Events

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Colombia's flag and the word "paz"
Time and place: Jan. 28, 2020 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

What happens in Colombia? Seminar with Mariano Aguirre,  who served as UN adviser on peace building in Colombia from August 2017 to December 2019.

Time and place: Feb. 5, 2020 7:00 PM8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset Fredrikstad, Storgata 11, Fredrikstad

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.

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Time and place: Mar. 5, 2020 7:00 PM10:00 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo

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).

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Time and place: Mar. 12, 2020Mar. 15, 2020, Bergen

Film festival dedicated exclusively to Latin American films. See the website of Cine Latino.

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Time and place: Jan. 21, 2020 11:00 AM3:00 PM, Nord University, Auditorium 11 Regine Normann, Bodø

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.

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Time and place: Jan. 9, 2020 6:00 PM8:20 PM, Vega Scene, Hausmannsgate 28, Oslo

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.

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Et svart-hvitt bilde av en demonstrant som blir overmannet av tre militære kledd i kamuflasjetøy, skuddsikre vester og hjelmer. Demonstranten ligger på bakken, og en av soldatene står bøyd over ham med det ene kneet plantet inn i ryggen hans.
Time and place: Nov. 28, 2019 7:00 PM8:30 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram

Latin-Amerika står i flammer. Fra Nicaragua, Honduras og Venezuela til Ecuador, Chile og Bolivia utspiller det seg voldsomme gateslag mellom demonstranter og regjeringer.

Time and place: Nov. 27, 2019 9:00 AM3:00 PM, Norad informasjonssenteret, Bygdøy allé 2, Oslo

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.

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Time and place: Nov. 22, 2019 6:00 PM7:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

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.

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Time and place: Nov. 22, 2019 11:30 AM4:00 PM, Ingensteds, Brenneriveien 9, Oslo

For the sixth time the organizations part of Colombiaforum organize the conference “Together for Peace in Colombia” in Oslo. Programme to come.

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Time and place: Nov. 21, 2019 6:00 PM8:00 PM, SoCentral, Sentralen, Øvre Slottsgate 3, Oslo

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.

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Time and place: Nov. 19, 2019 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Lødrups kjeller, Domus Media, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo

Guest lecture by Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo, at the Faculty of Law.

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Time and place: Nov. 7, 2019 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen

Lunch seminar with Antulio Rosales and Benedicte Bull from Centre for Development and the Environment at the University of Oslo.

Time and place: Nov. 6, 2019 7:00 PM8:30 PM, Skatten, Hagegata 24, 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.

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Time and place: Nov. 6, 2019Nov. 8, 2019, Oslo Metropolitan University

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.

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gateprotest i Chile
Time and place: Nov. 4, 2019 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (rom: Amalie Skram), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Åpent seminar om de enorme demonstrasjonene i landet som har vært regnet som Latin-Amerikas suksesshistorie.

Time and place: Nov. 1, 2019 5:00 PM, Rindalrommet, NOVA, OsloMet, Stenbsberggata 26, Oslo

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.

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Watch an excerpt of the documentary.  

Time and place: Oct. 31, 2019 2:30 PM4:00 PM, PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

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).

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2019 7:00 PM9:00 PM, Dattera til Hagen, Grønland 10, Oslo

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).

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Time and place: Oct. 21, 2019Oct. 26, 2019, Oslo, Kristiansand, Bergen

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.

For detailed programme, see LAG’s website.  

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Time and place: Oct. 16, 2019 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Professor Cecilia M. Bailliet from the Department of Public and International Law, University of Oslo.

Cattle in the Amazon
Time and place: Oct. 10, 2019 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

Seminar with Belquior Benoni, Brazilian forest engineer with a long experience with monitoring supply chains for the private sector.

Bike taxi in Havana
Time and place: Oct. 9, 2019 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sandakerveien 130 (Nydalen), Oslo

Seminar with presentations by Cuban political analyst Carlos Alzugaray, political scientist and author Vegard Bye, and social anthropologist Ståle Wig.

Time and place: Oct. 9, 2019 8:30 AM9:30 AM, Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

Breakfast seminar with Florian Hoffmann, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, and Camila Gianella, Chr. Michelsen Institute.

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Time and place: Oct. 8, 2019 6:00 PM7:30 PM, Boksen Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo

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.

See announcement.