Gullhaug torg 1
The Overheating project will host seminars every month that will involve invited speakers and be open to the public. Information regarding the seminars will be released on these pages.
PhD student Hugo de Carvalho Ferreira, the Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences, Europa-Universität, Viadrina
Professor of Anthropology and Social Theory, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne
Drawing upon Lévi-Strauss’s notion that food is good to think with, we seek to use the study of food to explore issues of contemporary life, transformation, and Overheating.
Meet two of the world’s leading scholars on the relation between biological and cultural evolution - David Sloan Wilson, SUNY Binghamton and Terrence W. Deacon, UC Berkeley. Subsequent panel discussion with Kalle Moene, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Henrik Sinding-Larsen and the audience.
In this workshop, we will explore the interfaces of climate change and capitalism, and discuss how climate change and environmental crisis intersect with difference, inequality and claims for justice.
Doctoral student at Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Cultural Anthropology and lecturer at Department of Engineering Sciences, Industrial Engineering & Management at Uppsala University, Sweden.
Oscar Hemer is Professor of Journalistic and Literary Creation at Malmö University. He holds a Dr. Philos. degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Oslo (2011).
Home ownership and debt culture: the tragedy of the future that will never come
Sílvia Gómez Mestres
Associate professor, Department of Social Anthropology, Autonomous University of Barcelona
Master student, Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Arts and Ideas, University of Oslo
This workshop asks how different kinds of mining encounters (seen as fields of negotiation involving various actors and stakeholders) bring about forms of accelerated change. The emphasis is on change that involves the environment, the economy, politics and/or social identity.
Postdocoral fellow, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen
Professor Terrence W. Deacon
Anthropology and Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley
Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Art / University of Ljubljana
Director of the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) and Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Senior Researcher in Financial Security, PRIO
Kristian van Haesendonck
Centre for Comparative Studies, University of Lisbon
Research fellow, University of Cologne's Global South Studies Center and a research associate of the University of Pretoria’s Human Economy Programme
Director, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology/
Senior Researcher, Overheating project
Mobility, family life and the European citizenship: marriages between legally precarious African migrants and peripheral Europeans in the Netherlands
Ecology, Flexibility and Learning in Local and Global Civilization
Welcome to the Overheating seminar with Professor Ronald Stade (Malmö university) who will speak about the politics of human waste in Accra, Ghana in the context of exclusion, inclusion and the globalisation of neoliberalism.
Highly recommended -- all are welcome!
Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen
Director, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology/Senior Researcher, Overheating
Astrid Oberborbeck Andersen
PhD-fellow at the Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen; affiliated to the anthropological research projects “From Ice to Stone” and “Waterworlds”