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What are the challenges faced by indigenous communities as they encounter developmental and extractive projects? Are there any potential alliances between indigenous groups, the private sector, and foreign assistance organizations?
Rise and shine with Morning Beat, the new dance club that gets you going with heavy bass and electronic beats in the early hours before the day's lectures.
Department seminar. Dirk Krueger is a Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He will present a paper entitled "Neoclassical Growth with Long-Term One-Sided Commitment Contracts", co-authored by Harald Uhlig.
Microdata to go, online, no applications needed
With their new service microdata.no NSD and SSB offer researchers instant online access to microdata without any applications. On an inhouse demo Friday 24 August Statistics Norway shows how to access the service, how it works, what it contains, and how you use it. Welcome
Program Autumn Semester 2018
Meetings take place in Georg Morgenstiernes Hus (GMH), Blindernveien 31, 0371 Oslo)
Draft papers will normally be circulated in advance
In this lecture, Patrick Jagoda (University of Chicago) will discuss "gamification" - the impact of game-mechanics on a variety of social and cultural practices - by focusing on the experimental nature of videogames.
Further upcoming events
The official opening of the new Music, Communication and Technology Master's programme.
Holger Strassheim, Professor of Political Sociology at the University of Bielefeld and leader of the research project ‘Nexus: interfaces between climate, energy, mobility and consumer policy’ at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. His work explores the constellations of political and epistemic authority in world society, the role of expertise in public policy, the ways economic discourses shape social regulation and the governance networks in and between policy areas. Together with colleagues he has established the ‘WZB Mercator Forum’, a series of transdisciplinary workshops bringing together people from science, policy and society.
The seminar is open for everyone!
The inaugural Oslo Symposium on Ecology, Evolution, and Genomics will be held on Thursday, 30 August 2018. The theme is: “Bridging the Fundamentals of Ecology, Evolution, and Genomics: Challenges and Solutions”. The co-organisers are CEES Chair Nils Chr. Stenseth and CEES Researcher Jeffrey Hutchings (Dalhousie University, Canada).
The Chinese author, Yan Lianke, will give a speech which reveals the roots of the changes in contemporary Chinese reality and Chinese literature.
The lecture will be delivered in CHINESE and interpreted into Norwegian by Øystein Krogh Visted.
Open for all.