Guest lectures and seminars

Upcoming

Time: Nov. 22, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Portrait of Cara Nine (Photo: University College Cork).
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 203 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Cara Nine, Senior Lecturer at University College Cork, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time: Aug. 5, 2019

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Time: Nov. 8, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Portrait of Bernhard Nickel (Photo: Harvard University).
Time and place: Nov. 1, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Arne Næss Auditorium 103 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Bernhard Nickel, Professor of Philosophy at Harvard 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: Oct. 31, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus

In this lecture, Spyros Papapetros (Princeton) will discuss how a ritual practice such as magic can inform the history as well as present-day techniques of art and architecture.

Portrait of Tito Magri (Photo: The Sapienza University of Rome).
Time and place: Oct. 11, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 467 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Tito Magri, Professor of Philosophy at the Sapienza University of Rome, 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. 4, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Time and place: Oct. 3, 2018 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM, GM 452

Guest lecture: Mattia Biffis, University of Oslo, Norwegian Institute in Rome

Time: Sep. 26, 2018 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Time and place: Sep. 17, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Salen, ZEB-bygget

Composers and musicians George Lewis and Rolf-Erik Nystrøm present the results from the two-day Ultima Festical workshop exploring how contemporary music can promote aesthetic diversity.

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 452 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Agnes Callard, associate professor in philosophy at the University of Chicago, will deliver the first talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: Aug. 31, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram-salen

In this lecture, McKenzie Wark (New School of Social Research, New York), revisits economist and philosopher Alexander Bogdanov's early 20th century theories on climate change in order to rethink labor with nature in the age of the anthropocene. The Friday lecture is followed by a Saturday seminar on the art and politics of The Situationist Times.

Time and place: Aug. 24, 2018 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud. 4, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, Patrick Jagoda (University of Chicago) will discuss "gamification" - the impact of game-mechanics on a variety of social and cultural practices - by focusing on the experimental nature of videogames.

Time and place: June 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:45 PM, HF-12, Niels Treschows hus, Blindern campus, Niels Henrik Abels vei 36, University of Oslo

The workshop is free and open to everyone. This is a read ahead workshop and papers will only be briefly presented. Sign-up is not necessary, but write to Reidar Maliks if you will participate and would like access to papers.

Time and place: June 12, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, GM 652

Organized by the Thought and Sense Project

Portrait of Laurie Paul (Photo: University of North Carolina).
Time and place: June 11, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 452 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Laurie Paul, Eugene Falk Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Professorial Fellow at St Andrews University in Scotland, 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 31, 2018 2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud 4 Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern

The symposium will explore differing conceptions of love in the Western cultural context. Speakers are Simon May (Kings College, London) as well as Unn Falkeid and Christian Refsum (University of Oslo)

Portrait of Professor Samir Okasha (Photo: University of Bristol).
Time and place: May 16, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Samir Okasha, Professor at University of Bristol, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Michael Neu (Photo: Private).
Time and place: Apr. 19, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 205 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Michael Neu, from the University of Brighton, 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: Apr. 13, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, GM 205
Time and place: Mar. 23, 2018 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Papyrus collection, University of Oslo Library

Open seminar with Prof. Anastasia Maravela and PhD candidate Jens Mangerud. 

All students, staff members and other guests are welcome.

Portrait of Constance Meinwald (Photo: Private).
Time and place: Mar. 22, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Constance Meinwald, Professor at University of Illinois, 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: Mar. 1, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Torfinn Huvenes, Senior Lecturer at Umeå 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: Feb. 2, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Aud 5, Eilert Sundt's Hus

In this lecture, Aron Vinegar, professor at the Dept. of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, will explore the question of "holding forth" that emerged in Roland Barthes' late lecture courses at the Collège de France (1977-80)