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Guest lectures and seminars

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Time and place: Sep. 17, 2020 2:00 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Welcome to this webinar with Professor Anthony Giddens.

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Time: June 25, 2020 4:00 PM5:00 PM

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?

Time and place: June 11, 2020 8:30 AM5:00 PM, Professorboligen, Universitetet i Oslo

At the 2020 Asianet conference, we focus on the Asian sustainability challenge.

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Time and place: June 4, 2020 3:00 PM6:30 PM, Webinar

What are drivers, transitions and pathways out of Venezuela’s crisis?

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Time: May 28, 2020 4:00 PM5:00 PM

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?

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Time and place: May 26, 2020 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Online: Zoom

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.

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Time and place: May 8, 2020 9:15 AM10:15 AM, Zoom Webinar

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.

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Time and place: Apr. 29, 2020 7:00 PM8:00 PM, Laboratoriet, Kulturhuset

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?

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Time and place: Apr. 29, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, HumSam Scene, HumSam Library, ground floor, Georg Sverdrups hus

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.

MinstTerje Røe Isaksen med flere undertenger avtale med norsk og brasiliansk flagg i bakgrunnen.
Time and place: Mar. 31, 2020 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

Following advice from national health authorities, we are canceling this event to prevent coronavirus infection.

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Time and place: Mar. 19, 2020 7:00 PM9:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, room: Nedjma, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Following advice from national health authorities, we are canceling this event to prevent coronavirus infection.

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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: Mar. 10, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

Seminar with Yuri Kasahara, OsloMet, on his research in the Sertão region of Northeast Brazil, a region long plagued by drought, and controlled by local elites.

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Time and place: Mar. 10, 2020 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Seminar room Glød, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)
Three indigenous persons and the symbol of the he InterAmerican Court of Human Rights
Time and place: Feb. 11, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

Seminar with Natalia Torres Zuniga, taking a critical view on the alleged transformative and democratic effect of a court that might rather facilitate the continuation of structural inequalities.

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Time and place: Feb. 11, 2020 1:15 PM2:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sandakerveien 130

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.

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Time and place: Jan. 28, 2020 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sandakerveien 130, Nydalen, Oslo

What happens in Colombia? Seminar with Mariano Aguirre,  who served as UN adviser on peace building in Colombia from August 2017 to December 2019.

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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’?

Yoshihide Suga, announcing new imperial era, "Reiwa", to reporters.
Time and place: Jan. 10, 2020 12:00 PM1:15 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)
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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: Dec. 6, 2019 9:00 AM10:15 AM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sandakerveien 130

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.

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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

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Time and place: Nov. 14, 2019 9:15 AM10:30 AM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sandakerveien 130

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.

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.