Research events

Upcoming

Katja Werthmann
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Katja Werthmann from Universität Leipzig, Institut für Afrikastudien will give the talk: Are Cities in Africa “Unknowable”? Anthropological Approaches to Urban 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, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Kari Telle, Senior Researcher in the Centre on Law and Social Transformation, Chr. Michelsen Institute in Bergen.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: May 23, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Heather Anne Paxson, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Anthropology, MIT Anthropology Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: May 30, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Vigdis Broch Due from UiB and Centre for Advanced Study (CAS). 

Title to be announced. 

Time and place: June 6, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Mandana Limbert, Associate Professor at Department of Anthropology, Queens College, CUNY, New York.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: Apr. 17, 2018 7:00 PM - Apr. 18, 2018 2:15 PM, House of Literature and Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Paul Gilroy is one of the world's leading postcolonial intellectuals. Since the 1980s, he has offered incisive critique of both race-thinking and racism, and has broken ground in our thinking about difference.

We are pleased to announce the following two events featuring Paul Gilroy, Professor of American and English Literature, Kings College London.

The events are free of charge, no registration required.

Time and place: Apr. 11, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Jenny White, Professor at  Institute for Turkish Studies, Stockholm University.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: Apr. 4, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Bodil Selmer, Associate Professor at Department of Anthropology, School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Carolyn M. Rouse, Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and the Director of the Program in African Studies at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA.

The seminar is followed by Informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Ferdinand Okwaro is a Kenyan born Medical Anthropologist who is currently working on an NRC funded research project titled "The Practice and ethics of collaboration in transnational medical research in East Africa: an ethnographic approach"

Before joining the SAI, Ferdinand was a postdoctoral research fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he conducted the formative research for this current project. He previously wrote his PhD from the University of Heidelberg in Germany and his Master and Bachelor degrees from the University of Nairobi in Kenya. He has also conducted extensive research in the field of global health and policy, ritual healing and alternative medical practices, reproductive health and social marketing.                   

Time and place: Feb. 28, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Marissa Mika from the University College London will give the talk. "Where there is no incinerator: Navigating Waste, Reuse, and Harm on an African Cancer Ward". 

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: Feb. 21, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Anne Meneley, Professor at Department of Anthropology, Trent University, Canada.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: Jan. 31, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Andreas Bandak, Assistant Professor in the Department of Cross-cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: Jan. 17, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Webb Keane, George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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

Melissa Parker, from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, will give the talk: Uganda’s invisible children: Reintegration, rejection and disappearance after life with the Lord’s Resistance Army in northern Uganda.

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: Dec. 6, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 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.

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: Nov. 21, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud 1, Eilert Sundts hus

Is our privacy threatened by social media? Are we losing the ability to concentrate? Daniel Miller is a Professor in Anthropology at the University College London (UCL) and will present the findings from his Project "Why We Post".

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: 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: 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.