Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
What happens in Colombia? Seminar with Mariano Aguirre, who served as UN adviser on peace building in Colombia from August 2017 to December 2019.
Translator Signe Prøis and Professor Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo, talk about Chile, with Isabel Allende's latest novel and the recent social protests as important references.
The editorial Res Publica organizes this launch of Torkjell Leira’s book “Kampen om regnskogen – Sannheten om Norge i Brasil". Leira works at the University of Oslo and is the author of «Brasil – Kjempen våkner» (2014).
Seminar with Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo; Hans Petter Saxi, Nord University; and Ingrid Fadnes, OsloMet; organized by the student association Inter and the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) in Bodø.
Following the screening of the Brazilian film “Divine Love” by Gabriel Mascaro, a panel consisting of Ole Jacob Løland, University of Oslo, Larissa Avelar, Aksjon Demokrati i Brasil, and Einar Braathen, OsloMet, will talk about the current situation in Brazil. Organized by Film fra Sør, VEGA SCENE and Mer Film.
Latin-Amerika står i flammer. Fra Nicaragua, Honduras og Venezuela til Ecuador, Chile og Bolivia utspiller det seg voldsomme gateslag mellom demonstranter og regjeringer.
Brazilian scientist Antonio Donato Nobre gives a presentation about the importance of the rain forest’s function as a climate regulator at Norad Policy Forum.
A conversation about Venezuela between fiction and reality, art and politics with Signe Prøis, literary translator; Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo; Sigrun Slapgard, journalist and author; and Ingrid Fadnes, OsloMet. The background is the debate on the role of publishers created by the publication in Norwegian of the novel “Det ble natt i Caracas” (“La hija de la Española”) by Karina Sainz Borgo.
For the sixth time the organizations part of Colombiaforum organize the conference “Together for Peace in Colombia” in Oslo. Programme to come.
Peace Brigades International and SAIH invite to an open meeting with Olga Araújo from Nomadesc (Asociación para la Investigación y la Acción Social) to talk about the situation for human rights defenders and grass roots leaders in Colombia.
Guest lecture by Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo, at the Faculty of Law.
Lunch seminar with Antulio Rosales and Benedicte Bull from Centre for Development and the Environment at the University of Oslo.
FRI Oslo and the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) have invited Luana de Oliveira Chaves from the Landless Workers’ Movement (MST) in Brazil to speak about how it is to be queer in Bolsonaro’s Brazil. Interpretation Portuguese – Norwegian.
The Executive Editor of The Intercept Brazil, Lendro Demori, is one of the keynote speakers at this conference, which also include the participation of academics and journalists from Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico. The conference is organized by the research group Media, War and Conflict at Oslo Metropolitan University and Fritt Ord.
Åpent seminar om de enorme demonstrasjonene i landet som har vært regnet som Latin-Amerikas suksesshistorie.
Screening of documentary made by Kjetil Klette Bøhler, OsloMet, in cooperation with Felipe Camargo og Joao Neves from São Paulo. The film shows how music, culture, fake news, religion, gender, polarization and inequality affected young adults during the election campaign. The screening is followed by a panel debate (in Norwegian), and from 19:00 a brief samba concert with the band Norsk Mambo. Pizza and drinks will be served.
Seminar about the underlying struggles over questions of transitional justice, the status of the implementation of the peace agreement and the violence in Colombia today. Organized by the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
Open meeting the day after, and about, the presidential elections in Argentina and Uruguay and the local elections in Colombia; organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG).
Yearly week of events organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG). Invited guests: Telma Cabrera, Guatemala; Vicenta Jerónimo, Guatemala; Ana Esther Ceceña, USA, Mexico; and Emir Sader, Brazil.
Lunch seminar with Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet from the Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo.
Seminar with Belquior Benoni, Brazilian forest engineer with a long experience with monitoring supply chains for the private sector.
Seminar with presentations by Cuban political analyst Carlos Alzugaray, political scientist and author Vegard Bye, and social anthropologist Ståle Wig.
Breakfast seminar with Florian Hoffmann, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, and Camila Gianella, Chr. Michelsen Institute.
This event launches the book: Renewing Destruction: Wind Energy Development, Conflict & Resistance in a Latin American Context by Alexander Dunlap, University of Oslo. The event will host a public discussion between author and anthropologist Gro Birgit Ween, University of Oslo.