Book review: Humans, Animals and Biopolitics: The More-than-Human Condition
Jan. 12, 2017 03:12 PM
Sage Journals has published an edition of Cultural Geographies which includes a book review of "Humans, Animals and Biopolitics: The More-than-Human Condition edited by TIKs Kristin Asdal and Tone Druglitrø
Scandinavians can learn from feelings of guilt
Jan. 9, 2017 03:08 PM
‘We who live in the wealthiest and happiest countries in the world have plenty of reasons to feel guilty when faced with the poverty and affliction of others,’ says Elisabeth Oxfeldt. She heads a large-scale research project which shows that Scandinavian feelings of guilt can be beneficial.
No children, no happiness?
Jan. 9, 2017 02:42 PM
One in every five women in the West has no children. Professor Christina Archetti takes her own life as a starting point when studying why many childless people feel isolated and like failures.
Could a greener Middle East be more free?
Jan. 9, 2017 02:17 PM
The oil-soaked Middle East has started to think green. In the long term, this may sway the region’s authoritarian regimes in a more democratic direction, according to researchers Brynjar Lia and Jon Nordenson.
Basile Grassi: IO in I-O: Competition and Volatility in Input - Output Networks
Jan. 23, 2017 12:15 PM
Job talk. Basile Grassi is Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. He will present "IO in I-O: Competition and Volatility in Input - Output Networks".
Opening UiO Academic writing centre
Jan. 23, 2017 01:00 PM
Opening of the Academic writing centre in the HumSam-library in Georg Sverdrup´s house on Monday January 23 at 13 PM.
Come and find out what the writing center can offer.
Official opening, activites for students og cake. Welcome!
Final dissertation seminar: Valuating Waterfalls
Jan. 23, 2017 01:00 PM
Three Norwegian waterfalls between horror, beauty and use
Inga Heiland: Global Risk Sharing Through Trade in Goods and Assets: Theroy and Evidence
Jan. 24, 2017 12:15 PM
Job talk. Inga Heiland is a PhD student at the University of Munich. She will present "Global Risk Sharing Through Trade in Goods and Assets: Theroy and Evidence".
Fram 2014/2015: Exhibition opening
Jan. 25, 2017 03:30 PM
Guest of honor Prof. emeritus Yngve Kristoffersen will give a talk on the adventures and the science of the 2014/2015 FRAM expedition.