Upcoming 5 days

today Apr.
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Time: Apr. 20, 2021 6:00 PM

In Norsk kunsthistorie (1927), one of the first Norwegian Art History textbooks, a “statuette of a Lapp”, i.e., of a Sámi, is praised for its realism: its “sympathetic naturalness” makes it resemble an “ethnographic illustration.”

22 Apr.
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Time and place: Apr. 22, 2021 9:00 AMApr. 23, 2021 3:00 PM, Zoom

Conference organized by the two UiO:Nordic projects “The Nordic Education Model” and “Living the Nordic Model”.

Doktorgradskandidat Liisa-Rávná Finbog
Time and place: Apr. 22, 2021 3:00 PM, Zoom

Master Liisa-Rávná Finbog at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages will defend her dissertation It speaks to you - Making Kin of People, Duodji and Stories in Sami Museums for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

23 Apr.
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Time and place: Apr. 22, 2021 9:00 AMApr. 23, 2021 3:00 PM, Zoom

Conference organized by the two UiO:Nordic projects “The Nordic Education Model” and “Living the Nordic Model”.

Further upcoming events

Image may contain: Landscape, Bank, Watercolor paint, Paint, Art.
Time and place: Apr. 28, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Register for webinar on Zoom.

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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Time: Apr. 29, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Mia Cecilie Heller is a senior advisor at Statped, section for speech and language impairments. She has a PhD in educational psychology (from University of Oslo, Department of Education) and has previously worked as a lecturer (Department of Special Needs Education, UiO) and as a school psychologist (School Psychologist Service in Oslo). Her research interests concern language development in second-language learners, developmental language disorders and interventions that can promote children’s language learning in school.

Mia Cecilie Heller's talk will be in Norwegian.

Image of a restaurant in Nansha and Baiyun Airport, Guangzhou, China.
Time and place: May 5, 2021 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom (sign up)

China both sends and hosts high numbers of international students. Is education a means to become cosmopolitan? How is China's place in the global educational landscape changing after Covid?     

Doktorgradskandidat Tom Z. Bradstreet
Time and place: May 6, 2021 3:00 PM, Zoom

Master Tom Z. Bradstreet at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages will defend his dissertation Towards a Poetics of Posthumanism: Disability, Animality, and the Biopolitics of Narrative in Contemporary Anglophone Literature for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

Image may contain: Nature, Sky, Cloud, Water resources, Natural landscape.
Time and place: May 12, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Register for webinar on Zoom.

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.