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Time and place: Nov. 29, 2022 1:00 PM2:00 PM, IMK, Room 435

This is a recurring thematic meeting (IMK PhD fellows only) about publishing strategies and strategic use of publishing for profile building and academic career.


Time and place: Sep. 8, 2022 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Room 435

Get behind the scenes to learn about how other researchers tackled tasks and challenges most of the PhD candidates are going to face. This is what the IMK PhD Practical Experience Sharing Series (IMK PESS) is about.

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2022 10:00 AM11:30 AM, IMK, Room 435
Time and place: June 23, 2022 10:00 AM11:30 AM, IMK, Room 435
Doctoral candidate Ekaterina Pashevich
Time and place: June 17, 2022 12:15 PM, Sophus Bugges hus, auditorium 2

Master Ekaterina Pashevich at the Department of Media and Communication will defend her dissertation Empathic child-robot communication. Exploring the potential influence of communication with social robots on the development of empathy in children for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

Time and place: June 14, 2022 10:00 AM11:30 AM, IMK, Room 418
Time and place: June 3, 2022 9:00 AM11:00 AM, Room 410

On the final seminar, IMK PhD fellows get feedback and recommendations for improving their dissertation draft prior to submission.   

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Time and place: Apr. 28, 2022 3:00 PM5:00 PM, ON ZOOM

In this lecture, Larisa Dryansky (Sorbonne) discusses parallels between 1960s artistic investigations of the relation between image and object, materiality and illusion, and computer scientists’ simultaneous quest for building 3D images.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2022 10:00 AM11:45 AM, IMK, Room 435
Time and place: Apr. 19, 2022 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Room 435
Time: Apr. 1, 2022 1:15 PM3:00 PM
Time and place: Mar. 15, 2022 10:00 AM4:00 PM, IMK, Room 435

How to conduct high-quality research methods during your PhD work? 

Time and place: Mar. 14, 2022 1:00 PM2:45 PM, Room 435, Oslo Science Park
Time and place: Mar. 9, 2022 10:00 AM11:45 AM, Room 435 (Break 1200-1245)

On inaugural seminars, PhD fellows at the IMK present and get feedback on their initial project description.

Time and place: Mar. 8, 2022 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Room 435
Time and place: Mar. 7, 2022 1:00 PM2:30 PM, Room 435
Time and place: Feb. 28, 2022 10:00 AMMar. 1, 2022 1:00 PM, IMK, Room 435

Candidates present their work in progress and get feedback from their peers and Head of Research. NB! "Kappe"-part of the seminar is moved to 8 March, starting 12hrs15 - see separate event. 

Time: Feb. 4, 2022 1:15 PM3:00 PM
Doctoral candidate Jon Inge Faldalen
Time and place: Jan. 21, 2022 12:15 PM, Zoom

Master Jon Inge Faldalen at the Department of Media and Communication will defend his dissertation Stillmoving for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

Time and place: Nov. 10, 2021 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Room 435

The Inaugural seminar is one of the Department's obligatory seminars for all new PhD candidates. The seminar is open to public and we especially encourage newly admitted PhD candidates to attend.

Time: Nov. 5, 2021 1:15 PM3:00 PM

Ellen Rees presents work in progress.

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Time and place: Sep. 15, 2021 6:00 PM8:00 PM, ON ZOOM

In this combined lecture and film screening, architect and filmmaker Liam Young (Los Angeles) takes us on a science fiction safari through an imaginary city for the entire population of the earth.

Time: Sep. 3, 2021 1:15 PM3:00 PM

Carrie Russpatrick presents work in progress: The Rise of the Vulva Monster: Vagina Dentata and its influence on Media Tropes and the Future of Screen Monsters.

Time and place: Aug. 30, 2021 1:00 PM3:00 PM, IMK, Room 435

Working title: Pandemic Rhetoric: trustworthiness, contention and emergent strategy in the pandemic rhetorical situation

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Time and place: Aug. 23, 2021 9:30 AMAug. 24, 2021 4:00 PM, TBD

The purpose of the seminar is to give IMK PhD fellows constructive feedback on their texts, including work in progress.