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Time and place: Dec. 10, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, On Zoom

In this lecture, Erich Hörl, University of Leuphana, Lüneburg, discusses Bernard Stiegler's reflections on the time of suspension or "being-in-disruption" that define life in the Entropocene, understood as an un-time without world or epoch. 

This event is co-organised with The Seminar of Aesthetics.

Erich Hörl
Time and place: Dec. 10, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, JOIN ON ZOOM

In this lecture, Erich Hörl, University of Leuphana, Lüneburg,  discusses the timeliness of Bernard Stiegler's reflections on the time of suspension or "being-in-disruption" that define life in the Entropocene, understood as an un-time without world or epoch.

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Time and place: Dec. 10, 2020 9:00 AM11:00 AM, Zoom

How has Ibsen been viewed, practiced and received in Africa and South Asia? Robert Malcolm McLaren (aka Robert Mshengu Kavanagh) and Sabiha Huq will discuss the topic of “Decolonizing Ibsen”.

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Time and place: Dec. 9, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Jenny Gudmundsen (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project about informal language learning at language cafés. 

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Time and place: Dec. 8, 2020 11:15 AM12:15 PM, Zoom

Informal workshop for the MultiLing researchers who will talk about their emotion-related research with Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck, University of London). It is open to all MultiLing/ILN researchers interested in emotion research in multilingual contexts.

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Time and place: Dec. 8, 2020 10:00 AM11:15 AM, Zoom

Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck, University of London) will give a guest lecture on Positive Psychology in Foreign Language Teaching. The lecture will be followed by a closed, informal workshop for the MultiLing researchers who will talk about their emotion-related research with Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele.

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

Dr Samantha Goodchild (Postdoctoral Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on analysing multilingual linguistic practices whilst incorporating various perspectives.

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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

This talk considers the intensive research and emergent policy regimes that have cohered in the last 15 years around bioacoustics, e.g. the scientific study of animal sounds. What is the significance of sound in the animal kingdom, and how can it help us track biodiversity? Max Ritts, postdoctoral researcher at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) gives us his perspectives.

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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2020 11:00 AM12:30 PM, Zoom

Dr Dariush Izadi will give a talk on the social practice of mourning rituals

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Time and place: Nov. 25, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Mari J. Wikhaug Andersen (Doctoral Research Fellow, MultiLing) will give a talk on her in-progress PhD project, "Translanguaging in the majority classroom: a study of teachers’ beliefs, practices and students’ linguistic citizenship."

Time and place: Nov. 25, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

How come Western countries consume more meat than ever despite of its negative impacts? Agronomist, ethnologist and cultural historian, Dr Karen Lykke Syse, talks about how meat consumption in Norway is being justified by history and culture.

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Time and place: Nov. 18, 2020 3:00 PM5:00 PM, virtual meeting (Zoom)

Englicious, a resource for teaching English grammar, is an example of how academics might reach out beyond the universtiy. Guest talk by Professor Bas Aarts (University College London)

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Time and place: Nov. 18, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

AD 536 and 540 are important years in European history, and marks the advent of a series of documented environmental changes that affected societies throughout Europe in various ways. Sudden and severe climate deterioration led to vast crop failure and was followed by plague in the following decades and centuries (up to ca. AD 750?). How did this affect Scandinavian societies? Frode Iversen, professor at the Department of Archaeology at Museum of Cultural History, UiO, is here to tell us!

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Time and place: Nov. 13, 2020 5:00 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

In-House webinar: Associate Professor Thor Holt (Centre for Ibsen Studies) will discuss how Nazi cinema (mis)used Ibsen in order to provide a positive source of orientation for German audiences.

Cristina Archetti. The book Childlessness in the age of communication.
Time and place: Nov. 12, 2020 12:30 PM3:30 PM, Online

A seminar dedicated to exploring the existential, social and political repercussions of infertility in a society that is organized around family.

Candidate Steve Pepper
Time and place: Nov. 11, 2020 4:15 PM, Digital in Zoom

Master Steve Pepper at Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies will defend his thesis for the degree of PhD: The typology and semantics of binominal lexemes: Noun-noun compounds and their functional equivalents.

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Time: Nov. 11, 2020 2:15 PM3:45 PM

Seyed Hadi Mirvahedi (Postdoctoral fellow at MultiLing) will give a talk on analyzing language practices in the family through interactional sociolinguistics.

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Time and place: Nov. 11, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

Sustainable food is on the agenda of the UN, nations, corporations and an increasing number of consumers. Yet, does sustainability include animal welfare? This week, Live Kleveland, lawyer and co-founder of the Norwegian Animal Protection Alliance will ask how modern food production can become more animal friendly.

Time: Nov. 8, 2020 5:00 PM9:30 PM

No plans this Sunday evening? Why not cuddle up on your coach with Anand Patwardhan’s disturbing documentary Vivek (Reason)?

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Time and place: Nov. 4, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

How and when does a being become autonomous? What makes an environment? In this talk, Sara R. Yazdani discusses her work on how notions of the environmental have been explored in contemporary and late 20th century art: art in which new alliances and new types of environmental and affective formation have been mobilized against an anthropocentric world-view.

 
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Time and place: Nov. 3, 2020 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Join Zoom meeting

We are pleased announce the first Philosophical seminar of the semester, inviting you to celebrate and learn more about Alejandra Mancilla´s research project Dynamic Territory (DynamiTe), for which she was recently awarded the prestigious ERC starting grant. The seminar is open to everyone, and will be followed by a Q&A session.

Time: Nov. 3, 2020 2:00 PMNov. 4, 2020 4:30 PM

In early November we held a digital workshop on citizen science and citizen sociolinguistic initiatives. The workshop involved participants from the University of Oslo and international colleagues. The workshop consisted of keynote speeches, shorter invited talks and discussion sessions. The talks were recorded and are uploaded below for anyone to view.

 

Some books. Karina van Dalen-Oskam.
Time and place: Nov. 2, 2020 3:15 PM, ZOOM

How do novels’ textual features shape readers' perceptions of literary value? Professor Karina van Dalen-Oskam will present her innovative research on perceptions of literary quality in this open lecture.

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

We would like to welcome you all to a seminar with Dr. Arnar Eggert Thoroddsen who will give the talk: Music-making in a Northern Isle: Iceland and the “village” factor

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Time and place: Oct. 29, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

How does the current crisis shed light on questions regarding the relationship between science, policy and democracy? Professor Cathrine Holst gives the 2020 CPS Annual Lecture.