Sognsveien 68 (kart)
Southeast Asian perspectives on the role of academia in promoting intercultural communication for social inclusion
Sustainable development and our common future are the themes that tie together the program in the Aula. Member states of the United Nations have adopted 17 global goals for sustainable development (SDGs) to transform our society and the world. With knowledge and expertise the University of Oslo will contribute to reaching these goals.
For the first time, the University of Oslo will award a prize to the three best sustainability-themed master's theses which are tied to the UN Sustainability Development Goals. The purpose of the prize is to inspire originality and quality in master's projects that contribute to knowledge and insight into sustainable development.
The four awards are for research, innovation, education and dissemination.
Public lecture by Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
What are the challenges faced by indigenous communities as they encounter developmental and extractive projects? Are there any potential alliances between indigenous groups, the private sector, and foreign assistance organizations?
What role does aid play in the 2030 Agenda, and what is the future of Norwegian development cooperation?
I 2030 skal de 17 bærekraftsmålene (SDGs) være oppnådd. Hvilken rolle spiller bistand for å oppnå den ambisiøse agendaen, og hvordan ser fremtiden for norsk bistand ut?
The private sector is considered a key actor in fostering progress towards the SDGs, but what role does business play in the global development agenda?
Næringslivet anses i dag som en av de viktigste aktørene for at vi skal nå bærekraftsmålene (SDGs), men hvilken rolle spiller egentlig næringslivet for den globale utviklingsagendaen?
What is the role of rural areas in supporting populist politicians? And how do rural areas become the main target of populist and authoritarian politics?
The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to critically analyze – empirically and conceptually – processes of transformation in rural areas as related to access to and governance of resources and how these are reshaping the lives of people living there.
The application deadline was 5 April, 2018.
Political Ecology, the Green Economy, and Alternative Sustainabilities
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!
Evening seminar on the current situation in Nicaragua.
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.
The South Asia across the Nordic Region (SANR) annual meeting 2018 will be held in Oslo on 5 and 6 June
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.
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.
Noen har kommet på den tanken å lese et knippe rapporter grundigere enn de noen gang har blitt lest! Hva fant de ut?
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
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).
As the International Labour Organization (ILO) has evolved since its beginning 100 years ago, it has moved closer to becoming a development agency.
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!
What is the origin of the idea that global institutions are needed to promote the development of poorer countries?