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Artwork: Gold coated maple tree seeds on a smooth surface
Time and place: May 22, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 12. Etg. Niels Treschows hus

How to create a multispecies city where nonhuman species feel at home? How to cultivate urban ecological alternatives from ruins? This week, we have invited artist, urban interventionist and beekeper Marius Presterud to share his experiences working with the Oslo Apiary & Aviary.

Time and place: May 15, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 2531 Stort Møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus

The Climate House is a brand new initiative at the Natural History Museum in Oslo. We invite project leader Torkjell Leira to talk about the challenges and possibilities of staging climate in a museum.

Dusty old LP
Time and place: May 8, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 12. Etg. Niels Treschows hus

What are recordings made of, and what happens to them when they are disposed of? Kyle Devine talks on the environmental cost of music.

Oslo, Harbour, Glass Sculpture, Sky
Time and place: May 2, 2019 9:00 AMMay 3, 2019 4:00 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård

Arts of Coexistence: Care and Survival in the Sixth Extinction

Two modern windmills in a rural landscape
Time and place: Apr. 24, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 12. Etg. Niels Treschows hus

Are we preventing climate change by large-scale environmental destruction? Jon Erik Finnvold (NOVA, OsloMet) talks on the contestations of wind power investments in Southern Norway.  

Image may contain: Water, Map, Aerial photography.
Time and place: Apr. 10, 2019 12:00 PM1:00 PM, 12. Etg. Niels Treschows hus

How do we link carbon and climate feedbacks to social feedbacks and environmental humanities? Dag O. Hessen talks on Biogeochemistry in the Anthropocene.

Image may contain: Metropolitan area, Urban area, City, Cityscape, Daytime.
Time and place: Apr. 3, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 2531 Stort Møterom, Georg Sverdrups hus

Kjersti Kanestrøm Lie, project officer for the Oslo European Green Capital, joins us for a conversation on the 2019 Oslo European Green Capital Initiative.

Hvitt datasenter
Time and place: Mar. 28, 2019 9:30 AMMar. 29, 2019 6:00 PM, Niels Treschows Hus, 12th floor

An open conference on the nexus of morality and security.  

OSEH Logo on a diagonally offset background of waves
Time and place: Mar. 27, 2019 12:15 PM1:00 PM, 2531 Stort Møterom, GS

Director Ursula Münster presents plans and visions for the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities in 2019 and beyond.

bilete av israel og palestina sine flagg
Time and place: Mar. 25, 2019 10:00 AMMar. 26, 2019 4:30 PM, Professorboligen

The Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History invites you to a two day research workshop entitled: Entangled Diasporas: Israel and Palestine in Transnational Perspective.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, 3. etasje seminarrom 360

Professor Matthew Strickland from the University of Glasgow will hold a guest lecture on the following topic: Bella plus quam civilian? The Place of Battle in the Context of Civil War and Rebellion under the Anglo-Norman Kings, c. 1100-c. 1154

Image may contain: Sky, Cloud, Tree, Daytime, Architecture.
Time and place: Mar. 4, 2019 9:15 AMMar. 7, 2019 5:00 PM, Oslo, Blindern

Every PhD thesis needs to explicitly grapple with issues of theory and methods. This PhD course grabs the bull by the horns and challenges participants to seriously engage foundational problems in history.

This 5 ECTS course adresses problems related to theory (ideas/principles to explain a practice or account for a situation) and method (planned procedure to pursue knowledge), and highlights the connections between them.

Pyramiden i glass utenfor Louvre i kveldsbelysning. Foto.
Time: Nov. 14, 2018 9:00 AMNov. 16, 2018 3:00 PM

The Norwegian Graduate School in History invite PhDs in history to a workshop in Paris, Centre Universitaire de Norvège à Paris, CUNP,  November 14th - 16th, with the topic "Multivoice/perspectivity in historical  research, teaching and memoralization."

Application: Deadline September 21. Notice of acceptance by September 26. Deadline for complete papers (max 20 pages), October 15, which then will be pre-circulated among all participants.

Costs: No course fee. Hotel rooms for three nights, lunches and dinners are covered by the organizers. Travels are paid and booked by the participants.

