Events

On this site you will find information on upcoming events held by the Gulf Research Unit, as well as previous seminars and conferences. 

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Time and place: Nov. 15, 2013 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Jon Nordenson, University of Oslo

Time and place: Sep. 27, 2013 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Dr. Dag Tuastad, University of Oslo

Time and place: Sep. 11, 2013 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandssalen

This international conference gathers renowned international scholars on Saudi Arabia from a range of academic disciplines in order to provide a broad analysis of how Saudi Arabia is responding to challenges rising before the Kingdom in the wake of the Arab Uprisings.

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2013 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Tora Systad Tyssen, University of Oslo

Time and place: Aug. 30, 2013 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Dr. Samia Mehrez, American University in Cairo

Time and place: Aug. 23, 2013 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Noah Salomon, Assistant Professor of Religion at Carleton College, Minnesota.

His research has explored the intersection of Islamic political formations and religious discourse (praise poetry, conversion narratives, and debates on Islamic knowledge) among Sufi and Salafi Muslims in contemporary Sudan.  He is currently working on a book manuscript that attempts an ethnography of the Islamic state in Sudan from 1989 to the present as well as a new project on secularism and the construction of a new Muslim minority in the nascent state of South Sudan.

Time and place: Aug. 16, 2013 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Tilde Rosmer, University of Oslo

Time and place: May 2, 2013 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM, George Sverdrups hus Auditorium 2

How the Arab revolutions are shaping the new Middle East.

 

Time and place: Apr. 12, 2013 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

Et seminar med førsteamanuensis Abdel Magid al-Araki, HiOA

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2013 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Prof. Lutz E. Edzard, University of Oslo.

Time and place: Mar. 1, 2013 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Dr. Amr el-Shora with comments by Kristian Takvam Kindt

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2013 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 4

Professor i historie ved Universitetet i Oslo Hilde Henriksen Waage presenterer sin nye bok Konflikt og stormaktspolitikk i Midtøsten.

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2012 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Prof. Bjørn Olav Utvik, University of Oslo

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2012 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Dr. Mohammad Ali Saqqaf ( South Yemeni human rights activist)

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2012 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Niels Treschows hus 1224 (11.floor/12.etg)

A seminar with Associate Professor Arzoo Osanloo (University of Washington)

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2012 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Kåre Annaniassen

The seminar will be addressing challenges of the central Yemeni government in obtaining, holding and administer its power amidtst informal actors competing with formal state authority.

 

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2012 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Frida Nome and Kai Kverme

 

Time and place: Nov. 18, 2011 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Seminar room 14, PAM

The Center for Islamic and Middle East Studies, in cooperation with the research projects The New Middle East and The Gulf Research Unit, has the pleasure of inviting you to the seminar "Tunisia: revolution, elections and prospects", featuring Marit Tjomsland, University of Bergen.

Time and place: Sep. 30, 2011 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Room 454 PAM

A seminar with Pinar Tank (Prio). Turkey has become the main regional powerbroker in the Middle East, and a new, proactive foreign policy is in the making. How is Turkey confronting the challenges represented by the unfolding upheavals in the region?

 

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2011 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, PAM 489

The Gulf Research Unit has the pleasure to invite you to the next miniseminar in our series entitled “The GRU-Seminar”. This time, Yadullah Shahibzadeh will speak on the subject of Iranian local politics.

Time: Sep. 15, 2009 - May 31, 2011