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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.
Jon Elster is a new honorary doctor at University of Oslo and will hold the open lecture On Anger in history.
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?
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).
Welcome to the 24th Nordic Conference in the Sociology of Religion ( NCSR 2018) in Oslo, Norway: Religion, politics and boundaries.
Welcome to the 10th INAS Conference in Oslo, Norway: "Segregation in schools and neighborhoods: consequences and dynamics”.
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.
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.
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.
Mini-conference with Cathrine Holst, Arne Johan Vetesen, and Henrik Syse on reason and affect in divided societies.
The energy transition and the role of universities: The importance of transcisciplinarity in breaking barriers.
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.
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.
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
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.
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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.
Jon Elster is the first Norwegian who has been awarded the honorable Skytte Price in Political Science from the University of Uppsala. The annual award is given to the one who has given the most valuable contribution to political science. 3. October the professor will give the lecture: "Emotions and constitution-making" at the University of Oslo.
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."