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Time and place: Apr. 13, 2018 7:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Nedjma), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Evening panel talk with Brazil experts.

President Jacob Zuma welcomes President of China Xi Jinping on a state visit to South Africa at the Union Building in Pretoria
Time and place: Apr. 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Beijing, China

How do Chinese aid models fit into the overarching framework of the Belt and Road Initiative?

Mother holding baby
Time and place: Apr. 5, 2018 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

Did we forget newborns in the global focus on maternal health? In this breakfast seminar, Dr Emma Sacks (John Hopkins University) will discuss why mistreatment of newborns is a critical issue, unpack the ethics of competing priorities in global health, and present options for policy responses.

agriculture-countryside-cropland-farm
Time and place: Mar. 22, 2018 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Professorboligen

What transformations are needed to reach SDG2, and what is the role of strategic partnerships in fostering such change?

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM, The Norwegian Nobel Institute, Henrik Ibsens gate 51, Oslo

How can democracy be rejuvenated in the post-Brexit, post-Orban, post-Kaczynski and post-Sebastian Kurz Europe?

Time and place: Mar. 9, 2018 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Cinemateket, Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

Debate following the screening of the documentary “500 Years” at the HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival, with Andrea Ixchiú, journalist and activist from Guatemala; Pamela Yates, director of 500 Years; and Mariel Aguilar-Støen, University of Oslo. Language: English

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 1, 2018 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Seminar with Venezuelan and Norwegian scholars and human rights activists seeking to analyze the crisis in Venezuela from a legal point of view.

Time and place: Mar. 1, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Stallen, Professorboligen

Join us to celebrate ReNEW! UiO:Norden received NOK40 million to set-up a research hub for Nordic studies together with five other Nordic Universities. Come to celebrate, hear more about the project and listen to our distinguished speakers – the President of the Nordic Council and UiO's vice-rector.

Forgotten hospital, poorly taken cared of, shows traces of conflict
Time and place: Feb. 14, 2018 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM, Frederik Holsts Hus (room 123)

How does local exposure to organized violence impacts whether women give birth in a health facility? Gudrun Østby, Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo PRIO, will discuss her latest findings on armed conflicts and mother health in this Global Health Unpacked breakfast seminar.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2018 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Auditorium 13, Domus Media (Karl Johans Gate 47)

We are excited to welcome Professor Fukuyama to give a lecture at the University of Oslo.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centro para el Desarrollo y el Medio Ambiente (SUM), 4to piso, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar with two of the directors of Cuba Posible, an independent Cuban think tank.

Language: Spanish

Time and place: Feb. 7, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM, Senter for Utvikling og Miljø, 4th floor, Sognsveien 68

In this seminar, Bonn Juego analyses President Duterte's emergent regime of authoritarian populism

Time and place: Feb. 1, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo

How can ‘building bridges’ between people, researchers and policy-makers help to engage action for a more sustainable future?

Illustration picture, "human rights" written in the centre, colourful hands around the frame
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

How can we use human rights frameworks to foster social improvements? Alicia Ely Yamin, visiting professor of law at Georgetown University, will discuss the successes and challenges to using human rights approaches for health, from conceptualization to implementation, and formulate recommendations to make these approaches more effective. 

Illustration picture, map of the world with numbers
Time and place: Dec. 18, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4.floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of indicators and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.

Time and place: Dec. 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminar room, 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

How did the networks that spanned across borders in the Middle East relate to the new nation-state narrative?

Time and place: Dec. 11, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Nedjma), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

The Trump administration represents a break with the foreign policy of previous Republican governments. What does that mean for Latin America?

Seminar with Jesus Velasco, Tarleton State University.

Time and place: Nov. 24, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM, PA Munchs Hus, Seminarrom 4, Blindern

In this seminar Prof. Amit Garg from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, analyses the broader challenges of sustainable development in India.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM, Marmorsalen, Sentralen

India's remarkable growth and development makes the country an important partner, also for research cooperation. What has been the essence of Norway and India's research cooperation so far? And where are we heading in the future?

Time and place: Nov. 16, 2017 8:15 AM - 9:45 AM, Seminarrom 2, Sophus Bugges hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Breakfast seminar with Franklin Castañeda, who as a representative of civil society closely follows the implementation of the peace agreement in Colombia; organized in cooperation with Peace Brigades International.

Language: Spanish

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 6, Eilert Sundts hus, A-blokka, Blindern, University of Oslo

Guest lecture with Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a leading expert on NAFTA issues; organized by NorLARNet and the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo.

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Næringslivets Hus, Middelthuns gate 27, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a leading expert on NAFTA issues; organized in co-operation with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).

US military in Liberia during the 2014 Ebola outbreak
Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Klubben, Georg Sverdsrups hus, Blindern Campus

This third seminar of the series Global Health Unpacked will explore the growing relations between health and the military. Should the military intervene in health crises? Can health be used to win "the hearts and minds" during a conflict? How to protect the health sector in civil conflicts?

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2017 - Oct. 27, 2017, University of Agder, Kristiansand

Multidisciplinary doctoral course organized by the University of Agder, in cooperation with NorLARNet. The course will be held in Kristiansand, at the University of Agder from 25-27 October 2017. The application deadline is 26 June.

See the call for applications.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Musikk og Scenehuset, Christiania Torv 1, Oslo

The books "Norwegian Social Thought on Latin America" and "Norge i Latin-Amerika: Forbindelser og forestillinger" (Norway in Latin America: Connections and ideas) will be presented by the editors.

Language: English