Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée new doctoral research fellow at SUM
Sep. 13, 2019 2:37 PM
We are happy to announce that Antoine de Bengy Puyvallée has a new position as doctoral research fellow at SUM. He will be working on global health and the politics of epidemic preparedness.
We mourn the loss of our dear colleague Harold L. Wilhite
Aug. 22, 2019 1:09 PM
We are deeply saddened about the loss of Professor Harold L. Wilhite, who died on 15th August in Berkeley, USA. He was a first-class researcher and a dear colleague.
Welcome to the new SUM students!
Aug. 14, 2019 3:59 PM
What are the local and global challenges we face in creating a more sustainable world? This is one of the overall questions our new students will explore.
SUM has moved!
June 11, 2019 3:20 PM
We have packed our boxes and moved to Nydalen.
UiO receives financing to establish a new research centre
May 22, 2019 11:16 AM
How do we achieve a socially inclusive and fair transition to a low-carbon society? UiO recieves support to a new research centre that aim to find solutions.
Arne Næss Symposium 2019: Have We Lost the Battle for Social and Environmental Rights?
Sep. 18, 2019 6:00 PM
Tax havens and increasing levels of corruption challenge social and environmental justice across the world. The 2019 Arne Næss Chair, Eva Joly, has long been a courageous prosecutor and investigator of the role of big corporations as drivers of inequality and environmental destruction.
Myanmar: Living as Muslims in a Buddhist country
Sep. 27, 2019 12:15 PM
Degrowth: A conversation about a new sustainable economy
Oct. 3, 2019 5:00 PM
How can the idea of degrowth help us find new ways of thinking about planetary challenges?
Book Launch: Wind Energy Development, Conflict & Resistance in a Latin American Context
Oct. 8, 2019 6:00 PM
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?
A new era for the world's oldest monarchy?
Oct. 10, 2019 5:30 PM
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?