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Time and place: Nov. 27, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 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"

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Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 2:15 PM - 3:30 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 PM - 5:30 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 and place: Nov. 8, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud. 7, Eilert Sundts hus, blokk A

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

Podcast from the lecture is available here.

Time: Oct. 23, 2018 12:00 PM - Oct. 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 PM - 5:30 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 PM - 5:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 1, Georg Sverdrups hus

We are starting a discussion forum on Climate and Society.

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

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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?

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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 .