Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

Time and place: Jan. 19, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus

In this lecture, Michael Marder, Ikerbasque Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of the Basque Country, will discuss the art and aesthetics of plant life. The lecture is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: Jan. 22, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Salen, ZEB

Welcome to the first Research Seminar this year where we will have our most recent PhD candidates present their projects. 

Time and place: Jan. 26, 2018 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminar room 6

An international workshop on Buddhism in Japanese history, organised by the Oslo Buddhist Studies Forum and the Tohoku University Global Japanese Studies Initiative.

Some of the leading scholars in the field present their new research.

Time and place: Feb. 2, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud 5, Eilert Sundt's Hus

In this lecture, Aron Vinegar, professor at the Dept. of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, will explore the question of "holding forth" that emerged in Roland Barthes' late lecture courses at the Collège de France (1977-80)

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Kverneland

This day of debate is about the personal stories that seldom get told: what it means to be involuntarily childless in a society that tends to revolve around children and what happens when becoming a parent is not what one had expected.

This event aims to contribute new voices, arguments and angles of approach to the Norwegian public debate on fertility, family and parenthood.

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, P.A.Munch Seminarrom 5

By Bo Ærenlund Sørensen. The seminar is open for all.

Ingrid Lossius Falkum
Time and place: Feb. 22, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, P. A. Munch’s house, seminar room 10

In this installment of the linguistic departmental seminar, the guest of honor is Ingrid L. Falkum. The topic of the talk is language acquisition in the area of semantics and pragmatics, and it is discussed by means of experimental method: Eye-tracking and picture selection.

New date: February 22nd.

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A wall with star shaped carvings in gold and blue.
Time and place: Jan. 17, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, P.A.Munchs hus, room 425

Seminar presentation by Dr Melissa Forstrom from the Purchase College - State University of New York. Coffee and tea will be served. This event is open for all.

Time and place: Jan. 15, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 9 PAM

The Morgenstierne Lecture

by Ute Hüsken

Time and place: Jan. 8, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, P. A. Munch’s house, seminar room 10

Prof. Andrew Nevins from UCL is a linguist who has worked on a wide range of topics, but primarily focused on phonology and morphology. He is coming to UiO to give a talk on sign language phonology, more specifically related to his field work on the quite recently evolved home sign of the Maxakalí community in Brazil.   

 

The talk is open for all!

Erosion and a sea stack at Orkney.
Time and place: Dec. 8, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, P.A. Munchs house, room 425

Due to a storm around Orkney, Richard Irvine will not be able to come to Oslo and give this lecture.

Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152, Georg Morgenstjernes Hus

In this lecture, Kristin Gjesdal, Associate Professor at Temple University and Professor II at IFIKK, will discuss the changing reception of Shakespeare's work in 18th and 19th Century philosophy. The lecture is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Associate Professor Kristin Gjesdal
Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Kristin Gjesdal, Associate Professor at Temple University and Professor II at IFIKK, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception

Map of Tiantaishan.
Time and place: Dec. 6, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, P. A. Munchs house, seminar room 14

The defeat of Māra and attainment of awakening through meditation is the pivotal moment in Śākyamuni Buddha’s life and arguably the beginning of Buddhism. Open guest lecture with Guttorm Norberg Gundersen.

Åpen bok.
Time and place: Dec. 5, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Café Snorre. Niels Treschows Hus, 4th Floor, Room 408.

Veronique Puillard and Eirinn Larsen. Open for all.

Microphone.
Time and place: Dec. 5, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, GM 113

Open seminar with master candidate Guiliano Sidro. All students, staff members and other guests are welcome.

Fighter jet.
Time and place: Dec. 4, 2017 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM, Niels Treschows hus, Lecture room on the 12th floor

A public lecture with Andrew Preston from the University of Cambridge. This event is open for all.

Time and place: Dec. 1, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, PA Munchs hus seminarrom 3

Morgenstierne Lecture by Sahana Udupa

Khenpo Sodargye
Time and place: Nov. 30, 2017 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Sophus Bugges Hus, Auditorium 1

This event is open for all.

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, P.A.Munchs hus seminarrom 11

The Morgenstierne Lecture

by David Gilmartin

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, P. A. Munchs building, Sem.room 12

By Anna Lora-Wainwright. Open for all.

Snowscooter in museum.
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:30 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, room 489

We welcome Associate Professor Sanna Valkonen from the University of Lapland and curator and PhD candidate Áile Aikio from SIIDA Museum and the University of Lapland.

This event is open for all.

Kate Cooper
Time and place: Nov. 24, 2017 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM, Seminar room 1, Sophus Bugge's house

Story-tellers have always known that damsels in distress make for fascinated listeners. 

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM, Auditorim 207, IMK

Topic: How do different screens afford and limit ways of story-telling within the context of the discipline of media aesthetics?

Time and place: Nov. 23, 2017 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM, Auditorim 207, IMK

Topic: How do different screens afford and limit ways of story-telling within the context of the discipline of media aesthetics?