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Animated portrait of Frankenstein
Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 12:15 PM1:00 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. 7, 2018 4:00 PM5:30 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 PM1:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

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

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2018 8:45 AM10:00 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. 2, 2018 12:15 PM1:30 PM, UiO, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes hus

Around the world, scholars, students, staff, and their institutions are frequently facing attacks by both state and non-state actors. We welcome you to the launch of Scholars at Risks (SAR) yearly report on academic freedom and safety conditions for academics worldwide. 

The book cover (a hair dryer and a gun), and the author.
Time and place: Oct. 31, 2018 4:00 PM5:30 PM, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

The rise of the far right in Europe is a terrifying phenomenon that leaves many befuddled. It seems unstoppable; it seems like a feat of muscular men. But is it either of these things? 

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2018 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Scene HumSam, 1. etg. i HumSam-biblioteket

Much has been written about democracy (or the lack of it), political Islam and violence in the Middle East after the ‘Arab Spring’. But how do these aspects relate to the realities of everyday life in the post-revolutionary Arab world? And aren’t there many other matters that are much more important to ‘ordinary’ Arabs than these three catchwords of western media coverage?

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2018 3:15 PM4:00 PM, Scene HumSam, 1. etasje i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

"Stephens wants us to think of rock and Christianity not as enemies but as siblings engaged in a family dispute." Kelefa Sanneh, The New Yorker. Welcome to the launch of Randall Stephens' new book The Devil's Music. How Christians Inspired, Condemned and Embraced Rock 'n' Roll.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 4:00 PM5:30 PM, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

Visually spectacular, with breathtaking images of the faithful at Varanassi, the ritual capital of Hindu India, this film is one of the most marking pieces of cinema on the matter of religion, religiosity and ritual. 

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket

Senter for teknologi, innovasjon og kultur (TIK) og UiO:Energi inviterer til boklansering av «Petroleum Industry Transformations: Lessons from Norway and Beyond

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Mats Larsson from the Nobel Committee for Physics will describe the 2018 physics Nobel prize:  Tools made of light.

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2018 4:15 PM5:15 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by John Lennox, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow in Mathematics and the Philosophy of Science at Green Templeton College, Oxford.   

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2018 6:00 PM10:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Data Science is the science of extracting knowledge or insight from various types of data. The study of Data Science combines mathematics, statistics and informatics making you ready for meeting the Data revolution.

Time and place: Oct. 3, 2018 4:00 PM5:30 PM, Auditorium 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

Poetic, witty, ironic, artsy and –most of all- endlessly fun in the most quirky way, Patrick Keiller’s visual project is an elegy to post-industrial society.

Book cover and the author Theo Rakopoulos
Time and place: Sep. 17, 2018 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Scene HumSam, 1. etasje i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Theodoros Rakopoulos has done fieldwork on anti-mafia cooperatives that work on land that has been confiscated from the mafia in rural Sicily. His book is an ethnography of a mafia-influenced village and examines social relations in and around Sicilian Cooperatives.

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2018 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Sabine Hossenfelder, German physicist and science writer from the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies. 

Time and place: Aug. 22, 2018 11:00 AM2:00 PM, Frederikkeplassen

Get five tips for your student days, relax with a book, eat candy, play our book game or try your luck at the wheel of fortune.

Time and place: Aug. 21, 2018 11:00 AM2:00 PM, Frederikkeplassen

Get five tips for your student days, relax with a book, eat candy, play our book game or try your luck at the wheel of fortune.

Time and place: Aug. 16, 2018 12:00 PM4:00 PM, Tørteberg/Fysikkbakken

Our popup library will bike to Fysikkbakken to join Blindern Games on August 16, UiO's mini festival for new students!

Time and place: July 17, 2018 9:15 AM12:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Beyond a white space: blue future, green shifts, and red flags in the Arctic. What do they really mean?

PhD day 2018
Time and place: June 8, 2018 11:00 AM6:00 PM, The Science Library, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invite Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination.

Person reading an old book in front of a book shelf
Time and place: June 7, 2018 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Want to join us down in the world of books? A group of artists will bring you down to the closed stacks and read aloud from a variety of texts. It's free and open to the public!

Time and place: May 29, 2018 3:15 PM4:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Lecture by Professor Dr. S.K. Solanki, Director and Scientific Member at Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research.

Time and place: May 24, 2018 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Technologies for a Sustainable World: What are the contributions from chemistry and catalysis? Lecture by Professor Matthias Beller, Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse an der Universität Rostock.

Time and place: May 23, 2018 3:45 PM7:00 PM, Realfagsbiblioteket

Join our movie night directly after the Abel Lectures! We will show Whispers of String Theory by mathematician and director Ekaterina Eremenko, followed by a good double Oscar winning movie about mathematics from 1997.