Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
How can we tackle the growing mountain of electronic waste? Bring your broken electronics and join our Restart Party!
The start of a new year provides an opportunity to reengage in conversations on how best to achieve sustainable development. The Oslo SDG Initiative invites stakeholders to reflect on Norwegian engagement with the SDGs, and discuss achievements and challenges that lie ahead.
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
Do Indian cities offer women greater control over public spaces?
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
The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health organizes its first annual international conference in Oslo.
What happens to the SDG agenda when it is translated into targets and indicators?
Welcome to this unique discussion between academics from China, Russia, Cuba, Venezuela and Norway.
What role does new partnerships play when international cooperation is under pressure?
What role can religion, spirituality and ethics play in finding environmental solutions?
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.
Join a panel of economists, social scientists, evolutionary thinkers and humanists in a discussion of the cooperative ethos in the Nordic societies.
Public lecture by Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
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?
What role does aid play in the 2030 Agenda, and what is the future of Norwegian development cooperation?
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?
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?
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.
Political Ecology, the Green Economy, and Alternative Sustainabilities
Ebola is striking once again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A few years after the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis, has the world learnt its lessons? Are we better prepared? Come and join the debate!
The South Asia across the Nordic Region (SANR) annual meeting 2018 will be held in Oslo on 5 and 6 June
Join us for the screening of Pili, a feature length drama set in rural Tanzania reflecting the life a poor, HIV-positive single mother of two children. The film will be followed by a Q&A with Dr Sophie Harman, producer of the film and researcher in International Relations/Global Health (QMUL).
As the International Labour Organization (ILO) has evolved since its beginning 100 years ago, it has moved closer to becoming a development agency.
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?