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En eldre dame og en yngre kvinne i sykepleieruniform, den yngre sykepleieren holder rundt den eldre damen
Time and place: Oct. 29, 2020 9:00 AM6:00 PM, Niels Teschows Hus, Niels Henrik Abels vei 36, Oslo

Closing conference of the research project Language and communication in multilingual speakers with dementia (MultiLing Dementia), funded by The Research Council of Norway (2017-2021).

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

Independent researcher Dr. Elsa Lechner will discuss collaborative ways to conduct research during a pandemic.

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

This week, the curator, producer and artist James Finucane introduces the long and honourable tradition of subvertising ('subverting advertising'). We will learn about the background behind this 'protest art' movement, it's various forms and functions, and, perhaps most importantly, the tools and know-how to do it yourself.

The hot air balloon known as the Skywhale.
Time and place: Oct. 22, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

In this talk, anthropologist Eben Kirksey, Associate Professor at Deakin University, Melbourne, visits the frontiers of genetics, medicine, and technology to ask: Whose values are guiding gene editing experiments? And what does this new era of scientific inquiry mean for the future of the human species?

Solace Sefakor Anku
Time and place: Oct. 22, 2020 10:15 AM, Digital defence in Zoom

Master Solace Sefakor Anku will be defending the thesis: Ibsen on the West African stage: A case of a complicated relationship.

Picture of Dr. Olga Solovova.
Time and place: Oct. 21, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

Olga Solovova (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss preliminary findings of her MSCA project "New Speakers in Northern Norway."

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Time and place: Oct. 21, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for the seminar on Zoom.

How does the environment and lifestyle impact our genes, both today and in the future? This week, professor in Public Health Gunnar Tellnes will introduce the concepts of "Green Care" and "Nature-Culture-Health" (NaCuHeal). Drawing on recent epigenetic research that indicates that our genes may be 'turned on and off' as consequence of the way we live, he will present his work and vision at NaKuHel Center in Asker, Norway. 

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Time and place: Oct. 19, 2020 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Zoom

We would like to invite you all to the Research Seminar with special guest Paul Rekret that will be talking about The Streaming Platform and Cultural Form

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Time and place: Oct. 14, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar on Zoom

What does it mean to listen to the ending of a world that has always already ended? How can we attend to what has been there but heard elsewhere, by someone else, that may not be ours to hear?  This week, geographer and sound artist Anja Kanngieser will introduce Climates of Listening, an ongoing conversation and collaboration with predominantly women, queer and transgender people in the Pacific.

Time and place: Oct. 13, 2020 1:00 PM3:00 PM, IMK, Room 410

Final seminars at the IMK give our PhD candidates an opportunity to give a public presentation of the final draft of their PhD thesis before the submission, and get feedback from the opponent.

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Time and place: Oct. 8, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

How does attention to and stewardship of soils point to alternative frameworks for living and dying? Kristina Lyons, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, explores the way life strives to flourish in the face of violence, criminalization, and poisoning produced by militarized, growth-oriented development.

Time and place: Oct. 7, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

What can future fictions tell us about how we live and exist in the present? What can they tell us about how we may live and exist in the present?

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Time and place: Sep. 30, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

An introduction to the system for waste management, including a local example of resources in a closed loop; your food waste.

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2020 9:00 AMSep. 25, 2020 4:00 PM, University of Oslo, Blindern

Online conference: EELC8 will be livestreamed using Zoom

The theme of the eighth biennial Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication conference is “Perspectives across disciplinary and political borders.”

Lourdes Ortega
Time: Sep. 23, 2020 3:15 PM5:00 PM

How is COVID-19 affecting second language acquisition? The 2020 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by renowned researcher Lourdes Ortega.

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 3:15 PM4:00 PM, Scene HumSam - Ground floor of the library in Georg Sverdrups hus

In late February 1793, a report landed on the desk of Daniel Hailes, the British diplomatic representative in Copenhagen, stating that a French privateer had been sighted off the Southern-Norwegian coastal town of Mandal. This was the start of what would become a long-lasting debate between Great Britain on the one hand, and the dual-monarchy of Denmark-Norway on the other. 

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Register for information meeting in Zoom

Do you want to better understand the environmental and climatic crisis, work accross diciplines, experience Place-Based Learning and communicate environmental research to a broader audience?

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Time and place: Sep. 23, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

In 1965 Johan Galtung upset Norway´s architectural scene by envisioning a future society residing in a network of cybernetic cities governed by genetically modified elites. In those cities, the citizens would enjoy a life-long education in virtual spaces, shape their lives according to their personal wishes and move around on flying carpets.

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Time and place: Sep. 21, 2020 1:30 PM, Register for excursion

What role do fungi play in the forest’s ecosystem? How does their mycorrhizal “wood-wide web” facilitate communication between plants? How do fungi create healthy forest soil? Please join us on a field excursion to the Oslo Marka with mycologist Dabao Sun Lu, Doctoral Research fellow at UiO’s Department of Biosciences.

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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2020 11:00 AM1:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergeland auditorium

How does multilingualism affect our mind in early childhood and later? And is it true that older people who speak more languages develop dementia later than others? 

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Time and place: Sep. 16, 2020 7:00 PM8:00 PM, The House of Literature

We know that literature affects us – but how? Literature, Cognition and Emotions (LCE) hosts a talk with author Gunnhild Øyehaug.

Pia Quist, Kees de Bot, Peter Auer og Unn Røyneland lytter til en presentasjon under SAB-møtet 2019.
Time and place: Sep. 16, 2020 1:30 PM6:00 PM, Online

This is an internal event and not open to the public. 

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Time and place: Sep. 16, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

Do videogames help us engage with climate change and the nonhuman timescale of the Anthropocene? Or do they reflect exactly the kind of expansionist, techno-utopian logic that got us into this crisis in the first place? Most likely, the truth is somewhere in the middle.

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Time and place: Sep. 9, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Register for webinar in Zoom

How has human interference affected plant diversity in the past? Karoline Kjesrud, Associate Professor at the Museum of Cultural History, presents an overview of the ongoing interdisciplinary project "Nordic People and Plants" and results that are estimated to influence plant practices in Scandinavian societies.

Time and place: July 24, 2020, Online