2018

Upcoming

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Melissa Graboyes from the University of Oregon will join us for a seminar entitled "Ignoring a Century of Failures: The Ethics of Contemporary Malaria Elimination Attempts in Zanzibar, Tanzania".

Time and place: Oct. 31, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Karin Barber from the University of Birmingham will join us for a seminar (topic forthcoming).

Time: Nov. 6, 2018

Fanny Chabrol from the French Institut de Recherches pour le Développement (IRD), will join us for a seminar entitled "From ruins/ruination to resilience/adaptation: hospital trajectories in Africa".

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Time and place: Nov. 14, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Tanja Winther from the University of Oslo's Centre for Development and the Environment will join us for a seminar entitled "Bringing anthropological perspectives to development practice: Solar powered electricity access: Implications for women’s empowerment in rural 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.

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Kerry Chance from the University of Bergen's Department of Social Anthropology will join us for a seminar (title forthcoming). 

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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Katja Werthmann
Time and place: Apr. 25, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Katja Werthmann from Universität Leipzig, Institut für Afrikastudien will give the talk: Are Cities in Africa “Unknowable”? Anthropological Approaches to Urban Africa"

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.

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Ferdinand Okwaro is a Kenyan born Medical Anthropologist who is currently working on an NRC funded research project titled "The Practice and ethics of collaboration in transnational medical research in East Africa: an ethnographic approach"

Before joining the SAI, Ferdinand was a postdoctoral research fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he conducted the formative research for this current project. He previously wrote his PhD from the University of Heidelberg in Germany and his Master and Bachelor degrees from the University of Nairobi in Kenya. He has also conducted extensive research in the field of global health and policy, ritual healing and alternative medical practices, reproductive health and social marketing.                   

Time and place: Feb. 28, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Rom 648, Eilert Sundts hus

Marissa Mika from the University College London will give the talk. "Where there is no incinerator: Navigating Waste, Reuse, and Harm on an African Cancer Ward". 

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.