UiO receives financing to establish a new research centre
May 22, 2019 11:16 AM
How do we achieve a socially inclusive and fair transition to a low-carbon society? UiO recieves support to a new research centre that aim to find solutions.
Eva Joly is the new Arne Næss Chair
May 22, 2019 10:55 AM
We are proud to welcome corruption fighter and environmental activist Eva Joly to SUM this fall.
We mourn the loss of former Arne Næss chair Polly Higgins
Apr. 24, 2019 12:54 PM
Change-maker and big-thinker Polly Higgins was a lawyer who created a completely new body of law to protect the Earth.
Welcome to the new Arne Naess students
Feb. 12, 2019 9:41 AM
We are happy to announce that four master's students have been granted the Arne Naess stipend for 2019.
Grant for research on flexible electricity use in Norwegian households
Jan. 18, 2019 8:00 AM
The project will meet the urgent need for social science research on flexible electricity policy and technology in Norway.
Trial lecture: Hanneke Pot
May 27, 2019 11:00 AM
MSc Hanneke Pot at Institute of Health and Society will give a trial lecture on the given topic: "Discuss how brokers operate in the fields of power in global health".
Public Defence: Hanneke Pot
May 27, 2019 1:15 PM
MSc Hanneke Pot at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Global norms and local brokers: an ethnography of an international NGO project to ‘reduce teenage pregnancies’ in rural Malawi” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).
Who's afraid of Post-Truth?
May 28, 2019 7:00 PM
As fake news and alternative facts spread, many have concluded that truth is no longer held in respect. Today, it seems, anything goes. But is there cause for concern? If so, for what, exactly?
Larry Diamond: Is There a Crisis of Liberal Democracy?
May 29, 2019 2:00 PM
Professor Larry Diamond from Stanford University joins us for an open lecture on democratic recession and the current state of freedom in the world today.
ASIANET: The Asian Century
June 6, 2019 12:00 AM
The 21st Century is Asia’s Century. At the ASIANET 2019 conference, we analyse the rise of Asia along three axes: the economy and global power balance; the environment and resource politics; and social, political and ideological change.