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Photo of Stéphane Zuber.
Time and place: Nov. 16, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Stéphane Zuber is a researcher at CNRS and the Paris School of Economics. He will present a paper entitled "Integrated assessment of climate and population change: A first pass" co-authored by Antonin Pottier, Marc Fleurbaey, and Aurélie Méjean.

Time and place: Nov. 16, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, PA Munchs Hus, Meeting Room 252, Blindern

Do Indian cities offer women greater control over public spaces?

Time and place: Nov. 16, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foyer at Georg Sverdrups hus (University Library) at Blindern Campus

Ludometro is a jazz inspired band that started a year ago. Since then they have played at various festivals and arenas, including at Rockefeller (Oslo). Pianist Aksel Krystad and vocalist Guro Kverndokk will perform some jazz standards and self-written songs for us.

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 7:00 PM - 11:45 PM, Escape, Ole Johan Dahls hus

MusicLab Vol. 3 explores the phenomenon of rhythm - in music and in the body - all within MusicLab’s unique blend of research and edutainment through an intellectual warm-up with world-leading experts, music-dance performances and data jockeying with our house DJ and anyone else interested.

Photo of Lorenzo Caliendo.
Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Lorenzo Caliendo is a Professor of Economics at the Yale University School of Management. He will present a paper entitled "Distortions and the Structure of the World Economy" co-authored by Fernando Parro and Aleh Tsyvinski.

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Kverneland, Litteraturhuset

This seminar is organized by STK in collaboration with Kilden kjønnsforksning.no og FOKUS - Forum for Women and Development. 

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo

In honour of the 11 beautiful oil paintings by Edvard Munch that cover the walls of the University Aula, a night with emerging young Norwegian talents performing music "inspired by Munch".  

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

How are things interrelated? “What pattern connects the crab to the lobster,” muses anthropologist, philosopher, and systems theorist Gregory Bateson in this award-winning film, the making of filmmaker Nora Bateson’s tribute to her late father.

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 3

Interdisciplinary research within the life sciences is in demand, and more and more funding bodies requires collaboration among researchers from different disciplines. However, many reserachers find it hard to create truly interdisciplinary project  which can create new areas of knowledge and new opportunities. In this panel conversation, the Sciences Studies Colloquium aims to promote a practical discussion on how to proceed if one wants to create good and truly interdisciplinary projects. We have invited four of the interdisciplinary projects that were selected to be Convergence Environments in the last call to tell about their process.

Time and place: Nov. 13, 2018 7:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo

Admired for her musicality and the subtle tone of her powerful voice, soprano Lise Davidsen is conquering the operatic world today, singing the greatest Strauss and Wagnerian roles in the most prestigious opera houses across Europe. 

Time: Nov. 12, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Photo of Ingar Haaland.
Time and place: Nov. 12, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Ingar Haaland is a PHD candidate at NHH - Norwegian School of Economics. He will present a paper entitled "Beliefs about Racial Discrimination: Representative Evidence" co-authored by Christopher Roth.

Photo of Federica Coelli.
Time and place: Nov. 9, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Federica Coelli is a researcher at UiO . She will present a paper entitled "Trade policy uncertainty and innovation: evidence from China".

Time and place: Nov. 9, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Foyer at Georg Sverdrups hus (University Library) at Blindern Campus

El Muro became known for the Norwegian television audience during the final of Norwegian Talents in May 2018 with the dance couple Cyrena & Steinar. They mix traditional Argentine tango with elements of jazz and modern music, and are known for their distinctive musical expression and a solid dose of energy on stage.

Picture of the lecturer Tom Bradstreet.
Time and place: Nov. 9, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, seminarrom 207 Georg Morgenstiernes hus

Why and how are the lives of different beings valued differently? To what extent do ideas about embodiment and capability impact upon this attribution or denial of value?

Time and place: Nov. 9, 2018 - Nov. 10, 2018 2:00 PM, Room 452, Georg Morgenstierne's House
Time: Nov. 8, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Photo of Balázs Szentes.
Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Balázs Szentes is a Professor at the London School of Economics. He will present a paper entitled "Optimal Monitoring Design" co-authored by George Georgiadis.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Studentbiblioteket Sophus Bugge

(Still) A Modern Prometheus: The enduring appeal of Frankenstein. Why has this novel fascinated us for 200 years?

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM, Hagen 1 + 2, Oslo Science Park, Gaustadalléen 21, 0349 Oslo

Thomas Hanke EVP, Head of Academic Partnerships at Evotec AG will share his insights on successful models for academia–industry collaboration and lessons learned from evaluating and advancing early stage academic innovations into successful industry projects. He will also introduce Evotec’s BRIDGE concept.

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

A modern Cannibal Tale: This film is the story of an aged anthropologist and artist who returns to The Amazon and Papua New Guinea to meet friends he has not seen for 40 years, after having spent intense time with them and being absent for so long.

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Tellusdagen 2018: Lecture by Richard Fortey, Natural History Museum, London.

Photo of Caroline Paunov.
Time and place: Nov. 7, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Caroline Paunov is Senior Economist and Head of Secretariat for the OECD Working Party on Innovation and Technology Policy (TIP) at the Directorate for Science, Technology, and Innovation of the OECD. She will present a paper entitled "The economic impact of the digital transformation".

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2018 8:45 AM - 10:00 AM, Scene HumSam, 1. etg. i HumSam-biblioteket

What can peace look like in Syria, seven years after the revolution that ended up as a devastating civil war? 

Time and place: Nov. 6, 2018 9:00 AM - 6:20 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

University of Oslo, November 6th and 7th

The workshop is open to all, but please register to k.p.pedersen@ifikk.uio.no.