Upcoming 5 days

today Nov.
Time and place: Nov. 22, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Linken

Developing student-centred courses has been promoted as a desirable direction for higher education. But what do we mean by ‘student-centred’? Is there a common understanding? What are the implications of the use of this term? This seminar focuses on the different ways the term has been and is being used internationally in higher education and whether it is a helpful descriptor.

Photo of Chang-Koo Chi.
Time and place: Nov. 22, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Chang-Koo Chi is a Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He will present a paper entitled "Relational Incentive Contracts and  performance Measurement" co-authored by Trond E. Olsen.

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Domus Medica, Room 2183 (at nutrition dept.)

Speaker: Ruth Keogh, Associate Professor in Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK.

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2018 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM, PAM 2

The beginning of the year 2018 was marked by significant events which changed the situation on the Korean Peninsula. What's New after the summits in Panmunjeom, Singapore and Pyongyang?

Time: Nov. 22, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
23 Nov.
Time and place: Nov. 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

This symposium brings together prolific voices from the fields of psychosocial and psychoanalytic studies, offering in-depth analyses of digital media culture. Presentations range from inquiries into fragmented attention to deep play and video-games, from fantasies of masculinity in the ‘Incel’ movement to the psychical dimensions of public argument and the libidinal economy of corporate online platforms.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foyer at Georg Sverdrups hus (University Library) at Blindern Campus

The Norwegian Broadcasting Orchestra's solo harpist Sidsel Walstad returns with her golden harp and will once again share its magic tones with us. She also will bring with her her small electric harp. Will it be fuzzpedal and funky rhythms?

Photo of Fulvio Castellacci.
Time and place: Nov. 23, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Fulvio Castellacci is the director of the TIK Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture at the University of Oslo. He will present a paper entitled "Internet Use and the U-shaped relationship between Age and Well-being" co-authored by Henrik Schwabe.

25 Nov.
Time and place: Nov. 25, 2018 7:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo

Further upcoming events

Time and place: Nov. 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Eilert Sundts hus, 5th floor, room 551
Time and place: Nov. 28, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 1
Katharina T. Paul is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Paul is a senior research fellow at the University of Vienna (Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences) and holds grants awarded by the FWF (Austrian Science Fund) and the European Commission (H2020). As a political scientist, Paul is interested in health policy and the relationships between state, science, and society in contemporary democracies. She has particularly focussed on public health and her current research explores vaccination policy in comparative perspective. 
 
The seminar is open for everyone!
Time and place: Nov. 28, 2018 4:15 PM - 5:45 PM, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

"It’s one of the greatest, most audacious, most original documentaries ever made" writes Richard Brody in The New Yorker.  Chronicle of a Summer is a documentary about the everyday lives of ordinary Parisians, done in the style of cinéma vérité, filmed in 1961.

Time and place: Nov. 28, 2018 6:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo

The Norwegian Radio Orchestra and Mandoli player Avi Atal perform Vivaldi and Tsjajkovskij - as well as Norway's own master of symphonies, Otto Winter-Hjelm. Miguel Harth-Bedoya conducts. 

Andrew Logie against fall leaf backdrop
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, PAM3