Upcoming 5 days

today May
Time and place: May 22, 2017 - May 24, 2017, Oslo

There will be speakers from Cuba, Uruguay, Venezuela and Ecuador at the ninth Oslo Freedom Forum.

See announcement.

Time and place: May 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Room 551, 5th floor, Eilert Sundt Building, Blindern Campus

Professor Antonio Botelho will give a talk about Brazilian innovation policy at the TIK centre on May 23rd.

Time and place: May 23, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, P. A. Munchs building, sem. room 360 (3rd floor)

This seminar explores the possibilities of building research in the field of Environmental Humanities at HF. Professor Karen Thornber from Harvard University and Professor Bryan Tilt from Oregon State University will present their experiences from organizing research in this field.

Scholars from HF will give brief presentations of ongoing research related to environmental and climate change at HF.

The seminar is open for all and includes lunch. Binding registration by 16th of May.

Welcome!

Time and place: May 23, 2017 12:15 PM, Lecture Hall 1, Helga Engs hus, Blindern

Mag.art. Vidar Grøtta defends his doctoral dissertation for the degree of PhD:

Title:

The transformation of humanities education. The case of Norway 1960 - 2000 in a systems-theoretical perspective.

Time and place: May 23, 2017 2:15 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundt's building

Cand.polit. Jenny Clarhäll at Department of Economics will defend the thesis "Men and women in the labour market. - Three essays on segregation and wage" for the PhD degree.

Time and place: May 23, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, Seminar room 360, P.A.Munchs hus at Blindern

What could be greater proof of the syncretic history of the Indian subcontinent than the eulogization of Lord Krishna by one of the greatest Sufi mystics of all times? Welcome to a talk by Madhumita Ray, which also will include demonstration and soundbites.

24 May
Time and place: May 22, 2017 - May 24, 2017, Oslo

There will be speakers from Cuba, Uruguay, Venezuela and Ecuador at the ninth Oslo Freedom Forum.

See announcement.

Time and place: May 24, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Kulturhuset (sala: Laboratoriet), ojo! nueva dirección: Youngs gate 6, Oslo

Seminar with Yesid Arteta, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, on the Colombian preace process six months after the signing of the peace agreement. Language: Spanish.

Potrait from guest lecture
Time and place: May 24, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, rom 123, Frederik Holsts hus

Open guest lecture with Dr. Ezekiel Emmanuel.

Time and place: May 24, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

On the occasion of the Abel Prize week there will be a movie screening of The Man Who Knew Infinity in the foyer of the Science Libary. The movie will be introduced by Professor Sujatha Ramdorai and Professor and Associate Producer Ken Ono.

26 May
Time and place: May 26, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Seminar room 7, the P.A. Munch building

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Monika Fludernik (Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg) on her recent article on fictionality in the eighteenth century and earlier. All are welcome!

Time and place: May 26, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Staff lunch seminar. Orhan Torul  is an assistant professor at Boğaziçi University. He will present a paper entitled "Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Europe", co-authored by Oğuz Öztunalı.

Further upcoming events

Time and place: May 29, 2017 - May 30, 2017, University of Bergen

Workshop organized by the research group “Radical Philosophy and Literature”, University of Bergen, with economic support from NorLARNet.

See announcement.

Botond Kőszegi
Time and place: May 29, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Botond Kőszegi is a Professor at the Central European University.

Image of Dar-es-Salaam
Time and place: May 29, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus, University of Oslo (Blindern Campus)

As we continue to push towards urbanization, cities are increasingly the primary strategic ground for resolving some of the most pressing challenges of the 21st century.

Time and place: May 30, 2017 2:15 PM - 7:00 PM, GM 652

The Novel and the Romance from Generic and Historical Perspectives. Open for all.

Portrait
Time and place: May 30, 2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

The health services in the US faces great challenges and the future is now more uncertain than for a long time. At this launch event, Obamacare-architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel presents his forthcoming book "Prescription for the Future".