Upcoming events

Time and place: Aug. 17, 2020, Os, Bjørnafjorden Hotell

The University of Bergen, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology  and the University of Oslo have the pleasure of inviting all PhD-students working within the fields of energy to the 2020 interdisciplinary summer school on flexible energy systems.

A tall man holding av small kid walkning in the sunrise towards som wind mills.
Time and place: Sep. 2, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

What role does energy play in fighting climate change and achieving more sustainable societies? Vebjørn Bakken, theoretical chemist and director of UiO:Energy, presents the work of UiO:Energy, its interdisciplinary approach, and why there is a need for such an initiative.

Time and place: Sep. 2, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, TBA
Time and place: Sep. 9, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, TBA

Prof. Dr. Staffan Müller-Wille and Prof. Dr. Elena Esayev are visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. 

Müller- Wille is Associate Professor in the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences at the University of Exeter, His research covers the history of the life sciences from the early modern period to the early twentieth century, with a focus on the history of natural history, anthropology, and genetics. Among more recent publications is a book co-authored with Hans-Jörg Rheinberger on The Gene: From Genetics to Postgenomics (2018) and an article on “Names and Numbers: ‘Data’ in Classical Natural History,1758–1859” in Osiris (Vol. 32, 2017).

Prof. Dr. Elena Isayev is Professor of Ancient History and Place at the University of Exeter. Her work addresses questions of migration, belonging, displacement, encounter, politics of exception and spatial perception from a longue durée perspective that includes current concerns. Investigations, drawing primarily on the ancient Mediterranean, range from  histories of pre-Roman Italy through material remains (Lucania 2007) to confronting conceptual issues of mobility (Migration Mobility and Place in Ancient Italy, Cambridge, 2017).

The seminar is open for everyone!

Time and place: Sep. 16, 2020 2:15 PM3:30 PM, TBA

Angela Saini is visiting the Science Studies Colloqium Series. Saini has a Masters degree in Engineering from Oxford University and was a fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is an award-winning British science journalist and broadcaster. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, New Scientist, Wired, New Humanist, and she regularly presents science programmes on BBC radio. Saini has won awards from the Association of British Science Writers and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She was also named European Science Writer of the Year.

The seminar is open for everyone!