Upcoming events

Doctoral candidate Rebekka Åsnes Sagild
Time and place: Feb. 4, 2022 10:15 AM, Georg Sverdrups hus, auditorium 2 / Zoom

Master Rebekka Åsnes Sagild at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages will defend her dissertation Honorary Cooptation: A Study of Selected Elites in the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conferences for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

Cloud, Mountain, Grasslands, Trees
Time and place: Feb. 9, 2022 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Online format. Click here to register for the Zoom seminar.

In this talk, anthropologist Anselmo Matusse introduces how the Mozambican state establishes extractivism in the country and its pernicious effects on people and landscapes on the ground.

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Time and place: Feb. 10, 2022 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Zoom (sign up)

China’s main foreign policy initiatives are not directed at the West but prioritise south-south relations. In this seminar, we will learn more about China’s orientation towards developing countries and the meaning of the concept of a ‘more democratic world order’ for the Chinese Communist Party.

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2022 10:00 AM4:00 PM, Sem.room 140, Harriet Holters house and in Zoom

For the last fifteen years or so, interdisciplinarity – aka crossdisciplinarity, transdisciplinarity, postdisciplinarity, or simply convergence – has been one of the most mobilizing ideas in global scholarship

Plant, Twig, Sprouts,
Time and place: Feb. 16, 2022 12:15 PM1:00 PM, CET. Click here to register for webinar on Zoom.

New OSEH Associate Professor II, Michelle Bastian, will discuss her current fellowship project which will build connections with phenology, the study of lifecycle timing in plants and animals, and humanities research.