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Green plants in glass vials
Time and place: May 18, 2021 9:00 AM12:15 PM, Oslo - Fudan

Climate, health and the imagination of human futures.

Magdalena Solarek-Gliniewicz
Time and place: May 12, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Magdalena Solarek-Gliniewicz (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss her PhD research on communication between Polish physicians and their patients in Norway

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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.

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 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?     

Miriam Weidl
Time and place: May 5, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Miriam Weidl (Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Helsinki) will discuss versatile and mutable multilingualisms in Senegal

Time and place: May 4, 2021 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Zoom

How can researchers working with children and digital media ensure research integrity? CO:Re Ethics Webinar is open for researchers, students, PhD fellows and others interested in learning about challenges and solutions for this growing field of research.

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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.

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Time and place: Apr. 28, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Rafael Lomeu Gomes (Postdoctoral Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss the role of affect in parent-child multilingual interactions in the home.

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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.

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).

Eple oppå bokstabel. Foto.
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”.

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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.”

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Time and place: Apr. 19, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

We would like to welcome you to this Research Seminar with Elodie A. Roy titled: Infra-phonography: Towards a pre-history of home-recording practices.

 

Doktorgradskandidat Jessica Pedersen Belisle Hansen
Time and place: Apr. 16, 2021 1:15 PM, Zoom

Master Jessica Pedersen Belisle Hansen at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies will defend her dissertation Video-mediated interpreting. The interactional accomplishment of interpreting in video-mediated environments for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

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Time and place: Apr. 14, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Register for webinar on Zoom.

What does the recovery of large carnivores in Norway tell us about the nature of conflict and coexistence? John Linnell, senior scientist at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, offers his perspectives.

Time: Apr. 9, 2021
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Time: Apr. 7, 2021 6:00 PM

The histories and legacies of colonial projects have become a topic of increasing debate in the field of art over the last years, disturbing the long-standing tradition for colonial negligence in the Nordic countries.

Image of a restaurant in Nansha, Guangzhou, China. Text in Chinese: The Greater bay Area walking Towards the World.
Time and place: Apr. 7, 2021 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom (sign up)

The growth of the Greater Bay Area in South China is still heavily reliant on the access to cheap labor. This seminar examines the role of labor brokers in shaping rural-urban labor migration in China.  

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Time and place: Apr. 7, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Register for webinar on Zoom.

Why does the recent turn to matter in critical theory so often invoke fiction to explain its ideas? In this lunch talk, Tobias Skiveren, assistant professor at Aarhus University (DK), will discuss this question based his recent publication in Theory, Culture & Society.

Retrieving suggestions from Google
Time and place: Apr. 7, 2021 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Zoom

Dr Sender Dovchin will give a talk on creating new identities in Mongolian popular music in the post-socialist era 

Picture of Samantha M. Litty wearing glasses
Time and place: Mar. 31, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Samantha M. Litty (Europa-Universität Flensburg / FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg) will discuss multilingualism in 19th Century German immigrant letters 

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Time: Mar. 25, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Natalia Kartushina is an Associate Professor in Psycholinguistics, who joined MultiLing in December 2020. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psycholinguistics (University of Geneva) and had previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher at BCBL (Spain) and BabyLing (Institute for Psychology, UiO). Her research interests cover first and second-language phonological/lexical acquisition and the role of environment in shaping language learning.

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Time: Mar. 24, 2021 6:00 PM

This talk explores what appears, what is lost, and what could be reimagined in the process of researching African and African-descendant people in the history of art.

Brendan Weekes smiling and wearing a red sweater
Time and place: Mar. 24, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Brendan Weekes (Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge) will discuss writing systems and multi-literacy