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Time and place: Mar. 22, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Universitetets aula, Karl Johans gate 47

The University of Oslo continues the proud tradition of concerts with young musicians in the University Hall in our magnificent building at Karl Johan. March 22nd is the second concert in the series.

Time and place: Mar. 22, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus - Auditorium 2

Alan Love is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Minnesota and the director of the Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science. His research focuses on conceptual issues in biology.

 

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, room 529, 5th floor, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern campus

Professor Gary Herrigel from the University of Chicago will talk about the process of Chinese manufacturing upgrading and how this process, a historical success, has involved a transformation and industrial learning Dynamics.

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2017 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Participants: Espen Larsen, Angela Morelli and Bjørn Samset Moderator: Mari Mjaaland

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2017 11:45 AM - 12:35 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

The first lady of Iceland Eliza Reid visits UiO to discuss the gendered workplace of 2017. Mímir Kristjánsson, news editor of Klassekampen, moderates the debate.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 12:30 PM - Mar. 21, 2017 6:00 PM, The University of Oslo, City Centre (Sentrum) Area

International conference in Oslo 20-21 March, 2017, organized by UiO:Nordic, a strategic initiative at the University of Oslo.

Anna Tompsett
Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Anna Tompsett is an Assistant Professor at Stockholm University. She will present a paper entitled "Community Participation in Decision-Making Evidence from an experiment in safe drinking water provision in Bangladesh", co-authored by Malgosia Madajewicz, and Ahasan Habib.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 2

Open lecture with Oliver Stuenkel: The Rise of “Non-Western” Powers in Global Governance: Challengers or Saviors of Global Order?

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset, Oslo

What are Brazil's prospects for economic and political recovery?

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 - Mar. 21, 2017, Hotel Bristol, Oslo

Centre for Digital Life Norway hosts its first annual research and innovation conference in Oslo.

Jon Strand
Time and place: Mar. 17, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Jon Strand is a Professor of Economics at UiO. He will present the research project "Economic valuation of rainforest cover changes in the Brazilian Amazon".

Time and place: Mar. 17, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

The Fagerborg Festival 2017 is a celebration of art history and music where old art is made contemporary and alive in its meeting with art created here and now. The festival is organized by young musicians just starting their professional career.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Domus Medica, room 2240.

Speaker: Harald Binder, Professor, Institute of Medical Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, University Medical Center, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.

Venky Venkateswaran
Time and place: Mar. 16, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Venky Venkateswaran is an Assistant Professor of Economics at NYU. He will present a paper entitled "Capital Misallocation: Frictions or Distortions?", co-authored by Joel M. David.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2017 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, SUM, Centre for Development and the Environment, Sognsveien 68. Seminar room 4th floor

What are the consequences when ethnic movements and global humanitarian actors take opposing stances on reproductive health? 

Breakfast seminar with Jennifer Palmer.

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The Faculty of Dentistry, Geitmyrsveien 71

No one writes about love and fear better than Joni Mitchell and Jan Eggum. But what do they have in common? This concert juxtaposes these two singer-songwriters and gives them a common musical expression to explore our human fear of love and other perceived dangers.

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Blått Aud.3, Rikshospitalet

Are you interested in learning more about how ‘omics’ can learn us more about the interplay between genes, environment, and disease?

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, GM452

Open seminar with Ambra Serangeli, PhD student in Ancient philosophy . All students (esp. all freshers), staff members and other guests are warmly welcome

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 106, ZEB

The Nordic Sounds research group aims to establish interfaculty and inter-departmental collaboration on issues dealing with music, sound, subjectivity, national and Nordic identity, culture, and social systems. 

This seminar features presentations from two members of the group, who will discuss their current research projects.  All welcome.

James Stock
Time and place: Mar. 14, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. James Stock is the Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy at Harvard. He will present a paper entitled "Federal Coal Program Reform, the Clean Power Plan, and the Interaction of Upstream and Downstream Climate Policies", co-authored by Todd Gerarden and W. Spencer Reeder.

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, University of Oslo, Blindern campus, Eilert Sundts hus, 4th floor, room 450

FNI, NIFU and TIK invite to a seminar on the EU Bioeconomy Strategy and EU biofuels policies. How have these policies developed over time? Who are the main policy actors and what are the main conflicts and challenges ahead? How do these EU policies play into the Norwegian Government’s recently adopted Bioeconomy Strategy?

Tomas Kåberger is professor in Energy and Environment at Chalmers Unviersity.

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Ole-Johan Dahls hus, Blindern

What is the way forward for universities? Leading representatives from academia and government in Norway and Europe will give their perspectives on university strategy and development. 

Jaroslav Borovička
Time and place: Mar. 13, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Jaroslav Borovička is an Assistant Professor of Economics at New York University. He will present a paper entitled "Identifying ambiguity shocks in business cycle models using survey data", co-authored by Anmol Bhandri and Paul Ho.

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2017 12:00 PM - Mar. 14, 2017 2:00 PM, Scene HumSam - 1. etasje i HumSam-biblioteket i GSH

Some of the world's leading experts on the Quran and Islam are coming to Scene HumSam on March 13 and 14 in conjunction with the release of the newest issue of Samtiden, which has the Quran as its main focus.

Time and place: Mar. 10, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foajeen i Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

The violinists Hanna Nicoline Moland and Victoria Sørlie early discovered their common broad interest in music, not just classical. Today’s concert combines the girls’ diverse musical background and contains everything from barock gems to tango and pop music.