Research events

Upcoming events

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Time and place: Apr. 16, 2020Apr. 30, 2020, T.B.A.

What are the ethical and political issues at work in the study of meat and dairy production? How can we be ethical witnesses to industrial-scale animal suffering?

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Time and place: Apr. 22, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Zoom (virtual event)

How to better understand predicaments of environmental uncertainty? Felix Riede, Professor of Climate Change Archaeology and Environmental Humanities and OSEH Professor II, presents the 'palaeoenvironmental humanities' and its prospects to open up new interpretive and comparative terrain for the examination of human-climate relations.

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Time and place: Apr. 23, 2020 3:00 PM6:00 PM, PAM 425, P. A. Munchs hus, Blindern campus

This workshop brings together scholars, students and administrative staff at the University of Oslo to envision ways of transforming university education in the age of the Anthropocene.

Excavator, Trails, Nature, Forest, Mountain, Soil
Time and place: Apr. 29, 2020 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Zoom (virtual event)

How to understand China's global investments abroad in an environmental context, and the planetary, world-making nature of global building projects? Alessandro Rippa talks on what the environmental humanities can bring to this field.

Dust, Storm, Neighborhood, Street, Houses
Time and place: Apr. 30, 2020 10:15 AM11:45 AM, 2531 Stort møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus

CANCELLED.  We hope to bring Libby Robin back at another time in the future.

How does soil intersect with global justice, conservation ideals and changing environmental sensibilities? Environmental historian and museum curator Libby Robin talks about soil in local and global perspectives, in light of the current Australian summer.