SAI Seminar Series

The Department of Social Anthropology runs a number of seminar series and lectures throughout the academic year.

"Instituttseminaret SAI" is a departmental seminar series at which invited speakers  present findings of their Research. The aim of these seminars is to share insight, exchange perspectives and discuss topics that are of relevance for academic research of the discipline social anthropology. The series gather graduate students and anthropologist from the various research institutions in the Oslo region. Guests are welcome and encouraged!

The series runs fortnightly Wednesdays from 14:15-16:00 in our meeting room, unless otherwise noted. To allow for informal discussion, each seminar will be followed by refreshments.

You can sign up to our maling list to ensure you are kept up to date, or follow us on facebook.com/sosialantropologi

Convenor spring 2018: Professor Nefissa Naguib

Upcoming

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Professor João de Pina-Cabral, School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent.

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

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Marcia C. Inhorn, the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs in the Department of Anthropology at Yale University.

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

Time and place: Sep. 19, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Professor Ilana Feldman, Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University

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

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Professor Cris Shore, Department of Anthropology, University of Auckland.

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

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Fida Adely, Academic Director for the  Arab Studies Program, Georgetown University.

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

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Kathleen Stewart, Professor of Anthropology, The University of Texas, Austin.

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

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Professor Valeria Siniscalchi, Centre Norbert Elias (EHESS), École des hautes études en sciences sociales, France.

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

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Jan Blommaert, Professor of Language, Culture and Globalization and Director of the Babylon Center at Tilburg University (The Netherlands).

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

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Anastasia Piliavsky, University of Cambridge.

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

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Cristina Grasseni, Professor of Anthropology and Head of Department, Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University.

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

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Time and place: June 6, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Mandana Limbert, Associate Professor at Department of Anthropology, Queens College, CUNY, New York.

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

Time and place: May 23, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Heather Anne Paxson, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Anthropology, MIT Anthropology Faculty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

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

Time and place: May 2, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Kari Telle, Senior Researcher in the Centre on Law and Social Transformation, Chr. Michelsen Institute in Bergen.

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

Time and place: Apr. 17, 2018 7:00 PM - Apr. 18, 2018 2:15 PM, House of Literature and Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Paul Gilroy is one of the world's leading postcolonial intellectuals. Since the 1980s, he has offered incisive critique of both race-thinking and racism, and has broken ground in our thinking about difference.

We are pleased to announce the following two events featuring Paul Gilroy, Professor of American and English Literature, Kings College London.

The events are free of charge, no registration required.

Time and place: Apr. 11, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Jenny White, Professor at  Institute for Turkish Studies, Stockholm University.

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

Time and place: Apr. 4, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Bodil Selmer, Associate Professor at Department of Anthropology, School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University.

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

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Carolyn M. Rouse, Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology and the Director of the Program in African Studies at Princeton University, New Jersey, USA.

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

Time and place: Feb. 21, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Anne Meneley, Professor at Department of Anthropology, Trent University, Canada.

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

Time and place: Jan. 31, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Andreas Bandak, Assistant Professor in the Department of Cross-cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen.

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

Time and place: Jan. 17, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Webb Keane, George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan.

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

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Dr Salma Siddique, Programme Director of Counselling and Psychotherapy, School of Education, University of Aberdeen.

The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Daniel Miller, Professor of Anthropology at University College London.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Atttention: The Faculty of Social Sciences has invited Professor Miller for the Autumn 2017 Eilert Sundt lecture on 21 November. 

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Matthew C. Gutmann, Director of Brown International Advanced Research Institutes, Brown University, US.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Adam Douglas Evelyn Reed, Head of Department-Social Anthropology, University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.

Time and place: Oct. 11, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Welcome to a departmental seminar featuring Lotta Björklund Larsen, Research fellow at the Department for technology and social change, Linköping University.

After the seminar, coffee and snacks are served in our lunch room. The event is open to all, no registration required.