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Gjesteforelesninger og seminarer

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Tid og sted: 24. apr. 2019 08:30 - 09:45, ARENA - Sognsveien 68 (3rd floor)

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.

Tid og sted: 29. apr. 2019 18:30 - 20:30, Fritt ord, Uranienborgveien 2

Welcome to the book launch in connection with the publication of Nina Witoszek’s latest study, The Origins of Anti-Authoritarianism.

Tid og sted: 2. mai 2019 16:30 - 18:00, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sognsveien 68, 4th floor

How can we make sense of the ongoing general elections in India, and of India's Democracy more broadly? In this seminar, we launch two new books that offer novel perspectives on the functioning of the world's largest democracy.

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Tid og sted: 2. mai 2019 18:00 - 19:30, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

What are the most pressing issues for security and restoration of democracy in Venezuela?

Foto: Christopher Michel via Creative Commons.
Tid og sted: 13. mai 2019 15:15 - 16:45, Senter for Utviklig og Miljø

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.

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Tid og sted: 23. mai 2019 16:15 - 19:00, Sophus Bugges hus, seminarrom 3

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.

Tid og sted: 6. juni 2019 - 7. juni 2019, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

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.

Tidligere

Tid og sted: 26. mars 2019 14:15 - 15:45, SUM's seminar room, Sognsveien 68 (4th floor), Oslo.

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.

Tid og sted: 14. mars 2019 18:00 - 19:15, Klubben, Georg Sverdrups hus (Main library building)

We regret to inform you this seminar had to be cancelled. Marlee Tichenor is unable to travel to Oslo due to the flight ban on Boeing 737 MAX 8. We will do our best to reschedule this seminar at a later point this semester.

Tid og sted: 25. feb. 2019 14:30 - 15:45, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

As Ghana seeks to expand primary health services, how do past experiences shape current perceptions and expectations? David Bannister will survey the history of Ghana's health system in our next Global Health Unpacked seminar.

Tid og sted: 31. jan. 2019 09:00 - 12:00, Loftet, Professorboligen

The start of a new year provides an opportunity to reengage in conversations on how best to achieve sustainable development. The Oslo SDG Initiative invites stakeholders to reflect on Norwegian engagement with the SDGs, and discuss achievements and challenges that lie ahead.

Tid og sted: 20. nov. 2018 10:15 - 11:30, Seminarrom i fjerde etasje, Senter for Utvikling og Miljø, Oslo

What role do solar panels play in green energy developments in China?

Tid og sted: 16. nov. 2018 12:15 - 13:30, PA Munchs Hus, Meeting Room 252, Blindern

Do Indian cities offer women greater control over public spaces?

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.

Can foreign actors help in bringing about an agreement, or may such assistance be negative?
Tid og sted: 26. okt. 2018 12:00 - 13:30, OsloMet, Building P46 (Pilestredet 46), Room 318

Welcome to this unique discussion between academics from China, Russia, Cuba, Venezuela and Norway.

Tid og sted: 16. okt. 2018 12:00 - 13:00, Seminar room 4th floor, SUM

What role can religion, spirituality and ethics play in finding environmental solutions?

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Tid og sted: 16. okt. 2018 08:30 - 09:45, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

What happens when governments try to protect their populations from pandemics with pharmaceuticals? Stefan Elbe will present his latest book Pandemics, Pills & Politics in our next Global Health Unpacked seminar.

Tid og sted: 10. okt. 2018 12:15 - 13:30, Seminar room on the 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment

Welcome to the Network for Asian Studies' lunch seminar on China-ASEAN relations, with a focus on Malaysia and the Mahathir administration.

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!