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Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

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Time and place: Sep. 27, 2021 4:00 PM5:30 PM, Zoom

Is it Time for a Global Constitutional Convention for the Young & Other Future Generations? 

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

Dr. Christopher Siwicki will discuss the treatment and perception of historic buildings in imperial Rome, which he also explored in his recent book Architectural Restoration and Heritage in Imperial Rome (OUP 2020).

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Time and place: Oct. 12, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

Prof. Brent Nongbri will discuss the the early history of the codex and introduce us to his ongoing project EthiCodex.

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

Nicolò Bettegazzi will discuss the use of Latin at the Mostra Augustea della Romanità (1937/38), a subject related to his ongoing PhD thesis.

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Time and place: Nov. 9, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

Eirik Welo (førstelektor i gammelgresk) holder foredrag "Galen som attisist: lærdom, sjanger og publikum".

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Time and place: Nov. 23, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

Knut Olav Sandvik (masterstudent i latin) fremstiller sin MA-avhandling.

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Time and place: Sep. 15, 2021 6:00 PM8:00 PM, ON ZOOM

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.

Homer led by the genius of poetry
Time and place: Sep. 14, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

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.

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Time and place: Sep. 14, 2021 2:00 PM4:00 PM, The Norwegian Institute in Rome

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.

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Time and place: Aug. 31, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom

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.

Tony Sampson
Time and place: June 18, 2021 3:15 PM5:00 PM, ZOOM

In this lecture, Tony D. Sampson (University of East London) will focus on two trends in neuroculture that influence the production of radical aesthetic experiences.  

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Time: Apr. 20, 2021 6:00 PM

In Norsk kunsthistorie (1927), one of the first Norwegian Art History textbooks, a “statuette of a Lapp”, i.e., of a Sámi, is praised for its realism: its “sympathetic naturalness” makes it resemble an “ethnographic illustration.”

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Time: Apr. 7, 2021 6:00 PM

The histories and legacies of colonial projects have become a topic of increasing debate in the field of art over the last years, disturbing the long-standing tradition for colonial negligence in the Nordic countries.

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Time: Mar. 24, 2021 6:00 PM

This talk explores what appears, what is lost, and what could be reimagined in the process of researching African and African-descendant people in the history of art.

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Time and place: Mar. 23, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, zoom

At the next meeting of the Classics seminar Professor Caspar Meyer (Bard Graduate Center) will speak on "Making and meaning: early Attic stelai as lithic technology." The event will take place on zoom. The link will be sent out to Classics seminar list subscribers.

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Time and place: Mar. 18, 2021 3:15 PM5:00 PM, JOIN ON ZOOM

In this lecture, Tom Holert (Harun Farocki Institut, Berlin) will discuss contemporary art's peculiar role as a provider and processor of knowledge and research.

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Time and place: Mar. 9, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, zoom

On March 9, Federico Aurora (University of Oslo) will speak on: "ENCODE-project. Spreading digital methods in Classics." All subscribers to the Classics Seminar list will receive a zoom link.

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Time and place: Feb. 16, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom only

On February 16, Alexander Nikolaev (Associate Professor of Classical Studies and Linguistics at Boston University) will speak on the challenges currently facing Greek etymological research—and faced by scholars and students who seek reliable information on etymology of Ancient Greek words.

All subscribers to the klassisk-seminar list will receive a zoom link for this talk. Please subscribe or contact Boris Maslov if you wish to attend the talk.

 

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Time and place: Feb. 4, 2021 6:00 PM7:00 PM, SIGN UP FOR ZOOM LINK HERE

In this talk, Shannon Mattern (New School for Social Research, New York) will map out the urban infrastructural ecologies of pandemic retreat.

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Time and place: Jan. 26, 2021 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Zoom only

Join us on zoom for the first meeting of the Classics seminar in 2021. (The link will be circulated to the Classics seminar list; if you are not on the list but would like to receive an invitation please email the Classics seminar organizer.).  

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Zoom

We are very pleased to announce that Karen Margrethe Nielsen, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar will be virtual, and open to everyone.

Erich Hörl
Time and place: Dec. 10, 2020 2:00 PM3:30 PM, JOIN ON ZOOM

In this lecture, Erich Hörl, University of Leuphana, Lüneburg,  discusses the timeliness of Bernard Stiegler's reflections on the time of suspension or "being-in-disruption" that define life in the Entropocene, understood as an un-time without world or epoch.

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Time and place: Nov. 3, 2020 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Join Zoom meeting

We are pleased announce the first Philosophical seminar of the semester, inviting you to celebrate and learn more about Alejandra Mancilla´s research project Dynamic Territory (DynamiTe), for which she was recently awarded the prestigious ERC starting grant. The seminar is open to everyone, and will be followed by a Q&A session.

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Time and place: May 14, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

We are very pleased to announce that Elisabeth Schellekens Dammann, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Uppsala, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: May 12, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Møterom 452, Georg Morgenstiernes hus