Morgenstierne Seminar


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Time and place: Sep. 4, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Undervisnings Rom 4, Georg Sverdrups hus

In this Morgenstierne seminar, Philippa Williams from the Queen Mary University of London will discuss the role of the popular digital chat application in transforming everyday politics in urban India.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2019 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Seminar room 12, PAM

In this Morgenstierne seminar, anthropologist and historian Ritu Khanduri will address question of free speech, laughter, and political caricatures in contemporary India.

Time and place: Feb. 14, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, PAM 360

In this double lecture, Richard Davis and Amy Allocco present their ongoing research on devotional prints and rituals of death in Hindu India.

Time and place: May 31, 2018 2:15 PM5:00 PM, PAM seminarrom 1

In this double Morgenstierne seminar Nicolas Martin and Lisa Björkman analyze defining aspects of Indian democracy

Time and place: May 14, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, PA Munchs Hus, seminar room 9, Blindern

Morgenstierne seminar lecture

Jonathan Pattenden, University of East Anglia

Time and place: May 3, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, TBA

Morgenstierne Seminar lecture

Mukulika Banerjee, London School of Economics

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, PAM seminarrom 8

Morgenstierne Seminar lecture

Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Associate Professor, IKOS

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus, Blindern, seminarrom 2 (130)

In this seminar, Alf Gunvald Nilsen analyzes the roles historically played by law, civil society, and citizenship in the social movements of Bhil Adivasis in western India

Time and place: Jan. 15, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Seminarrom 9 PAM

The Morgenstierne Lecture

by Ute Hüsken

Time and place: Dec. 1, 2017 10:15 AM12:00 PM, PA Munchs hus seminarrom 3

Morgenstierne Lecture by Sahana Udupa

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2017 4:15 PM6:00 PM, P.A.Munchs hus seminarrom 11

The Morgenstierne Lecture

by David Gilmartin

Time and place: Nov. 1, 2017 2:15 PM5:00 PM, Seminar room 10, PA Munchs Hus, Blindern

In this double lecture, Devleena Ghosh and Vera Lazzaretti introduce two out-of-the-ordinary religious spaces in India, each providing a unique window into the country’s religious complexity.

Time and place: Aug. 28, 2017 4:15 PM6:00 PM, 14, P.A. Munchs hus at Blindern

Morgenstierne lecture with Ronie Parciack.

Time and place: May 23, 2017 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Seminar room 360, P.A.Munchs hus at Blindern

What could be greater proof of the syncretic history of the Indian subcontinent than the eulogization of Lord Krishna by one of the greatest Sufi mystics of all times? Welcome to a talk by Madhumita Ray, which also will include demonstration and soundbites.

Time and place: May 11, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, PAM seminar room 9

Morgenstierne Seminar with István Keul

Time and place: Feb. 16, 2017 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Blindern, PA Munchs hus seminarrom 9

Morgenstierne seminar with Sten Widmalm

Time and place: Feb. 1, 2017 4:15 PM6:00 PM, P.A. Munchs hus: Seminarrom 6

“Rascally Infidels:” Politico-religious transgression in international correspondences of Ṭipū Sultān

Time and place: Dec. 12, 2016 5:00 PM6:30 PM, Undervisningsrom 2, Georg Sverdrups Hus

How are blasphemy controversies in Pakistan linked to forced conversion? This is the question addressed by Jürgen Schaflechner's new documentary film "Thrust into heaven" (2016). The filmmaker will introduce his own film and respond to questions from the audience after the screening.

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2016 12:15 PM4:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus seminarrom 205

by Angelika Malinar and Paul Rollier

Time and place: Sep. 7, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, P.A.Munch's Hus Seminarrom 7

A Talk by Ute Hüsken

Time and place: May 23, 2016 10:15 AM12:00 PM, P.A.Munchs Hus Seminarrom 11

Talk by Arnab Banerji (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles)


Time and place: May 19, 2016 10:15 AM1:00 PM, PAM seminarrom 7

Christopher Pinney (UCL)

Revisiting Camera Indica: Popular Photography in the 21st Century

Susan Bean (American Institute of Indian Studies)

Down and Dirty in Western India: How Clay Reshapes Cosmos and Polity

Time and place: May 13, 2016 1:15 PM4:00 PM, P.A.Munchs Hus, 1st floor, seminarrom 15

Syed Akbar Hyder (Uni. of Texas Austin):  ”Blasphemy laws” and Urdu aesthetics in the Pakistan

Heinz Warner Wessler (Uni. Uppsala): Dalit discourses on religion and secularism: From Dr. Ambedkar to the revival of the Ajivikas

Time and place: May 9, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, P.A. Munchs hus, seminarrom 11

Guest lecture with Syed Akbar Hyder


Time and place: Mar. 15, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, P.A. Munchs hus seminarrom 3

Guest Lecture by Afsar Mohammed, University of Austin, Texas