Sandakerveien 130 (kart)
1 og 2. etasje
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.
Professor Larry Diamond from Stanford University joins us for an open lecture on democratic recession and the current state of freedom in the world today.
As fake news and alternative facts spread, many have concluded that truth is no longer held in respect. Today, it seems, anything goes. But is there cause for concern? If so, for what, exactly?
Themes of propaganda and/or dissent/lament can be difficult to identify outside of one’s own culture. A tranquil Chinese garden scene may be just the opposite, reinforcing Confucian beliefs in social hierarchies and patriarchal teachings.
MSc Hanneke Pot at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Global norms and local brokers: an ethnography of an international NGO project to ‘reduce teenage pregnancies’ in rural Malawi” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).
MSc Hanneke Pot at Institute of Health and Society will give a trial lecture on the given topic: "Discuss how brokers operate in the fields of power in global health".
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.
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner joins us to discuss ongoing reforms and the role of the UN in ensuring the achievement of the SDGs.
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.
What is the role of business in advancing the 2030 Agenda in India? How, and to what extent, can the private sector play a strategic role in government efforts towards achieving the SDGs? And how have leading companies operationalized their commitments towards the SDGs?
What are the most pressing issues for security and restoration of democracy in Venezuela?
Welcome to the book launch in connection with the publication of Nina Witoszek’s latest study, The Origins of Anti-Authoritarianism.
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.
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.
Since re-introduction of democracy in 1994, what gains and losses has Malawi experienced in its political and public governance landscape?
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.
This workshop, organized in collaboration with the University of Calcutta, aims to provide a better understanding of the role of human agency and feedbacks to behaviors, values and norms that affect the functioning of Earth Systems.
Read a report from the workshop here.
How can we tackle the growing mountain of electronic waste? Bring your broken electronics and join our Restart Party!
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.
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
What role do solar panels play in green energy developments in China?
Do Indian cities offer women greater control over public spaces?
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
The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health organizes its first annual international conference in Oslo.
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.