Kultrans investigates processes of change in society – similarity and difference, continuity and disruption, tradition and innovation – within different contexts of communication and opinion and in different cultures. The focus of the research is the local and global effects of globalisation, from both historic and contemporary perspectives. [Norsk]
Civility, Virtue and Emotions: 4th project seminar
Jun 20, 2013 03:00 PM
The international research project "Civility, Virtue and Emotions in Europe and Asia. History of Concepts as Entangled History from the 18th century to the First World War" will meet in Oslo.
Open lecture: Imagining linguistic varieties and their users: Visions of standardization
Jun 21, 2013 10:15 AM
Professor Susan Gal (University of Chicago) will present multilingual situations in different parts of Europe and the U.S. to illustrate the various imaginaries involved in language standardization.
Sep 2, 2013 09:00 AM
A graduate workshop on forms of time and space in the Levant.
Humanimals: Interrogating Ontological and Relational Categories
Sep 26, 2013 09:15 AM
Workshop with Professor Carla Freccero, University of California, Santa Cruz. Organizer: Sara Orning. More information will follow.
Cultures of Disasters
Nov 6, 2013 11:00 AM
We invite you to an international conference on humanistic disaster studies at the University of Oslo, November 6 – 8, 2013. Read the call for papers.
Animal Housing. Practical Infrastructures and Infrastructural Practices
Nov 7, 2013 09:00 AM
This international workshop aims to bring together scholars within the social sciences and humanities working on human-animal issues, and in particular the question of animal housing/animal husbandry.
Between dream and reality: Debating the impact of World Heritage Listing
Nov 14, 2013 09:00 AM
- To what extent does the World Heritage status transform places? This international conference in Oslo 14-15 November 2013 aims to bring the research and management communities together for two fruitful days of dissemination and discussion. Read the Call for papers.