Research events

Upcoming

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Adam Douglas Evelyn Reed, Head of Department-Social Anthropology, University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Matthew C. Gutmann, Director of Brown International Advanced Research Institutes, Brown University, US.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Daniel Miller, Professor of Anthropology at University College London.

 After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Atttention: The Faculty of Social Sciences has invited Professor Miller for the Autumn 2017 Eilert Sundt lecture on 21 November. 

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Dr Salma Siddique, Programme Director of Counselling and Psychotherapy, School of Education, University of Aberdeen.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

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Time and place: Oct. 18, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, 6th Floor, Room 648

Richard Dimba Kiaka, Research Associate of the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Universität Hamburg, will deliver the lecture “Contesting the Elephant: Community-Based Conservation and Environmental Justice in Namibia”.

The seminar is open to all, including bachelor and master students. No registration is required. After the seminar, drinks and snacks will be served in our lunchroom.

Time and place: Oct. 11, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Lotta Björklund Larsen, Research fellow at the Department for technology and social change, Linköping University.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Sep. 27, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Don Kulick, Professor of Anthropology and Head of the Engaging Vulnerability research program, Uppsala University.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Professor Ellen Hertz Werro, Anthropology Institute, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Aug. 30, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Post doctoral fellow Ainur Begim, Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo. 

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: June 14, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, møterom 6 etg

Welcome to the lecture: "Cruising the Kula 'ring': contemporary issues of reciprocity from the participants perspective", by Susanne Kühling, University of Regina, Canada.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

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Time and place: June 1, 2017 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM, House of Literature

The Conference will be streamed online.

What do you do when a global cooperation pollutes your hometown, while the owners live on a different continent? Who can you complain to when your job is moved to China?

The research project Overheating has studied local consequences of globalization. The closing conference will be on June 1.

There will also be an exhibition with pictures from the field work done by Overheatings researchers.

Jean Comaroff
Time and place: May 31, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts hus

Welcome to a lecture by Jean and John Comaroff, Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. 

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: May 29, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Room 648, Eilert Sundts hus

This is a new initiative for a reading group for exchange across Masters, PhD's, Postdocs, Associate Professors and Professors working in Latin America.

Time and place: May 23, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, 6th Floor, Room 648

Francis B. Nyamnjoh, Professor of Anthropology at the School of African and Gender Studies, Anthropology and Linguistics, University of Cape Town, will deliver the lecture “#RhodesMustFall: nibbling at resilient colonialism”.

The event is co-hosted by the Department of Social Anthropology, UiO, and the Norwegian Council for Africa.

The seminar is open to all, including bachelor and master students. No registration is required. After the seminar, drinks and snacks will be served in our lunchroom.

Time and place: May 2, 2017 7:00 PM - May 3, 2017 12:15 PM, House of Literature and Eilert Sundt building, Blindern

Lila Abu-Lughod is widely recognized for her work as a feminist anthropologist, a public intellectual, and an ethnographer of the Middle East.

We are pleased to announce the following events featuring Lila Abu-Lughod, Professor at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Columbia

The events are free of charge, no registration required.

Time: May 2, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Carol Berger, University of Oxford, will deliver the lecture “South Sudan's sexualised violence and the limits of 'empowerment': ethnicised conflict and the rape of 'communal property'”.

The seminar is open to all, including bachelor and master students. No registration is required. After the seminar, drinks and snacks will be served in our lunchroom.

Time and place: Apr. 19, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 648, 6. etasje

Welcome to a lecture by Tony Simpson, followed by an open discussion. Dr. Anthony Simpson is a senior lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Manchester.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Mar. 29, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 648, 6. etasje

Welcome to a lecture by Andrew Sanchez, University of Cambridge, followed by an open discussion.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The seminar is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Mar. 8, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 648, 6. etasje

Welcome to a lecture and discussion on the topic: "Afflicted Modernity: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Globalizing India". Associate professor Gauri Pathak, University of Århus. 

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The seminar is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Feb. 22, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 648, 6. etasje

Welcome to a lecture by David Napier, professor in medical anthropology at the University College London (UCL).. 

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

Welcome to a lecture by Gregg Mitman, Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The talk and discussion will be followed by the movie “The Land Beneath Our Feet” (2016, 60 min), directed by Sarita Siegel and Gregg Mitman.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Jan. 25, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 648, 6. etasje

Welcome to a lecture by Vito Laterza, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo. 

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Beverley Skeggs
Time and place: Nov. 23, 2016, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, møterommet i 6 etg

The seminar is cancelled.

Time and place: Nov. 16, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, 6th Floor, Room 648

Per Ditlef Fredriksen, Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo, will deliver the lecture “Memory, space/knowledge tensions and the necropolitics of contemporary pasts in southern Africa”.

The seminar is open to all, including bachelor and master students. No registration is required. After the seminar, drinks and snacks will be served in our lunchroom.

Joel Lee Robbins
Time and place: Nov. 9, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, møterommet i 6 etg

Welcome to a lecture and discussion on the topic: “Anthropology Between Europe and the Pacific: Values and the Prospects for a Relationship Beyond Relativism”. Professor Joel Lee Robbins, Deputy Head of Division of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The seminar is open to all, no registration required.