Research events

Upcoming

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Professor João de Pina-Cabral, School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent.

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

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Marcia C. Inhorn, the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs in the Department of Anthropology at Yale University.

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

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Melissa Graboyes from the University of Oregon will join us for a seminar entitled "Ignoring a Century of Failures: The Ethics of Contemporary Malaria Elimination Attempts in Zanzibar, Tanzania".

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: Sep. 19, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Professor Ilana Feldman, Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University

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

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Professor Cris Shore, Department of Anthropology, University of Auckland.

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

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Fida Adely, Academic Director for the  Arab Studies Program, Georgetown University.

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

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

Departmental Seminar Series features Kathleen Stewart, Professor of Anthropology, The University of Texas, Austin.

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

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Professor Valeria Siniscalchi, Centre Norbert Elias (EHESS), École des hautes études en sciences sociales, France.

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

Time and place: Oct. 31, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Karin Barber from the University of Birmingham will join us for a seminar (topic forthcoming).

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: Nov. 6, 2018

Fanny Chabrol from the French Institut de Recherches pour le Développement (IRD), will join us for a seminar entitled "From ruins/ruination to resilience/adaptation: hospital trajectories in 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.

Exact time and location forthcoming

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Jan Blommaert, Professor of Language, Culture and Globalization and Director of the Babylon Center at Tilburg University (The Netherlands).

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

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

Tanja Winther from the University of Oslo's Centre for Development and the Environment will join us for a seminar entitled "Bringing anthropological perspectives to development practice: Solar powered electricity access: Implications for women’s empowerment in rural Kenya".

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

Departmental Seminar Series features Anastasia Piliavsky, University of Cambridge.

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

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Cristina Grasseni, Professor of Anthropology and Head of Department, Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University.

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

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Kerry Chance from the University of Bergen's Department of Social Anthropology will join us for a seminar (title forthcoming). 

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.

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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!

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 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!

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: 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.