Master Irmelin Axelsen ved Institutt for arkeologi, konservering og historie vil forsvare sin avhandling What’s the deal with old things? An exploratory study of attitudes and practices towards certain old things among archaeologists and metal detectorists in Norway for graden philosophiae doctor (ph.d.).
In this combined lecture and film screening, architect and filmmaker Liam Young (Los Angeles) takes us on a science fiction safari through an imaginary city for the entire population of the earth.
This presentation explores the historical transformations of technoscientific understandings of space and their relation to nature and agriculture
Prof. Mark Janse will offer a rhetorical and cognitive-linguistic analysis of Agamemnon's speech at Iliad 2.110-141, based on an article recently published in Symbolae Osloenses.
Professor Brian Richardson (University of Leeds, UK) and Dr Ruth S. Noyes (National Museum of Denmark) will present on history of the circulation of texts and premodern migrations of sacral heritage.
China’s economic reforms have caused rapid growth for a period of forty years. The Chinese Communist Party’s gradualist approach to reform was not inevitable. What were the alternative routes and why were they abandoned? What new obstacles for further Chinese economic development may change its future course?
Unn Røyneland (Professor, Deputy Director of MultiLing) will discuss language activism, power, and the concept of language
The lecture by professor Ingun Grimstad Klepp and journalist Tone Skårdal Tobiasson invites the audience into the world of textiles, where currently an important environmental battle about how "sustainability" should be defined and understood is being fought. The presenters guide the audience through the sad fate of wool in Europe, both quite concretely (about 80% is thrown away) and in the comparison tools where wool is designated as an even bigger environmental loser. They will showcase the role of the small and local in the inevitable transformation ahead and how green-washing is flooding not only marketing, but also in policy strategies with circular focus.
Master Yasemin Nurcan Hacioglu at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages will defend her dissertation Thinking through Poems: Composition and Decision-Making in Late Eighteenth-Century Women’s Novels for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).
Master Yasemin Nurcan Hacioglu ved Institutt for litteratur, områdestudier og europeiske språk vil forsvare sin avhandling Thinking through Poems: Composition and Decision-Making in Late Eighteenth-Century Women’s Novels for graden philosophiae doctor (ph.d).
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Kinjal Hiren Joshi (ILN): Structural condition on [A-bar]-probe: A movement based account of [A-bar]-agreement
José Luis Rojas Díaz (PhD candidate, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication) will present his research on phraseology and equivalence in translation.
This talk by environmental anthropologist Pierre du Plessis explores the skilled practice of tracking as a method for noticing and theorizing landscape change. Beginning with an overview of my work in the Kalahari Desert, Botswana, he shows how tracking involves an attunement to broader landscape relations in ways that exceed the exclusive relationship to animals usually associated with tracking.
This semester's first Classics Seminar will be held by our Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow Dr. Raf Van Rooy. He will speak about Ippolita Maria Sforza as a student of Greek in Early 1460s Milan.
Master Mirela Fus ved Institutt for filosofi, ide- og kunsthistorie og klassiske språk vil forsvare sin avhandling Assert This: “Philosophers Are Engineers”. A Study of Philosophical Engineering and Generic Judgments for graden philosophiae doctor (ph.d.).
Michelle has an MSc from the European Masters in Clinical Linguistics (University of Groningen) and a PhD from Stellenbosch University. Since obtaining her PhD she has worked as a postdoc for the University of Cape Town, forming part of a team adapting child language assessments into six South African languages. Michelle will be starting as a postdoc at MultiLing later this year.
Michelle will give the talk in English.
Master Hulda Kjeang Mørk ved Institutt for arkeologi, konservering og historie vil forsvare sin avhandling Between Doctrines: Emerging Patterns in the Relations among Israel, Iran, and the United States, 1964–1968 for graden philosophiae doctor (ph.d.).
The purpose of the seminar is to give IMK PhD fellows constructive feedback on their texts, including work in progress.
This is the closing workshop for the project ‘Language, Meaning and Conscious Experience’ funded by the Research Council of Norway between 2018-2021.
DPhil Sebastian Rehnman ved Institutt for filosofi, ide- og kunsthistorie og klassiske språk vil forsvare sin avhandling Principles and Perplexities: An Essay in the Metaphysics of Jonathan Edwards for graden doctor philosophiae (dr. philos.).
Master Nanna Alida Grit Fredheim ved Institutt for medier og kommunikasjon vil forsvare sin avhandling Hybrid mediatization and network dependencies: Health interest group strategies in a hybrid media landscape for graden philosophiae doctor (ph.d).
Master Niangwujia at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages will defend his dissertation Mountain Deities in Northeast Tibet (Amdo): Narrative and Ritual in the Cult of A-myes sTag-lung for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).
Master Niangwujia ved Institutt for kulturstudier og orientalske språk vil forsvare sin avhandling Mountain Deities in Northeast Tibet (Amdo): Narrative and Ritual in the Cult of A-myes sTag-lung for graden philosophiae doctor (ph.d.).
Master Eivind Thomassen ved Institutt for arkeologi, konservering og historie vil forsvare sin avhandling The Crude Means to Mastery - Norwegian national oil company Statoil (Equinor) and the Norwegian State 1972–2001 for graden philosophiae doctor (ph.d.).