Sandakerveien 130 (kart)
1 og 2. etasje
Hvordan kan vi unngå at klimakutt blir en tvangstrøye som innskrenker friheten og livskvaliteten vår? Bærekraftig byutvikling krever ny forståelse og nye verktøy. Hva slags byutvikling kan gi radikale miljøløsninger - men samtidig bedre livskvalitet og demokratisk deltakelse?
Seminar with presentations by Cuban political analyst Carlos Alzugaray, political scientist and author Vegard Bye, and social anthropologist Ståle Wig.
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?
How can the idea of degrowth help us find new ways of thinking about planetary challenges?
Isen smelter og i en varmere verden blir Arktis stadig viktigere. Hva skal skje nordpå? Hvem skal bestemme, og på hvilke premisser?
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.
Get an update on what is currently happening in Kashmir, in this seminar with psychological and medical anthropologist Dr. Saiba Varma.
In this seminar, Peter Redfield will unpack the politics of humanitarian equipment and the assumptions it entails about human needs and what a satisfactory life might be.
Bør universitetene utvide dannelsesbegrepet i møte med samfunnsutfordringene vi står overfor? Er «bærekraftig dannelse» veien å gå?
I dag, 22 år etter at Kina fikk tilbake suvereniteten over den gamle engelske kronkolonien Hongkong, har forholdet mellom Hongkongs befolkning og Beijing utviklet seg til en akutt politisk krise.
Vi har pakket ned bokstablene og flyttet til Nydalen. Vi gleder oss til å samle venner, studenter og samarbeidspartnere til innflytningsfest!
In this lecture, Professor Lynn Mario T. Menezes de Souza from the University of São Paulo, will argue that, though colonization may have officially ended, its drastic negative effects still persist in the form of a hierarchy of races, knowledges, languages etc that hinders local knowledges and local scientific production.
How to measure "Health for All"? How do metrics influence the way Universal Health Coverage is implemented in Senegal?
Indonesia is the world’s largest country with a Muslim majority, and has over the past two decades evolved into a democracy and one of Asia’s fastest-growing economies. However, the country has also experienced an increase in religious intolerance and a growing radicalism. In this seminar, a panel including representatives from some of the country's major Islamic civil society organizations will speak about the challenges ahead.
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.