Nettsider med emneord «IKOS» - Side 2

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Publisert 15. sep. 2020 15:15

AD 536 and 540 are important years in European history, and marks the advent of a series of documented environmental changes that affected societies throughout Europe in various ways. Sudden and severe climate deterioration led to vast crop failure and was followed by plague in the following decades and centuries (up to ca. AD 750?). How did this affect Scandinavian societies? Frode Iversen, professor at the Department of Archaeology at Museum of Cultural History, UiO, is here to tell us!

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Publisert 7. des. 2020 12:40

Frits Thaulow (1847-1906) was in his own time often referred to as the painter of "the Stream, the Snow and the Night." To this one can add "Smoke". In many of his most captivating landscapes, Thaulow captured signs of modern industry such as smoke from factory chimneys, and steam from trains. Øystein Sjåstad, associate professor in art history at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas offers his perspectives on the beautification of pollution.

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Publisert 7. des. 2020 13:01

Why does the recent turn to matter in critical theory so often invoke fiction to explain its ideas? In this lunch talk, Tobias Skiveren, assistant professor at Aarhus University (DK), will discuss this question based his recent publication in Theory, Culture & Society.

Protesters from Exctinction Rebellion holding a banner outside the Norwegian parliament
Publisert 21. aug. 2019 15:22

The science is clear: It is understood that we are facing an unprecedented global emergency. We must act now. But how? We have invited Inger Østenstad from Extinction Rebellion to talk about radical honesty and tactics in climate activism.

fin whale skeleton, display, temple,
Publisert 4. feb. 2020 19:50

How can the environmental humanities engage more critically with topics of religion? Associate professor in Japan Studies and project leader Aike Rots presents Whales of Power and the research project's main objectives.

Studentparlamentet, Villa Eika, building, exterior, pride flag
Publisert 20. des. 2019 19:16

How can the University of Oslo become a greener university? Christen Andreas Wroldsen, president of UiO's Student Parliament, will talk about the need to build a more sustainable UiO.

 
Dust, Storm, Neighborhood, Street, Houses
Publisert 27. jan. 2020 09:45

CANCELLED.  We hope to bring Libby Robin back at another time in the future.

How does soil intersect with global justice, conservation ideals and changing environmental sensibilities? Environmental historian and museum curator Libby Robin talks about soil in local and global perspectives, in light of the current Australian summer. 

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Publisert 25. feb. 2020 16:11

This workshop brings together scholars, students and administrative staff at the University of Oslo to envision ways of transforming university education in the age of the Anthropocene.

Vultures, Mountain, Rocks, Sky
Publisert 7. mai 2020 13:27

LiVE is a research project providing a historically informed comparative ethnography of contemporary vulture conservation in changing European landscapes. The project has been granted funding from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions Individual Fellowships.

barn, demolition, farm, building, garden, grass, trees, flowers
Publisert 24. apr. 2020 11:32

What insights can artistic approaches provide on agricultural issues? Artists Geir Tore Holm and Søssa Jørgensen talks on connecting farming, life and growth to contemporary art, with Øvre Ringstad Farm in eastern Norway as an example. 

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Publisert 22. jan. 2021 15:20

Morris' project Communing with Others: Multispecies Entanglements in Mexican Ecovillages focuses on the emergent ecovillage movement in Mexico, exploring how people imagine, construct, and inhabit intentional, ecologically-oriented communities.

Road, Gravel, Rocky Landscape
Publisert 16. jan. 2020 15:23

How does the construction and development of land based wind power affect nature and people's relationship to the outdoors? Vidar Lindefjeld, legal advisor and co-founder of La Naturen Leve, talks about the impact of interventions in nature caused by wind power structures.

A tall man holding av small kid walkning in the sunrise towards som wind mills.
Publisert 5. feb. 2020 11:28

What role does energy play in fighting climate change and achieving more sustainable societies? Vebjørn Bakken, theoretical chemist and director of UiO:Energy, presents the work of UiO:Energy, its interdisciplinary approach, and why there is a need for such an initiative.

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Publisert 12. jan. 2021 15:23

There has been proposed to establish a national park in Østmarka south of Oslo. It will eventually be the first one in a lowland coniferous forest in Norway. In this talk, professor Leif Ryvarden, professor in mycology at the University of Oslo, will give us his perspectives on the many national parks around Norway.

Publisert 29. apr. 2019 09:56

The Climate House is a brand new initiative at the Natural History Museum in Oslo. We invite project leader Torkjell Leira to talk about the challenges and possibilities of staging climate in a museum.

book cover "our entangled futures"
Publisert 15. okt. 2019 16:27

Is it time to tell a new story about climate change? Karen O'Brien talks on the potential of stories to empower social change.

Iceberg floating in the sea
Publisert 18. sep. 2019 14:57

Can we extract water from Antarctic icebergs? Dr Julia Jabour from the University of Tasmania talks on efforts to design a legal regime to regulate iceberg harvesting.

distracted girl on bike using smartphone
Publisert 1. aug. 2019 13:27

Is the information technology industry emerging as an increasing threat to the environment? We have invited Trine Syvertsen, professor of media and communication at UiO, to talk about reactions to toxic media, digital detox, and the 'slow media' movement.

Mountain, Road, Skyline, Houses, Sunrise
Publisert 5. feb. 2020 16:24

How to get beyond a neoclassical theory of economic growth? Economist Marie Storli, leader of Rethinking Economics Norway will speak about ways of rethinking and democratizing standard economic theories on which climate-economy models are based.

 
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Publisert 12. okt. 2020 08:48

In this lecture, Erich Hörl, University of Leuphana, Lüneburg, discusses Bernard Stiegler's reflections on the time of suspension or "being-in-disruption" that define life in the Entropocene, understood as an un-time without world or epoch. 

This event is co-organised with The Seminar of Aesthetics.

Dead fish on a beach
Publisert 5. mai 2019 13:59

Have we been misconcieving matter and the natural world since Descartes? Arne Johan Vetlesen talks about his new book "Cosmologies of the Anthropocene: Panpsychism, Animism, and the Limits of Posthumanism".

Dusty old LP
Publisert 29. apr. 2019 09:55

What are recordings made of, and what happens to them when they are disposed of? Kyle Devine talks on the environmental cost of music.

People, Doorway, Brickbuilding, Mask, Helmet, Sield
Publisert 17. apr. 2020 09:37

Has the Chernobyl catastrophe contributed to the fall of communism? Political Science researcher Kacper Szulecki talks on positioning the environmental anti-nuclear protests, which spilled across Poland between 1985 and 1990, in a broader context.

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Publisert 15. sep. 2020 10:24

This talk considers the intensive research and emergent policy regimes that have cohered in the last 15 years around bioacoustics, e.g. the scientific study of animal sounds. What is the significance of sound in the animal kingdom, and how can it help us track biodiversity? Max Ritts, postdoctoral researcher at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) gives us his perspectives.

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Publisert 14. jan. 2021 13:35

In 2020, OSEH continued its work to strengthen interdisciplinary research, teaching and discussions on climate change and the environment. Due to Covid-19, OSEH had to adapt to a "new normal" and postponed some of its planned activity while moving other activities to the virtual space.