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Guest lectures and seminars


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Time and place: Aug. 24, 2022 1:00 PM2:15 PM, Zoom and Glød seminar room, SUM.

What is the impact of the pandemic for how we study and understand change in everyday consumption?

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Time and place: Aug. 25, 2022 6:00 PM7:30 PM, Gamle Festsal

Featuring the Nobel Prize Winner in Literature, Olga Tokarczuk as the Arne Næss Professor.               

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Time and place: Aug. 26, 2022 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Arne Næss auditorium, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

Green Frontiers Festival and the Zapffe Prize ceremony.


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Time and place: June 20, 2022 5:30 PM7:00 PM, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset, Oslo

Welcome to this public event on the role of smartphones in health with Daniel Miller, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, and a panel discussion on the role of smartphones in the COVID-19 response.

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Time and place: June 17, 2022 8:45 AM5:00 PM, Online

Welcome to this one-day webinar conference that will explore the multifaceted connections between ‘green extractivism’ and violent conflicts.

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Time and place: June 16, 2022 10:00 AM12:15 PM, Kjerka, 2nd floor of Domus Media. Address: Karl Johans gate 47

Welcome to this international seminar on Europe's alternative futures. 

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Time and place: June 16, 2022June 17, 2022, Adolf Øien Bygget (NTNU Trondheim Business School)

The annual Asianet conference 2022 is hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), in collaboration with the Norwegian Network for Asian Studies.

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Time and place: June 14, 2022 9:30 AM11:00 AM, PA Munchs Hus, seminar room 12
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Time and place: June 8, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, PA Munchs Hus, seminar room 13
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Time and place: June 8, 2022 8:30 AM10:30 AM, SUM, University of Oslo, Sandakerveien 130

Welcome to this breakfast seminar on China's role in Africa and Latin America.

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Time and place: May 11, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Online (Zoom)
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Time and place: May 9, 2022 8:45 AM5:00 PM, Online or at SUM

Welcome to this hybrid event on the prospects for energy cooperation between Nordic and Latin American countries.

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Time and place: Apr. 26, 2022 3:00 PM4:30 PM, SUM

Hvordan produseres kjøtt i dag og hvordan har våre forbruksvaner endret seg? Ny bok forteller en rekke historier om de dramatiske endringene i kjøttforbruket.

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Time and place: Apr. 6, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, ZOOM

Welcome to our new seminar series  «Consumption and sustainability». The first speaker is Professor Alan Warde who will discuss the sociology of sustainable consumption.

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Time and place: Mar. 23, 2022 12:15 PM1:30 PM, PA Munchs Hus, Blindern, seminar room 12
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Time and place: Dec. 16, 2021 2:00 PM4:00 PM, ZOOM

How do low-carbon transitions create inequality and how can we make them more socially inclusive? Join us in the 2021 Hal Wilhite Memorial Lecture with Benjamin Sovacool. 

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Time and place: Dec. 8, 2021 2:00 PM3:15 PM, SUM, Sandakerveien 130

Models as viral assemblages? In this seminar, Marit Tolo Østebo will look at policy models and how they come into being.