Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
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.
Professor Larry Diamond from Stanford University joins us for an open lecture on democratic recession and the current state of freedom in the world today.
As fake news and alternative facts spread, many have concluded that truth is no longer held in respect. Today, it seems, anything goes. But is there cause for concern? If so, for what, exactly?
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).
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".
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner joins us to discuss ongoing reforms and the role of the UN in ensuring the achievement of the SDGs.
What are the most pressing issues for security and restoration of democracy in Venezuela?
Welcome to the book launch in connection with the publication of Nina Witoszek’s latest study, The Origins of Anti-Authoritarianism.
How does the private sector strategically use poor quality data for its own benefit? In this talk, Linsey McGoey discusses how weak evidence-based policy can paradoxically be a powerful tool in the political economy of global health.
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.
As Ghana seeks to expand primary health services, how do past experiences shape current perceptions and expectations? David Bannister will survey the history of Ghana's health system in our next Global Health Unpacked seminar.
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?