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Time and place: Nov. 20, 2018 12:15 PM - 3:00 PM, auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus

Celine Motzfeldt Loades ved Sosialantropologisk institutt og Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM) vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d.:

The Wall in Our Minds - Negotiating Heritage and Identity  in Post-war Dubrovnik     

Time and place: June 6, 2019 - June 7, 2019, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo

The 21st Century is Asia's Century. At ASIANET 2019 we focus on four domains where the rise of Asia is already palpable: economy, politics, environment and culture.

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Time and place: Nov. 16, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, PA Munchs Hus, Meeting Room 252, Blindern

Do Indian cities offer women greater control over public spaces?

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM, Auditorium 6, Eilert Sundts hus

Master i samfunnsgeografi Karina Standal vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d. (philosophiae doctor) ved Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi.

Challenges of Gender, Power and Change in Solar Energy Interventions in Rural India. Imagined Beneficiaries and the Makings of Women’s Empowerment in the Village Electrification Project

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Time and place: Nov. 1, 2018 8:30 AM - Nov. 2, 2018 4:00 PM, Scandic Hotel St Olavs Plass

The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health organizes its first annual international conference in Oslo. 

Is there a danger that in the process of translating this into detailed targets and indicators, the SDGs will lose their transformative potential?
Time and place: Oct. 29, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset

What happens to the SDG agenda when it is translated into targets and indicators?

Can foreign actors help in bringing about an agreement, or may such assistance be negative?
Time and place: Oct. 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, OsloMet, Building P46 (Pilestredet 46), Room 318

Welcome to this unique discussion between academics from China, Russia, Cuba, Venezuela and Norway.

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2018 - Oct. 26, 2018, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University

The 10th conference of the Nordic Latin American Research Network will be organized by OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University in collaboration with NorLARNet.

See the conference web site.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 6:30 PM - Oct. 25, 2018 4:00 PM, University of Oslo

How do we imagine the future human species?

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

What role does new partnerships play when international cooperation is under pressure?

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminar room 4th floor, SUM

What role can religion, spirituality and ethics play in finding environmental solutions?

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Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

What happens when governments try to protect their populations from pandemics with pharmaceuticals? Stefan Elbe will present his latest book Pandemics, Pills & Politics in our next Global Health Unpacked seminar.

Time and place: Sep. 20, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Internasjonalen, Youngstorget 2A, Oslo

Brazil will hold presidential elections on 7 October. BrasiLeira in cooperation with NorLARNet, will organize a panel talk on what to expect (in Norwegian).

Time and place: Sep. 19, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Nedjma), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Lecture, in Spanish, by leading expert on Nicaraguan politics, Professor Salvador Martí i Puig, followed by a panel discussion, in English.

Time and place: Sep. 17, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

Join a panel of economists, social scientists, evolutionary thinkers and humanists in a discussion of the cooperative ethos in the Nordic societies.

Time and place: Sep. 7, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Senter for Utviklig og Miljø

Southeast Asian perspectives on the role of academia in promoting intercultural communication for social inclusion

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, The University Aula

Sustainable development and our common future are the themes that tie together the program in the Aula. Member states of the United Nations have adopted 17 global goals for sustainable development (SDGs) to transform our society and the world. With knowledge and expertise the University of Oslo will contribute to reaching these goals. 

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2018 12:45 PM - 1:15 PM, The library in Vilhelm Bjerknes hus

For the first time, the University of Oslo will award a prize to the three best sustainability-themed master's theses which are tied to the UN Sustainability Development Goals. The purpose of the prize is to inspire originality and quality in master's projects that contribute to knowledge and insight into sustainable development.

Time and place: Sep. 3, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM, The library in Vilhelm Bjerknes hus

The four awards are for research, innovation, education and dissemination.

Amina J. Mohammed
Time and place: Aug. 29, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Old Festive Hall, Domus Academica

Public lecture by Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

Time and place: Aug. 21, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Boksen, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6

What are the challenges faced by indigenous communities as they encounter developmental and extractive projects? Are there any potential alliances between indigenous groups, the private sector, and foreign assistance organizations?

Time and place: Aug. 15, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, MS Sunnhordland, Arendal

What role does aid play in the 2030 Agenda, and what is the future of Norwegian development cooperation?

Time and place: Aug. 14, 2018 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM, MS Sunnhordland, Arendal

The private sector is considered a key actor in fostering progress towards the SDGs, but what role does business play in the global development agenda?

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Time and place: Aug. 9, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Boksen, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6

What is the role of rural areas in supporting populist politicians? And how do rural areas become the main target of populist and authoritarian politics?

Time and place: Aug. 8, 2018 9:00 AM - Aug. 10, 2018, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to critically analyze – empirically and conceptually – processes of transformation in rural areas as related to access to and governance of resources and how these are reshaping the lives of people living there.

The application deadline was 5 April, 2018.