Previous events

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Time and place: June 24, 2021 10:30 AM5:10 PM, Zoom

A virtual symposium with Ina Blom, Synne Tollerud Bull, Jennifer Gabrys, Stefanie Hessler, Ursula Münster, and Susanne M. Winterling.

Time and place: Feb. 11, 2021 4:00 PM8:00 PM, ROM

Urban Ecologies: City Sensing Beyond the Human is a collective artistic research project at ROM for art and architecture initiated by Bull.Miletic (Synne Tollerud Bull and Dragan Miletic).

Time and place: Jan. 25, 2020 2:00 PM6:00 PM, Kunstnernes hus

Following Thinkers: Place, Philosophy and Architecture Explored Through Filmmaking is a two-part screening that deals with what it means to follow thinkers who came before us. Anna Ulrikke Andersen and filmmaker and film theoretician d.n. Rodowick (University of Chicago) screen a selection of films that relate to this theme. In Andersen's films, she follows Norberg-Schulz from Norway to Italy, while Rodowick explores where Plato's thinking took place. After the screening, there will be a conversation with professor of art history Ina Blom (UiO) and architect and architectural historian Ingrid Dobloug Roede (Transborder Studio/AHO). The event is produced by Julie Leding with support from Fritt Ord.

Find out more about the event via Facebook.

Time and place: May 16, 2019 6:00 PM10:00 PM, Cinemateket i Oslo, Dronningens gate 16

Gustav Jørgen Pedersen, seniorrådgiver i forskning og utviklingsavdelingen til Kulturtanken, kommer for å holde et foredrag om Peter Watkins’ kritikerroste film Edvard Munch fra 1974.

Time and place: May 15, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundt's house, Sixth floor meeting room

Departmental Seminar Series features Tadashi Yanai, Professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology, University of Tokyo.

The seminar is followed by informal gathering, at which refreshments are served. All are welcome!

Time: Mar. 25, 2019Mar. 26, 2019

Including a public lecture at the National Library by Prof. Gustav Frank (LMU Munich)

organized by Janicke S. Kaasa, Natalia Igl & Karin Kukkonen | ILOS

Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Blindern, Eilert Sundts Hus, 6th floor meeting room

Departmental seminar (Social Anthropology) featuring Christopher Wright, Senior lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

Time: Feb. 27, 2019Feb. 28, 2019

Including a public lecture at Litteraturhuset by Prof Vera Tobin (CWRU Cleveland, USA)

organized by Natalia Igl & Karin Kukkonen | ILOS

Time and place: Feb. 26, 2019 10:00 AM6:00 PM, Christian Krohgs gate 32

Forskergruppen Kunstfag på Høyskolen Kristiania inviterer til symposium om kunstfaglig forskning, der både gruppens medlemmer og eksterne gjester presenterer sitt arbeid innenfor kunstfaglig forskning (artistic research).

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2018 4:15 PM6:00 PM, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blokk A

Welcome to the Infinite Image lecture series of the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas. All talks are open to everybody.

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2018Oct. 27, 2018, Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo

Honorary guest and speaker: Holberg Prize Winner and Professor Julia Kristeva, Université Paris Diderot. Key note speakers:  Professor Marie Rose Moro, Université Paris Descartes, Professor Brian Hurwitz, King's College London and Professor Trish Greenhalgh, University of Oxford.

Roundtable discussion chaired by Brandy Schillace, Editor-in-chief of BMJ’s Medical Humanities Journal (London). Commentary to Julia Kristeva's lecture by Prof. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Emory University).

Time and place: Sep. 21, 2018 7:00 PM8:30 PM, Kunstnernes Hus Kino

WUXIA tidsskrift for filmkultur inviterer, i samarbeid med Kunstnernes Hus Kino, til slippfest for nyeste nummer med fokus på poesi, kyborger og estetikk i iransk film. Temaredaktører for dette nummeret er filmregissør Kaveh Tehrani og kunsthistoriker og medieviter Sara R. Yazdani. Kveldens program vil bestå av en visning av den iranske poeten Forough Farrokhzads eneste film THE HOUSE IS BLACK (Khaneh syah ast, 1962), og en diktopplesning ved Mazdak Shafieian. Arrangementet er gratis.

