Upcoming 5 days

today May
Time and place: May 22, 2018 - May 23, 2018, Domus Academica: Theologisk eksamenssal, University of Oslo
Time and place: May 23, 2018 3:45 PM - 7:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket

Join our movie night directly after the Abel Lectures! We will show Whispers of String Theory by mathematician and director Ekaterina Eremenko, followed by a good double Oscar winning movie about mathematics from 1997.

Time and place: May 23, 2018 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus: Undervisningsrom 1

Melissa Lane is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Lane is the Class of 1943 Professor of Politics and the Director of the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. An associated faculty member in the Princeton Department of Classics and Department of Philosophy, she researches and teaches in the area of the history of political thought, with a special expertise in ancient Greek thought, and in normative political philosophy, including especially environmental ethics and politics.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: May 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Universitetets aula, Karl Johans gate 47

Dorina Komani gives her Master degree concert in the University's Aula together with good friends who offer an exceptionally diverse program.

24 May
Time and place: May 24, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Technologies for a Sustainable World: What are the contributions from chemistry and catalysis? Lecture by Professor Matthias Beller, Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse an der Universität Rostock.

Photo of Richard Priestly
Time and place: May 24, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Richard Priestley is a professor at BI. He will present a paper entitled "Consumption fluctuations and expected returns", co-authored by Victoria Atanasov.

25 May
Time and place: May 25, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

The silver bird and Stallo is a fairytail that Astrid Swart has written. It has elements from Stallo, Silver bird, friendship, magic, singing and joik. The performance also offers Joik and Sami drum.

Photo of Serdar Ozkan
Time and place: May 25, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Serdar Ozkan is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto. He will present a paper entitled "Sources of Inequality in Earnings Growth Over the Life Cycle", co-authored by Fatih Karahan and Jae Song.

Time and place: May 25, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, P. A. Munch's house, seminar room 10

Dr. Marieke Meelen from the University of Cambridge visits us to speak about language change in multilingual settings.

The talk and abstract is in English, and the event is open for all!

Further upcoming events

Time and place: May 28, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, 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?

Photo of Attila Lindner
Time and place: May 28, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Attila Lindner is an Assistant Professor at University College London.

Time and place: May 28, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Salen, ZEB

Benjamin D. Piekut (Cornell University) will be giving a talk on "The Vernacular Avant-Garde."

Time and place: May 29, 2018 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Professor Dr. S.K. Solanki, Director and Scientific Member at Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research.

Photo: Nadia Frantsen/UiO
Time and place: May 31, 2018 - June 1, 2018, Helga Engs Hus, Auditorium 3

This two-day round-table aims to bring an international group of leading female scholars to Oslo to discuss their current positions and inform younger scholars about the choices, rewards, and challenges such leadership posts entail.