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Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming 5 days

24 Apr.
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.

25 Apr.
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. 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.

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 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.

26 Apr.
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 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?" 

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.

27 Apr.
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.

Further upcoming events

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)

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Time and place: May 2, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Geog Sverdrups hus, Undervisningsrom 1

The seminar is canceled due to sickness.

Anthropologist Dr. Carol Berger will give a guest lecture on sexualised violence in South Sudan and review the strategies of western humanitarian interventions to prevent such gender-based violence.

Photo of Toru Kitagawa
Time and place: May 4, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Toru Kitagawa is a Lecturer in Economics at the University College London. He will present a paper entitled "Who should be Treated? Empirical Welfare Maximization Methods for Treatment Choice", co-authored by Aleksey Tetenov.

Eirik Kristiansen
Time and place: May 5, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Eirik Kristiansen is a Professor of Economics at NHH.

Wouter Dessein
Time and place: May 8, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Wouter Dessein is the Eli Ginzberg Professor of Finance and Economics at the Columbia Business School.