Upcoming 5 days
There has been proposed to establish a national park in Østmarka south of Oslo. It will eventually be the first one in a lowland coniferous forest in Norway. In this talk, professor Leif Ryvarden, professor in mycology at the University of Oslo, will give us his perspectives on the many national parks around Norway.
Further upcoming events
How can we feminist new materialist theory help us understand our entanglement with nature, climate and its changes?
What messages are coded through the nonhuman voice? How do animals witness, record, and replay the sounds of anthropogenic incursion? How might their calls pluralize human narratives of extinction and biodiversity loss? This talk will consider bird mimicry as an agential and unsettling sonic facsimile, sent live and direct from The Field. Mark Peter Wright, postdoctoral researcher at CRiSAP, University of the Arts, London, shares his research.
How might attention to worlds of meaning extend beyond the human, and how may this matter for conservation? In this lecture, Marianne Lien, Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo, explores how worlds, such as specific landscapes, are sustained through reciprocal and ongoing practices and affordances.
The series of Advanced Research Courses offered by the Norwegian Research School in History will delve into a specialized topic and focus on historiography and research methods. This particular course, organized by the University of Bergen and BI - Norwegian Business School, will focus on the different ways that historical studies has dealt with materiality. Update March 19: Due to the uncertainty of the covid-19 restriction moving foward, the course will now be held digital in Zoom.