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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2020 9:15 AM12:00 PM, Online in Teams

The thesis seminar is a compulsory component of the PhD programme. Organized by Professor Tina Skouen, ILOS.

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Time and place: Oct. 29, 2020 10:15 AM12:00 PM, Location: To be announced, depending on the size of the group

Thesis seminar in area studies organized by Professor Ljiljana Saric at ILOS. The thesis seminar is a compulsory component of the PhD programme. 

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Time and place: Nov. 11, 2020 9:00 AMNov. 12, 2020 12:00 PM, Zoom

2-day online workshop with Dr. Kerstin Fritsches on how to succeed in developing your preferred career within or beyond academia.

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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2020 9:15 AM12:00 PM, Online in Teams

The thesis seminar is a compulsory component of the PhD programme. Organized by Professor Tina Skouen, ILOS.

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Time and place: Oct. 8, 2020 10:15 AM2:00 PM, Online, with approx 45 mins of breaks

Cross-disciplinary workshop on how to identify and overcome polarised views in different research areas and society at large. With Dr. Kris De Meyer (UK). NOTE: Due to high demand, participants will be divided into two groups, one meeting 7 Oct and the other 8 Oct.

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Time and place: Oct. 7, 2020 10:15 AM2:00 PM, Online, with approx 45 mins of breaks

Cross-disciplinary workshop on how to identify and overcome polarised views in different research areas and society at large. With Dr. Kris De Meyer (UK). NOTE: Due to high demand, participants will be divided into two groups, one meeting 7 Oct and the other 8 Oct.

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Time and place: June 3, 2020 9:15 AM11:00 AM, Online in Teams

The thesis seminar is a compulsory component of the PhD programme. Organized by Professor Tina Skouen, ILOS. To register, please send an email to tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no. Submission deadline: 20 May.

 

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Time and place: May 20, 2020 9:15 AM12:00 PM, Online in Teams

The thesis seminar is a compulsory component of the PhD programme. Organized by Professor Tina Skouen, ILOS. Please use the registration button below, we will organize more meetings by demand. All registered participants will be contacted by email.

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Time and place: Mar. 25, 2020 9:15 AM12:00 PM, Online in Teams

The thesis seminar is a compulsory component of the PhD programme. Organized by Professor Tina Skouen, ILOS.

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Time and place: Dec. 4, 2019 9:15 AM12:00 PM, Niels Treschow building, big meeting room at the end of the hall

The thesis seminar is a compulsory component of the PhD programme. Organized by Professor Tina Skouen, ILOS.

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Time and place: Nov. 15, 2019 9:15 AM11:00 AM, Niels Treschow building, meeting room 1116

Thesis seminar in area studies organized by Professor Ljiljana Saric at ILOS. The thesis seminar is a compulsory component of the PhD programme. 

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Time and place: Nov. 6, 2019 10:15 AM2:00 PM, Niels Treschow Building, 12th floor, meeting room at the end of the hall

Workshop on academic English.

Time and place: Sep. 25, 2019 9:15 AM12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 11 September

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is on the same date. Please send your texts to Tina Skouen, who will circulate them among the participants: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status and/or who has signed up for what. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators - please volunteer!

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2019 1:00 PM4:15 PM, Styrerommet (1005, 10th floor), Lucy Smiths hus, University of Oslo

This international seminar will explore how monstrosity is constructed in contemporary texts, practices, and discourses, particularly in relation to human and animal otherness.

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Time: Sep. 3, 2019 10:00 AM11:00 AM

As part of a day of outreach lessons for students at Oslo Katedralskole on exciting approaches to historical texts, UiO staff and students too are invited to go back to school and have a tour and discussion in the Oslo Katedralskole old school library. It is a chance to see the oldest library in Norway (with collections spanning nine centuries), and one of its most important historical book collections. Not to mention their Viking swords, magic spell book and skeleton.

