Research events - Page 2

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.

Ghassan Hage
Time and place: Oct. 27, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud 6, Eilert Sundts building

Ghassan Hage

Professor of Anthropology and Social Theory, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, møterommet i 6 etg

Welcome to a lecture and discussion on the topic: "The State and Indigeneity in Africa and the Andes". Professor Andrew Canessa, Director of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Essex.

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

Remains of a laboratory in Africa.
Time and place: Oct. 21, 2016 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset i Oslo, Amalie Skram room

Booklaunch and workshop on Wenzel Geisslers new book «Traces of the future». Anthropologists, historians and artists will present and interrogate material traces of our past progressive futures.

Gastón Gardillo
Time and place: Oct. 20, 2016 2:15 PM, Auditorium 1, Eilert Sundts hus

Eilert Sundt-lecture 2016: Gastón Gordillo, University of British Colombia.

Nancy Rose Hunt
Time and place: Oct. 19, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, møterommet i 6 etg

Welcome to a lecture and discussion on the topic: "Pasts Found & Joined: Global Health Histories with Grids, Lines, and Harm". Professor Nancy Rose Hunt, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida.

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

Time and place: June 13, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram

Portrayed in Die Zeit as one of the 21 important thinkers for the 21st century, Sudhir Kakar is a leading figure in the fields of cultural psychology and the psychology of religion, as well as a novelist.

The talk will be around 50 minutes followed by a short panel discussion and then Q&A from the audience. 

Time and place: Nov. 27, 2013 9:00 AM - Dec. 1, 2013 5:00 PM, Finse polar research station

Homes For Science: The Anthropology Of Tropical And Arctic Field-Stations. A three day workshop at the Finse polar research station, University of Oslo, Norway.

Time and place: June 5, 2013 11:00 AM - June 7, 2013 5:30 PM, Georg Sverdrup's building

Investigating the Plurality and Order of Times Across Histories, Cultures, Technologies, Materialities and Media.

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Time and place: Mar. 20, 2013 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Arne Næss' auditorium, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

The Department of Social Anthropology welcomes Dr. Paul Farmer, best known for his humanitarian work providing "first world" health care for "third world" people, beginning in Haiti. Co-founder of "Partners In Health," he is "the man who would cure the world" as made famous in award winning "Mountains Beyond Mountains" by Tracy Kidder.

He was appointed as United Nations Secretary-General's Special Adviser for Community-based Medicine and Lessons from Haiti on 28 December 2012. An American anthropologist and physician, he is currently the Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard University, formerly the Presley Professor of Medical Anthropology in the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, an attending physician and Chief of the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi), Drammensveien 78 N-0271 Oslo

Signe Howell is retiring from her position as professor at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo. As an appreciation of the substantial contribution Howell has made to Norwegian and international social anthropology, we are arranging a seminar in her honour.

Due to limited capacity registration is required for the seminar: