Events

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Time and place: Nov. 20, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

At this final conference NATION researchers will present insights from our data and analysis on negotiating the nation, drawing on top-down as well as bottom-up perspectives, honing in on the role of the media, providing international comparative perspectives, and foregrounding the roles of religion and religious diversity.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM, Aud. 6 Eilert Sundts Hus

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: When Public Spaces are Also Private by Karen Franck from New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Aung San Suu Ky
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2017 9:00 AM - Nov. 30, 2017 4:00 PM, Håndverkeren Konferansesenter, Rosenkrantzgate 7

Join our two-days closing conference "Lessons learned from Indonesia in comparative perspectives, especially Myanmar and Scandinavia". We will summarise all major findings and discuss the implications for domestic and international policy making.

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Aud.4, Eilert Sundts Hus

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Have Shaped a City by Don Mitchell.

Time and place: Aug. 1, 2018 9:00 AM - Aug. 3, 2018 5:00 PM, Eilert Sundt building, University of Oslo, Blindern

Welcome to the 24th Nordic Conference in the Sociology of Religion ( NCSR 2018) in Oslo, Norway: Religion, politics and boundaries. We are now open for session proposals! 

 

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Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Aud.4, Eilert Sundts Hus

Welcome to a session with lectures by Loretta Lees from University of Leichester and Kim Dovey from University of Melbourne, followed by a panel discussion.

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud.3, Eilert Sundts House

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: Debating Global Urbanisms: Beyond the Binaries in Comparative Urban Politics by Jennifer Robinson.

Time and place: Sep. 20, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Eilert Sundt building, University of Oslo, Blindern, Auditorium 5

Kathryn Edin is one of the worlds leading poverty researchers, working in the domains of welfare and low-wage work, family life, and neighborhood contexts. The lecture is about her book Doing the Best I Can (2013).

 

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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud 1, Eilert Sundts hus

The number of American families living on $2.00 per person, per day, has skyrocketed to one and a half million American households, including about three million children. Where do these families live? How did they get so desperately poor? And what do they do to survive?

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Time and place: Sep. 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts Hus, University of Oslo (Blindern Campus)

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: What Need for Southern Theory of Cities? by Alan Mabin.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Harriet Holters hus: Seminarrom 301

Bring your lunchbox and come join us for an interesting seminar where David Schlosberg will present and discuss his work on changes in the environmental movement .

Jon Elster
Time and place: Aug. 30, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Aud 1, Eilert Sundt House

Jon Elster is a new honorary doctor at University of Oslo and will hold the open lecture  On Anger in history. 

Jon Elster
Time and place: Aug. 29, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud 4, Eilert Sundts House

Department seminar: In addition to his honory doctor lecture, Jon Elster will hold an autobiographical lecture on the topic Marx and emotions.

Time: Aug. 28, 2017 9:00 AM - Aug. 29, 2017 5:00 PM

Facing the Future 2017 is an interactive conference and workshop with the theme: “Collaborative power for societal transformations in a rapidly changing world”. Professor Karen O’Brien from AdaptationCONNECTS will lead the conference in collaboration with Dr Anthony Hodgson from the International Futures Forum.

Time and place: June 8, 2017 9:00 AM - June 9, 2017 5:00 PM, Eilert Sundt building, University of Oslo, Blindern, Auditorium 1

Welcome to the 10th INAS Conference in Oslo, Norway: "Segregation in schools and neighborhoods: consequences and dynamics”.

Portrait Martin Dijst
Time and place: May 29, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: Pathways to Healthy Urban Living by professor Martin Dijst.

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Time and place: May 12, 2017 10:15 AM - 5:00 PM, Blindern, UIO

Carlota Perez is one of the leading contemporary scholars in the study of present socio-technical change in a historical perspective. Come to her lecture and sign up to participate in her workshop at Blindern, UIO.

Andrew Abbott
Time and place: May 8, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, A3, Eilert Sundts hus, Moltke Moesvei 31

Building on his life-long engagement in the sociology of knowledge, Andrew Abbott will explore the relationship between research and policy in his talk at Eilert Sundts Hus, UIO.

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Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

Mini-conference with Cathrine Holst, Arne Johan Vetesen, and Henrik Syse on reason and affect in divided societies.

Man and child walking towards windmill
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Forskningsparken Forum/Faros

The energy transition and the role of universities: The importance of transcisciplinarity in breaking barriers.

Time and place: Apr. 22, 2017 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Rådhusplassen

The March for Science is a March to show the importance of Science and highlighting aspects like independent research, critical thought and free communication of scientific results. Among those giving a short speach is professor Karen O'Brien

 

To read more visit the March for Science Norway webpage here or the facebook event here

Time and place: Apr. 4, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo Library (UBO)

On Tuesday 4 April Professor Bo Stråth and Professor Hans-Jörg Trenz will present main conclusions from their newly published books on Europe's past and present.  

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2017 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts Hus, University of Oslo (Bindern Campus)

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series.

The Extraordinary Rendition of Circulations: grounding dispossession in the mega-event accumulation regime. By Christopher Gaffney

Breakfast is served from 09:00

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Time and place: Feb. 15, 2017 9:00 AM - Feb. 18, 2017 5:00 PM, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo

Environmental movements use the slogan “System Change, not Climate Change.” It points out that international negotiations and technological innovations repeatedly fail to reduce carbon emissions levels, and that our societies need to be profoundly transformed to prevent disastrous climate change.

Time and place: Jan. 20, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Harriet Holters hus: Seminarrom 301

The southern Indian state of Kerala has long attracted attention for its remarkable achievements in human development. This talk focuses on Kerala’s development experience in democratic decentralisation and asks what lessons Kerala might offer regarding the relationship between climate change adaptation and its participatory governance?

 

Kerala's bold political experiments are situated in a framework that discusses propositional politics, progressive political agency and the idea of the sub-rosa as an exploratory and inventive modality and layer of space