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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. 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: 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. 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.

Four persons holding a fishing net at a fish farm in a lake in Underberg, South Africa. Photo: Knut Gunnar Nustad
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".

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

Richard Rottenburg from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg (SA) will join us for a seminar entitled "On techno-scientific archives and (de)colonization".

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: Aug. 21, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Andrea Muehlebach, Professor of  Anthropology at the University of Toronto.

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

Time and place: June 12, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Tarek Elhaik, Associate Professor, UC Davis Department of Anthropology, University of California.

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

Time and place: June 5, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Meeting room 648, 6th floor, Eilert Sundt's house

Departmental Seminar Series features Michael Taussig, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, NY Columbia University.

The seminar is a collaboration with the Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA). The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time and place: May 22, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Paul Basu, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS University of London.

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

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

Departmental Seminar Series features Tadashi Yanai, Professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Tokyo.

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

Fredrik Barth sitter på en steinhylle på feltarbeid i Swat i Pakistan i 1954
Time and place: May 6, 2019 1:00 PMMay 7, 2019 4:30 PM, Oslo University Library, Georg Sverdrup’s House, ‘Klubben’/Large Meeeting Room (Monday) and Oslo University Library, Georg Sverdrup’s House, auditorium 2 (Tuesday)

Femti år etter at antologien "Ethnic Groups and Boundaries" ble utgitt, inviterer vi antropologer fra inn- og utland til å anvende og videreutvikle denne arven etter Fredrik Barth og hans kolleger. Alle er velkomne til å høre deres innlegg!

Bokomslag til boka "Ethnic Groups and Boundaries Today"
Time and place: May 5, 2019 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

Fifty years after Fredrik Barth's «Ethnic Groups and Boundaries» was published, Thomas Hylland Eriksen and Marek Jakoubek assess its impact, importance, as well as its shortcomings.

Time and place: Apr. 10, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Matt Tomlinson, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Anthropology, Univ of Oslo.

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