Upcoming 5 days

today Dec.
Time and place: Dec. 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminar room, 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

How did the networks that spanned across borders in the Middle East relate to the new nation-state narrative?

14 Dec.
Time and place: Dec. 14, 2017 12:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Gamle festsal, 1st floor, Urygningen

Mark Taylor will be defending the thesis War Economies and International Law:  Regulating the Economic Activity of Armed Conflicts for the degree of Dr. Philos.

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Time and place: Dec. 14, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Moritz Kuhn is an Associate Professor at the University of Bonn. He will present a paper entitled "Income and Wealth Inequality in America, 1949-2013", co-authored by Moritz Schularick, and Ulrike I. Steins.

Time and place: Dec. 14, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Kristen Nygaard hus: Lille auditorium

Speaker: Judith Zaugg, Group Leader, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany.

Time and place: Dec. 14, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Room 551, 5th floor, Eilert Sundt Building, Blindern Campus

Peter Karnøe, from the Department of Planning and Development, Aalborg University, will give a talk on competing electricity market designs and implications for governance and agency at the TIK Centre on December 14th.

15 Dec.
Time and place: Dec. 15, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:40 PM, Auditoriet, 1.etg. Kreftsenteret, Ullevål Hospital

The first GPIU symposium in Norway. Open to all interested health personnel and the general public.

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Time and place: Dec. 15, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Anna Sanktjohanser is a Postdoctoral fellow at the Toulouse School of Economics. She will present a paper entitled "Endogenous Monitoring in a Partnership Game".

Further upcoming events

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Time and place: Dec. 18, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4.floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of indicators and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.

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Time and place: Dec. 18, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Giulia La Mattina is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida. She will present a paper entitled "Assortative Mating, Intergenerational Transmission and Inequality: Evidence from Birth Weight using Parental Grandmother Fixed Effects", co-authored by Osea Giuntella, and Climent Quintana-Domeque.

Time and place: Dec. 20, 2017 12:15 PM, Lecture Hall 3,Helga Engs hus Blindern

Cand.paed. Rolf K. Baltzersen defends hisdoctoral dissertation for the degree of Ph.d.:

Title:

Collective knowledge advancement as a pedagogical practice in teacher education. An explorative case study of student group work with wiki assignments in the interplay between an offline and a global online setting.

 

Time and place: Jan. 15, 2018 - Jan. 19, 2018, Freie Universität Berlin

The first PhD school within the ARENA-coordinated PhD network PLATO is organised in Berlin. The event includes a three-day PhD course in legitimacy theory while two days are dedicated to Vitae's Effective Researcher programme.

Time: Jan. 19, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

In this lecture, Michael Marder, Ikerbasque Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of the Basque Country, will discuss the art and aesthetics of plants. The lecture is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.