Conferences and seminars

Upcoming

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.

 

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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).

 

poor family in USA
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?

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 Carlota Perez
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. 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.  

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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: Aug. 11, 2016 - Aug. 12, 2016, Georg Sverdrups hus, Moltke Moes vei 39

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.

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Time and place: June 19, 2013 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Sophus Lies Auditorium, University of Oslo