Pyramiden utenfor Louvre i kveldsbelysning. Foto.
Time: Nov. 14, 2018 9:00 AMNov. 16, 2018 3:00 PM

The Norwegian Graduate School in History invite PhDs in history to a workshop in Paris, Centre Universitaire de Norvège à Paris, CUNP,  November 14th - 16th, with the topic "Multivoice/perspectivity in historical  research, teaching and memoralization."

Application: Deadline September 21. Notice of acceptance by September 26. Deadline for complete papers (max 20 pages), October 15, which then will be pre-circulated among all participants.

Costs: No course fee. Hotel rooms for three nights, lunches and dinners are covered by the organizers. Travels are paid and booked by the participants.

Time and place: Oct. 17, 2018 10:00 AM12:00 PM, The National Museum's Main Auditorium, Kristian Augusts gate 23, 8th floor

All are welcome to the following two invited guest lectures: «Colour and Colour Change in Van Gogh’s Paintings» and «Insights into the organic materials of objects, their changes and preservation»  

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindernveien 11, seminarrom 2

Guest lecture with Dr. Gordon Noble, University of Aberdeen.

Alle er hjertelig velkomne! 

Welcome, the lecture is open for all.

Time and place: June 18, 2018 9:00 AMJune 20, 2018 6:00 PM, Oslo, Blindern

Every PhD thesis needs to explicitly grapple with issues of theory and methods. This PhD course grabs the bull by the horns and challenges participants to seriously engage foundational problems in history.

This 5 ECTS course addresses foundational problems related to theory (ideas/principles to explain a practice or account for a situation) and method (planned procedure to pursue knowledge), and highlights the connections between them.

Image may contain: Sky, Cloud, Tree, Daytime, Architecture.
Time and place: June 18, 2018 9:00 AMJune 20, 2018 6:00 PM, Oslo, Blindern

Every PhD thesis needs to explicitly grapple with issues of theory and methods. This PhD course grabs the bull by the horns and challenges participants to seriously engage foundational problems in history.

This 5 ECTS course addresses foundational problems related to theory (ideas/principles to explain a practice or account for a situation) and method (planned procedure to pursue knowledge), and highlights the connections between them.

Time and place: June 8, 2018 2:15 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

Prof. Dr. Robert J. Flatt, Chair of Physical Chemistry of Building Materials at ETH Zürich, will give a lecture on the topic: “Salt damage: What is it? What to do about it? And how to test for it?”.

Time and place: Mar. 5, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindernveien 11 Seminarrom 2

Guest lecture: Dima Chahin is an architect, with a master’s degree in restoration of historical buildings and preservation of archaeological and natural urban regions, from University of Damascus and the Ecole de Chaillot, Paris. Chahin worked for more than ten years as advisor in the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums, Syria.

In this lecture, she will address present and future challenges facing cultural heritage preservation in Syria. 

Open for all - free admission

Ark4210 spring 2018

Time and place: Feb. 26, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindernveien 11 Seminarrom 2

Guest lecture: Dr. Damien Huffer is a postdoctoral fellow at Stockholm University's Department of Archaeology & Classical Studies. He is a bioarchaeologist and osteologist by training with interest in Southeast Asian and Near Eastern prehistory, reconstructing diet, mobility and social organization in the past through isotopic analysis of human remains. His current research focuses on the ethics, legality and general operation of the online human remains trade and bioarchaeological approaches to understanding Colonial era collecting.

Free admission - open for all

Ark4210 spring 2018

Knight on tapestry
Time and place: Feb. 22, 2018 10:00 AMFeb. 23, 2018 5:15 PM, Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi

The Centre for Advanced Study in Oslo and the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at UiO will host a two-day conference on the practices and behaviours related to peacemaking and the restraint of violence in high medieval Europe.

Time and place: Jan. 24, 2018Jan. 26, 2018, University of Oslo (City centre), Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47.

The conference program and abstracts are now available.

Åpen bok.
Time and place: Dec. 5, 2017 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Café Snorre. Niels Treschows Hus, 4th Floor, Room 408.

Veronique Puillard and Eirinn Larsen. Open for all.

St Olav
Time and place: Nov. 21, 2017 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Café Snorre. Niels Treschows Hus, 4th Floor, Room 408.

Results from the Project ‘After the Black Death: Painting & Polychrome Sculpture in Norway’. Noëlle Lynn Wenger Streeton and Tine Frøysaker. Open for all.