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 Autumn 2019: Associate Professor Theodoros Rakopoulos

Upcoming

Image may contain: hair, face, eyebrow, forehead, hairstyle.
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!

Image may contain: hair, chin, glasses, facial hair, eyewear.
Time and place: Oct. 9, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, lindern, 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!

Image may contain: hair, face, eyebrow, blond, hairstyle.
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, lindern, 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!

Image may contain: chin, forehead, white-collar worker.
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!

Image may contain: forehead, head, chin, nose, elder.
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!

Image may contain: spokesperson, news, businessperson.
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!

Previous

Image may contain: hair, face, eyebrow, chin, hairstyle.
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!

Image may contain: hair, eyebrow, forehead.
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!

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!

Time and place: Mar. 25, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Auditorium 7

Departmental Seminar Series features Paul Hockings, Professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Illinois Chicago, and also Editor-in-Chief of Visual Anthropology (Routledge).

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

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Arthur Kleinman,  Professor of Anthropology and Psychiatry at Harvard University.

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

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Ruth Prince, Associate Professor in Medical Anthropology, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo.

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

Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Christopher Wright, Senior lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

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

Time and place: Feb. 6, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Petra Rethmann, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, McMaster University (Canada).

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

Time and place: Jan. 16, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Brenda Chalfin, Director of the Center for African Studies at the University of Florida.

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

Time and place: Dec. 5, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 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!

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Anastasia Piliavsky, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology and Politics, King's College London.

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

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 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: Oct. 24, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Valeria Siniscalchi, President of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (2017-19) and Full Professor at the EHESS and member of the Research Centre Norbert Elias, Marseille.

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

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 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. 10, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 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!