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Time and place: June 14, 2021June 16, 2021, Universitetet i Oslo

New dates: 14-16 June 2021 (i.e., one year postponed)!

Registration information coming early 2021

The NGL conference series (previously also known as ICNGL) provides an open forum for linguistic research in order to facilitate the exchange of ideas on Nordic (including Germanic, Finnic, Saamic and Greenlandic) and other languages, including multilingualism. Its main goals are to create and strengthen connections between researchers working on different languages, with different methodological and theoretical approaches. 


Time: Nov. 3, 2020 2:00 PMNov. 4, 2020 4:30 PM

In early November we held an digital workshop on citizen science and citizen sociolinguistic initiatives. The workshop involved participants from the University of Oslo and international colleagues. The workshop consisted of keynote speeches, shorter invited talks and discussion sessions. Most of the talks were recorded and will be uploaded on this page soon for anyone to view.


En eldre dame og en yngre kvinne i sykepleieruniform, den yngre sykepleieren holder rundt den eldre damen
Time and place: Oct. 29, 2020 9:00 AM6:00 PM, Niels Teschows Hus, Niels Henrik Abels vei 36, Oslo

Closing conference of the research project Language and communication in multilingual speakers with dementia (MultiLing Dementia), funded by The Research Council of Norway (2017-2021).

Time and place: Oct. 15, 2020 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

The Throne Holst paper- and twitter awards will be arranged October 15th at 2.00-4.00 PM.

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2020 9:00 AMSep. 25, 2020 4:00 PM, University of Oslo, Blindern

Online conference: EELC8 will be livestreamed using Zoom

The theme of the eighth biennial Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication conference is “Perspectives across disciplinary and political borders.”

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Time and place: June 23, 2020June 25, 2020, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

The 25th International Lexical-Functional Grammar Conference  (LFG20) will be organized digitally. See

Time and place: May 28, 2020 3:00 PM6:30 PM, Zoom

GLOBUS researchers presented key findings from the project and reflected on the EU's global role and future research in a webinar on 28 May 2020.

Poster for arrangementet
Time and place: Apr. 16, 2020Apr. 17, 2020, Domus Medica, Gaustad


The meeting will be held at a later timepoint and will be announced in due time.


All registered participants, sponsors and invited speakers will be contacted by the organisers between 12th and 13th of March.

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Time and place: Mar. 18, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Auditorium 2

This event has been cancelled to prevent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Orkneyinga saga is a thirteenth-century Icelandic saga set largely in northern Britain. Sophus Bugge Annual Lecture will provide an overview of the poetry both preserved in, and associated with the saga.

Gamle historiebøker i bokhylle.
Time and place: Mar. 18, 2020 12:00 PMMar. 20, 2020 2:30 PM, Niels Treschows hus, rom 1224-1225

This event has been cancelled to prevent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The conference invites to conversations and discussions of texts and text genres that were regarded as “history”, before history was professionalized during the 19th century.

Time and place: Mar. 3, 2020 9:00 AM4:00 PM, Thon Hotel EU

The European Union is often described as a vanguard of a law-based world order, and since its inception it has proclaimed an ambition to promote justice at the global level. But how can the EU contribute in the present context of contestation over global norms?

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 6:00 PM8:00 PM, The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, Kjelsåsveien 143

We invite the citizens of Oslo to an indoor light event with glimpses of life sciences at UiO. Free entrance for the duration of the event.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 12:30 PM1:30 PM, The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, Kjelsåsveien 143

We have invited the oldest children in a kindergarten to join us "Programming: Bees and Flowers" at the Museum of science and technology.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 12:00 PMFeb. 14, 2020 4:30 PM, See programme

The workshop will bring together people from different disciplines inside and outside academia in order to enable a dialogue on mimicry as a productive concept to understand and juxtapose industrial chemicals and synthetic hormones.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 10:00 AM4:00 PM, Domus Odontologica (preklinsk III) Store auditorium A1.1001

Nowadays the amounts of data generated presents unique opportunities in research and technological innovations. This also raises a range of challenges, including data standards, analysis and visualization, as well as ethical considerations such as data protection, privacy and ownership.

In this symposium we want to explore the increasing role that data plays in our lives. The event will explore research and technological innovations that involve data and the society.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2020 10:00 AM12:00 PM, The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, Kjelsåsveien 143

For lower secondary schools.

Time: Feb. 13, 2020 8:00 AM9:30 AM

An interdisciplinary panel from UiO consisting of neurologists, philosophers and psychologists shares their knowledge, gives us the latest news in brain research, disagrees a bit, but takes us on a journey into our own consciousness.

Time: Feb. 12, 2020 7:00 PM9:00 PM

An interdisciplinary panel from UiO consisting of medical scientists, economists, philosophers and literary scientists. What do we know about aging, what is the latest in research on elderly and health, and how does our identity change at different stages of life? Existential questions and discussion.

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2020 3:00 PM6:00 PM, TBA

What were the most important biotechnology debates in 2010? What will be important in 2020?

Illustration photo: Biodiversity.
Time and place: Feb. 12, 2020 10:15 AM3:00 PM, Aud. 1, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, Blindern, Oslo

This year's Darwin Day event covers a moonshot for biology: Resolving all genomes on earth within a decade! Speakers: Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Josefin Stiller, Maren Wellenreuther, and Tom Gilbert.

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2020 10:00 AM5:00 PM, Auditorium, Research Building, Radium Hospital

LMI and partners welcome you to join this  day with presentations and discussions from the Norwegian life science ecosystem and industry leaders from Global Pharma.

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2020 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Blindern or city centre, TBA

For boys in upper secondary schools.

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2020 9:00 AM1:00 PM, UiO, Professorboligen, Stallen, Karl Johans gate 47

How are international regulations of pollutants followed up nationally and locally in Norway and Tanzania?

The workshop will bring together Norwegian and Tanzanian environmental authorities to address how international regulations on persistent organic pollutants are met nationally and locally.

Time and place: Feb. 12, 2020 8:00 AM9:00 AM, Publikumsfoajeen Nationaltheatret

What is happiness? What does it take to create and live a happy life? Is happiness more readily available to those who are able to see meaning in the little things? Is there any universal answer to what happiness really is to man?

Time and place: Feb. 11, 2020 6:00 PMFeb. 16, 2020 4:00 PM, Kunstplass Contemporary Art, Akersgata 1–5

NanoCosmos shows striking microscopy images from researchers in the convergence environment Programming Cell-Like Compartments. They will give you a glimpse into the nanoworld of soft matter and the microworld of cells – a "Wunderkammer" – where science becomes art. Join us for the opening February 11 at 18!