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Tid og sted: 24. apr. 2019 08:30 - 09:45, ARENA - Sognsveien 68 (3rd floor)

How does the private sector strategically use poor quality data for its own benefit? In this talk, Linsey McGoey discusses how weak evidence-based policy can paradoxically be a powerful tool in the political economy of global health.

Tid og sted: 29. apr. 2019 18:30 - 20:30, Fritt ord, Uranienborgveien 2

Welcome to the book launch in connection with the publication of Nina Witoszek’s latest study, The Origins of Anti-Authoritarianism.

Tid og sted: 2. mai 2019 16:30 - 18:00, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sognsveien 68, 4th floor

How can we make sense of the ongoing general elections in India, and of India's Democracy more broadly? In this seminar, we launch two new books that offer novel perspectives on the functioning of the world's largest democracy.

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Tid og sted: 2. mai 2019 18:00 - 19:30, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

What are the most pressing issues for security and restoration of democracy in Venezuela?

Foto: Christopher Michel via Creative Commons.
Tid og sted: 13. mai 2019 15:15 - 16:45, Senter for Utviklig og Miljø

Scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change indicates dire consequences if the world continues the use of fossil fuels that powered past industrialization. As the world’s third largest primary consumer of energy, climate scientists and policymakers eagerly follow India’s energy trajectory.

Foto: Ranjit Bhaskar / Al Jazeera via Creative Commons
Tid og sted: 23. mai 2019 16:15 - 19:00, Sophus Bugges hus, seminarrom 3

Hvert sjette menneske på jorden er en inder. De siste fem årene har de vært styrt av hindunasjonalister og deres sterke leder, Narendra Modi. Nå er det valg.

Tid og sted: 6. juni 2019 - 7. juni 2019, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

The 21st Century is Asia’s Century. At the ASIANET 2019 conference, we analyse the rise of Asia along three axes: the economy and global power balance; the environment and resource politics; and social, political and ideological change.

Tid og sted: 7. aug. 2019 09:00 - 9. aug. 2019 16:00, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM)

We regret to inform that this PhD course has been cancelled.


Tid og sted: 26. mars 2019 14:15 - 15:45, SUM's seminar room, Sognsveien 68 (4th floor), Oslo.

In this seminar, Sandya K. Hewamanne analyses how former factory workers navigate global capitalism. The seminar is the first in our new SDG Asia seminar series that addresses the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in the Asian context.

Tid og sted: 14. mars 2019 18:00 - 19:15, Klubben, Georg Sverdrups hus (Main library building)

We regret to inform you this seminar had to be cancelled. Marlee Tichenor is unable to travel to Oslo due to the flight ban on Boeing 737 MAX 8. We will do our best to reschedule this seminar at a later point this semester.

Tid og sted: 25. feb. 2019 14:30 - 15:45, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

As Ghana seeks to expand primary health services, how do past experiences shape current perceptions and expectations? David Bannister will survey the history of Ghana's health system in our next Global Health Unpacked seminar.

Tid og sted: 6. feb. 2019 16:00 - 18:30, Teglverket, Det Akademiske Kvarter, Bergen

How can we tackle the growing mountain of electronic waste? Bring your broken electronics and join our Restart Party!

Tid og sted: 31. jan. 2019 09:00 - 12:00, Loftet, Professorboligen

The start of a new year provides an opportunity to reengage in conversations on how best to achieve sustainable development. The Oslo SDG Initiative invites stakeholders to reflect on Norwegian engagement with the SDGs, and discuss achievements and challenges that lie ahead.

Tid og sted: 14. jan. 2019 10:15 - 11:30, Seminarrom 1, Sophus Bugges hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Seminar with Prof. Laurence Whitehead, Oxford University

Tid og sted: 9. jan. 2019 14:15 - 16:00, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Guest lecture with Adrian Bergmann, University of El Salvador. 

Tid og sted: 30. nov. 2018 15:00 - 17:00, Internasjonalen, 2ndo piso, Youngstorget 2A, Oslo

A conversation with Francisco Durand, author of a widely acclaimed book on the Odebrecht corruption scandal. Language: Spanish (See also: breakfast seminar in English)

Tid og sted: 30. nov. 2018 08:00 - 10:00, Litteraturhuset, room: Kverneland, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Breakfast seminar with Francisco Durand, author of a widely acclaimed book on the Odebrecht corruption scandal.

Tid og sted: 20. nov. 2018 12:15 - 15:00, auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus

Celine Motzfeldt Loades ved Sosialantropologisk institutt og Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM) vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d.:

The Wall in Our Minds - Negotiating Heritage and Identity  in Post-war Dubrovnik     

Tid og sted: 20. nov. 2018 10:15 - 11:30, Seminarrom i fjerde etasje, Senter for Utvikling og Miljø, Oslo

What role do solar panels play in green energy developments in China?

Tid og sted: 16. nov. 2018 12:15 - 13:30, PA Munchs Hus, Meeting Room 252, Blindern

Do Indian cities offer women greater control over public spaces?

Tid og sted: 15. nov. 2018 10:30 - 14:00, Auditorium 6, Eilert Sundts hus

Master i samfunnsgeografi Karina Standal vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d. (philosophiae doctor) ved Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi.

Challenges of Gender, Power and Change in Solar Energy Interventions in Rural India. Imagined Beneficiaries and the Makings of Women’s Empowerment in the Village Electrification Project

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Tid og sted: 1. nov. 2018 08:30 - 2. nov. 2018 16:00, Scandic Hotel St Olavs Plass

The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health organizes its first annual international conference in Oslo. 

Tid og sted: 31. okt. 2018 15:00 - 18:00, Sophus Bugges hus, auditorium 2

Welcome to The Network for Asian Studies' (Asianettverket) annual lecture! This year, Jomo Kwame Sundaram – one of Asia’s leading development thinkers – will discuss three of the most burning development challenges facing Asia today, namely nutrition, energy and inequality.

Is there a danger that in the process of translating this into detailed targets and indicators, the SDGs will lose their transformative potential?
Tid og sted: 29. okt. 2018 14:30 - 16:00, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset

What happens to the SDG agenda when it is translated into targets and indicators?

Can foreign actors help in bringing about an agreement, or may such assistance be negative?
Tid og sted: 26. okt. 2018 12:00 - 13:30, OsloMet, Building P46 (Pilestredet 46), Room 318

Welcome to this unique discussion between academics from China, Russia, Cuba, Venezuela and Norway.