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Time and place: Nov. 18, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo

From Norwegian Folk Tunes to Neo-Romantic Music

Time and place: Nov. 19, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel

We are very happy to welcome you to the fifth national meeting on microbiota in health and disease in Oslo City Centre!

Photo of Kalina Manova.
Time and place: Nov. 19, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Kalina Manova is an Associate Professor at University College London. She will present a paper entitled "Productivity, (Mis)allocation and Trade" co-authored by Antoine Berthou, Jong Hyun Chung and Charlotte Sandoz.

Time and place: Nov. 20, 2018 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Seminarrom i fjerde etasje, Senter for Utvikling og Miljø, Oslo

What role do solar panels play in green energy developments in China?

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
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.

Time and place: Nov. 25, 2018 7:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo
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
Photo of David Myatt.
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. David Myatt is a Professor of Economics at the London Business School.

Portrait of Cara Nine (Photo: University College Cork).
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 203 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Cara Nine, Senior Lecturer at University College Cork, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: Nov. 29, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Domus Medica, Room 2183 (at nutrition dept.)

Speaker: Axel Benner, Senior Researcher and Group Leader "Statistics for Translational Oncology", Department of Biostatistics, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany,  

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2018 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, The foyer in Georg Sverdrups hus (University Library) at Blindern Campus

The Opera Orchestra's viola group leaves its pit to entertain with a program from Purcell to Star Wars. They are highly committed and talented musicians, and in this concert they will let the imagination unfold in a program for both smaller and larger ensembles. Here you can enjoy the sound of the viola in all its glory.

Time and place: Dec. 2, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo

Welcome to the traditional Advent Concert on the first Sunday of December. This is a free event, open to all. After the concert, you are welcome to join the Salvation Army as they light the candles of the Christmas tree on the University Square. 

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, Messukeskus, Helsinki

UiO:Life Science is the co-organizer of a pitching competition for life science pre-startups and early phase startups in Helsinki  in December. The event is part of at the SLUSH side-event Y Science. A SPARK Norway team is among the finalists!

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2018 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM, University Aula, Karl Johans gate 47, 0162 Oslo

Sølvguttene, "The Silver Boys" is the beloved Norwegian boys choir that originated from NRK in the 1940s. On 5 December 2018 they will do two concerts at 5.30pm and 7.30pm. The repertoire consist of traditional Christmas carols as well as modern popular tunes. 

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Gamle festsal, Karl Johans gate 47

This year's University of Oslo's Human Rights Award is awarded to professor Nora Sveaass, at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo.