2019

Time and place: Oct. 3, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Sydneshaugen skole, auditorium E, University of Bergen

Guest lecture by Jorge Felipe, Harvard University.

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Time and place: Oct. 2, 2019 12:30 PM2:00 PM, Sydneshaugen skole, grupperom G, University of Bergen

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 26, 2019 7:00 PM, Frogner Senior Arena, Slemdalsveien 3, Oslo

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 25, 2019 7:30 PM9:00 PM, Sellanraa Bok & Bar Kongens gate 2, Trondheim

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 25, 2019Oct. 3, 2019, Bergen

At the Bergen Internasjonale Filmfestival 2019 there will be no less than 20 films from Latin America.

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2019 8:00 AM10:00 AM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo

Breakfast meeting about the upcoming UN climate summit and the fires in the Amazon.

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Time and place: Sep. 21, 2019 1:00 PM5:00 PM, Mela, Mariboes gate 8, Oslo

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).

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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2019 8:00 AM9:15 AM, Christiania, Nedre Vollgate 19, inngang i Stortingsgaten., Oslo

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 18, 2019 8:30 AM9:30 AM, Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 5, 2019 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Vespa & Humla, Københavngata 2, Oslo

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 5, 2019 8:30 AM5:00 PM, Aud. Athene 1-2, Pilestredet 46, OsloMet University

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 4, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, MultiLing Meeting Room 421, Henrik Wergelands Hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Talk by Karl Swinehart, University of Louisville, on the role of music in processes of Indigenous language revitalization in highland Bolivia.

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Time and place: Aug. 26, 2019 8:30 AM10:30 AM, Norad, Informasjonssenteret, Bygdøy allé 2, Oslo

Norad invites to a meeting with Norway’s ambassador in Colombia, John Petter Opdahl.

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Time and place: Aug. 21, 2019 7:00 PM8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset i Bergen, Østre Skostredet 5, Bergen

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.

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Time and place: Aug. 21, 2019Aug. 22, 2019, Litteraturhuset i Bergen, Østre Skostredet 5, 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.

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Time and place: Aug. 20, 2019 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Seminarrom 3, Sophus Bugges hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

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.

Time and place: Aug. 19, 2019Aug. 23, 2019, Bergen

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.

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Time and place: Aug. 15, 2019 8:00 AM10:00 AM, NHO, Middelthuns gate 27, Oslo

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).

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Time and place: June 20, 2019 7:00 PM, gner Senior Arena, Slemdalsv. 3, Oslo

Introduction by the Peruvian embassy and screening of the documentary "El Hatajo para el Niño"; organized by Centro Hispano-Noruego.

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Time and place: June 20, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminar room 843, Lauritz Meltzers hus, 8th floor, Bergen

Seminar with Professor Stine Krøijer, University of Copenhagen; organized by the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen.

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Time and place: June 20, 2019 2:00 PM3:00 PM, PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

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.

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Time and place: June 12, 2019 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Seminarrom 217 (HF-bygget), University of Berge

Seminar with Víctor Grovas, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. See announcement.  

Time and place: June 6, 2019 7:00 PM8:30 PM, Skatten, Hagegata 24, Oslo

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.

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Time and place: June 6, 2019 4:00 PM7:00 PM, Mela, Mariboes gate 8, Oslo

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.

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Time and place: May 21, 2019 3:15 PM4:30 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo

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.

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