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Gjesteforelesninger og seminarer

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Tid og sted: 31. okt. 2018 15:00 - 18:00, Sophus Bugges hus, auditorium 2

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.

Tidligere

Tid og sted: 17. sep. 2018 18:00 - 20:00, Litteraturhuset

Join a panel of economists, social scientists, evolutionary thinkers and humanists in a discussion of the cooperative ethos in the Nordic societies.

Tid og sted: 7. sep. 2018 12:00 - 13:30, Senter for Utviklig og Miljø

Southeast Asian perspectives on the role of academia in promoting intercultural communication for social inclusion

Tid og sted: 21. aug. 2018 17:00 - 19:00, Boksen, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6

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?

Tid og sted: 15. aug. 2018 15:30 - 16:30, MS Sunnhordland, Arendal

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? 

Tid og sted: 14. aug. 2018 16:15 - 17:15, MS Sunnhordland, Arendal

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?

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Tid og sted: 9. aug. 2018 18:00 - 20:00, Boksen, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6

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?

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: 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: 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: 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?

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).

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!

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?

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.

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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: 1. mars 2018 15:00 - 17:00, Stallen, Professorboligen

Join us to celebrate ReNEW! UiO:Norden received NOK40 million to set-up a research hub for Nordic studies together with five other Nordic Universities. Come to celebrate, hear more about the project and listen to our distinguished speakers – the President of the Nordic Council and UiO's vice-rector.

Tid og sted: 15. feb. 2018 13:15 - 15:00, Seminarrom 609, Henrik Wergelands hus, Blindern

Arkeologiske funn viser at hunden ble domestikert i Nord-Kina allerede rundt 8000 år før vår tid. Om en blar gjennom Kinas kulturhistorie, vil en finne at hunden dukker opp i mange interessante funksjoner og sammenhenger.

Forgotten hospital, poorly taken cared of, shows traces of conflict
Tid og sted: 14. feb. 2018 08:30 - 09:45, Frederik Holsts Hus (room 123)

How does local exposure to organized violence impacts whether women give birth in a health facility? Gudrun Østby, Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo PRIO, will discuss her latest findings on armed conflicts and mother health in this Global Health Unpacked breakfast seminar.

Tid og sted: 13. feb. 2018 14:30 - 16:00, Auditorium 13, Domus Media (Karl Johans Gate 47)

We are excited to welcome Professor Fukuyama to give a lecture at the University of Oslo.