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Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 - Jan. 26, 2018, University of Oslo (City centre), Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47.

The conference program and abstracts are now available.


Time and place: Feb. 12, 2018 - Feb. 15, 2018, UiO

12–15 February 2018 – Investing in Health and Environment

The 3rd conference hosted by UiO:Life Science and partners for all of you who are interested in research, education, innovation, business and politics in life sciences.

Time and place: Mar. 7, 2018 - Mar. 9, 2018, University of Helsinki, Main building

Centre for Nordic Studies (CENS) at the University of Helsinki, collaboration with UiO:Nordic, invites scholars to the second Nordic Challenges Conference  7-9 March 2018 in Helsinki.

Time and place: Mar. 8, 2018 - Mar. 10, 2018, Georg Sverdups hus

The University of Oslo will host the 46th NERA congress on Educational Research in March 2018

Time and place: June 20, 2018 - June 22, 2018, Oslo and Akershus University College, Oslo, Norway

Political Ecology, the Green Economy, and Alternative Sustainabilities

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2018 9:00 AM - Sep. 13, 2018 4:00 PM, Forskningsparken
Time and place: Oct. 26, 2018 - Oct. 27, 2018, University of Oslo

Honorary guest and speaker: Holberg Prize Winner and Professor Julia Kristeva, Université Paris Diderot

Key note speaker: Professor Marie Rose Moro, Université Paris Descartes


Time and place: Dec. 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Research Council of Norway

The Research Council of Norway is organizing a conference about political changes in Europe, and how these affect Norway. Leading researchers, several from ARENA, will present first hand insight into the latest research on these areas.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM, Marmorsalen, Sentralen

India's remarkable growth and development makes the country an important partner, also for research cooperation. What has been the essence of Norway and India's research cooperation so far? And where are we heading in the future?

Time: Nov. 23, 2017 9:15 AM - Nov. 24, 2017 4:00 PM

Practical Philosophy Working Group is an umbrella group for research cooperation within four fields: Political and Legal Philosophy, Applied and Normative Ethics, History of Ethics and Political Philosophy, and Metaethics and Moral Psychology.

Time and place: Nov. 16, 2017 10:00 AM - Nov. 17, 2017 4:00 PM, University of Oslo

How can depoliticized bodies be seen as legitimate and be held to account? How to avoid the arbitrary exercise of expert power? This opening workshop of the REFLEX project 16-17 November deals with the functioning, justification and democratic embedding of depoliticized decision-making.

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2017 1:00 PM - Nov. 4, 2017 6:15 PM, Room 452, Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

Ancient Philosophy Conference, University of Oslo, 3-4 November 2017

                 ’Kinds of Knowledge in Ancient Philosophy’

Time and place: Oct. 30, 2017 - Oct. 31, 2017, Soria Moria Hotel and Conference Center

Open to all researchers, clinicians, industry representatives, patient groups and others with an interest in stem cell biology, research and applications.

Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 12:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Nils Treschows House ,12th floor
Time and place: Oct. 18, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Gamle festsal

We are happy to announce that this year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Arne Næss Chair in Global Justice and the Environment to pay tribute to the intellectual and cultural legacy of Norway’s most influential and ludic philosopher.

Oslo with Akershus fortress and city hall
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 - Oct. 20, 2017, Oslo Science Park

The ARENA-coordinated H2020-funded PLATO project's kick-off conference will take place in Oslo on 16-20 October 2017. It will bring together all partners for academic discussions and social networking.

Red logo with bird.
Time and place: Oct. 12, 2017 5:00 PM - Oct. 15, 2017 7:00 PM, Teknisk Museum, IMV, Victoria Jazzscene og NMH

Explore the theme of Augmenting Reality through talks, live performances, hands-on workshops, and lively discussions.

Time and place: Oct. 5, 2017 - Oct. 6, 2017, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Blindernveien 31, University of Oslo, room 652

The conference brings together researchers from different fields and theoretical backgrounds who work on figurative language development and related topics. 

Time and place: Oct. 4, 2017 - Oct. 6, 2017, The Norwegian University Centre in Paris, NUCP
Time and place: Sep. 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Oslo Science Park/Forskningsparken

Every year Oslotech, Inven2 and the University of Oslo host one of Norways larges science and technology events – the Cutting Edge festival. The festival is part of Oslo Innovation Week – Europe’s largest innovation convention and its biggest event.

Time and place: Sep. 25, 2017 10:00 AM - Sep. 27, 2017 5:00 PM, Centro de Convenciones Universidad Antonio Nariño

La página del evento y el programa estarán publicadas en español e inglés (The programme web pages will be both in Spanish and English).

Time and place: Sep. 25, 2017 10:00 AM - Sep. 27, 2017 5:00 PM, Centro de Convenciones Universidad Antonio Nariño

Confirmed Key Note speakers: Avi Brisman, Ragnhild Sollund, Nigel South and Reece Walters.

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2017 10:00 AM - Sep. 15, 2017 4:30 PM, Nasjonalgalleriet og Sentralen (Gymsalen)

NFR-prosjektet «Fartein Valen (1887-1952) - atonal nybrottsmann og modernistisk tradisjonsbærer» avsluttes 14.-15. september med seminar, filmvisning og konsert. 

I prosjektet har det blitt forsket på komponisten fra Valevåg fra ulike innfallsvinkler: fra kritiske edisjoner og katalogisering av verk til samling av alle Valens brev mellom to permer, musikkestetisk analyse og kulturhistoriske studier. I tillegg har en rekke utøvere bidratt med fortolkninger og som samtalepartnere underveis. Seminaret torsdag vil gi innblikk i bredden av dette arbeidet.

På fredag går visningen av filmen med Valens fiolinkonsert (1950) og panelsamtalen inn i Ultimafestivalenss åpne dag på sentralen. Elise Båtnes er solist når Oslo-Filharmonien fremfører fiolinkonserten samme kveld.

Alle interesserte er velkommen til å delta på hele eller deler av programmet, lett servering inkludert.

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2017 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM, ZEB-bygningen
Popular Music in the Nordic Countries 

A Study Day co-hosted by IASPM Norden & Nordic Sounds 

All are invited to the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM Norden) Study Day at the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo on September 14 2017.

The theme of the day is the study of popular music in the Nordic countries. Professor Stan Hawkins will introduce the event, which is co- hosted by our department’s Nordic Sounds: Critical Music Research Group.

EISA section
Time and place: Sep. 13, 2017 - Sep. 16, 2017, Barcelona, Spain

GLOBUS researchers will chair the section The European Union: Promoting or obstructing global justice at the EISA conference on International Relations in Barcelona, September 2017.