Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

Time and place: Sep. 21, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Niels Treschows hus, 12th floor

IAKH's Contemporary History Group is pleased to welcome distinguished scholar of international law Lawrence Douglas to give a guest lecture at the University of Oslo.

Professor Ofelia García
Time and place: Sep. 26, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Helga Engs hus, Auditorium 1

How can we provide opportunities for and support bilinguals in education, and how does our view on language impact the education of all students? Professor of Bilingual Education, Ofelia García, will give the 2017 Einar Haugen Lecture on this topic, and introduces the notion of translingual pedagogy.

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM, P. A. Munchs building, Sem.room 10

By Chika Watanabe, University of Manchester, Social Anthropology. Open for all.

Time and place: Oct. 11, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, seminarrom 6

Open lecture by professor Richard Sandell, University of Leicester.

Time and place: Oct. 12, 2017 10:15 AM - 6:30 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminarrom 10
Time and place: Oct. 13, 2017 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, room 113

One of the fields in which narratological analysis is still considered problematic is that of ancient and Byzantine historiography.

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Café Snorre. Niels Treschows Hus, 4th Floor, Room 408.

How conservation science contributes to the safeguard of norwegian cultural heritage. By Francesco Caruso. Open for all.

Time and place: Nov. 21, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Café Snorre. Niels Treschows Hus, 4th Floor, Room 408.

Results from the Project ‘After the Black Death: Painting & Polychrome Sculpture in Norway’. Noëlle Lynn Wenger Streeton and Tine Frøysaker. Open for all.

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.

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

David Gilmartin

The Indus River Basin as Sovereign Space: Nature and the Partition of India

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 18, 2017 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Salen, ZEB

The first Research Seminar of the semester will feature the launch of the new international anthology,The Routledge Research Companion to Popular Music and Gender (New York. Routledge, 2017),  edited by Stan Hawkins and published this year.

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2017 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, ZEB-bygningen

A Study Day co-hosted by IASPM Norden & Nordic Sounds 

All are invited to the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM Norden) Study Day at the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo on September 14 2017.

The theme of the day is the study of popular music in the Nordic countries. Professor Stan Hawkins will introduce the event, which is co- hosted by our department’s Nordic Sounds: Critical Music Research Group.

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, 103, ZEB Building

The next Nordic Sounds meeting features visiting guests Professor Fabian Holt (Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin) & Professor Tina K. Ramnarine (Royal Holloway University of London), who discuss their chapters in The Oxford Handbook of Popular Music in the Nordic Countries (forthcoming).  

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, room 452, Georg Morgenstiernes building

By Han Lamers (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and KU Leuven). Open for all.

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2017 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Seminar room 2, ZEB

Dr Luis-Manuel Garcia (University of Birmingham) and Dr Maria Witek (Aarhus University) will be guest presenters at Dance Music, Diverse Perspectives.

Time and place: Sep. 7, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Kunstnernes Hus

For the 2017 FORART lecture, Darby English (University of Chicago) will present topics related to 1971: A Year in the Life of Color (2016). In this highly original book, English discusses how black American artists in the early 70's experimented with modernist art and color theory in order to articulate cultural interaction and instability and gain freedom from overt racial representation.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Cinemateket, Oslo

In this lecture, Robert Pippin (University of Chicago) will discuss the philosophical implications of unknowingness in Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958), and its relevance for understanding late modern societies. The lecture is followed by a screening of Vertigo.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2017 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud 2, Sophus Bugges Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, author and cultural historian Marina Warner (Birkbeck College) will discuss the medieval concept of sanctuary and how words helped define the character of a place and, with it, the rights of fugitives and other dislocated individuals.

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

Mari Salberg had to cancel her talk. Tor Egil Førland will give an introduction to his newest book: Values, Objectivity, and Explanation in Historiography (Routledge, 2017). Open for all.

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Café Snorr. Niels Treschows Hus, 4th Floor, Room 408.

Jonas Fossli Gjersø. Open for all.

 

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 10:40 AM - 12:00 PM, Arne Næss Auditorium, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

Prasenjit Duara is a new honorary doctor at the University of Oslo and will hold a lecture entitled Sustainability and the Crisis of Transcendence: The Long View from Asia. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome! 

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Arne Næss' Auditorium, Georg Morgenstierne hus

Ellen Bialystok is a new honorary doctor at the University of Oslo and will hold a lecture entitled Lifelong Bilingualism: Reshaping Mind and Brain. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome! 

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, P. A. Munchs building, Sem.room 12

By Julie Yu-Wen Chen (University of Helsinki). Open for all. NB: new time and place!

Time and place: Aug. 29, 2017 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM, P.A. Munchs building, Seminarroom 13

By Jessica Zu (Princeton University). Open for all.