Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
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.
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).
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).
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. Please sign up at: https://nettskjema.no/a/127249
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.
For the sixth time the organizations part of Colombiaforum organize the conference “Together for Peace in Colombia” in Oslo. Programme to come.
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.
Guest lecture by Jorge Felipe, Harvard University.
Screening of a documentary (audio in Spanish, English subtitles) on Sylvia Molloy (Buenos Aires, 1938), one of the most influential writers and intellectuals in Latin America.
Celebrating 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages, declared by the United Nations, Centro Hispano-Noruego has invited Miguel Ángel Quesada-Pacheco, University of Bergen, to give this speech.
A conversation – in English – on feminism and the struggle for abortion in Norway and Argentina, with Noelia Fiqueroa, Universidad Nacional de Rosario (Argentina); organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) and Kvinnefronten.
At the Bergen Internasjonale Filmfestival 2019 there will be no less than 20 films from Latin America.
Breakfast meeting about the upcoming UN climate summit and the fires in the Amazon.
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).
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.
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.