Upcoming 5 days

today Oct.
Oslo with Akershus fortress and city hall
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 - Oct. 20, 2017, Oslo Science Park

The ARENA-coordinated H2020-funded PLATO project's kick-off conference will take place in Oslo on 16-20 October 2017. It will bring together all partners for academic discussions and social networking.

Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

Breakfast forum: Svein-Erik Helle, Chr. Michelsen Institute  and University of Bergen, in conversation with historian and sociologist Margarita López Maya, Central University of Venezuela and researcher at the Centro de Estudios del Desarrollo – CENDES, and economist Alves da Rocha, Catholic University of Angola and director at the Centro de Estudos e Investigação Científica – CEIC.

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Photo: Vlad Tchompalov via Unsplash
Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Seminar room 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

How can law be used in today's environmental struggles?

Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, HF-BUILDING, ROOM 216, University of Bergen

With material from her thesis “From nu huayno to música mestiza: New genres, spaces, and identities in contemporary urban fusion music in Lima”.

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Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Auditorium 7, Eilert Sundts hus.
Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, HF-building, room 216, University of Bergen

Guest lecture by Dr. Patricia Oliart, Newcastle University .

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Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud 1, Eilert Sundts hus

Klimaendringer er en av vår tids største utfordringer. Basert på egen og andres forskning vil Edward Miguel diskutere hvordan ekstreme klimaendringer påvirker økonomien.

Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 6:00 PM, Gamle Festsal

IFIKK and Kunsthistorisk Forening (The Art History Association) invites you to the Lorentz Dietrichson Lecture 2017. 

20 Oct.
Oslo with Akershus fortress and city hall
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 - Oct. 20, 2017, Oslo Science Park

The ARENA-coordinated H2020-funded PLATO project's kick-off conference will take place in Oslo on 16-20 October 2017. It will bring together all partners for academic discussions and social networking.

Time: Oct. 20, 2017 11:15 AM - 3:00 PM

Master in Criminology Siv Rebekka Runhovde will be defending the thesis Policing the Illegal Trade in Wildlife. A Study of Norway and Uganda for the degree of Ph.D.

Time and place: Oct. 20, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Carlo Rovelli, Director of the Quantum Gravity research group of the Centre de physique théorique in Marseille, France.

23 Oct.
Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR), Holbergs gate 1, Oslo.

Roundtable discussion with Georg Wink, University of Copenhagen, Carlos Santana, TU Darmstadt, and Yuri Kasahara  and Einar Braathen,  Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Language: English.

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Hans Rosling was a Swedish physician, academic, statistician, and public speaker.
Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Gamle Festsal

This memorial seminar is organized in honor of Hans Rosling, founder of Gapminder and world renowned scholar and inspiratory. Join a discussion on the challenges of exaggerated numbers, of identifying and reaching populations in humanitarian emergencies, and the implications for the politics of human progress.

Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 12:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Nils Treschows House ,12th floor
Photo of Todd Schoellman
Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Todd Schoellman is an Assistant Professor at Arizona State University. He will present a paper entitled "The Changing Roles of Family Income and Academic Ability for US College Attendance", co-authored by Lutz Hendricks, and Chris Herrington.

Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) , Holbergs gate 1, Oslo

Guest lecture by Georg Wink, Associate Professor of Brazilian Studies, University of Copenhagen.

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Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 3:00 PM - Oct. 25, 2017 3:00 PM, Centre Universitaire de Norvège à Paris (CUNP)

TIK partners with Centre Universitaire de Norvège à Paris (CUNP) for a PhD seminar in Paris October 2017.

Further upcoming events

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Musikk og Scenehuset, Christiania Torv 1, Oslo

The books "Norwegian Social Thought on Latin America" and "Norge i Latin-Amerika: Forbindelser og forestillinger" (Norway in Latin America: Connections and ideas) will be presented by the editors.

Language: English

 

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2017 - Oct. 27, 2017, University of Agder, Kristiansand

Multidisciplinary doctoral course organized by the University of Agder, in cooperation with NorLARNet. The course will be held in Kristiansand, at the University of Agder from 25-27 October 2017. The application deadline is 26 June.

See the call for applications.

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Periferien Conference Room, NIBR, Holbergs gate 1, Oslo

Guest lecture by Carlos Henrique Santana, Humboldt Foundation Fellow and Post-doctoral researcher at Technische Universität Darmstadt.

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Time and place: Oct. 25, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

The screening of the documentary will be followed by a discussion moderated by Lara Côrtes, University of Bergen.

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Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017 - Oct. 29, 2017, Reenskoug hotell

The Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES) is pleased to invite you to the 31st Annual Meeting of the Scandinavian Pollination Ecologists (SCAPE).

Registration is now open. For those that has already registered you can now access the online payment solution directly here. Please send your abstract directly to Dr. Nielsen himself.

Deadline for abstract submission and payment is set to September 15th.