Conferences and seminars


Landscape, Buildings, Castle, Oslo
Time and place: May 6, 2021May 7, 2021, On Zoom
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.

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: 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.