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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).
Independent researcher Dr. Elsa Lechner will discuss collaborative ways to conduct research during a pandemic.
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.
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?
Master Solace Sefakor Anku will be defending the thesis: Ibsen on the West African stage: A case of a complicated relationship.
Olga Solovova (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, MultiLing) will discuss preliminary findings of her MSCA project "New Speakers in Northern Norway."
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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?
An introduction to the system for waste management, including a local example of resources in a closed loop; your food waste.
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.”
How is COVID-19 affecting second language acquisition? The 2020 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by renowned researcher Lourdes Ortega.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
We know that literature affects us – but how? Literature, Cognition and Emotions (LCE) hosts a talk with author Gunnhild Øyehaug.
This is an internal event and not open to the public.
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.
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.