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Time and place: Oct. 8, 2020 12:00 PM1:15 PM, Online: Zoom

What is land and how is it made?

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2020 8:30 AMDec. 11, 2020 5:00 PM, Online

The cancelled ASIANET conference goes online and becomes Asia Week: five days of digital talks and panels, all on the challenges of sustainability in Asia.

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 6:30 PM7:30 PM, Zoom (online)
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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 5:00 PM6:00 PM, Zoom (online)
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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 4:00 PM5:00 PM, Zoom Webinar

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, billions of public monies are poured into high tech solutions. This panel will highlight the role of local public health systems, particularly the challenges in Africa and Latin America, and the US.

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Time and place: Sep. 21, 2020 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom (online)
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Time and place: Sep. 17, 2020 2:00 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Welcome to an informal webinar discussion with Professor Anthony Giddens on the combined challenges of digitalization, robotization and Covid-19.

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Time and place: Sep. 11, 2020 3:00 PM3:50 PM, Kulturhuset hovedrom 6 Youngs gate, Oslo

How can we combine a sustainable environmental development of cities with a socially just and inclusive development?

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Time and place: Sep. 3, 2020 4:00 PM5:15 PM, Zoom (online)
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Time and place: Aug. 25, 2020 2:30 PM3:30 PM, Zoom Webinar

In this webinar, Kristin Bergtora Sandvik maps out global trends in 'Covid-19 law', including criminal law, welfare legislation and the human rights framework, with a view to draw out key lessons for global health.

Time: June 25, 2020 4:00 PM5:00 PM

Will digital innovations introduced during the crisis lead to more digital surveillance post-pandemic? Does their use advance the interests of private tech companies at the expense of the public interest?

Time and place: June 11, 2020 8:30 AM5:00 PM, Professorboligen, Universitetet i Oslo

At the 2020 Asianet conference, we focus on the Asian sustainability challenge.

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Time and place: June 4, 2020 3:00 PM6:30 PM, Webinar

What are drivers, transitions and pathways out of Venezuela’s crisis?

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Time: May 28, 2020 4:00 PM5:00 PM

When a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is developed, will it be a “peoples vaccine” produced in time and scale, affordably priced, and available for all countries and all people?

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Time and place: May 26, 2020 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Online: Zoom

For Muslims the ummah is arguably more powerful than Western liberalism because it taps into Muslims' universalist identity as both individual and part of a collective, a broader community beyond nations and time.

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Time: May 14, 2020 3:00 PM4:00 PM

Camilla Skjelsbæk Gramstad comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in her job at Virke.

Jostein Jakobsen, doktorgradskandidat
Time and place: May 8, 2020 12:15 PM, Digital disputas i Zoom

Master Jostein Jakobsen ved Institutt for kulturstudier og orientalske språk vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d.: India in the Contemporary Food Regime: The State, Struggles and Uneven Integration.

I India planter bønder mais som aldri før. Men maisen skal ikke spises, i hvert fall ikke lokalt. Hvorfor dyrker de den da? Og hva kan den raskt økende dyrkningen av mais lære oss om forholdet mellom indisk jordbruk og global kapitalisme?

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Time and place: May 8, 2020 9:15 AM10:15 AM, Zoom Webinar

What underlying logics, interests and evidence have fed into the Norwegian response to the covid-19 pandemic both in Norway and globally? Please join us for this webinar with Frode Forland, Specialist Director at the Norwegian Public Health Institute.

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Time and place: Apr. 29, 2020 7:00 PM8:00 PM, Laboratoriet, Kulturhuset

Just about the only thing we can all agree on these days is that we are, around the world, swimming in untruth. But how did we get to this point? And is the problem really new?

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Time and place: Apr. 29, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, HumSam Scene, HumSam Library, ground floor, Georg Sverdrups hus

In this ASIANET: fokus seminar, Simon Springer examines the plight of homeless peoples in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as a consequence of their enmeshment in a new logic of urban governance being effected by city officials and municipal planners.

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Time and place: Apr. 16, 2020 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)

Elisabeth Riise Jensen comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in her job at the environmental NGO Framtiden i våre hender.

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Time and place: Mar. 31, 2020 9:00 AM12:30 PM, Holmenkollen Park Hotell

Include will be launched in Oslo on the 31st March 2020!

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Time and place: Mar. 20, 2020 8:30 AM10:00 AM, seminarrom Glød, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM)

Polarized polities around the world are suffering democratic erosion. In this seminar Jennifer McCoy will present a volume published with Murat Somer based on a comparative case study of the emergence of pernicious polarization, meaning the division of societies into mutually distrustful “Us vs. Them” camps.

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Time and place: Mar. 19, 2020 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)

Adam Curtis comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in his job at the rooftop garden initiative Nabolagshager.

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Time and place: Mar. 11, 2020 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)

Our Annual Lecture for 2020 features Professor in Human Geography Jonathan Rigg. He will speak about his research on agrarian conditions and transformations in Asia.