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Gjesteforelesninger og seminarer



Students protesting in the streets of Stockholm
Tid og sted: 2. nov. 2022 15:1516:30, 12th floor Niels Treschows hus

In this talk, professor of design history Dr. Kjetil Fallan, explores design interventions at, and in the wake of, the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in Stockholm 1972. What can design activism tell us about the conference's influence on future political decision-making? Or about the development of environmental thinking and ecologically informed design ideology in Scandinavia?

Backhoe moves trash in a landfill site, pollution
Tid og sted: 20. okt. 2022 15:1517:00, Auditorium 4, Eilert Sundts hus

In this talk, Professor of Anthropology, Dr. Lesley Green, will draw on current Anthropocene scholarship in the environmental humanities and social sciences to suggest four approaches to strengthening trans-disciplinarity engagement between social and natural sciences. 

Fungy spreading its threads
Tid og sted: 13. okt. 2022 15:1516:30, 12th floor Niels Treschows hus

How has our understandings of relations between soil, plants, and fungi have changed over time? In this lecture, professor of anthropology Dr. Michael J. Hathaway will explore the role of fungal mycelium in engaging the soil matrix.

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Tid og sted: 12. okt. 2022 16:1518:00, Aud. 2 Georg Sverdrups Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, Allison Morehead (Queens University) will discuss an interdisciplinary curatorial project that presents the work of Edvard Munch in the light of medical history.

A woman is listening to music on her earphones in a greenhouse.
Tid og sted: 5. okt. 2022 15:1516:30, 12th floor Niels Treschows hus

The environment is having a massive impact on music, changing what music is and how it comes to be, not just what it is about or how it sounds. In this lecture, Dr. Kyle Devine, professor of musicology at UiO, presents the nuances in this Great Recomposition, and the importance of overriding our defaults. 

Portrait of man in shirt and suit.
Tid og sted: 28. sep. 2022 14:0016:00, Sophus Lies Auditorium, Blindern, University of Oslo

What is extremism? Can some forms of extremism be accepted? In this year's great Exphil lecture, Professor Quassim Cassam presents his philosophical analysis.

You can watch a recording of the lecture here (Norwegian)

A man wearing a blue dress, white shirt and yellow sunglasses smiling at the camera. Photo.
Tid og sted: 16. sep. 2022 12:0013:00, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, 652

Professor Rodney Lokaj will address the paradigm of thought created by Francis Petrarch (1303–1373) regarding Europe’s relationship with the classical past and posterity. 

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Tid og sted: 26. aug. 2022 18:0020:00, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram-salen

In this lecture, Julia Bryan-Wilson (Columbia University) discusses how the question of embellishment and decor in recent art may change our conceptions of art history.

Compiled photo. On the left Eben Kirksey, on the right is a model with viral shape
Tid og sted: 13. juni 2022 14:1516:00, Linken, Georg Sverdrups hus

In this lecture, the Medical Humanities and the Environmental Humanities meet. Associate Professor Eben Kirksey from the Alfred Deakin Institute at Deakin University, Australia, will introduce us to the "virosphere".

Tid og sted: 31. mai 2022 16:1518:00, GM 652 and via Zoom

David Grimaldi presents his thesis project for his Master's Degree in Ancient Greek.

Tid og sted: 10. mai 2022 16:1518:00, GM 652 and via Zoom

Knut Olav Sandvik presents his thesis for the Master's Degree in Latin: "Iocosa Imago: Resonant Forms in Horace"

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Tid og sted: 28. apr. 2022 15:0017:00, ON ZOOM

In this lecture, Larisa Dryansky (Sorbonne) discusses parallels between 1960s artistic investigations of the relation between image and object, materiality and illusion, and computer scientists’ simultaneous quest for building 3D images.

Tid og sted: 26. apr. 2022 16:1518:00, GM 652 and via Zoom

Paola d'Andrea: Ad usum Novae Romae: two vates for Fascist Italy

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Tid og sted: 31. mars 2022 10:0012:00, Forsamlingssalen, Harald Schelderups Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen (U. of Zürich) discusses the significance of rhythm as a design feature in Bruckner's and Schubert's symphonies.

Tid og sted: 29. mars 2022 16:1518:00, GM 652 and via Zoom

Aske Damtoft Poulsen: All Roads Lead to Ruin: Teleology and counterfactuality in Sallust’s history of Rome