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Photo of Matteo Alpino
Time and place: June 23, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Matteo Alpino is a Ph.D Candidate at UiO. He will present a paper entitled "On the electoral effectiveness of pre-election policy promises".

Time and place: June 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Historical Museum

Opening party for the exhibition Gay Clubbing at the Historical Museum. Music, dance, and official opening by Bjarte Hjelmeland.

Time and place: June 22, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, The University Aula

The inauguration of the candidates marks the commencement of their term starting the 1st of August. The ceremony will take place on 22 June at 6 p.m. in the University Aula.

Time and place: June 22, 2017 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, auditorium 1

The Department of Economics invites you to a celebration of the master's students handing in their thesis autumn 2016 or spring 2017.

Time and place: June 22, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Location TBA.

Speaker: Roderic Guigò, Professor, Centre de Regualció Genòmica, Barcelona, Spain.

Time and place: June 22, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus

Curious to know more about the University of Oslo? Feel free to join us for a free guided campus tour!

Time and place: June 21, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo

In this talk, Srila Roy (University of the Witwatersrand) will draw on her long-term research into a queer feminist organisation in eastern India to show some of the manifestations and implications of queer governmentality in the disciplinary production and regulation of the conduct and lives of lesbian subjects.

Time and place: June 20, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Runde Auditorium, Domus Medica

IMB Distinguished SeminarBiology of human fat distribution by professor Fredrik Karpe.

Time and place: June 19, 2017 12:00 PM - June 20, 2017 2:30 PM, Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups Building (University Library)

GIWeS is organizing a NORFACE WSF (Welfare State Futures) thematic workshop on inequality and welfare states.

©Fox 2000, 2016
Time and place: June 15, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus

A 30 month journey presented in beautiful pictures. 

Photo of Gisle Natvik
Time and place: June 15, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 529, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Gisle Natvik is an Associate Professor at BI. He will present a paper entitled "MPC heterogeneity and household balance sheets", co-authored by Andreas Fagereng, and Martin B. Holm.

Doctor looking at watch
Time and place: June 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 4:15 PM, Room 123, Frederik Holsts hus

In this workshop, we want to invite you to think with us about how to explore past and present medical knowledge and practices by tracking and mapping the circulation of ideas, experiences, concepts, practices and technologies of time, managed by different agents of knowledge, different institutions and different social, political and academic fields.

Time and place: June 14, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus - Undervisningsrom 1

Jeremy Greene, Professor of Medicine and the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. The seminar is open for everyone!


Time and place: June 13, 2017 11:00 AM - June 16, 2017 3:00 PM, IMV and NMH

Welcome to the International Music Research Summer School, which will take place in Oslo June 2017. The event is a collaboration between Grieg Research School (Western Norway), the Norwegian Academy of Music and the University of Oslo, Dept. of Musicology.

Photo: The creator of PhD Comics, Jorge Cham.
Time and place: June 9, 2017 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Creator of PhD Comics - Jorge Cham - visits The Science Library with his brand new book: We have no idea!

Time and place: June 9, 2017 1:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Johan P. Olsen room, ARENA

Professor Emeritus in Political Science and founding director of ARENA Johan P. Olsen will present his latest book Democratic Accountability, Political Order, and Change at ARENA on 9 June 2017.

Time and place: June 9, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The Foyer of Georg Sverdrup's hus (UB) at Blindern

It’s not truly summer without a concert by the University of Oslo employee choir, Unikor. Tor Tveite presents today’s program and makes sure the summer mood finds its way into the foyer of Georg Sverdrup’s hus. We hope as many of you as possible will find your way to this traditional end-of-season concert.

PhD day 2017
Time and place: June 9, 2017 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Save the date! The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invites Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination.

Time and place: June 9, 2017 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM, Georg Sverdrups hus - Undervisningsrom 3

Noah Smith is an economist and blogger at Bloomberg View. His blog, under the name “Noahpinion” is one of the most widely read blogs on the scholarly discipline of economics in the world, and he has become something close to a blog superstar in economics. Smith has a Phd in economics from the University of Michigan, and was an assistant professor of Finance at Stony Brook University, New York. 

Time and place: June 9, 2017 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM, ARENA, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on the 3rd floor

How can we most effectively organize toward health equity in the era of neoliberal austerity?

Photo of Isabelle Mejean
Time and place: June 8, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Isabelle Mejean is an Associate Professor at École Polytechnique. She will present a paper entitled "Volatility in the Small and in the Large: The Lack of Diversification in International Trade", co-authored by Francis Kramarz, and Julien Martin.

Time and place: June 7, 2017 7:00 PM, The Aula, Karl Johans gate 47

Summer concert with the graduating students from The Academy of Opera. Visit the Oslo National Academy of the Arts homepage for further information

Time and place: June 7, 2017 3:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68, Oslo, seminar room on the top floor

Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, award winning author Ivo de Figueiredo introduces us to his recent book "En fremmed ved mitt bord", a book that took him on a journey back to his ancestral village Saligao, in erstwhile Portuguese India. Lisa Björkman (Univ. of Louisville) will give a talk on "Pipe Politics, Contested Waters" based on her monograph on Mumbai. We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.

Time and place: June 6, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, GM 452

The Classics Research Seminar, The Oslo Seminar in Papyrology, and The Seminar in Late Antique and Early Medieval Culture invite to open seminar with C.A.Faraone. All students (esp. all freshers), staff members and other guests are warmly welcome

Time and place: June 6, 2017 - June 10, 2017, University of Oslo

University of Oslo, 6-10 June, 2017

In 1977, the first Nordic Bronze Age symposium was held at Isegran, Østfold, Norway. In 2017, the 40th anniversary of the symposium series will be celebrated, this time in Oslo.