Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
Adam Curtis comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in his job at the rooftop garden initiative Nabolagshager.
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.
Emma Bersvendsen comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in her job at the Norwegian Government Security and Service Organisation.
How and why do global health donors engage with faith-based organizations to implement projects? In this Global Health Unpacked seminar, Sibylle Herzig van Wees will analyze the modalities and implications of donor engagement of faith-based organization in the health sector in Cameroon.
We invite you to travel in a low-carbon and engaging way from Oslo to the SDG Conference Bergen in February 2020.
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.
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’?
Kaja Ahnfelt comes to SUM to talk about how sustainability plays a role in her job at the Deichman Library.
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.
UNDP, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Oslo SDG Initiative at the University of Oslo invite you to the Norwegian launch of the 2019 UNDP Human Development Report on the 16th of December.
In this Global Health Unpacked seminar, Jody Harris will explore how and why certain international nutrition approaches have found their way into national nutrition policy and practice in Zambia.
Workshop organised in collaboration with the Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi.
The main battleground of the comfort women issue
In this Global Health Unpacked seminar, Lauren Paremoer will explore how social rights and solidarity are discussed in South African public discourses, and how these debates impact the realization of Universal Health Coverage.
This ASIANET: fokus talk examines recent political trends in Asian politics, focusing particularly on the intertwined rise of populism, electoralism and authoritarianism.
Why and how do pathogens emerge from animal reservoirs? Using the case of East Cameroon and HIV, Dr. Guillaume Lachenal (Université Paris Diderot) will draw on insights from molecular phylogeny and social anthropology to highlight the role of Humans in pathogen emergence.
In this Global Health Unpacked seminar co-organized with the Forum for Antimicrobial Resistance (UiO), Prof. Clare Chandler (LSHTM) will discuss how our societies have become reliant on antimicrobials, and the challenges posed by rising antimicrobial resistance.
Welcome to the annual Oslo SDG conference!
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?
Is wind energy the solution to climate change? Around the world governments and NGOs praise renewable energy, accept carbon accounting as a viable measure of climate change and are currently theorizing the viability of a Green New Deal, yet what are these types of schemes creating in practice?
How can the idea of degrowth help us find new ways of thinking about planetary challenges?