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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.

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Time and place: Feb. 20, 2020 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)

Emma Bersvendsen comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in her job at the Norwegian Government Security and Service Organisation.

Train Sustainable UiO SDG conference Bergen
Time and place: Feb. 4, 2020 12:03 PM6:56 PM, Oslo Central Station (Oslo S), Bergen Line

We invite you to travel in a low-carbon and engaging way from Oslo to the SDG Conference Bergen in February 2020.

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Time and place: Jan. 24, 2020 1:30 PM3:30 PM, Seminar room Glød, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)

Questions of agrarian transformation have been a staple of the social sciences since its early days, and they remain crucial in the twenty-first century.

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Time and place: Jan. 24, 2020 10:30 AM12:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)

Tourism is increasingly seen as a central pathway to inclusive development across the global south, yet the promotion of tourism as development is highly intangible - relying on the orchestration and extension of markets into often remote places. What does this notion of tourism as development look like from such ‘destinations’?

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Time and place: Jan. 16, 2020 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)

Kaja Ahnfelt comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in her job at the Deichman Library.

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Time and place: Jan. 9, 2020 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)

The 2030 Agenda on sustainable development appears to be at a crossroads. An issue that warrants special attention is political enthusiasm and leadership for sustainable development.

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Time and place: Nov. 18, 2019 7:00 PM10:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, sal Nedjma

The main battleground of the comfort women issue

Yoshihide Suga, announcing new imperial era, "Reiwa", to reporters.
Time and place: Nov. 11, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, seminarrom Glød, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM)

This ASIANET: fokus talk examines recent political trends in Asian politics, focusing particularly on the intertwined rise of populism, electoralism and authoritarianism.

Yoshihide Suga, announcing new imperial era, "Reiwa", to reporters.
Time and place: Oct. 10, 2019 5:30 PM7:00 PM, Nedre Youngs, Youngstorget 3, Oslo

Earlier this year the Japanese emperor abdicated due to deteriorating health; in October the second great acquisition ceremony, sokui no rei, in which the emperor’s eldest son takes over the throne will take place. What does this imperial shift mean for Japan?

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Time and place: Sep. 18, 2019 6:00 PM8:30 PM, Gamle festsal (UiO)

Tax havens and increasing levels of corruption challenge social and environmental justice across the world. The 2019 Arne Næss Chair, Eva Joly, has long been a courageous prosecutor and investigator of the role of big corporations as drivers of inequality and environmental destruction.

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Time and place: Sep. 4, 2019 5:00 PM6:30 PM, Bruket (Storsalen), Schweigaards gate 34C

I dag, 22 år etter at Kina fikk tilbake suvereniteten over den gamle engelske kronkolonien Hongkong, har forholdet mellom Hongkongs befolkning og Beijing utviklet seg til en akutt politisk krise.

Time and place: June 6, 2019June 7, 2019, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

The 21st Century is Asia’s Century. At the ASIANET 2019 conference, we analyse the rise of Asia along three axes: the economy and global power balance; the environment and resource politics; and social, political and ideological change.

Time and place: May 27, 2019 1:15 PM, Store auditorium, Rikshospitalet

MSc Hanneke Pot at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Global norms and local brokers: an ethnography of an international NGO project to ‘reduce teenage pregnancies’ in rural Malawi” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: May 27, 2019 11:00 AM, Store auditorium, Rikshospitalet

MSc Hanneke Pot at Institute of Health and Society will give a trial lecture on the given topic: "Discuss how brokers operate in the fields of power in global health".

Time and place: Mar. 26, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, SUM's seminar room, Sognsveien 68 (4th floor), Oslo.

In this seminar, Sandya K. Hewamanne analyses how former factory workers navigate global capitalism. The seminar is the first in our new SDG Asia seminar series that addresses the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in the Asian context.

Time and place: Feb. 6, 2019 4:00 PM6:30 PM, Teglverket, Det Akademiske Kvarter, Bergen

How can we tackle the growing mountain of electronic waste? Bring your broken electronics and join our Restart Party!

Time and place: Nov. 20, 2018 12:15 PM3:00 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