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Ola Røed Bilgrei
Time and place: Aug. 22, 2019 10:30 AM2:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus

Master i sosiologi Ola Røed Bilgrei vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d. (philosophiae doctor) ved Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi.

Drugs and Community on the Internet - A Study of Drug Trends, Risk Management and Trust in Online Drug Communities

Bildet kan inneholde: hår, eyewear, ansiktshår, hake, briller.
Time and place: Aug. 30, 2019 10:30 AM2:00 PM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts hus

Master of Science in Sociology Plamen Akaliyski will be defending his dissertation for the degree of Ph.D. (philosophiae doctor) at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography. 

Cultural Diversity and Change in Post-Cold War Europe

Bildet kan inneholde: Offentlig taler, Orator, Tale, Begivenhet, Talsperson.
Time and place: Sep. 27, 2019 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Sted annonseres senere

A Sociology for the 21st Century

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Alexi Gugushvili - portrettbilde
Time and place: Aug. 12, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Auditorium 6, Eilert Sundts hus, University of Oslo

This is the last in a series of six open trial lectures by nominated candidates to a position as associate professor of sociology. All invited to attend!

Portrettbilde - John N. Parker
Time and place: Aug. 12, 2019 9:15 AM10:00 AM, Auditorium 6, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

This is the fifth in a series of six open trial lectures by nominated candidates to a position as associate professor of sociology. All invited to attend!

Phin Hubbard, portrait
Time and place: June 13, 2019 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Aud. 5, Eilert Sundts Hus

Welcome to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series: The Slow Violence of Displacement on the Gentrification Frontier by Phil Hubbard, Professor of Urban Studies, King's College London.

Åsa Wettergren - portrettbilde
Time and place: June 12, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Aud. 5, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

This is the fourth in a series of six open trial lectures by nominated candidates to a position as associate professor of sociology. All invited to attend!

Silvia Maja Melzer
Time and place: June 11, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Aud. 6, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

This is the third in a series of six open trial lectures by nominated candidates to a position as associate professor of sociology. All invited to attend!

Kathrin Komp-Leukkunen
Time and place: June 6, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Aud. 5, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

This is the second in a series of six open trial lectures by nominated candidates to a position as associate professor of sociology. All invited to attend!

Andrew Abbott
Time and place: June 4, 2019 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Auditorium1, Eilert Sundts Building

Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Servie Professor, Andrew Abbott, from The University of Chicago, gives this year's Vilhelm Aubert Memorial Lecture at the University of Oslo June 4.

Time and place: June 3, 2019 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundst hus, Moltke Moes vei 31, Blindern, University of Oslo

We are pleased to invite you to this Cities & Society seminar.

Karen A. Franck, Professor in the College of Architecture and Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, is visiting Cities and Society.  She will give a talk titled: Is This Space Public? How Do You Know?

Arnfinn H. Midtbøen - portrettbilde
Time and place: June 3, 2019 9:15 AM10:00 AM, Aud. 5, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

This is the first in a series of six open trial lectures by nominated candidates to a position as associate professor of sociology. All invited to attend!

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2019 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo

What is the role of the students and employees at the University when it comes to transformations to sustainability in society? What are the skills and competencies students need to navigate change and influence their future? Can there be such a thing as transformative universities?

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2019 10:15 AM12:00 PM, Seminar room 101, Harriet Holters hus, University of Oslo

You are invited to join us for a talk with Steve Waddell on deep and systemic transformations. Starting out from the example of changing approaches to marriage equality in the US, the aim of the seminar is to advance the development of the concept of “transformations systems” and to initiate a discussion about possible collaborative actions in this inter-disciplinary, action-oriented research work.

Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups Hus, University of Oslo

How do you view the possibilities for a sustainable future? What is the role of hope in activating actions for sustainability?  What is the difference between optimism, pessimism and realism?  

Time and place: Jan. 30, 2019 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups Hus, University of Oslo

In this Climate and Society Forum, we would like to talk about change. Is the solution to climate change about “changing people” or is it about activating people as agents of change? What’s the difference and why is it important? What’s your experience?

Time and place: Dec. 13, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts hus

We are pleased to invite you to the next Cities & Society seminar.

Kurt Iveson, Associate Professor of Urban Geography at the University of Sydney, will present Crowds, clouds and ‘accumulation by datafication’: further adventures in the commodification of everyday urban life.

Plus panel discussion: See below for details

Time and place: Dec. 3, 2018 10:15 AM12:00 PM, Seminar room 201, Harriet Holters hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Join Professor Hilary Bradbury for a participatory symposium on revitalizing knowledge creation

Time and place: Nov. 27, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus

We are pleased to invite you to this Cities & Society seminar.

Håvard Haarstad, Professor of human geography and Director for the Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation at the University of Bergen will present "Urban sustainability and the problem of the built environment: reworking Forus Industrial Park"

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts hus

We are pleased to invite you to the next event of the Cities & Society seminar series on Thursday, week 46.

Professor Brett Christophers of the Department of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University, will present "Putting financialisation in its financial context: transformations in local government-led urban development in post-financial crisis England"

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2018 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo

What other types of knowledge does art foster that will be helpful faced the challenge of climate change? What are the multiple ways art can contribute to sustainable transformations?

Time: Oct. 23, 2018 12:00 PMOct. 25, 2018 3:00 PM

AdaptationCONNECTS is heavily involved in the 5th Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation, Norrköping, Sweden 23-25 October 2018. 

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2018 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo

What role does music play in sustainability transformations? Why are more people not singing, drumming, strumming, tapping, or playing tunes about climate change?

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2018 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

We are starting a discussion forum on Climate and Society.

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2018 10:15 AM12:00 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.