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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.
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
Do you ever get scared, provoked or engaged by a book you read? Could a novel about climate change inspire your environmental engagement? Can literature make us change our habits and see the relationship between nature, climate, society and individuals in new ways? Can literature help us engage in the societal changes that climate change demands? And how do dystopian future scenarios affect us, compared to the more hopeful scenarios?
by Michèle Lamont of Harvard University
by Michèle Lamont of Harvard University
Are you interested in wine and how it will be influenced by climate change? Join us at Litteraturhuset and hear what a researcher, a wine expert and a Norwegian wine producer see as opportunities and challenges in a changing climate.
Join us for a interesting seminar on the interconnectedness between Climate change, Land, People and mangement options.
ISS welcomes Matthias Bernt, Senior Researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space.
Join us for an interactive conversation with Anne Caspari about how change happens. She will talk about emergence, complex adaptive systems, micronarratives and the personal dimension of change. Be prepared to have your assumptions challenged - and have fun with it on a Friday afternoon!
Rodrigo Firmino is an Associate Professor in Urban Management at the Pontifical Catholic University (PUCPR) in Curitiba, Brazil, and a CNPq (Brazil’s National Council for Scientific and Technological Development) Research Fellow. "Besides the hype and enthusiasm surrounding the possibilities of an increasing capacity for central control of the urban environment justified by the dream of smart urbanism, the city is also made up of a series of scattered networks of technologies and practices."
The University of Oslo in cooperation with Nordic Migration Research and the Norwegian Network for Migration Research welcomes you to The 18th Nordic Migration Conference. This interdisciplinary and international conference takes place every two years, and will this time take place in Oslo.
Simin Davoudi, Professor of Environmental Policy & Planning at School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, and Associate Director of the Institute for Sustainability at Newcastle University will critically review different methodologies that have been employed to define the city-region before focusing on the prevailing conception of the city-region as a functional economic space and the dominant top-down methodology which is used for defining its boundaries.
New York Times writer Andrew Revkin discusses the role of communication on the road to sustainability, with journalist and science communicator Owen Gaffney and information designer Angela Morelli
Martin Zebracki – Reconfiguring the City through Digital Practices: User-Created Contents and Conflicts in Public Art Engagements.
Digital (mobile) technologies pose new challenges to understanding the city and making sense of virtual urban life. Zebracki will present a study on digitally mediated engagement with the urban public, and discuss the conceptual and methodological implications to wider research on the digital urban condition.
As the inaugural speaker of the Cities and Society seminar series, we are excited to present urban scholar Andy Merrifield.
Katrin Menke, PhD student from the University of Duisburg-Essen visits the department this month.
Associate Professor Emma Engdahl, Department of Sociology, University of Gothenburg
Professor Olli Pyyhtinen, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Tampere
Professor Christian Borch, Department of Management, Philosophy and Politics, Copenhagen Business School
The Department of Sociology and Human Geography welcomes you to a unique and inspiring event. Cultural geographer Tim Cresswell, well known for his important works on place, launches his new book of poetry Fence at Litteraturhuset.
Lunch seminar with Berit Kristoffersen, University of Tromsø
Geraldine Pratt is a new honorary doctor at University of Oslo and will hold the open lecture Filipina Nannies and their Children: Testimonial theatre, travelling scholarship and transnational debate.
Førsteamanuensis Arvid Fennefoss, ISS