Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
Welcome to this unique discussion between academics from China, Russia, Cuba, Venezuela and Norway.
The 10th conference of the Nordic Latin American Research Network will be organized by OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University in collaboration with NorLARNet.
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.
Brazil will hold presidential elections on 7 October. BrasiLeira in cooperation with NorLARNet, will organize a panel talk on what to expect (in Norwegian).
Lecture, in Spanish, by leading expert on Nicaraguan politics, Professor Salvador Martí i Puig, followed by a panel discussion, in English.
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
Seminar with Arturo López-Levy, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (USA). The seminar will be in the form of a conversation with Vegard Bye, who is submitting his dr. philos. thesis in political science on transformations in Cuba in May 2018. Organized by OsloMet, with economic support from NorLARNet.
Screening of documentary (in Spanish with English subtitles) by Margarita Cadenas, after and introductory talk (in English) with Masaya Llavaneras Blanco, Balsillie School of International Affairs (Canada), and Antulio Rosales and Benedicte Bull from the University of Oslo, and others to be announced. Organized by The Oslo Documentary Cinema and NorLARNet.
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?
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.