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Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming 5 days

21 June
Photo of Arnaud Costinot
Time and place: June 21, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Arnaud Costinot is a Professor at MIT. He will present a paper entitled "Robots, Trade, and Luddism", co-authored by Iván Werning.

22 June
Photo of Tibor Besedes
Time and place: June 22, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Tibor Besedes is an Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He will present a paper entitled "Trade Integration and the Fragility of Trade Relationships: Theory and Empirics", co-authored by Juan Moreno-Cruz and Volker Nitsch.

Further upcoming events

Photo of John Eric Humphries
Time and place: Aug. 16, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES1220, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. John Eric Humphries is an Assistant Professor at Yale University.

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, Patrick Jagoda (University of Chicago) will discuss "gamification" - the impact of game-mechanics on a variety of social and cultural practices - by focusing on the experimental nature of videogames.

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 1

Holger Strassheim, Professor of Political Sociology at the University of Bielefeld and leader of the research project ‘Nexus: interfaces between climate, energy, mobility and consumer policy’ at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. His work explores the constellations of political and epistemic authority in world society, the role of expertise in public policy, the ways economic discourses shape social regulation and the governance networks in and between policy areas. Together with colleagues he has established the ‘WZB Mercator Forum’, a series of transdisciplinary workshops bringing together people from science, policy and society.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram-salen

In this lecture, McKenzie Wark (New School of Social Research, New York), revisits economist and philosopher Alexander Bogdanov's early 20th century theories on climate change in order to rethink labor with nature in the age of the anthropocene. The Friday lecture is followed by a Saturday seminar on the art and politics of The Situationist Times.

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus Seminarrom 203

Professor ved Institutt for Teknologi, Innovasjon og kultur ved Universitetet i Oslo, Magnus Gulbrandsen kommer til Forum for Vitenskapsteori! Gulbrandsen jobber blant annet med offentlige forskningsorganisasjoner rolle i innovasjon, prosessen omkring “impact”, kommersialisering av forskning og forholdet mellom universitet og industri.

Foredraget er åpent for alle!