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Time and place: Apr. 28, 2017 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Cinemateket, Oslo

Tom Gunning (University of Chicago) and filmmaker Paul Kaiser will discuss moving images that shift  from the frame of classical cinema to the immersive framelessness and interactivity of virtual reality. The program includes the premiere of the Norwegian 3D film UIysses in the Subway (2016)

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Bach not only played the organ, but was also a skilled violinist who composed some beautiful violin sonatas. Bach’s son, the great Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach in 1774 characterized the violin sonatas as “The best works by my dear departed father”.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Forskningsparken (Oslo Science Park), HAGEN 3

Speaker: Robin Andersson, Assistant Professor, The Bioinformatics Centre, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Photo of Manuel Amador
Time and place: Apr. 27, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Manuel Amador is an economist at the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. He will present a paper entitled "Foreign Reserve Management at Zero Interest Rates", co-authored by Javier Bianchi, Luigi Bocola, and Fabrizio Perri.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Everyone thought it was just a mathematical curiosity, but when the Gömböc turned out to be involved in the explanation of the shape of pebbles on Mars, both mathematicians and geophysicists had to think again. Lecture by Professor Gabor Domokos, Budapest University of Technology and Engineering.

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud. 6 Eilert Sundt's Hus

In this double lecture session, Professor Grace Cheng (School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University) and Professor Louis Lo (Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology) will discuss the construction of Chinese art history and image/media theory.

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, 103, ZEB Bygningen

The next Nordic Sounds meeting features a presentation from Astrid Kvalbein (Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Musicology, University of Oslo) 

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, 103, ZEB Bygningen

The next Nordic Sounds meeting features a presentation from Astrid Kvalbein (Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Musicology, University of Oslo) on  Fartein Valen's compositions titled "A Melancholic Modernist of the North?" 

ill. UiO Livsvitenskap
Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

At the life science lunches in March and April researchers from five different faculties at UiO will talk about their innovative life science research. Collaboration across disciplines is essential to succeed for many of the projects.

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Blindern Campus, Georg Morgenstiernes building, room n. 206

A lecture series with Valentina Zanusso (Rome) & Nicoletta Canzio (Cassino). Open for all.

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2017 - Apr. 27, 2017, Helga Engs Hus

In collaboration with UiODoc, the Association of Doctoral Organisations in Norway (SiN) is hosting the Eurodoc 2017 conference titled “Open Science – Challenges and Opportunities for Early Career Researchers” at the University of Oslo. On behalf of The European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers, we would like to invite everyone interested in science to be part of a discussion to help shape the future of scientific practice. PhD candidates and postdocs from sponsoring universities get free entry to the conference.

Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, GM 452

Open seminar by Pål Gilbert, lecturer in Greek, IFIKK. All students (esp. all freshers), staff members and other guests are warmly welcome.

Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Salen, ZEB

Dr. Björn Heile from the University og Glasgow will give a lecture based on his experiences as an expert member of the FRIHUMSAM panels in 2015 and 2016.

Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM, Store Auditorium, Rikshospitalet

Welcome to the next Oslo University Hospital (OUH) research seminar entitled  "Immunterapi mot kreft / Immunotherapy for Cancer". The seminar is open to all.

Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Blindern Campus, Georg Morgenstiernes building, room n. 152

A lecture series with Valentina Zanusso (Rome) & Nicoletta Canzio (Cassino). Open for all.

Man and child walking towards windmill
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Forskningsparken Forum/Faros

The energy transition and the role of universities: The importance of transcisciplinarity in breaking barriers.

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2017 11:15 AM - 5:00 PM, Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi

UiO:Energy and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters invite you to an open seminar  on: The future of science – focusing on how to create a knowledge-based and innovative society. Emphasis will be given to how to link excellence and societal relevance, recognizing their deep and pervasive intertwining.

Elisabeth Isaksen
Time and place: Apr. 21, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar (PhD seminar). Elisabeth Isaksen, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis

The environmental and distributional consequences of emissions markets: evidence from the Clean Air Interstate Rule (with Mehdi Benatiya Andaloussi)

Time and place: Apr. 21, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foyer of Georg Sverdrups hus (UB) på Blindern

Elly’s vocal and musical landscape is timeless, warm and dynamic. Her voice is one of a kind, a sound that is original, emphatic and unpretentious. This music touches people of all ages and is strengthened by its timelessness.

This is a concert not to be missed!

Time and place: Apr. 21, 2017, GM 652
Photo of Mirabelle Muûls
Time and place: Apr. 20, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Mirabelle Muûls is an Assistant Professor in Economics at the Imperial College London. She will present a paper entitled "International outsourcing, offshoring, and the direction of firm innovation", co-authored by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Damien Dussaux, and David Hemous.

Time and place: Apr. 20, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, P. A. Munchs building, room 10.

Seminar by Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen. Open for all.

Time and place: Apr. 20, 2017 - Apr. 24, 2017, University Library - Georg Sverdrup

The International Academy of Practical Theology (IAPT) is a scientific community dedicated to the the study of and critical reflection on practical theological thought and action. At present, IAPT has members from over 20 countries.

Time and place: Apr. 19, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Universitetets aula, Karl Johans gate 47

Masque Chamber Opera is an opera company with young musicians founded by Fergus McAlpine and Ulrik Ravn Jensen in 2016. The company has already been noticed in Opera di Setra, Festival of North Norway, Oslo Opera Festival and Copenhagen Opera Festival.

Ayşegül Şahin
Time and place: Apr. 7, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Ayşegül Şahin is Vice President of Macroeconomic and Monetary Studies Function at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She will present the paper "Demographic Origins of the Startup Deficit", jointly written by Fatih Karahan and Ben Pugsley.