Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
Panel debate on the reasons for, and consequences of, the fires in the Amazon; and on what role Norway should take, organized by Civita. With Ola Elvestuen, Minister of Climate and Environment; Bård Harstad, University of Oslo; Kristin Halvorsen, CICERO Center for International Climate Research; and Øyvind Eggen, Rainforest Foundation Norway.
Seminar with guest from several continents and movements on how to generate change in a world full of crises. From Latin America: Mariana Gómez Soto (Colombia), Sally Burch (Ecuador) and Noelia Figueroa (Argentina).
Breakfast meeting about the upcoming UN climate summit and the fires in the Amazon.
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.
Seminar with presentations by Cuban political analyst Carlos Alzugaray, political scientist and author Vegard Bye, and social anthropologist Ståle Wig.
Seminar with Belquior Benoni, Brazilian forest engineer with a long experience with monitoring supply chains for the private sector.
In this breakfast meeting Charlotte Heyl, GIGA (Germany), Mariana Llanos, GIGA and Leiv Marsteintredet, University of Bergen, will discuss the success and failures of presidential term limits in Africa and Latin America, and the ability of this important constitutional safeguard to hinder presidents' desire for power.
The Amazon is burning. In practice, the Brazilian Amazon Fund has been closed down .What should Norway do now? BrasiLeira and NorLARNet invite to a conversation with Per Fredrik Pharo, Director of the Government of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative, Ingrid Lomelde, WWF; Yuri Kasahara, OsloMet. Moderator: Torkjell Leira, University of Oslo.
A one-day seminar, including participation from indigenous universities in Ecuador, Colombia, Nicaragua and Guatemala. Organized by the Department of Journalism and Media Studies at OsloMet.
Talk by Karl Swinehart, University of Louisville, on the role of music in processes of Indigenous language revitalization in highland Bolivia.
Norad invites to a meeting with Norway’s ambassador in Colombia, John Petter Opdahl.
A panel consisting of Elizabeth Dore (University of Southampton), Ariel Camejo (University of Havana) and Even Sandvik Underlid (University of Bergen) will discuss the future of «Cuba after the Castros», addressing political and historical as well as cultural aspects of contemporary Cuba. Organized by the Research Group for Radical Philosophy and Literature (University of Bergen) in collaboration with the House of Literature in Bergen.
A two-days conference on Cuba’s capital, founded in 1519, and thus celebrating its 500th anniversary in 2019. With speakers from universities in Cuba, UK, USA, Holland, Sweden and Norway.
In this lecture, Professor Lynn Mario T. Menezes de Souza from the University of São Paulo, will argue that, though colonization may have officially ended, its drastic negative effects still persist in the form of a hierarchy of races, knowledges, languages etc that hinders local knowledges and local scientific production.
A week-long meeting place for scholars and practitioners on how law serves as an instrument of change – and how it shapes and is shaped by power relations. The main themes for Bergen Exchanges 2019 are Natural Resources, Corruption, Indigenous Rights, and Law and Technology.
Norwegian Ambassador to Brazil, HE Mr. Nils Martin Gunneng, will share his impressions of the new government of Brazil in this breakfast meeting organized by the Brazilian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce and the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).
Introduction by the Peruvian embassy and screening of the documentary "El Hatajo para el Niño"; organized by Centro Hispano-Noruego.
Seminar with Professor Stine Krøijer, University of Copenhagen; organized by the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen.
Seminar on Venezuelan displacement with Dr Diego Acosta, Associate Professor of Migration and European Law at the University of Bristol; organised by the PRIO Migration Research Group and the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies.
Seminar with Víctor Grovas, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. See announcement.
Debate on Venezuela negotiations and economic sanctions, with Ronald Mayora Synnes, University of Agder; Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo; and Eirik Vold, organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) and Rødt Oslo Solidaritet.
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.