Webpages tagged with «IKOS» - Page 3

Beijing University statue of a taijiquan practitioner wearing a face mask
Published Nov. 4, 2019 11:11 AM

How do people’s experiences and fears of air pollution transform into new visions of sustainability and creative forms of action? We have invited Mette Halskov Hansen to talk about the Airborne project, exploring the human dimensions of air pollution in China.

Snail with house on a green leaf.
Published Feb. 19, 2020 5:08 PM

What happens when actors with different interests claims access to the same natural and cultural site? OSEH professor II Thom van Dooren explores some of the complexities of conservation in the context of deep histories and ongoing realities of colonization and militarization.

 
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Published Oct. 14, 2019 10:28 AM

Elisabeth Ulrika Sjødahl from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design talks about Beautiful Landscapes and Heavy Pollution.

Published Sep. 11, 2020 8:50 PM

How come Western countries consume more meat than ever despite of its negative impacts? Agronomist, ethnologist and cultural historian, Dr Karen Lykke Syse, talks about how meat consumption in Norway is being justified by history and culture.

OSEH Logo on a diagonally offset background of waves
Published Mar. 15, 2019 4:23 PM

Director Ursula Münster presents plans and visions for the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities in 2019 and beyond.

Artwork: Gold coated maple tree seeds on a smooth surface
Published May 5, 2019 1:57 PM

How to create a multispecies city where nonhuman species feel at home? How to cultivate urban ecological alternatives from ruins? This week, we have invited artist, urban interventionist and beekeper Marius Presterud to share his experiences working with the Oslo Apiary & Aviary.

Poster saying "Climate change is worse than homework"
Published May 21, 2019 11:45 AM

How to change educational institutions in times of climate crisis and species extinction? How to "green" schools and universities to build a livable future?  This week, we have invited Sidsel Roalkvam, Director of the Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM) at UiO to talk about sustainability in education.

Illustration of whale from 19th century book
Published May 21, 2019 10:57 AM

Kristin Asdal from UiO's Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture (TIK) talks on the whaling controversy in the late 19th century.

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Published Sep. 4, 2020 1:34 PM

An introduction to the system for waste management, including a local example of resources in a closed loop; your food waste.

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Published Oct. 5, 2020 2:16 PM

This week, the curator, producer and artist James Finucane introduces the long and honourable tradition of subvertising ('subverting advertising'). We will learn about the background behind this 'protest art' movement, it's various forms and functions, and, perhaps most importantly, the tools and know-how to do it yourself.

 
A close-up of a bee caught in a spider's webb
Published May 14, 2021 1:53 PM

What kind of careful attention to the meaningful lives of other species does film making engender? What sort of perspectives may it open up and/or foreclose? In this talk, filmmaker Asgeir Helgestad and historian of science Ageliki Lefkaditou, draw on three of their documentary projects on climate change and biodiversity loss to discuss how filming may convey the complex relationships that such processes provoke and threaten.

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Published Jan. 12, 2021 3:23 PM

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.

Published Apr. 29, 2019 9:56 AM

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"
Published Oct. 15, 2019 4:27 PM

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

Published Mar. 22, 2019 12:59 PM

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.

sun, sky, wood, car store
Published Jan. 15, 2020 11:02 AM

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.
Published May 14, 2021 1:53 PM

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.
Published Apr. 7, 2020 12:28 PM

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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Published Oct. 7, 2020 12:45 PM

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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Published Oct. 10, 2019 1:34 PM

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.
Published Mar. 23, 2022 12:07 PM

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.

A white warehouse or factory building stands tall against the blue backdrop of a clear sky
Published Feb. 28, 2022 7:51 PM

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
Published June 4, 2019 3:31 PM

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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Published Mar. 15, 2019 4:23 PM

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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Published Nov. 6, 2019 3:58 PM

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?