Sandakerveien 130 (kart)
1 og 2. etasje
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.
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.