Research events

Upcoming 5 days

today Oct.
Time and place: Oct. 22, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Sentralen

What is the historical relationship between musicology and nationalism, and what should we do about it?

23 Oct.
Time and place: Oct. 23, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Gm 652, University of Oslo
Time and place: Oct. 23, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Seminar room 3, Sophus Bugge’s bld

Peter the Great is one of the most worldwide known names associated with Russia. He is famous as a great reformer who modernized Russia, made her part of Europe and a great power.

24 Oct.
Time: Oct. 24, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Mapping types of foci in questions

25 Oct.
Time and place: Oct. 25, 2018 6:00 PM, The Norwegian Institute in Rome

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday 25th October at 18:00! 

Professor Rubina Raja, Aarhus University, presents the Palmyrene funerary reliefs for the 2018 L'Orange lecture.

26 Oct.
Time and place: Oct. 26, 2018 9:15 AM - 11:30 AM, P.A. Munchs hus, meeting room 252

Alexander Lykke is a Research Fellow at Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies. Welcome to the Midway Evaluation of his project "Tense morphology: Stability, variation and change in American Norwegian". The external reader for the Midway Evaluation is Erik Magnusson Petzell, University of Gothenburg.

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Scene HumSam, 1. etg. i HumSam-biblioteket

Much has been written about democracy (or the lack of it), political Islam and violence in the Middle East after the ‘Arab Spring’. But how do these aspects relate to the realities of everyday life in the post-revolutionary Arab world? And aren’t there many other matters that are much more important to ‘ordinary’ Arabs than these three catchwords of western media coverage?

Further upcoming events

Time and place: Oct. 29, 2018 1:15 PM - 3:00 PM, Salen, ZEB

Join us for a research seminar featuring Aaron Allen (University of North Carolina at Greensboro), who will discuss the role of music in the environmental humanities. 

Time and place: Oct. 30, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, GM 652, University of Oslo
Time and place: Oct. 31, 2018 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 17 October

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 17 October. Please send your texts to Tina Skouen, who will circulate them among the participants:

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status and/or who has signed up for what. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators - please volunteer!

Time and place: Oct. 31, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus

In this lecture, Spyros Papapetros (Princeton) will discuss how a ritual practice such as magic can inform the history as well as present-day techniques of art and architecture.

Time and place: Nov. 1, 2018 9:30 AM - Nov. 2, 2018 5:00 PM, Domus Academica: Juridisk eksamenssal

The relationship of the subject to the environment is a vital, recurring trope in aesthetic and ecological philosophies.