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Time and place: June 7, 2022 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

The Ports speaker series features Sharryn Kasmir, professor of anthropology at Hofstra University.

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Time and place: May 25, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Gullhaug torg 1/Zoom

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

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Time and place: May 12, 2022 4:15 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

African Encounters with Modernity and Development - Agriculture and Industrialisation in Southern Africa

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Time and place: May 11, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Gullhaug torg 1/Zoom

The Departmental Seminar Series features Sarah Green, professor in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Helsinki.

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Time and place: Apr. 28, 2022 4:00 PM6:00 PM, probably only ZOOM

Activists Ignoring the Needs of Ordinary Citizens:  Web-Based Citizen Participation in Conserving Urban Protected Areas in Nairobi, Kenya

Time and place: Apr. 22, 2022 3:00 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

Master Edwin Ambani Ameso at the Department of Anthropology (Aarhus University) and the Department of Social Anthropology (University of Oslo) will be defending the thesis Navigating Care:
Realities of Health insurance and social protection in Kenya
 for the degree of Ph.D.

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Time and place: Apr. 6, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Gullhaug torg 1/Zoom

The Departmental Seminar Series features John Postill, Vice-Chancellor Senior Research Fellow in the School of Media and Communications, aligned to the Global Cities Research Institute.

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Time and place: Mar. 30, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Gullhaug torg 1/Zoom

The Departmental Seminar Series features Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Associate Professor at the Department of Social Anthropology.

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Time and place: Mar. 23, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Gullhaug torg 1 meeting room 512/Zoom

The Departmental Seminar Series features May-Britt Öhmann, Researcher at the Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies on Racism at Uppsala University.

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Time and place: Mar. 10, 2022 4:15 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

On the Edges of Whiteness. Polish Refugees in British Colonial Africa during and after the Second World War

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Time and place: Mar. 9, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Gullhaug torg 1/Zoom

The Departmental Seminar Series features Brit Ross Winthereik, Head of the Center for Digital Welfare at the IT University of Copenhagen. 

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Time and place: Feb. 10, 2022 4:00 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

Labour and living conditions in the cut flower industry at Lake Naivasha, Kenya.

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Time and place: Feb. 9, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Gullhaug torg 1/Zoom

The Departmental Seminar Series features Tess Lea, professor at the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney

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Time and place: Feb. 8, 2022 3:00 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

The Ports speaker series features Martin Danyluk, assistant professor of geography at the University of Nottingham.

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Time and place: Jan. 31, 2022 12:15 PM3:00 PM, Zoom

Master in Visual Anthropology Gudrun Rudningen at the Department of Social Anthropology will be defending her thesis: Never-ending Now: Practices of News Work in Digital Transition

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Time and place: Jan. 26, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

The Departmental Seminar Series features Ilana Gershon, Ruth N. Hall Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University.

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Time and place: Jan. 13, 2022 4:15 PM6:15 PM, ZOOM

Fighting and fearing the Other: Notes for an anthropology of nefarious systems 

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Time and place: Dec. 7, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

The Ports speaker series features Jatin Dua, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan.

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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

Radio, mobility, and migration. A view from Kayes, Mali.

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Time and place: Nov. 11, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

Postcolonial Psychiatry and Memory Work in a West African Clinic.

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, ZOOM

Claiming the territory – and retreating. The Bong Mining project and its histories.

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Time and place: June 17, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

Speculative Presences and Temporal Disjunctures: Exploring Landscapes for Truffles, Water, and Gas in the Kalahari Desert

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Time and place: June 8, 2021 3:30 PM6:30 PM, Zoom

M.Sc.Eng. Anna Zadrożna at the Department of Social Anthropology will be defending the thesis: Crafting Familiarity: "Ours" from Post-Ottoman Lands, Their Migration to Turkey, and Affective Encounters with Environments and the Past

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Time and place: May 27, 2021 5:00 PM8:00 PM, Zoom

Master Mikkel Vindegg at the Department of Social Anthropology will be defending the thesis: Power to the People: The energy anthropology of a Nepali town. 

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Time and place: May 20, 2021 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Room 648 Eilert Sundts Hus (AND ZOOM)

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