Guest lectures and seminars

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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminarrom 219, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

We are very pleased to announce that Finnur Dellsén, associate professor of philosophy at the University of Iceland, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time: Oct. 24, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM

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Time and place: Sep. 13, 2019 6:00 PM8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram-salen

In this lecture, Whitney Davis (Berkeley) will discuss the evolutionary modernity of picture-making in the human species.

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Time and place: Sep. 3, 2019 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes 452
Time and place: Aug. 16, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, GM 452

Reier Helle MA will present a paper in the Ancient Philosophy Workshop. The paper is entitled: "Self-causation and Unity in Stoicism“.

Time and place: Aug. 6, 2019Aug. 9, 2019, University of Oslo, Faculty of Law

Please Note: The conference is now closed for registration.

The 13th International Kant Congress is hosted by The Norwegian Kant Society and will take place in Oslo, August 6-9, 2019. It is dedicated to the topic of the court of reason.

Der 13. Internationale Kant-Kongress wird von der Norwegischen Kant-Gesellschaft ausgerichtet. Er findet vom 6. bis 9. August 2019 in Oslo statt. Schwerpunktthema des Kongresses ist Kants Idee eines „Gerichtshofs der Vernunft“. 

Le 13e International Kant Congress, organisé par The Norwegian Kant Society, aura lieu à Oslo du 6 au 9 août 2019. Il a pour thème central l’idée kantienne de “tribunal de la raison”.

Time: Aug. 5, 2019
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Time and place: June 13, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Room 452, Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Pavel Gregoric, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Tamar Herzig, Associate Professor of Early Moderne European History at Tel Aviv University.
Time and place: May 24, 2019 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes Hus 152

We are very pleased to announce a guest lecture by Tamar Herzig, Associate Professor of Early Moderne European History at Tel Aviv University. The lecture is open for everyone

Time and place: May 23, 2019 10:00 AMMay 24, 2019 4:00 PM, Sentralen

On the occasion of the Vigeland Anniversary 2019, the Vigeland Museum, in partnership with the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas at the University of Oslo, is organizing a two-day seminar on the development of sculpture in the period 1890–1920, with a special focus on Gustav Vigeland and his French contemporaries.

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Time and place: May 16, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Møterom 452, Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Margaret Moore, Professor in Political Studies at Queen's University, 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 14, 2019May 15, 2019, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, rom 219
Time and place: May 13, 2019 4:15 PM6:00 PM, GM 452
Time and place: May 10, 2019 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Aud 4, Eilert Sundts Hus

In this lecture, Luciana Parisi (Goldsmiths University) will present a critique of technology that, originating from within computational media, makes it possible to discover forms of machine thinking that cannot simply be conflated with machine functions.  

Time and place: May 7, 2019 4:15 PM6:00 PM, 452
Time and place: May 3, 2019 10:00 AM6:00 PM, Henie Onstad Art Center

Space Colonization in the Age of the Anthropocene  is a one-day symposium organized in connection with the exhibition The Moon. From Inner Worlds to Outer Space at the Henie Onstad Art Center (15.02-19.05.2019). 50 years after the first manned moon landing, the exhibition brings together art, cinema, music, architecture, cultural history, design and natural history. The symposium addresses the advent of a new space age from a variety of perspectives.  Speakers: Peter Adey, Lorenz Engell, Jill Stuart, Cath le Couteur and Stefano Catucci

Time and place: May 2, 2019 10:15 AM12:00 PM, GM 652

In 2008, the Austrian poet and dadaist Raoul Schrott published a German translation of Homer’s Iliad and effectively announced it as the first to fully convey what Homer supposedly said and meant, whereas all previous translations were dismissed as travesties of the original.

Time and place: Apr. 30, 2019 4:15 PM6:00 PM, GM 452
Time and place: Apr. 12, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, GMH 452
Portrait of Margaret Cavendish
Time and place: Apr. 12, 2019 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus 152

The lecture will address the notions of the public, the social and the private in the works of the seventeenth-century natural philosopher and writer Margaret Cavendish. 

Time and place: Apr. 11, 2019 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus

In this lecture, Daniel Heller-Roazen (Princeton University) discusses questions raised by the image of missing persons in literature ranging from the classical and medieval to the modern age.

Time and place: Apr. 2, 2019 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes 452
Time and place: Mar. 29, 2019 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 207, GM

On Friday March 29 Dr. Cesare Cuttica from Université Paris 8 will hold a guest lecture on "The Horror of the Public Sphere in Early Modern England. Historical Analysis and Contemporary Lessons". 

Time and place: Mar. 22, 2019 2:00 PM4:00 PM, GMH 452
Time and place: Mar. 19, 2019 4:15 PM6:00 PM, GM 452