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Time and place: Jan. 31, 2023 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, TBA

More information will follow soon.

Juan del Nido

Taxis vs. Uber

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2023, Domus Bibliotheca, TBA

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Dominic Power

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Time and place: Nov. 21, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus, Moltke Moes vei 31, Blindern

Welcome to this seminar and the Cities & Society seminar series with Professor Tone Huse on colonial architecture, urban planning and temporal displacement in the Arctic. 

Time and place: Nov. 16, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, aud. 3, Eilert Sundts hus

The Department of Sociology and Human Geography's research and seminar group for social movement studies SMOKE (Sosial mobilisering og klimaendring) invites anyone interested in climate change and social movements to a public seminar with Håkan Thörn, professor in Sociology at the University of Gothenburg.

Anyone is welcome to join and there is no need for pre-registration.

 

Time and place: Nov. 10, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Trygve Haavelmos auditorium 7, Eilert Sundts hus

CANCELLED

 

Margaret Archer, professor emeritus at the University of Warwick, will hold this year's Aubert memorial lecture at the University of Oslo 10 November.

The public is invited to a reception after the lecture. Refreshments will be served. See the full schedule of events below.

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Time and place: Oct. 25, 2022 9:00 AM10:30 AM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus, Moltke Moes vei 31, Blindern

Welcome to this breakfast seminar in the Cities & Society seminar series: Fostering Sustainable Urban Futures: Building Equity into Climate Change Planning and Action, with Robin Leichenko, Professor of Geography at Rutgers University.

Coffee and light snacks will be served.

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Time and place: Oct. 11, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts hus, Moltke Moes vei 31, Blindern

Social and ecological crises related to the Covid-19 pandemic and a changing climate have heightened the awareness of the entangled fates of humans and non-humans, from the individual body to the planetary scale. This awareness demands that we examine and question how humans coexist not only with nature but also with other species.

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Time and place: Oct. 11, 2022 9:00 AM5:00 PM, Assembly room, 12th floor, Niels Treschows hus

This workshop will bring together natural and social scientist as well as policy makers to explore specific climate risks facing the Nordic region, to develop a future, interdisciplinary research agenda, and to create a science-policy bridge for Nordic climate tipping points.

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Time and place: Sep. 20, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Seminar room 201, Harriet Holters hus, Moltke Moes vei 31, Blindern

We are pleased to welcome you to the next event in the Cities & Society seminar series: Breakthrough Communities: Sustainability and Justice in the Next American Metropolis, by Dr. Paloma Pavel.

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Time and place: June 20, 2022 3:00 PM5:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 2

Join us for a public international seminar featuring Prof. Karen O'Brien and Alaskan tribal leader AlexAnna Salmon, sponsored by the RCN-financed project AdaptationCONNECTS, UiO.

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Time and place: June 13, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern

Etter en pause, ønsker vi igjen hjertelig velkommen til et arrangement i seminarserien Cities & Society. Vi har invitert to innledere som er opptatte av nabolagets betydning, men som har jobbet med dette på ulike måter.

Ingar Brattbakk, forsker ved Arbeidsforskningsinstituttet, OsloMet.
Ragnhild Augustsen, landskapsarkitekt og ansvarlig for podcasten Våre Steder.

(This seminar will be held in Norwegian only)

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Time and place: May 19, 2022 9:30 AMMay 20, 2022 3:30 PM, Scandic Solli, Parkveien 68 Box 2458 Solli, 0202 Oslo

This conference marks the end of the project "What is a Good Policy? Political Morality, Feasibility, and Democracy" (GOODPOL), hosted and funded by the Center for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

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Time and place: Nov. 16, 2021 7:00 PM8:30 PM, Kulturhuset

In a world characterized by rapid and serious climate change and loss of biodiversity it is time to challenge established truths and assumptions and take the time to explore more deeply the tasks we are faced with. How can we make changes that both answer the problems we are faced with and creates better societies and lives for everyone?

We invite you to join us for the launch of Karen O'Brien's new book You Matter More Than You Think.

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Time and place: Sep. 16, 2021 1:15 PM3:00 PM, Zoom

In this seminar, Céline Bessière (Paris Dauphine University) and Sibylle Gollac  (CNRS) will present their work on wealth accumulation, class and gender. Their recent book,  "Le Genre du capital: Comment la famille reproduit les inégalités" (Paris, La Découverte, 2020), draws on family monographs extending 15 years of ethnography. In combination with statistical material, this impressive work brings attention to the ways in which families perpetuate wealth inequalities. 

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Time and place: May 27, 2021 2:15 PM4:00 PM, zoom

Unpacking the Modern Working Class & the Classes and Elites Research Seminar present two seminars on the Working Class and Social Inequality in the 21st Century. 

In this second webinar, Wendy Bottero (University of Manchester) will discuss research on ordinary people’s understandings of inequality and Shamus Khan (Princeton University) will give a talk in which he argues that contemporary understandings of inequality are obscured by elite- and economic determinism.

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Time and place: May 25, 2021 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

Unpacking the Modern Working Class & the Classes and Elites Research Seminar present two seminars on the Working Class and Social Inequality in the 21st Century. In this first webinar, Marianne Nordli Hansen (University of Oslo) will give an introduction and present insights from studying the Norwegian working class. Mike Savage (London School of Economics) will be discussing themes from his recently published book The Return of Inequality.

Time and place: May 21, 2021 9:00 AM10:30 AM, Online

Virtual reading series from "Our Entangled Future", an anthology of short, inspiring and hopeful climate fiction stories. The authors' readings will be followed by a conversation on narratives as a tool for envisioning solution spaces.

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Time and place: May 13, 2021 9:00 AM10:30 AM, online

Virtual reading series from "Our Entangled Future", an anthology of short, inspiring and hopeful climate fiction stories. The authors' readings will be followed by a conversation on narratives as a tool for envisioning solution spaces. There will be two readings in May. 

Landscape, Buildings, Castle, Oslo
Time and place: May 6, 2021May 7, 2021, On Zoom
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Time and place: Apr. 15, 2021 2:15 PM3:00 PM, Zoom

Join the CityStudio Oslo ‘Making of’ Information session to get a behind the scenes understanding of this unique study opportunity. 

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Time and place: Mar. 10, 2021Mar. 12, 2021, Zoom

The winter seminar is a meeting place for human geographers where we discuss topics that are relevant across the discipline's different tracks. This year's theme is "borders".

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Time: Mar. 3, 2021 1:15 PM3:00 PM

Elisabeth Schimpfössl: Rich Russians’ Morality of Success 

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Time: Jan. 20, 2021 1:15 PM3:00 PM

A recording of this event is available here.

Class voting has been one of the most wide-spread and persistent patterns of voting behavior in Western democracies throughout the 20th century. Understanding its decline is an important part of understanding the current political situation. This talk by Dr. Erik Vestin (Dalarna University) will present new results on the explanation of this decline.  

 

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Time and place: Jan. 15, 2021 10:30 AM2:00 PM, Zoom Webinar

Master i statsvitenskap Stine Hesstvedt vil forsvare sin avhandling for graden ph.d. (philosophiae doctor) ved Institutt for sosiologi og samfunnsgeografi.

The Politics of Expert Advice: A Study of Governments’ Use of Policy Advisory Commissions in Norway, 1972-2018