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Mushrooms cropping up between two pieces of wood.
Time and place: Oct. 18, 2022 12:00 PM5:00 PM, Room 120, Harriet Holters hus

How do we maintain or restore the diverse functions and processes in soil that foster soil resilience and provide a buffer against climate-change induced changes? In this highly interactive and sensory workshop, natural historian and environmental photographer Alison Pouliot, provide an overview of the vital significance of fungi in soils.

Mushrooms cropping up between pieces of wood.
Time and place: Oct. 19, 2022 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Sognsvann, by the kiosk

Many of a forest's vital processes happen beneath the soil, out of sight. However, their are clues to the clandestine collaborations between fungi and plants and animals. In this walkshop, natural historian and environmental photographer Alison Pouliot, takes us deep into the forest to discover its diversity, explore ideas and rethink fungus-forest lives.

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Time and place: Aug. 27, 2022 9:30 AMAug. 28, 2022 3:15 PM, Room 652, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

Workshop at the University of Oslo. The workshop is open to the public. All welcome.

Image may contain: Jaw, Sculpture, Statue, Artifact, Art.
Time and place: Aug. 8, 2022 5:00 PMAug. 14, 2022 5:30 PM, University of Oslo, Professorboligen and Lucy Smiths hus

The 22nd Symposium Aristotelicum: Aristotle’s Categories.

Bicycle
Time and place: Aug. 3, 2022Aug. 4, 2022, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

The conference explores the relationship between ethics and political philosophy, considering their separation in the Kantian tradition in its relation to the pre-Kantian prototype.

Deadline for registration for Zoom participation is 31 July 2022

Image contains a sunflower, with tall buildings in the background. Environmental Humanities Week banner in the left corner
Time and place: June 10, 2022 9:00 AM5:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus

We invite you to our Environmental Humanities Festival where we celebrate the exciting work happening in the field here at UiO, in Norway, and beyond. The day will start with a keynote lecture by Jamie Lorimer, University of Oxford, followed by presentations by the OSEH Collaboratories, a pop-up exhibition, film screenings, a "green" choir performance, and more. 

The left side of the picture is a portrait of Jamie Lorimer, the right side picture is of a brown cow standing in a field of tall grass.
Time and place: June 10, 2022 9:00 AM10:15 AM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Auditorium 1

A turn is underway in the probiotic approaches. Recalibrating modern antibiotic approaches and heading off their unintended consequences, the probiotic uses life to manage life, connecting the microbial with the planetary. This keynote lecture given by Jamie Lorimer gives critical insight into these interventions and their implications, and is part of OSEH's environmental humanities festival on the 10th of June.

Black and white photo of a crowd at a political action protest.
Time and place: June 7, 2022 5:00 PM8:00 PM, Kulturhuset

We invite to a conversation on the role of education in creating alternative environmental futures. Tim Ingold (University of Aberdeen) will hold a public lecture at Kulturhuset on "Reason and Response-ability", followed by a panel discussion with Mette Halskov Hansen (UiO), Britt Kramvig (UiT), Felix Riede (Aarhus University) and Heather Swanson (Aarhus University). Moderated by Gro Birgit Birgit Ween (Museum of Cultural History, UiO).

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2021 11:00 AMDec. 7, 2021 4:15 PM, Asker
The image is split in two, diagonally. Moss on the left and fish on the right.
Time and place: Dec. 3, 2021 2:30 PM7:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus, Foyer. Click here to register.

Welcome to an open drop-in exhibition with presentations and performances by students of the Environmental Humanities and Sciences Honours Certificate.

An orange cage with a small green bird in.
Time and place: Oct. 13, 2021 9:00 AM10:30 AM, CET. Register for webinar on Zoom.

This workshop explore the writing of multispecies worlds. What are the challenges and possibilities of researching and narrating the ways of life of other species in their entangled, co-forming relationships? This is work that frequently raise difficult questions that are at once epistemological and ethical. The workshop will be led by writer and field philosopher Thom van Dooren.

Time and place: Aug. 23, 2021 9:15 AM6:30 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus, Stort møterom (2531)

This is the closing workshop for the project ‘Language, Meaning and Conscious Experience’ funded by the Research Council of Norway between 2018-2021.

 

Time and place: Apr. 9, 2021, Zoom

The aim of this workshop is to foster discussion on predicativity, especially, but not exclusively, on constructive predicativity from a number of perspectives.

Text, Sky, Woods, Bare Landscape
Time: Aug. 9, 2020 9:00 AMAug. 12, 2020 4:00 PM

This workshop aims to re-story processes of extinction, extraction, and emergence in multispecies worlds.

Image may contain: Waste, Litter, Pollution, Plastic, Scrap.
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.

six old oil rigs waiting for disassembly in a fiord in Norway
Time and place: Nov. 1, 2019 10:00 AM8:30 PM, SALT, Langkaia Oslo

How can academics, artists and activists creatively engage with the environmental challenges of current times? How to imagine more just, livable and democratic futures in the Nordic countries?

Oil rig close to the coast in southern Norway
Time and place: Oct. 30, 2019 9:00 AMNov. 1, 2019 7:00 PM, University of Oslo/Tøyen Hovedgård/SALT

This three-day intensive course introduces theories and research methods applied in the interdisciplinary field of environmental humanities.

Architects rendering of planned new climate house, sunny with kids playing in front of the building.
Time and place: Oct. 28, 2019 9:00 AMOct. 29, 2019 4:00 PM, Oslo, Norway

How do we narrate climatic change in a museum environment and initiate dialogue across its stakeholders? How can museums become ‘contact zones’ where science and education, activism and entertainment, debate and tourism interact productively?

Sound wave transforming into a piano keyboard
Time and place: Oct. 14, 2019 9:30 AMOct. 15, 2019 4:00 PM, 452 Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Blindernveien 31, 0315 Oslo

A conference on the perception of music and speech as part of the ‘Perceiving Representations’ project. In particular, we are interested in whether there are interesting similarities between the perception of these two auditory phenomena, and in gathering together specialists who are working on each to foster fruitful discussions and novel insights.

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