Conferences and seminars


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Time and place: June 1, 2017 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM, House of Literature

The Conference will be streamed online.

What do you do when a global cooperation pollutes your hometown, while the owners live on a different continent? Who can you complain to when your job is moved to China?

The research project Overheating has studied local consequences of globalization. The closing conference will be on June 1.

There will also be an exhibition with pictures from the field work done by Overheatings researchers.

Time and place: May 29, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Room 648, Eilert Sundts hus

This is a new initiative for a reading group for exchange across Masters, PhD's, Postdocs, Associate Professors and Professors working in Latin America.

Time and place: Nov. 16, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts hus, 6th Floor, Room 648

Per Ditlef Fredriksen, Associate Professor in the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo, will deliver the lecture “Memory, space/knowledge tensions and the necropolitics of contemporary pasts in southern 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.

Ghassan Hage
Time and place: Oct. 27, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Aud 6, Eilert Sundts building

Ghassan Hage

Professor of Anthropology and Social Theory, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

Remains of a laboratory in Africa.
Time and place: Oct. 21, 2016 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset i Oslo, Amalie Skram room

Booklaunch and workshop on Wenzel Geisslers new book «Traces of the future». Anthropologists, historians and artists will present and interrogate material traces of our past progressive futures.

Time and place: Nov. 27, 2013 9:00 AM - Dec. 1, 2013 5:00 PM, Finse polar research station

Homes For Science: The Anthropology Of Tropical And Arctic Field-Stations. A three day workshop at the Finse polar research station, University of Oslo, Norway.

Time and place: June 5, 2013 11:00 AM - June 7, 2013 5:30 PM, Georg Sverdrup's building

Investigating the Plurality and Order of Times Across Histories, Cultures, Technologies, Materialities and Media.

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Time and place: Sep. 8, 2012 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi), Drammensveien 78 N-0271 Oslo

Signe Howell is retiring from her position as professor at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo. As an appreciation of the substantial contribution Howell has made to Norwegian and international social anthropology, we are arranging a seminar in her honour.

Due to limited capacity registration is required for the seminar: