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Arrangementer - Side 2

Blood; Hand, Ebola
Tid og sted: 19. juni 2018 14:45 - 16:00, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

Ebola is striking once again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A few years after the 2014-2015 Ebola crisis, has the world learnt its lessons? Are we better prepared? Come and join the debate!

Tid og sted: 8. juni 2018 18:00 - 19:30, Kulturhuset (room: Laboratoriet, 3. etg.), Youngs gate 6, Oslo

Evening seminar on the current situation in Nicaragua.

Language: Norwegian

Tid og sted: 7. juni 2018 15:15 - 18:00, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo, seminar room on the top floor

Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, China expert Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr from the University of Bergen will give a talk on Xi Jinping's recent ascension to potential lifelong leadership in China. Gåsemyr's talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the impact and development of the #MeToo movement in Asia, with a regional focus on China, India and Japan. With us in the panel are Ragnhild Sofie Selstø, journalist and MA graduate (Chinese Society and Politics, UiO), Moumita Sen, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (UiO) and Elizaveta Zyrenkova, MA student (Modern Japan, UiO). We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.

Tid og sted: 5. juni 2018 11:30 - 6. juni 2018 14:00, PA Munchs Hus, Blindern

The South Asia across the Nordic Region (SANR) annual meeting 2018 will be held in Oslo on 5 and 6 June

Tid og sted: 29. mai 2018 09:30 - 11:00, Pilestredet 46-PA318, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University

Seminar with Arturo López-Levy, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (USA). The seminar will be in the form of a conversation with Vegard Bye, who is submitting his dr. philos. thesis in political science on transformations in Cuba in May 2018. Organized by OsloMet, with economic support from NorLARNet.

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Tid og sted: 28. mai 2018 09:00 - 10:00, Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups hus

How does climate interact with existing vulnerabilities and risks? To what extent can we attribute migration and displacement to climate change?

Tid og sted: 15. mai 2018 18:00, Cinemateket, Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

Screening of documentary (in Spanish with English subtitles) by Margarita Cadenas, after and introductory talk (in English) with Masaya Llavaneras Blanco, Balsillie School of International Affairs (Canada), and Antulio Rosales and Benedicte Bull from the University of Oslo, and others to be announced. Organized by The Oslo Documentary Cinema and NorLARNet.

See the full announcement at Oslo Documentary Cinema.

Tid og sted: 8. mai 2018 18:00 - 21:00, Vinterhagen, Sentralen, Øvre Slottsgate 3

Noen har kommet på den tanken å lese et knippe rapporter grundigere enn de noen gang har blitt lest! Hva fant de ut?

Tid og sted: 8. mai 2018 10:30 - 14:00, Auditorioum 5, Eilert Sundts hus

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

When China Builds Africa. Linking construction projects and economic development in Mozambique

Film poster
Tid og sted: 7. mai 2018 18:00 - 20:00, Cinemateket, Lillebil

Join us for the screening of Pili, a feature length drama set in rural Tanzania reflecting the life a poor, HIV-positive single mother of two children. The film will be followed by a Q&A with Dr Sophie Harman, producer of the film and researcher in International Relations/Global Health (QMUL).

ILO flag
Tid og sted: 7. mai 2018 12:15 - 13:30, Seminar room 4th floor, SUM, Sognsveien 68

As the International Labour Organization (ILO) has evolved since its beginning 100 years ago, it has moved closer to becoming a development agency.

A group of health care workers hang signs on a fence at a field hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 19, 2014. The workers are among volunteers from around the world fighting the epidemic outbreak of Ebola.
Tid og sted: 2. mai 2018 14:30 - 16:00, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

In this seminar drawing from a combined epidemiological and ethnographic study, Dr Freya Jephcott (Queen's College Cambridge), will unpack the consequences of involving different types of actors, both national and international, in the response to a mysterious outbreak in Ghana (2012). Come and join us for an interesting discussion!

Chinas former president sun yat-sen
Tid og sted: 2. mai 2018 12:15 - 14:00, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts hus

What is the origin of the idea that global institutions are needed to promote the development of poorer countries?

Blantyre Market, Malawi.
Tid og sted: 27. apr. 2018 09:00 - 11:00, Loftet, Professorboligen, University of Oslo

What has been the impact of the SDGs on policy formulation in Malawi, and what are the linkages between aid, taxation and private investments in securing funding for their implementation?

Tid og sted: 25. apr. 2018 15:15 - 17:00, Senter for Utviklig og Miljø

Asianettverket og IKOS inviterer til boklanseringen og debatt om det indiske mirakel og dets bakside med utgangspunkt i en ny svensk bok om Indias moderne historie, redigert av Staffan Lindberg og Lars Eklund.

Tid og sted: 24. apr. 2018 13:30 - 15:00, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Will the radicalization of Indonesian Islam influence the 2019 presidential elections?

Tid og sted: 13. apr. 2018 19:00, Litteraturhuset (room: Nedjma), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Evening panel talk with Brazil experts.

President Jacob Zuma welcomes President of China Xi Jinping on a state visit to South Africa at the Union Building in Pretoria
Tid og sted: 12. apr. 2018 14:00 - 17:00, Beijing, China

How do Chinese aid models fit into the overarching framework of the Belt and Road Initiative?

Kinshasa, Congo.
Tid og sted: 10. apr. 2018 17:15 - 19:00, SV-bygget, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 3

What are the impacts of urbanization on demographic and migratory trends?

Mother holding baby
Tid og sted: 5. apr. 2018 08:30 - 10:00, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

Did we forget newborns in the global focus on maternal health? In this breakfast seminar, Dr Emma Sacks (John Hopkins University) will discuss why mistreatment of newborns is a critical issue, unpack the ethics of competing priorities in global health, and present options for policy responses.

Tid og sted: 23. mars 2018 12:00 - 13:30, Professorboligen, The Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 48, Oslo

Public Lecture by Professor Raquel Rolnik, former UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing; organized by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo, in cooperation with NorLARNet and others.

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agriculture-countryside-cropland-farm
Tid og sted: 22. mars 2018 08:30 - 12:30, Professorboligen

What transformations are needed to reach SDG2, and what is the role of strategic partnerships in fostering such change?

Tid og sted: 21. mars 2018 09:30 - 15:00, The Norwegian Nobel Institute, Henrik Ibsens gate 51, Oslo

How can democracy be rejuvenated in the post-Brexit, post-Orban, post-Kaczynski and post-Sebastian Kurz Europe?

Tid og sted: 9. mars 2018 19:30 - 20:30, Cinemateket, Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

Debate following the screening of the documentary “500 Years” at the HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival, with Andrea Ixchiú, journalist and activist from Guatemala; Pamela Yates, director of 500 Years; and Mariel Aguilar-Støen, University of Oslo. Language: English

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Tid og sted: 1. mars 2018 15:30 - 18:30, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Seminar with Venezuelan and Norwegian scholars and human rights activists seeking to analyze the crisis in Venezuela from a legal point of view.