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Time and place: June 19, 2020 3:00 PM, Zoom

Master Martine Greek at the Department of Social Anthropology will be defending the thesis Searching for Development. State Relations and Local Aspirations among Rural Mapuche in Neoliberal Chile.

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Time and place: May 27, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Elisabeth A. Davis, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: May 20, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Douglas Holmes, Distinguished Professor at the Department of Anthropology, Binghamton University.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: May 13, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Ilana Gershon, Associate Professor of anthropology at Indiana University, Bloomington. 

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: Mar. 18, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Daze Dzenovska, Associate Professor in Anthropology of Migration at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: Mar. 4, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Filippo Osella, Professor of anthropology and South Asian studies at the University of Sussex.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: Feb. 28, 2020 12:15 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus

Master Ståle Wig at the Department of Social Anthropology will be defending the thesis  Into the light. Rifts and relations in Cuba’s market transformation for the degree of Ph.D.

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Time and place: Feb. 19, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Alex Rudi, Lecturer, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: Jan. 29, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Lorenzo Cañas Bottos, Professor in the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Trondheim.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

 

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Time and place: Dec. 4, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Welcome to a seminar with Melissa Graboyes from the University of Oregon, who will give a talk entitled, "Malaria as an “Environmental” Disease: African Vernacular Knowledge and Biomedical Conceptions in Zanzibar, 1950-2018".

The seminar is open to all, including bachelor and master students. No registration is required. After the seminar, drinks and snacks will be served in our lunchroom.

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Time and place: Nov. 27, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Hans Steinmüller, Assistant Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: Nov. 20, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, 6th Floor, Room 648

Welcome to a Seminar with Jacinta Victoria S. Muinde from the University of Oslo, who will give the talk, "Eating and sharing: Universal Health Coverage, citizenship and narratives of ‘free’ public healthcare in Kenya".

The seminar is open to all, including bachelor and master students. No registration is required. After the seminar, drinks and snacks will be served in our lunchroom.

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Time and place: Nov. 13, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Michael Herzfeld, Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, Harvard.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: Nov. 6, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Welcome to a seminar with Guillaume Lachenal  from the Sciences Po médialab in Paris, who will give a talk entitled "Tracing epidemics in an African anthropocene. Combining molecular phylogeny and anthropology in Eastern Cameroon".

This seminar is a collaboration between SAI African Anthropology with the HELSAM-MAP Seminar and the Global Health Unpacked Series.

The seminar is open to all, including bachelor and master students. No registration is required. After the seminar, drinks and snacks will be served in our lunchroom.

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Time and place: Oct. 23, 2019 2:00 PM3:45 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Didier Fassin, Professor of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2019 9:00 AMOct. 18, 2019 12:00 PM, Room 647, Eilert Sundts hus

Workshop on "Theological Politics" co-hosted by Naomi Haynes (University of Edinburgh) and Matt Tomlinson (SAI).

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Time and place: Oct. 16, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Hege Høyer Leivestad, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Stokholm.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: Oct. 15, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, 6th Floor, Room 648

Welcome to a seminar with Dr. Naomi Haynes, Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. 

The seminar is open to all, including bachelor and master students. No registration is required. After the seminar, drinks and snacks will be served in our lunchroom.

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Time and place: Oct. 9, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Naor Ben-Yehoyada, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Used cell phones on the streets of Tanzania. hoto: Samwel Ntapanta
Time and place: Sep. 26, 2019 4:30 PM8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram-salen

Most people are not aware of their cell phone's afterlife. Learn about the impact of Norwegian electronic waste in Tanzania.

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Time and place: Sep. 25, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Peter Ernest Mangesho from the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) in Tanzania will join us for a seminar entitled "Knowing and unknowing of AMR among Tanzanian pastoralists: local conceptualizations about (mis)appropriations of veterinary knowledge "

The seminar is open to all, including bachelor and master students. No registration is required. After the seminar, drinks and snacks will be served in our lunchroom.

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Time and place: Sep. 18, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Mei Zhan, Associate professor of anthropology at the University of California, Irvine.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

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Time and place: Sep. 11, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Saiba Varma, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of San Diego.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Poster event
Time and place: Sep. 6, 2019 9:00 AMSep. 7, 2019 4:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus

Welcome to our workshop on "Curious Utopias". The keynote lecture is by Professor James Ferguson,  Stanford University and is open to the public.

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Time and place: Sep. 5, 2019 4:00 PM6:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, A-blokka: Auditorium 7, Blindern Campus, University of Oslo

Join the opening event for the new research project "Global Trout: Investigating environmental change through more-than human world systems".