Time and place: Sep. 17, 2018 3:00 PM4:00 PM, Salen, ZEB

We cordially invite you to the presentation of the results from the two-day workshop that intends to explore how contemporary music can promote aesthetic diversity.

Guests: George Lewis and Rolf-Erik Nystrøm

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2018 10:00 AM5:00 PM, Nasjonalbiblioteket

Hva forteller arkivene om den kreative prosessen?

Time and place: June 13, 2018June 15, 2018, University of Tampere, Finland

LILI18 targets the social, affective and experimental in literature, and explores literary forms of mediation in everyday life. How are literary conventions and devices, both narrative and poetic, employed in social and cultural meaningmaking?

Time: Oct. 19, 2017

Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo and Kunsthistorisk Forening (The Art History Association) invites you to the Lorentz Dietrichson Lecture 2017, Thursday Oct. 19, 18:00, Gamle festsal, Urbygningen. 

Time: Sep. 26, 2017 6:00 PM8:00 PM

Writer, curator and artist Tom Holert will hold an open lecture on the German filmmaker, author and teacher Harun Farocki (1944-2014) and the activities of the newly founded Harun Farocki Institut, Berlin.

Time: July 4, 2017July 6, 2017

The annual conference of Film-Philosophy which brings together film and philosophy scholars from around the world.

Time and place: June 29, 2017July 2, 2017, Paris, France

The NECS 2017 Conference


Media, Bodies, Practices

Time: June 29, 2017June 30, 2017

International conference, June 29th and 30th 2017

(Please RSVP online, participation is free of charge)

Time: June 7, 2017

An interdisciplinary panel conference featuring a keynote lecture by professor John Durham Peters on “Weather as a Media Problem” and critical interventions into the field by invited scholars from Media studies and Environmental humanities.

Time: June 2, 2017

John Durham Peters is Professor of English and Media studies at Yale University.

“Projection and Protection: On the Deep Optical and Ballistic Intersections of Screens.”

Time: Apr. 28, 2017

The Media Convergence Research Centre at Bath Spa University is proud to host the first Signal Effects symposium titled Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene, which will take place on Friday April 28th 2017. We are interested in submissions from researchers, artists, filmmakers, writers and theorists whose work connects with the overall themes and strands of the symposium. 

Time: Mar. 23, 2017Mar. 24, 2017

A conference exploring modern sensibilities in art and literature as framing each other

Munch Museum, Oslo 23-24 March 2017

Open to all; booking required (fee NOK 300/ NOK 200)




Time: Feb. 3, 2017

What is media archaeology (good for)?

In recent years, the term has become something of a catch-phrase, being employed all the way from an expanded cinema history to techno-materialist hardware studies.

Please register with John Lynch ( until 15 January.

Organised jointly by the research groups KuFo and Geomedia, Karlstad University.

Time: Jan. 12, 2017Jan. 13, 2017

Conference at Humboldt University of Berlin

January 12-13, 2017

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2016 1:00 AM2:30 AM, Eilert Sundts Hus, meeting room 450

Thomas Lemke visits the Little Tools Project to give a seminar on his ongoing book project about Michel Foucault's concept of "the government of things".

Time and place: Nov. 27, 2015Nov. 29, 2015, Melbourne, Australia

The Sixth Conference on New Materialisms wil be held in Melbourne, Australia 27-29. September, 2015.


The Sister-Sixth Conference on New Materialisms will be held in Slovenia, 2-4. October, 2015.


Time and place: Sep. 23, 2015Sep. 25, 2015, Mexico City

An international colloquium on technical images will be held in Mexico City, September 23-25.

Time and place: Sep. 18, 2015Sep. 19, 2015, Linkoping, Sweden

The conference and a one day symposium will be held 18-19. October.