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Time and place: Aug. 29, 2019 10:00 AM1:00 PM, Georg Sverdrups hus Undervisningsrom 3

This half-day seminar will address the political role that propaganda, television and drama played during critical moments in the history of the twentieth century in Spain - before, during and after Franco. The seminar is open to the public, and is organized in connection with Cristina Gómez Baggethun's midway assessment.

 
Time and place: June 13, 2019 10:15 AM12:00 PM, Room 389, P. A. Munchs hus (3rd floor, end of the hallway)

Academic writing in English with Gjertrud Stenbrenden (ILOS). For PhD fellows at the Faculty of Humanities. Four seminars (20 February, 20 March, 10 April, 13 June) - different topic each time! No need to sign up in advance.

For more information, contact: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no or gjertrud.stenbrenden@ilos.uio.no

 

NB! New date: 13 June: How to join a community of practitioners

  • how to write e-mails to professionals
  • how to approach secondary supervisors
  • how to apply for research stays
  • how to apply for (extra) funding
  • how to disseminate your findings
Time and place: June 12, 2019 9:15 AM11:00 AM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 29 May

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is on the same date. Please send your texts to Tina Skouen, who will circulate them among the participants: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status and/or who has signed up for what. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators - please volunteer!

Time and place: May 21, 2019 9:00 AM12:00 PM, Meeting room 1116, 11th floor, Niels Treschows hus

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 14 May 2019

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 14 May. Please send your texts to Ljiljana Saric, who will circulate them among the participants.

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status and/or who has signed up for what. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators – please volunteer!

Time and place: May 9, 2019 9:00 AM5:30 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow's Hus

One day workshop for PhD candidates and senior researchers on contextualist narratology, covering Queer/Feminist narrative theory, historicist narratology, and other identity- and context-based approaches.

3 ECTS for PhD candidates

Susan S. Lanser (Brandeis University) and Robyn Warhol (Ohio State University).

Deadline for abstracts (max. 300 words): 15 February 2019

Please submit your abstract to Tina Skouen.

Organizer: Tina Skouen in collaboration with Stockholm University

Please sign up here by Friday the 15th February

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2019 9:15 AM12:00 PM, TBA

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 3 April

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is on the same date. Please send your texts to Tina Skouen, who will circulate them among the participants: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Note: We will schedule another seminar by demand. For each seminar, we have a maximum of 4 Presenters.

Time and place: Apr. 10, 2019 10:15 AM12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschows Hus (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Academic writing in English with Gjertrud Stenbrenden (ILOS). For PhD fellows at the Faculty of Humanities. Four seminars (20 February, 20 March, 10 April, 15 May) - different topic each time! No need to sign up in advance.            For more information, contact: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no or gjertrud.stenbrenden@ilos.uio.no

10 Apr: Ways of arguing

  • how to write an engaging introduction
  • how to present arguments for/against sth.
  • how to present data clearly
Wolfgang Müller-Funk and Kathryn M. Lachman
Time and place: Apr. 4, 2019Apr. 5, 2019, 12th floor Niels Treschow's Hus (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

A PhD seminar examining the rhythms of border-crossings in cultural and literary forms at the University of Oslo, 4-5 April 2019, with guests Kathryn M. Lachman and Wolfgang Müller-Funk.

With Bruce Barnhart, Assoc. Professor, ILOS, and Johan Schimanski, Professor, ILOS

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2019 10:15 AM12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschows Hus (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Academic writing in English with Gjertrud Stenbrenden (ILOS). For PhD fellows at the Faculty of Humanities. Four seminars (20 February, 20 March, 10 April, 15 May) - different topic each time! No need to sign up in advance. For more information, contact: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no or gjertrud.stenbrenden@ilos.uio.no

20 March: Recognising other voices

  • how to present secondary literature
  • how to paraphrase, quote, refer to
  • styles of referencing
  • punctuation
Time and place: Mar. 11, 2019 9:00 AM12:00 PM, P. A. Munchs hus (PAM) 389, 3rd floor, end of hallway

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 4 March 2019

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 4 March. Please send your texts to Ljiljana Saric, who will circulate them among the participants.

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status and/or who has signed up for what. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators – please volunteer!