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Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

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
Time and place: Apr. 28, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Webinar in Zoom
Time and place: Mar. 31, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Seminarrom 452, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

This event has been cancelled to prevent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Professor Anastasia Maravela, IFIKK.

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Time and place: Mar. 20, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Aud 4, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

This event has been cancelled to prevent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). In this lecture, Jennifer Wild (University of Chicago), will discuss image-making "from below" in the context of revolution, insurrection and technological change

Time and place: Mar. 17, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, GM rom 452

This event has been cancelled in order to prevent spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Professor emeritus Egil Kraggerud

Time and place: Mar. 10, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Meeting room 452, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

Professor Diana Spencer, University of Birmingham.

Time and place: Feb. 25, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Meeting room 452, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

MA student Victoria Mostue, IFIKK: Presentation of MA thesis.

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Time and place: Feb. 11, 2020 3:15 PM5:00 PM, Aud 4, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, Erik Steinskog (University of Copenhagen) will discuss afrofuturism in music and the relation between technology, aesthetics and history.

Time and place: Jan. 21, 2020 5:15 PM7:00 PM, Meeting room 452, Georg Morgenstiernes hus
Time and place: Jan. 14, 2020 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Room 203, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

Project presentation (in Norwegian) by Senior lecturer Eirik Welo, Research assistants Astrid Grindeland (MA-student, Greek) and Silje Marie Andreassen (BA-student, Latin), and Associate professor Vibeke Roggen.

Time and place: Nov. 20, 2019 12:15 PM2:00 PM, GM 452

This lecture looks at how contemporary scholarship attempts to deconstruct the East-West dichotomy in (scholarship on) the ancient Greek novel as ideologically biased – and how this attempt at deconstruction can be perceived as ideological itself.