Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
In this seminar drawing from a combined epidemiological and ethnographic study, Dr Freya Jephcott (Queen's College Cambridge), will unpack the consequences of involving different types of actors, both national and international, in the response to a mysterious outbreak in Ghana (2012). Come and join us for an interesting discussion!
What is the origin of the idea that global institutions are needed to promote the development of poorer countries?
Evening panel talk with Brazil experts.
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.
What transformations are needed to reach SDG2, and what is the role of strategic partnerships in fostering such change?
How can democracy be rejuvenated in the post-Brexit, post-Orban, post-Kaczynski and post-Sebastian Kurz Europe?
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
Seminar with Venezuelan and Norwegian scholars and human rights activists seeking to analyze the crisis in Venezuela from a legal point of view.
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.
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.
We are excited to welcome Professor Fukuyama to give a lecture at the University of Oslo.
Lunch seminar with two of the directors of Cuba Posible, an independent Cuban think tank.
How can ‘building bridges’ between people, researchers and policy-makers help to engage action for a more sustainable future?
How did the networks that spanned across borders in the Middle East relate to the new nation-state narrative?
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.
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.
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.
Lunch seminar with Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a leading expert on NAFTA issues; organized in co-operation with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).
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.
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.
Seminar with Djamila Ribeiro and Joanna Burigo, two Brazilian journalists with a vast experience and active presence in feminist debate and initiatives.
What is to be done when health is determined by factors extending well beyond the health sector?
Guest lecture with Professor Edgardo Lander, Universidad Central de Caracas, who is one of the leading thinkers on social mobilization and politics in Latin America.
Open to all - Welcome!
This course will critically analyse the changing role of NGOs in development, focusing especially on health and environment.
The application deadline was 31 March, 2017.
Seminar with professor Jon Strand, University of Oslo, on a World Bank research project mapping economic values of rainforest protection in the Brazilian Amazon.