Research events

Upcoming 5 days

today Oct.
Time and place: Oct. 14, 2019Oct. 18, 2019, Enschede, The Netherlands

PLATO's fourth and final PhD school is organised at the University of Twente in the week 14-18 October 2019. The main focus will be on preliminary findings from the 15 PhD projects.

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2019 9:00 AMOct. 18, 2019 12:00 PM, Room 647, Eilert Sundts hus

Workshop on "Theological Politics" co-hosted by Naomi Haynes (University of Edinburgh) and Matt Tomlinson (SAI).

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2019 3:30 PMOct. 18, 2019 2:30 PM, U Parkhotel, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

The last module of Vitae’s Effective Researcher programme (TM3) will help ESRs navigate the final year of their doctorate and plan for non-academic secondments.

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2019 9:00 AM10:30 AM, University of Twente

ESRs must handle research data correctly and in line with rules and practices for research data management and sharing. We revisit PLATO’s Data Management Plan (DMP) and ESRs elaborate their dataset descriptions with hands-on support.

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Time and place: Oct. 18, 2019 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Auditorium 7, Eilert Sundts hus

Kendra Strauss from Simon Fraser University will give this year's Tschudi memorial lecture at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography.

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Time and place: Oct. 18, 2019 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

Department seminar. Christian Moser is an Assistant Professor within the Economics Division at Columbia Business School. He will present the paper: "The Gender Gap: Micro Sources and Macro Consequences". Co-authored by Iacopo Morchio.

21 Oct.
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Time and place: Oct. 21, 2019 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Room ES 1047, Eilert Sundts hus

ESOP seminar. Amir Jina is an Assistant Professor at Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago. He will present the paper: "Valuing the Global Mortality Consequences of Climate Change Accounting for Adaptation Costs and Benefits".

22 Oct.
Time and place: Oct. 22, 2019 10:00 AM12:00 PM, 551, Eilert Sundt Building

Thesis title: Transition in the making: How to create value and achieve a sustainable food processing: A case study of Norwegian food industry in the transition towards the bioeconomy.

Time and place: Oct. 22, 2019 11:15 AM12:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus room 847

Title: Presentation of the research project: A Conceptual History of International Relations (CHOIR)

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Time and place: Oct. 22, 2019 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Aud. 6

Marianne Marthinsen and Maria S. Wahlberg are economists and politicans. They have written a book together about common tax avoidance strategies: Rødt lys. Det store skatteranet- og hvordan vi kan stoppe det.  The guest lecture is a part of ECON4415, but is open for all. 

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Time and place: Oct. 22, 2019 1:15 PM2:15 PM, ARENA, University of Oslo

Katharina Meissner will hold a methods seminar entitled 'Using 'R' in qualitative research: QCA, process-tracing, and the case of EU trade sanctions'.

Further upcoming events

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Time and place: Oct. 23, 2019 11:15 AM12:00 PM, Seminarrom 6, Harald Schjelderups hus

How can we reduce the burden associated with adolescent mental illness?

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Time and place: Oct. 23, 2019 12:15 PM3:00 PM, Georg Sverdrup Buidling, Auditorium 2

Ph.d candidate Tuukka Mäkitie will be defending the thesis Sustainability transitions in oil economies: Resource redeployment from an established industry to a clean technology industry for the degree of ph.d.

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Time and place: Oct. 23, 2019 2:00 PM3:45 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Didier Fassin, Professor of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

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

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2019 8:00 AM10:00 AM, Scene HumSam, Georg Sverdrups hus, Universitetsbiblioteket

ARENA and the GLOBUS project will host a debate on the EU and partnerships for sustainable development on 24 October 2019. 

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Time and place: Oct. 24, 2019 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Room 551, Eilert Sundt Building

Hélène Mialet from the York University in Canada visits TIK Methods Lab with her talk Translating the body and the self through dogs and machines. The seminar is open to all.