Upcoming 5 days

today Oct.
Pile of pills
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM, SUM, Sognsveien 68, Oslo, Seminar room on 4th floor

What happens when governments try to protect their populations from pandemics with pharmaceuticals? Stefan Elbe will present his latest book Pandemics, Pills & Politics in our next Global Health Unpacked seminar.

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 10:15 AM, Gamle festsal, Urbygningen, Karl Johansgt. 47

M.A. in Development, Institutions and Economic Integration Jakoba Sraml Gonzalez will be defending the thesis Innovation in situations of crisis: oil and gas suppliers as innovators during the 2014–2017 industry downturn for the degree of ph.d.

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 10:15 AM, Gamle festsal, Urbygningen, Karl Johansgt. 47

M.A. i utvikling, institusjoner og økonomisk integrasjon Jakoba Sraml Gonzalez vil forsvarer sin avhandling for graden ph.d: "Innovation in situations of crisis: oil and gas suppliers as innovators during the 2014–2017 industry downturn".

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Seminar room 4th floor, SUM

What role can religion, spirituality and ethics play in finding environmental solutions?

Bilde av professor Robert Plomin
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Aud 1, Eilert Sundts hus

The DNA revolution has made it possible to use DNA to predict at birth who we will become. This will transform psychology, society and how we understand ourselves, according to professor Robert Plomin.

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Gamle festsal, Urbygningen

This is a seminar on the International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) featuring the experienced CAS judge Christoph Vedder as the keynote speaker.

17 Oct.
Time and place: Oct. 17, 2018 4:15 PM - 5:15 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. 17, 2018 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Helga Engs hus, UiO, Sem Sælands vei 7

Lecture by Professor Jerome S. Engel "Innovation in the Digital Age: How does it impact health care and the life sciences?"

18 Oct.
Yale Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar Mary Evelyn Tucker.
Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, PAM seminarrom 1

With the growing environmental crisis in China there is a search for environmental worldviews and ecological ethics that are appropriate to the cultural context, says Yale Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar, Mary Evelyn Tucker in this lecture.

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 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. 18, 2018 2:15 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundt's building

M.Phil in Economics Marte Eline Soukup Ulvestad at Department of Economics will defend the thesis "Sickness and disability benefits: The importance of workplaces, attitudes and nurture" for the PhD degree.

Photo of Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis
Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis is an Assistant Professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud. 7, Eilert Sundts hus

Welcome to the debate between the candidates for dean!

Participate in the debate by asking the candidates questions.

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 5:00 PM - 11:59 PM, HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

At Writers' Night you can focus on your own writing and write together with others. Writing specialists and peer consultants are available to discuss your writing with you. You may also participate in workshops and listen to lectures to get inspired. Writers' night is open to all students at the University of Oslo, including bachelor, master and PhD-students.

Further upcoming events

Photo of Martin Kaae Jensen.
Time and place: Oct. 22, 2018 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Room ES1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Martin Kaae Jensen is a Professor of Eonomics at the University of Surrey. He will present a paper entitled "Equilibrium Analysis in the Behavioral Neoclassical Growth Model", co-authored by Daron Acemoglu.

Time and place: Oct. 22, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Domus Bibliotheca (Vestbygningen), Karl Johans gate 47

Professor William E. Scheuerman will give a presentation 'Can Political Institutions Commit Civil Disobedience?' at the seminar at the Faculty of Law. The seminar is jointly organised by the Department of Public and International Law and ARENA.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Auditorium 2

Zenonas Norkus is visiting the the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Norkus is a professor at the Department of Sociology, Vilnius University (Lithuania). His current research project is about comparative historical sociology of modern restorations focusing on the restorations of/in the Baltic States.

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:30 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. 25, 2018 - Oct. 26, 2018, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University

The 10th conference of the Nordic Latin American Research Network will be organized by OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University in collaboration with NorLARNet.

See the conference web site.