Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
What are the most important transnational political determinants of health inequity as we enter the final decade of the SDG era, and how can we best address them?
Many believe the Covid-19 pandemic has temporarily stained China's reputation abroad, but how does Beijing plan to bounce back, and how strong is its renewed commitment to globalization?
Join us for the launch of the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare Education, with keynote speakers Professor Ole Petter Ottersen and Professor Trisha Greenhalgh.
How would a victory for Biden or Trump affect the relationship between Latin America and the US?
What is land and how is it made?
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, billions of public monies are poured into high tech solutions. This panel will highlight the role of local public health systems, particularly the challenges in Africa and Latin America, and the US.
Welcome to an informal webinar discussion with Professor Anthony Giddens on the combined challenges of digitalization, robotization and Covid-19.
How can we combine a sustainable environmental development of cities with a socially just and inclusive development?
In this webinar, Kristin Bergtora Sandvik maps out global trends in 'Covid-19 law', including criminal law, welfare legislation and the human rights framework, with a view to draw out key lessons for global health.
Will digital innovations introduced during the crisis lead to more digital surveillance post-pandemic? Does their use advance the interests of private tech companies at the expense of the public interest?
At the 2020 Asianet conference, we focus on the Asian sustainability challenge.
What are drivers, transitions and pathways out of Venezuela’s crisis?
When a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is developed, will it be a “peoples vaccine” produced in time and scale, affordably priced, and available for all countries and all people?
For Muslims the ummah is arguably more powerful than Western liberalism because it taps into Muslims' universalist identity as both individual and part of a collective, a broader community beyond nations and time.
Camilla Skjelsbæk Gramstad comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in her job at Virke.
Master Jostein Jakobsen ved Institutt for kulturstudier og orientalske språk vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d.: India in the Contemporary Food Regime: The State, Struggles and Uneven Integration.
I India planter bønder mais som aldri før. Men maisen skal ikke spises, i hvert fall ikke lokalt. Hvorfor dyrker de den da? Og hva kan den raskt økende dyrkningen av mais lære oss om forholdet mellom indisk jordbruk og global kapitalisme?
What underlying logics, interests and evidence have fed into the Norwegian response to the covid-19 pandemic both in Norway and globally? Please join us for this webinar with Frode Forland, Specialist Director at the Norwegian Public Health Institute.
Just about the only thing we can all agree on these days is that we are, around the world, swimming in untruth. But how did we get to this point? And is the problem really new?
In this ASIANET: fokus seminar, Simon Springer examines the plight of homeless peoples in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as a consequence of their enmeshment in a new logic of urban governance being effected by city officials and municipal planners.
Elisabeth Riise Jensen comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in her job at the environmental NGO Framtiden i våre hender.
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.