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Previous events - Page 3

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Time and place: Mar. 9, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, zoom

On March 9, Federico Aurora (University of Oslo) will speak on: "ENCODE-project. Spreading digital methods in Classics." All subscribers to the Classics Seminar list will receive a zoom link.

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Time and place: Mar. 8, 2021 10:15 AM12:00 PM, ZOOM

Open guest lecture by professor Stephen Mitchell from Harvard University. 

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Time and place: Mar. 3, 2021 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom (sign up)

China’s global economic and political power has expanded. How will China use its new position to change the world? How does the country’s rise change its self-perception?

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Time and place: Mar. 3, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Nora Dörnbrack (Doctoral Research Fellow, ILOS) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project on historical language contact and multilingual practices in nineteenth-century migrants' private ego-documents 

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Time and place: Mar. 3, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Register for webinar on Zoom.

In this talk, professor Kyrre Kverndokk will present some of the main results from the research project: “The Future is now: Temporality and exemplarity in climate change discourses”.

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Time and place: Feb. 26, 2021 3:00 PM, Zoom

Master Erling Hagen Agøy at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages will defend his dissertation Historical Climate Change in the Jiāngnán Region in the Late Míng and Early Qīng periods (1600-1700): Perceptions, Effects and Adaptation for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

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Time and place: Feb. 25, 2021 3:00 PM, Zoom

Master Emil Kraugerud at the Department of musicology will defend his dissertation Come Closer: Acousmatic Intimacy in Popular Music Sound for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

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Time and place: Feb. 25, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

Kristen Schroeder is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (IFFIK), joining the University of Oslo in December 2020. Under the supervision of Ingrid Lossius Falkum, she is developing the Norwegian Research Council project entitled, ‘Creativity and Convention in Pragmatic Development’, which assesses pragmatic language development among children with and without Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC). Kristen holds an MA and PhD in Cognitive Science and Language from the University of Barcelona.

The presentation will be given in English.

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Time and place: Feb. 25, 2021 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

In-House webinar: Associate Professor Gianina Druta will present how the combined analysis of classical theatre historiological resources and digital data helps  to clarify the context in which Ghosts was performed on the Romanian  stage in the first half of the 20th century.

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Time and place: Feb. 24, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Register for webinar on Zoom.

The green roadmap for the Norwegian Arts and Culture Sector aims to provide an overall status, set specific goals and propose measures to reduce the climate footprint in the sector. Project manager of the road map, Linnéa E. Svensson, will present the outline and discuss with you - are we there yet?

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Time and place: Feb. 23, 2021 2:15 PM7:30 PM, Zoom

Welcome to a seminar that celebrates the kick-off of the NorPol project (Second-language communication in workplace settings – the case of Polish migrants in Norway), funded by The Research Council of Norway (2020–2024).

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Time and place: Feb. 17, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Register for webinar on Zoom.

Surveillance is increasingly used to sate the public’s curiosity for a window into the ‘secret lives of wild animals’. Citizens can now track their local wildlife through trail cameras connected to their smartphone, and they can follow live data streams offering minute-by-minute close-ups of wildlife nests 24/7. In this talk, Erica von Essen, Ph. D. and researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, asks: what does this digitalization of wildlife mean for human-wildlife relations? 

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Time and place: Feb. 16, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom only

On February 16, Alexander Nikolaev (Associate Professor of Classical Studies and Linguistics at Boston University) will speak on the challenges currently facing Greek etymological research—and faced by scholars and students who seek reliable information on etymology of Ancient Greek words.

All subscribers to the klassisk-seminar list will receive a zoom link for this talk. Please subscribe or contact Boris Maslov if you wish to attend the talk.


Time and place: Feb. 15, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Zoom

Sebastian Watzl (CPS/IFIKK, UiO) presents his new ERC- and NRC-projects: "Good attention: attention norms and their significance”

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Time and place: Feb. 10, 2021 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Register for webinar on Zoom.

In this webinar, Barbara Bramanti, associate professor of Physical Anthropology at the University of Ferrara, Italy, will present some of the major outcomes of a multidisciplinary ERC-research project (“MedPlag: The medieval plagues: ecology, transmission modalities and routes of the infections”), and reconsider dynamics behind pandemics.

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Time and place: Feb. 4, 2021 6:00 PM7:00 PM, SIGN UP FOR ZOOM LINK HERE

In this talk, Shannon Mattern (New School for Social Research, New York) will map out the urban infrastructural ecologies of pandemic retreat.

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Time and place: Feb. 3, 2021 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom (sign up)

Shenzhen was declared China’s first special economic zone 40 years ago. Which path does the city take? What is its role as a development model today?

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

Join us on zoom for the first meeting of the Classics seminar in 2021. (The link will be circulated to the Classics seminar list; if you are not on the list but would like to receive an invitation please email the Classics seminar organizer.).  

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Time and place: Jan. 26, 2021 4:15 PM5:15 PM, online

Ellisiv has a BA and MA in linguistics from the University of Oslo, and finished her MA thesis in the fall semester of 2020. Since then she has been working at Biblioteksentralen as a marketing consultant, mostly focusing on our communication with Norwegian publishers.

Time and place: Jan. 22, 2021 11:00 AM12:30 PM, Zoom

Finding Cold War Women as Diplomats Hidden in Plain Sight. Open Zoom Keynote Victoria Phillips (London School of Economics).

Time and place: Jan. 20, 2021 1:00 PM2:30 PM, Zoom

Everything is connected to everything. The event is part of the NOS-HS workshop series "Scandinavian Internationalist Diplomacy, 1920s-1970s".

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Time and place: Jan. 11, 2021 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Jones’ new book DIY Music and the Politics of Social Media asks: what is the political value of 'DIY' music today, when platform economies have made entrepreneurial independence the default option?

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Time and place: Dec. 16, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Ingvild Badhwar Valen-Sendstad (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project on multilingual women's health literacy practices in institutional settings. 

Doctoral candidate Hedda Flatø
Time and place: Dec. 15, 2020 10:00 AM, Zoom

Master Hedda Flatø at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages will defend her dissertation Polluted Perspectives: Environmental Troubles and Popular Political Attitudes in China for the degree of ph.d.

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

We are very pleased to announce that Karen Margrethe Nielsen, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar will be virtual, and open to everyone.