Events

Upcoming

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2018 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

We are starting a discussion forum on Climate and Society.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud. 7, Eilert Sundts hus, blokk A

by Professor Emerita Patricia Hill Collins of University of Maryland and University of Cincinnati.

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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Harriet Holters hus, foyer

The Department of Sociology and Geography has one thousand books to give away. Books in Sociology, Human Geography, social sciences, expired compendia, reference works, journals, literature etc. must all go.

Come and grab some great literature.

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud.7, Eilert Sundts House

In this public lecture, Rogers Brubaker will talk about the distinctive ways in which religion can inform political conflict and violence.

Time and place: Sep. 10, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series this upcoming Monday.

Professor Monika Buscher (Lancaster University, Dept. Sociology) will present "About Time: Changing mobilities and creative urbanism".

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2018 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Aud. 2, Eilert Sundts House

Who am I?' and 'Who are you? Professor Rogers Brubaker will give a public lecture based on his book Trans: Gender and Race in an Age of Unsettled Identities.

Time and place: Sep. 4, 2018 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngsgate 6, Oslo

Welcome to a lecture by professor Rogers Brubaker from University of California, Los Angeles. The lecture is followed by a panel debate.

Time and place: Aug. 1, 2018 9:00 AM - Aug. 3, 2018 5:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo, Blindern

Welcome to the 24th Nordic Conference for the Sociology of Religion 2018. 

PLEASE NOTE that the City of Oslo has invited all conference participants to a welcome reception in Oslo City Hall on the evening of July 31st.

Time and place: May 24, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Aud.5, Eilert Sundts house

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: Towards a Global Urban Geopolitics - Bringing Geopolitics into the Mainstream of Comparative Urban Studies by Dr. Jonathan Rokem.

Time and place: May 14, 2018 1:00 PM - May 15, 2018 4:00 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups house, University of Oslo

This two-day workshop aims to bring together distinguished scholars from different scholarly fields to examine the various intersections of gender in extremist movements. Our aim is to better understand how notions of gender identities, values, norms and behaviours frame views and ideologies. We aim to examine the roles of men and women alike, and the extent to which gendered norms and values become an axis for differing political identifications, and outcomes.

Time and place: May 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Auditorium 1, Eilert Sundts Building, University of Oslo

Professor Kathleen Blee and professor Michael Kimmel lectures on the relations between Gender and Extremism.

Time and place: Apr. 17, 2018 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Eilert Sundts house, Room 830
Time and place: Feb. 26, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Aud.5, Eilert Sundts House, UiO

We are pleased to invite you to a collaboration event between UiO:Energy and Cities and Socity: Climate and energy justice: Foregrounding space and place by professor Stefan Bouzarovski.

Time: Feb. 1, 2018 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

EUREX welcomes submission of abstracts for the workshop 'The role of expertise in policy-making – empirical scholarship and normative analysis'. The workshop will be held in Oslo 22-23 May 2018. Deadline for paper proposal: by Thursday 1 February 2018.

Time and place: Jan. 29, 2018 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Store møterom, Georg Sverdrups Hus

The conference will mark the closing of the Disease Prestige Project. The program will end with a reception marking the career of professor Dag Album and his work in medical sociology.

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Aud.4, Eilert Sundts Hus

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Have Shaped a City by Don Mitchell.

Aung San Suu Ky
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2017 9:00 AM - Nov. 30, 2017 4:00 PM, Håndverkeren Konferansesenter, Rosenkrantzgate 7

Join our two-days closing conference "Lessons learned from Indonesia in comparative perspectives, especially Myanmar and Scandinavia". We will summarise all major findings and discuss the implications for domestic and international policy making.

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM, Aud. 6 Eilert Sundts Hus

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: When Public Spaces are Also Private by Karen Franck from New Jersey Institute of Technology.

teenagers
Time and place: Nov. 20, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

At this final conference NATION researchers will present insights from our data and analysis on negotiating the nation, drawing on top-down as well as bottom-up perspectives, honing in on the role of the media, providing international comparative perspectives, and foregrounding the roles of religion and religious diversity.

Time and place: Oct. 23, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Aud.4, Eilert Sundts Hus

Welcome to a session with lectures by Loretta Lees from University of Leichester and Kim Dovey from University of Melbourne, followed by a panel discussion.

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud.3, Eilert Sundts House

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: Debating Global Urbanisms: Beyond the Binaries in Comparative Urban Politics by Jennifer Robinson.

Time and place: Sep. 20, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Eilert Sundt building, University of Oslo, Blindern, Auditorium 5

Kathryn Edin is one of the worlds leading poverty researchers, working in the domains of welfare and low-wage work, family life, and neighborhood contexts. The lecture is about her book Doing the Best I Can (2013).

 

poor family in USA
Time and place: Sep. 19, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud 1, Eilert Sundts hus

The number of American families living on $2.00 per person, per day, has skyrocketed to one and a half million American households, including about three million children. Where do these families live? How did they get so desperately poor? And what do they do to survive?

professor alan mabin
Time and place: Sep. 15, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts Hus, University of Oslo (Blindern Campus)

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: What Need for Southern Theory of Cities? by Alan Mabin.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Harriet Holters hus: Seminarrom 301

Bring your lunchbox and come join us for an interesting seminar where David Schlosberg will present and discuss his work on changes in the environmental movement .