Nettsider med emneord «IKOS» - Side 3

Publisert 22. mars 2019 12:59

How Green is Oslo? Do windmills cause large-scale environmental destruction? Where have all the insects gone? Join our discussions on environmental topics across disciplines and beyond academia.

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Publisert 15. jan. 2020 11:02

How to address the double bind between growth and sustainability? In this talk, anthropologist Thomas Hylland Eriksen engages with the climate crisis in Queensland, Australia. He asks how different knowledge regimes identify and interpret facts differently, and how this creates conflicting depictions of the world and solutions to humanity's problems.

A brightly coloured orange and red crab sits ashore.
Publisert 14. mai 2021 13:53

How may we grasp meaning beyond the boundaries of biological species? In this talk philosopher Dominique Lestel, will explore ‘zoo-futurism’ as setting up the basis of an ego-ecology – to incarnate and to feel biodiversity not from the point of view of the first person, but from the point of view of a first person; to feel its richness and importance from a personal point of view.

Women outdoor wearing masks. Photo.
Publisert 7. apr. 2020 12:28

How does a pandemic reveal inherent socioeconomic and ecological inequalities in an already vulnerable and polarised society? Anwesha Dutta, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, presents notions on the social and political effects of COVID-19 and the lockdown in India.

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Publisert 7. okt. 2020 12:45

How does the environment and lifestyle impact our genes, both today and in the future? This week, professor in Public Health Gunnar Tellnes will introduce the concepts of "Green Care" and "Nature-Culture-Health" (NaCuHeal). Drawing on recent epigenetic research that indicates that our genes may be 'turned on and off' as consequence of the way we live, he will present his work and vision at NaKuHel Center in Asker, Norway. 

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Publisert 10. okt. 2019 13:34

The Oslo School of Environmental Humanities (OSEH) celebrates its official opening on 1 November 2019 at SALT, a nomadic art space located at Oslo’s harbor.

The left side of the picture is a portrait of Jamie Lorimer, the right side picture is of a brown cow standing in a field of tall grass.
Publisert 23. mars 2022 12:07

A turn is underway in the probiotic approaches. Recalibrating modern antibiotic approaches and heading off their unintended consequences, the probiotic uses life to manage life, connecting the microbial with the planetary. This keynote lecture given by Jamie Lorimer gives critical insight into these interventions and their implications, and is part of OSEH's environmental humanities festival on the 10th of June.

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Publisert 28. feb. 2022 19:51

In this talk, sustainability and tourism researcher Per Strömberg discusses the practices of ‘adaptive reuse’ of buildings as part of a cultural economy. He considers ‘reuse value’ is a cultural capital which is used as a rhetorical device in the discourse of sustainability and circular economy, but also, something that can be converted into economic capital in urban redevelopment.

Airplane taking off in California, US
Publisert 4. juni 2019 15:31

Do scholars fly too much? We have invited Kjerstin Aukrust to talk about academic flightshaming and the 2019 petition to reduce CO2 emissions from UiO flights by 50 percent.

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Publisert 15. mars 2019 16:23

Kjersti Kanestrøm Lie, project officer for the Oslo European Green Capital, joins us for a conversation on the 2019 Oslo European Green Capital Initiative.

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Publisert 6. nov. 2019 15:58

Can we integrate art and academic practice to find new ways of representing other-than-human species? How do we engage in storytelling that adequately describes our kinship with the more-than human world?

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Publisert 15. sep. 2020 10:46

Sustainable food is on the agenda of the UN, nations, corporations and an increasing number of consumers. Yet, does sustainability include animal welfare? This week, Live Kleveland, lawyer and co-founder of the Norwegian Animal Protection Alliance will ask how modern food production can become more animal friendly.

The hot air balloon known as the Skywhale.
Publisert 7. okt. 2020 21:30

In this talk, anthropologist Eben Kirksey, Associate Professor at Deakin University, Melbourne, visits the frontiers of genetics, medicine, and technology to ask: Whose values are guiding gene editing experiments? And what does this new era of scientific inquiry mean for the future of the human species?

An old fashioned, red and rusty plough stands in tall grass
Publisert 9. mars 2021 09:32

How might attention to worlds of meaning extend beyond the human, and how may this matter for conservation?  In this lecture, Marianne Lien, Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo, explores how worlds, such as specific landscapes, are sustained through reciprocal and ongoing practices and affordances.

A white horse stands on the beach.
Publisert 17. feb. 2022 15:13

In this talk, philosopher and veterinarian Kerstin Weich introduces how veterinary humanities contribute to current discussions on environmentality in biomedicine. Starring: Japanese fungus, veterinarians, tapeworms, horses and dung-feeding beetles in ecological turf wars.

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Publisert 9. juni 2020 23:04

Oslo School of Environmental Humanities welcomes Tirza Meyer as a Visiting Scholar! Meyer joined OSEH in May 2020 and will stay until the end of this year. Her project Humanoid Oceans or an Ocean of Humanoids? examines the rise of autonomous underwater vehicles and explores the ambiguities that they bring with them.

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Publisert 7. des. 2020 12:59

How do different universities engage with the question of what "environmental humanities" should entail? Five fellows in environmental humanities at Ca' Foscari University in Venice offer their perspectives on their methods and topics.

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Publisert 3. mai 2021 10:46

The tropical rainforest is the most diverse terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. It is both a symbol of the exuberance of life and has spiritual meaning for indigenous peoples and forest dwellers. Simon Rye shares his perspectives on religions' and indigenous people's efforts to end the destruction of tropical rainforests.

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Publisert 18. mars 2019 11:23

How do we link carbon and climate feedbacks to social feedbacks and environmental humanities? Dag O. Hessen talks on Biogeochemistry in the Anthropocene.

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Publisert 31. aug. 2020 16:39

How has human interference affected plant diversity in the past? Karoline Kjesrud, Associate Professor at the Museum of Cultural History, presents an overview of the ongoing interdisciplinary project "Nordic People and Plants" and results that are estimated to influence plant practices in Scandinavian societies.

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Publisert 4. des. 2020 10:56

Can monstrous plants help human beings imagine and transform themselves into more sustainable creatures? In this talk, Dr. Astrid Møller-Olsen analyses fictional plant-human hybrids that question the nature-culture dichotomy and explore alternative paths to understanding the planet as a cross-species environment.

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Publisert 5. mars 2021 12:07

A large portion of consumers emissions stems from the use of products and services which environmental impact is often determined in the early design stages. Design thus has a massive impact on emissions, how can release the transformative potential that lies in design? Jannicke Hølen and Knut Bang propose the following: If environmentalism's success was in spotlighting sustainability problems to the world, the success of design will be in helping deliver solutions.

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Publisert 7. jan. 2021 14:43

In this talk, professor Kyrre Kverndokk will present some of the main results from the research project: “The Future is now: Temporality and exemplarity in climate change discourses”.

A black and white bird is singing next to a postbox.
Publisert 17. des. 2020 12:40

What messages are coded through the nonhuman voice? How do animals witness, record, and replay the sounds of anthropogenic incursion? How might their calls pluralize human narratives of extinction and biodiversity loss? This talk will consider bird mimicry as an agential and unsettling sonic facsimile, sent live and direct from The Field. Mark Peter Wright, postdoctoral researcher at CRiSAP, University of the Arts, London, shares his research. 

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Publisert 4. mai 2020 11:21

How can architecture form new human-nonhuman relations, cohabitation, ecosystem thinking and doing? Anthropologists Tinna Grétarsdóttir and Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson talk on the socio-material entanglements and multispecies relations of the Icelandic turf house.