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Welcome to the UiO Festival 2017!

The festival takes place in the period Friday May 12th to Sunday 14th May. Overview of lectures held in English. For concerts and rest of the programme, see festival pages in Norwegian.

All events are free.


Picture of man with warm clothes.
Time and place: May 13, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM, Domus Bibliotheca, auditorium 14

The world depends on China and the US to counter climate change. Is there hope that these major powers will lead the way? And how does Norway, in comparison, translate science into local climate and air pollution policy?

Bilde av Deeyah Khan.
Time and place: May 13, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Universitetets aula

Jihad: A Story of the Others is a 2015 documentary film by Norwegian director Deeyah Khan, a winner of Emmy and Peabody Awards. The film is released by Khan’s production company Fuuse.

Globalization under pressure
Time and place: May 13, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Professorboligen, Universitetshagen

What role can the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) play in helping shape our common future?