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Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming 5 days

today Jan.
Photo of Thorsten Rogall
Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Thorsten Rogall is an Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia. He will present a paper entitled "The Legacy of Political Mass Killings: Evidence from the Rwandan Genocide", co-authored by David Yanagizawa-Drott.

Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 2

Professor Anders Malthe-Sørenssen from the Department of Physics is  visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Malthe-Sørenssen is  leader of the Centre of excellence in education «Centre for Computing in  Science Education» at the University of Oslo. 

The lecture is open for everyone.

profilbilde
Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus: Seminarrom 2

Eli Melby vant Våg å vite-prisen for masteroppgaven "Identity Struggles: LHBT Activism in Morocco" i kategorien "sosiologi, samfunnsgeografi, utviklingsstudier, sosialantropologi og OLA" i 2017. Hun kommer til Skeiv seminarrekke for å presentere sine funn.

25 Jan.
Photo of Albrecht Bohne
Time and place: Jan. 25, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Albrecht Bohne is a PhD Candidate at the University of Mannheim. He will present a paper entitled "Learning Dynamics in Tax Bunching at the Kink: Evidence from Ecuador", co-authored by Jan Sebastian Nimczik.

26 Jan.
Time and place: Jan. 26, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminar room 6

An international workshop on Buddhism in Japanese history, organised by the Oslo Buddhist Studies Forum and the Tohoku University Global Japanese Studies Initiative.

Some of the leading scholars in the field present their new research.

Time and place: Jan. 26, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:15 PM, P. A. Munch's house, seminar room 10

This Friday Dr. Derib Ado will give a talk at our departmental seminar. He is an assistant professor at Addis Ababa University and works on a collaborative project with the University of Oslo (and MultiLing), Addis Ababa University, Hawassa University and NTNU. The talk is about the collaborative project and the linguistic situation in Ethiopia.

Further upcoming events

Photo of Lan Lan
Time and place: Jan. 29, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Lan Lan is a PhD Candidate at the Toulouse School of Economics. She will present a paper entitled "Understanding the Saving Behavior of Chinese Households: Intergenerational Transfers and Housing".

Illustration picture, "human rights" written in the centre, colourful hands around the frame
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

How can we use human rights frameworks to foster social improvements? Alicia Ely Yamin, visiting professor of law at Georgetown University, will discuss the successes and challenges to using human rights approaches for health, from conceptualization to implementation, and formulate recommendations to make these approaches more effective. 

Photo of Michel Dummar Azulai.
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Michel Dummar Azulai is a PhD Candidate at LSE. He will present a paper entitled "Public Good Allocation and the Welfare Costs of Political Connections: Evidence from Brazilian Matching Grants".

Photo of Alexander Willén.
Time and place: Feb. 1, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Job talk. Alexander Willén is a PhD Candidate at Cornell University. He will present a paper entitled "From a Fixed National Pay Scale to Individual Wage Bargaining: The Labor Market Effects of Wage Decentralization".

Time and place: Feb. 1, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo

How can ‘building bridges’ between people, researchers and policy-makers help to engage action for a more sustainable future?