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Gjesteforelesninger og seminarer

Kommende

US military in Liberia during the 2014 Ebola outbreak
Tid og sted: 26. okt. 2017 17:00 - 18:30, Klubben, Georg Sverdsrups hus, Blindern Campus

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?

Tidligere

Illustration picture, Bill Gates giving a speech
Tid og sted: 13. sep. 2017 17:00 - 18:30, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 2.floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

First guest of the seminar series "Global Health Unpacked", Adam Fejerskov will discuss the Gates Foundation's promotion of technology-based development policies and question the power, legitimacy and accountability of this major player.

Tid og sted: 12. sep. 2017 15:00 - 16:30, Nobels fredssenter, Brynjulf Bulls plass 1

Har Norge bidratt positivt til fredsbygging i den perioden? 

Tid og sted: 11. sep. 2017 12:00 - 13:15, Arne Næss Bibliotek, SUM (2 etg). Sognsveien 68

In this seminar Kathinka Fürst analyses the role of civil society in China's war against pollution.

Tid og sted: 31. aug. 2017 18:00 - 20:00, Green room, Skippergata 22

Launch of Tvergastein Journal Issue #9

Tid og sted: 17. aug. 2017 18:00 - 20:00, Boksen, Kulturhuset

What are the implications of the changing role of NGOs in development?

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: 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: 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: 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: 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.

Tid og sted: 31. jan. 2017 17:15 - 19:00, SV-bygget, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 3

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?  

Tid og sted: 14. jan. 2017 12:00 - 18:00, Blindern, University of Oslo and Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Oslo

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.

Tid og sted: 12. jan. 2017 - 13. jan. 2017, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo

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.

Tid og sted: 14. des. 2016 18:00 - 20:00, Ugla, Kristian Augusts gate 7A

Launch of Tvergastein Journal Issue #8

Tid og sted: 12. des. 2016 12:15 - 14:00, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, seminar room 4th floor, Oslo

Join us for an afternoon December seminar with Dr. Vegard Iversen, on social mobility in India. We will serve gingerbread cookies and mulled wine (gløgg).

Tid og sted: 2. des. 2016 09:00 - 10:30, Norsk Folkehjelp, Stortorget 10 (Glassmagasinet, inngang Møllergata), Oslo

Breakfast seminar organized by NorLARNet and Norwegian Peoples' Aid. The main speaker is professor Roddy Brett, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia.

Comments by John-Andrew McNeish, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Beate Thoresen, Norwegian People's Aid, and Roy Krøvel, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.

Tid og sted: 8. nov. 2016 17:15 - 18:45, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts hus

Myanmar needs energy and more than 70% of the population does not have electricity. But history shows that hydropower dams can fuel conflict. How to overcome the dilemmas related to peace, conflict and development?

Tid og sted: 4. nov. 2016 12:30 - 14:00, NIBR (Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research), Holbergs gate 1, 3rd floor, Oslo

India is home to more than 100 million Adivasis, or “tribals”. Although traditionally seen as marginalized or relatively isolated from the mainstream political life of the Indian nation, Adivasi groups have in recent decades become increasingly entangled in a more complex and often contradictory relationship with the governing structures of the state. In this seminar, three leading international experts on India’s Adivasis explore the crucial dimensions of this relationship.

Tid og sted: 3. nov. 2016 15:30 - 17:00, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM) Sognsveien 68, seminar room 4th floor, Oslo

In this seminar, the authors and editors of five recently published books on India draw on their work from the perspective of caste, democracy, social movements, industrialisation and nationalism, to answer the questions: what have Modi and his government achieved so far, and where they are heading?