Niels Treschow building, 8th floor, room 803
Niels Henrik Abels vei 36
September 27-28, 2018
Hannah Ryggen room, Lucy Smith hus
University of Oslo [Map]
The 2015–2016 phenomenon labeled the “migrant crisis” and the “refugee crisis” generated intense discussions in the public spheres of various European societies, as well as in their private spheres. An important part of these discussions was identity negotiations: who are “we” and who are “they”? What do we want our societies and public spaces to be like? What are our values? Migration has caused visible changes in public spaces, and in the ways that receiving and transit countries see themselves, their past and future, and neighboring countries.
A seminar to mark the centenary of “Votes for Women”, the introduction of a female franchise in the UK through the Representation of the People Act of 1918
Talk by Caroline Flint, MP
An extra lecture in Portuguese on the social movements in Portugal after the Carnation revolution of 25 April 1974, by Professor Luísa Tiago de Oliveira from ISCTE-IUL.
Luísa Tiago de Oliveira from ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute will be talking about the genesis and the consequences of the 25th of April 1974 in Portugal for European, African and global history. (Her talk is available here)
An open conversation with a renowned film director, writer, photographer and artist.
A moderated discussion open to audience participation, with topics ranging from nationhood and war to literature and language — the whole Ukrainian experience, from one public intellectual's point of view. Followed by a literary performance.