Upcoming 5 days

20 Oct.
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Time and place: Oct. 20, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Register for webinar on zoom.

In his talk, poet, writer and language teacher Kenneth Nsah will discuss the role of literature in climate mitigation, environmental protection, and nature conservation in the Congo Basin. He will address how literature can promote and challenge environmental policies and practices.

Time and place: Oct. 20, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HW421

Johan L. Tønnesson (Professor, ILN) will discuss plain language in Norway with reference to people with non-Norwegian linguistic backgrounds.

Please note this is a closed event for MultiLing members only.

Further upcoming events

Old books, gamle bøker
Time: Oct. 21, 2021Oct. 22, 2021

All scholars with an interest in reception studies and book history are welcome to register for the seminar. Keynote addresses by Simone Murray (Monash University, Australia) and Shafquat Towheed (Open University, UK). The event is held in Oslo and streamed via Zoom.

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Time and place: Oct. 21, 2021 12:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 1004 Hanna Ryggen, Lucy Smiths hus

What is actually “impact” and how can the humanities crack this nut which is becoming increasingly important to get external funding?

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

Nicolò Bettegazzi will discuss the use of Latin at the Mostra Augustea della Romanità (1937/38), a subject related to his ongoing PhD thesis.

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Time and place: Oct. 27, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Hybrid format - physically at Stort møterom, GS, Blindern; digitally on Zoom.

This talk by Dr. Rahul Ranjan, political anthropologist at the Oslo Metropolitan University, presents a case study of 'climatic event' in Uttarakhand, India, to demonstrate how aggressive development projects such as dams are increasing the frequency of disaster.

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

Helena is a postdoctoral researcher at Halmstad University, Sweden. With a background in computational linguistics and disability research, she has specialized in aphasia, identity and narrative agency.

Helena will give her talk in English.