Events

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Time and place: May 29, 2020 1:30 PM3:00 PM, Digital event on Zoom

We invite all of you who make up our Norwegian network of Latin America scholars and researchers, as well as all others interested, to a digital gathering (Zoom). Before the NorLARNet secretariat stop functioning in a few weeks, we want to make visible to all of us who we are today, to take stock of the present situation for Latin American studies and research in Norway, and to discuss how to maintain and strengthen the network.

Time and place: June 19, 2020 3:00 PM, Digital event

Title of the thesis: “ Searching for Development. State Relations and Local Aspirations among Rural Mapuche in Neoliberal Chile.”

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MinstTerje Røe Isaksen med flere undertenger avtale med norsk og brasiliansk flagg i bakgrunnen.
Time and place: Mar. 31, 2020 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

Following advice from national health authorities, we are canceling this event to prevent coronavirus infection.

Time and place: Mar. 25, 2020 11:00 AM12:00 PM, Biblioteket P48, 1. Etasje, OsloMet, Pilestredet 48, Oslo

Screening of the documentary « «Music, Affect and Politics in a Changing Brazil»,  and a talk with the film’s director, researcher Kjetil Klette Bøhler at OsloMet.

 

Persons carrying Venezuelan flag
Time and place: Mar. 19, 2020 7:00 PM9:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, room: Nedjma, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Following advice from national health authorities, we are canceling this event to prevent coronavirus infection.

Time and place: Mar. 19, 2020 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Direktesendt video fra Litteraturhuset i Oslo

Litteraturhuset i Oslo streamer Torkjell Leiras foredrag om hans ferske bok Kampen om regnskogen. 

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Time and place: Mar. 17, 2020 7:00 PM8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset Fredrikstad, Storgata 11, Fredrikstad

What role does the violent history play in today's Latin America? A conversation with author Sigrun Slapgard, translator Signe Prøis and Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo.

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Time and place: Mar. 13, 2020 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Auditorium A, Sydneshaugen skole, University of Bergen

Screening of the documentary "Radio Silence", about the popular Mexican radio host Carmen Aristegui, and her defence of the free media in Mexico today. The Film will be introduced by Hans Egil Offerdal, University of Bergen (UiB), who has taught journalism and media studies in Mexico. After the film, former journalist Ernesto Semán, UiB, will join the conversation with Offerdal, with Siri Gloppen, UiB moderating.

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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.

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2020 4:00 PM, Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

LawTransform in collaboration with Cine Latino organize a screening of «Los Lobos» (Mexico, USA 2019), followed by a panel conversation about children's rights and migration.

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Couple in front of water tank and house in dry area
Time and place: Mar. 10, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

Seminar with Yuri Kasahara, OsloMet, on his research in the Sertão region of Northeast Brazil, a region long plagued by drought, and controlled by local elites.

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: Feb. 28, 2020, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus, Moltke Moes vei 31, University of Oslo

Title of the thesis: “Into the light Rifts and relations in Cuba’s market transformation”.

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Time and place: Feb. 24, 2020Mar. 1, 2020, Oslo

There will be several documentaries from Latin America at the festival, a panel debate on urban violence in Central America and a talk on organized crime in Mexico.

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Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 5:30 PM7:00 PM, Edifício Niels Treschows hus da Universidade de Oslo, Sala: PAM 3., Niels Henrik Abels vei 36, Oslo

The Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages at the University of Oslo has for the last years organized a Reading circle in Portuguese. In the upcoming event, Marcia Langfeldt, Ph.D in Lusophone Studies from Sorbonne Nouvelle, will present the Brazilian historical novel Galvez, imperador do Acre (1976), and the author, Márcio Souza.

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Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 843, Department of Social Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Bergen

Department seminar with John-Andrew McNeish, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen.

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Three indigenous persons and the symbol of the he InterAmerican Court of Human Rights
Time and place: Feb. 11, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

Seminar with Natalia Torres Zuniga, taking a critical view on the alleged transformative and democratic effect of a court that might rather facilitate the continuation of structural inequalities.

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: Feb. 4, 2020 8:30 AM10:00 AM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo

Breakfast seminar with, Andreas Dahl-Jørgensen, Director of Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative; Ellen H. Ribeiro; Rainforest Foundation Norway; Emine Isciel, Storebrand; and  Arild Angelsen, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Organizers: CICERO Center for International Climate Research and Norway's international Climate and Forest Initiative.

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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: 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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