Conferences and seminars


Rogers Brubaker and Tariq Modood
Time and place: May 28, 2020 7:00 PM8:30 PM, Online webinar

Online webinar: Can populism flourish during a pandemic? Are we witnessing a multicultural nationalism? These are the two of the questions asked by Rogers Brubaker and Tariq Modood in this webinar.

Book cover: Relational inequalities
Time and place: Jan. 17, 2020 12:00 PM1:15 PM, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern, Universitetet i Oslo

Book talk on "Relational Inequalities: An Organizational Approach" (Oxford University Press, 2019) with Donald Tomaskovic-Devey (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) and Dustin Avent-Holt (Augusta University). The event is open to all.

Time and place: Aug. 1, 2018 9:00 AMAug. 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: Jan. 29, 2018 12:00 PM5:00 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.

Aung San Suu Ky
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2017 9:00 AMNov. 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. 20, 2017 9:00 AM3:30 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: Sep. 20, 2017 12:15 PM2:00 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 PM4:00 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?

Time and place: June 8, 2017 9:00 AMJune 9, 2017 5:00 PM, Eilert Sundt building, University of Oslo, Blindern, Auditorium 1

Welcome to the 10th INAS Conference in Oslo, Norway: "Segregation in schools and neighborhoods: consequences and dynamics”.

Portrait Carlota Perez
Time and place: May 12, 2017 10:15 AM5:00 PM, Blindern, UIO

Carlota Perez is one of the leading contemporary scholars in the study of present socio-technical change in a historical perspective. Come to her lecture and sign up to participate in her workshop at Blindern, UIO.

Andrew Abbott
Time and place: May 8, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, A3, Eilert Sundts hus, Moltke Moesvei 31

Building on his life-long engagement in the sociology of knowledge, Andrew Abbott will explore the relationship between research and policy in his talk at Eilert Sundts Hus, UIO.

Time and place: Apr. 25, 2017 1:00 PM6:00 PM, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

Mini-conference with Cathrine Holst, Arne Johan Vetesen, and Henrik Syse on reason and affect in divided societies.

Time and place: Apr. 4, 2017 1:00 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo Library (UBO)

On Tuesday 4 April Professor Bo Stråth and Professor Hans-Jörg Trenz will present main conclusions from their newly published books on Europe's past and present.  

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2017 9:00 AMFeb. 18, 2017 5:00 PM, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo

Environmental movements use the slogan “System Change, not Climate Change.” It points out that international negotiations and technological innovations repeatedly fail to reduce carbon emissions levels, and that our societies need to be profoundly transformed to prevent disastrous climate change.

Time and place: Aug. 11, 2016Aug. 12, 2016, Georg Sverdrups hus, Moltke Moes vei 39

The University of Oslo in cooperation with Nordic Migration Research and the Norwegian Network for Migration Research welcomes you to The 18th Nordic Migration Conference. This interdisciplinary and international conference takes place every two years, and will this time take place in Oslo.

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Time and place: June 19, 2013 5:00 PM6:00 PM, Sophus Lies Auditorium, University of Oslo