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Michael Taussig, Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, New York, will speak about Maria Thereza Alves’ recent book, Recipes for Survival (University of Texas Press, 2019), followed by discussions about current political and ecological challenges in Brazil, the dynamics of Norwegian and Brazilian relations, as well as the roles artists are taking within these discussions today.
A conversation with Ana Donis from the Guatemalan women's rights organization Mujeres Transformando el Mundo; organized by FOKUS - Forum for Women and Development and JURK - Legal counseling for Women.
Keynote by Dr. Claudia Matus, Pontificial Catholic University of Chile, at the ILP Conference 2019.
Premiere of the documentary film: "Struggle For Justice In Venezuela", on the history of the NGO Foro Penal, followed by a discussion. Organized by Foro Penal Chapter Norway and The Norwegian Venezuelan Justice Alliance.
Invitation to an open dialogue, with a panel of world-renowned scholars.
Colombia's foremost female journalist, and author of the book "Santos: paradojas de la paz y del poder", in conversation with Alfredo Zamudio, Director of the Nansen Center for Peace and Dialogue. Language: English
See announcement (in Norwegian).
Three days of Latin American films, both fictional and documentaries.
See the Cine Latino website.
Seminar on the responsibility of the business sector for respecting human rights, with Luiz Jardim, Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ), and others. The first part will be in English.
Seminar with Hanne Cecilie Geirbo, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, organized by UiO Energi.
Conversation about the refugee crisis in Central America with Padre Melo, winner of the Rafto Prize 2015, and Per Ranestad, Norwegian People's Aid.
Meeting with Padre Melo, winner of the Rafto Prize 2015, and Per Ranestad, Norwegian People's Aid; organized by Norwegian People's Aid and LAG Bergen.
Lecture by Stella Emery Santana, Indiana University, followed by a discussion with Sigrid Eskeland Schütz, University of Bergen.
Seminar organized by Caritas Norway, with representatives from Caritas, State Secretary Jens Frølich Holte and Antulio Rosales, University of Oslo.
Meeting with Bertha Zúñiga Cáceres and Padre Melo, two of the most recognized defenders of the environment and human rights in Honduras; organized by Norwegian People's Aid. Language: Norwegian and Spanish, with interpretation to Norwegian.
Documentary and panel debate as part of Human International Documentary Film Festival 2019.
Debate on the current situation in Venezuela, organized by Latin-Amerikagruppene Blindern.
Seminar with Colombian human rights defender Marino Cordoba Berrio, who is the founder of AFRODES -the National Association for displaced Afro-Colombians.
With the president of the national student organization in ACEU in Colombia, Omar Andrés Gómez Orduz, and the spokesperson of UNEES, Sara Isabell Klinger Muñoz.
Presentation of report from the Norwegian Association of Lawyers.
See announcement (pdf).
Seminar with Prof. Laurence Whitehead, Oxford University
There will be a special focus on Brazil at TIFF 2019, including the visit of Maria Ramos, one of Brazil's foremost documentary filmmakers.
Guest lecture with Adrian Bergmann, University of El Salvador.
Preview of documentary made by NRK Brennpunkt about politics, money and contamination related to Hydro’s alumina refinery in Barcarena, Brazil, commented by people involved in the film.