Sognsveien 68 (kart)
In this seminar Karin Kapadia (Oxford University) will give a lecture about Dalit women.
The Network for Asian Studies (Asianettverket) has the pleasure of inviting you to our open summer meeting. We present the award for best MA-thesis on an Asian topic for 2015/2016; researchers from the high-profile 'Airborne' research project at IKOS/UiO share interesting findings from their ongoing work; we present our activities for the autumn; and, there is cava and other refreshments. The programme continues at Literaturhuset where the renown psychologist Sudhir Kakar speaks on the Kama Sutra at 6 pm. Welcome one and all!
After the national assembly elections in Cambodia in 2013, the human rights situation in the country deteriorated rapidly. Now, as the next general elections slowly inch closer, the human rights situation is once again in focus, with UN human rights experts recently urging the Cambodian government to protect civil society and respect fundamental freedoms in the country. In this seminar, Naly Pilorge, the director of the Cambodian human rights organisation LICADHO, will give a presentation on the current political and human rights situation in Cambodia.
Rising divorce rates in urban India have become central to the emergent discourse on marriage, social change and neo-liberalism. In this seminar, Shalini Grover historically traces and compares Hindu divorce and the character of marital strife from the 1970's to the present century.
Kampen om hvem som skal sitte i Det hvite hus de neste fire årene spisser seg til, og det peker i retning av enten Trump eller Clinton. Hvordan kan forholdet mellom USA og Asia utvikle seg etter valget?
Kom på vårt frokostseminar! Vi serverer rundstykker og kaffe.
Elin Sevre, norgeskoordinator i LoveNepal, vil snakke om trafficking og sexarbeid i Nepal. Fra den kasteløse nepalesiske folkegruppen badi, anslås det at så mange som 75% av jenter og kvinner havner i sexslaveri.
Richard Pearshouse, Senior Researcher at Human Rights Watch Health and Human Rights Division will present research detailing case studies of toxic water in Kilty Creek, Thailand and Hazaribagh, Bangladesh – some of the most polluted villages on the planet.
The seminar will focus on the complex mix of opportunities and challenges that arises from the growing China-Africa relationship.
In this 2014 documentary, British-Gujarati filmmaker sisters Sheena and Sonum Sumaria explore a minority community's struggle for justice amid the rise of Hindu nationalism and a corrupt government.
Har du fullført masteroppgaven din i 2014, 2015 eller 2016?
Ønsker du å dele funnene dine med et større fagmiljø?
This seminar explores the transformation of family and gender relations in contemporary India
This seminar is unfortunately cancelled due to illness.
Dr. Tang Lixia will give a talk about Chinese Agriculture Technology Demonstration Centre (ATDC) in Zimbabwe.
Seminar on emerging challenges in post earthquake scenarios in Nepal, w/ Ajaya Dixit and Shuvechha Khadka, both at ISET-Nepal.
Skriver du masteroppgave om et asiarelatert tema? Kunne du tenke deg å møte andre i samme båt, og å få tilbakemelding på oppgaven og tilnærmingen din? Asianettverket avholder vårt årlige mastergradskurs i desember, og alle som skriver om et asiarelatert tema kan delta.
In this seminar, anthropologist Jakob Williams Ørberg (Aarhus University) explores the role of coaching in the educational lives of India’s aspiring youth.
Professor William A. Callahan, London School of Economics and Political Science.
PhD candidate Salvarpatti Manuvelraj Ponnudurai will in this presentation explore the nitty gritty of alteration, misappropriation and distorted history, when he examines four local temples in Tamil Speaking South India where Buddha images are worshipped as local ‘Hindu’ deities. Open for all.
With Paul Rollier, Assistant Professor in South Asian Studies, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Omoiyari er et japansk konsept som direkte kan oversettes til å bety "medfølelse", men som på et dypere plan betyr å verdsette forskjellene mellom mennesker, å forstå andres ståsted, og å minimere misnøye ved å kunne forutsi andres ønsker. I dette seminaret vil Alma Karabeg presentere hva Omoiyari er, historikken bak konseptet, og hvordan det praktiseres i dagens Japan. I tillegg vil hun også drøfte internasjonaliseringstiltak, og Omoiyari i det norske samfunnet i en mellomkulturell kontekst.
Michael Gillan, The University of Western Australia, Australia and Htwe Htwe Thein, Curtin University, Australia.
Indologisk studentforening, FIAN, Oslo Dokumentarkino og Asianettverket inviterer til debatt om utviklingsmessige utfordringer på landsbygda i India, og visning av filmen "Walls and the Tiger."
(The debate and film will be in English.)
With Srila Roy and Alf Gunvald Nilsen
Srila Roy and Alf G. Nilsen’s new edited volume “New Subaltern Politics” presents a critical dialogue between the conceptual and analytical legacies of Subaltern Studies and the evolving forms of hegemony and resistance in contemporary India. From the struggles of the urban poor in Gujarat to the activism of sexual subalterns in eastern India and the mobilization of artisanal fishing communities in Tamil Nadu, the essays cover a diverse range of ongoing struggles against dispossession, disenfranchisement, and stigma that are unfolding in neoliberal India.
With Prof. Michele Ford
During the Suharto era, the official trade union was strictly prohibited from engaging with political parties and all but one of the ‘alternative’ unions publically rejected political unionism, preferring instead to seek recognition as a socio-economic force. Today, trade unions’ efforts to engage in electoral politics are tremendously significant for Indonesia’s emerging democracy.
In this talk, Deep K. Datta-Ray engages India’s nuclear diplomacy in the terms of its makers and their analytical categories to offer rare insights into the little known world of the key decision makers themselves. Datta-Ray is the only person so far to have embedded in India’s Ministry of External Affairs, and he draws on this unique research to challenge prevailing assumptions about how India’s nuclear diplomacy works.
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.