contribute your views to our unfolding understanding of what it means to be alive at this time of planetary change.
Seminar with Mariel Aguilar Støen, University of Oslo, and a delegation of social activists from Guatemala, organized in cooperation with Norwegian Church Aid.