2019

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Time and place: Oct. 29, 2019 4:15 PM5:30 PM, Scene HumSam, ground floor, Georg Sverdrups hus

Open talk by Professor Lloyd Pratt, Oxford! How does Frederick Douglass's account of plain reading fit with his investment in rhetorical play elsewhere in his public discourse? Pratt also examines how the relative inattention to African American intellectual history in recent calls for new modes of reading in the humanities has undersold the complexity of African American thinking on the relation of reading to politics.

Time and place: Nov. 7, 2019 5:00 PM7:00 PM, The University of Oslo Library, Georg Sverdrups hus

Do you want to learn another language outside the classroom walls? You have the opportunity to do that by joining our language café!

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Time and place: Oct. 3, 2019 5:00 PM7:00 PM, The University of Oslo Library, Georg Sverdrups hus

Do you want to learn another language outside the classroom walls? You have the opportunity to do that by joining our language café!

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2019 10:15 AM11:30 AM, Scene HumSam, Georg Sverdrups hus

In collaboration with Karriereuka 2019 and Yara, United Nation Student Association Oslo presents the talk: How does work in sustainability impacts career trends?

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Time and place: Sep. 19, 2019 3:15 PM6:00 PM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Life as a student or gründer can sometimes feel both overwhelming and chaotic. Therefore INSJ and FOP invite you to take part in a different and inspiring event to give you the tools for how to make it without losing your mind.

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Time and place: Sep. 13, 2019 1:15 PM2:15 PM, Scene HumSam

Literary Visions assembles, in English translation, more than 40 prose texts of modern Arabic, Turkish, Persian, and Hebrew fiction that shed light on modern Middle Eastern lifeworlds.

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Time and place: Sep. 10, 2019 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Get an update on what is currently happening in Kashmir, in this seminar with psychological and medical anthropologist Dr. Saiba Varma.

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Time and place: May 29, 2019 9:15 AM11:00 AM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Why did the twelfth-century canons at the Lateran church in Rome claim the presence of the Ark of the Covenant inside their high altar? Eivor Oftestad's new book argues that the claim responded to new challenges in the aftermath of the First Crusade in 1099. Welcome to book launch! 

Time and place: Apr. 5, 2019 1:15 PM2:15 PM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Illinois State University Professor of History Andrew Hartman is currently at work on his third book, "Karl Marx in America". According to Hartman, to read and think about Karl Marx is to grapple with the modern world that capitalism has made. 

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Time and place: Mar. 15, 2019 1:15 PM2:15 PM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Six years before the Egyptian revolution of January 2011, many young Egyptians had resorted to blogging as a means of self-expression and literary creativity. This resulted in the emergence of a new literary genre: the autofictional blog. Welcome to the launch of Teresa Pepe's new book: Blogging from Egypt.

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Time and place: Mar. 12, 2019 2:15 PM3:15 PM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. We apologize for the inconvenience. New date and place: Monday March 18 at Auditorium 1, Eilert Sundts hus. More info soon!

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Time and place: Mar. 4, 2019 1:15 PM2:30 PM, Scene HumSam, 1 etg. i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

This is the event for everyone interested in medieval music and music history! The new book Polyphony in Paris, focuses on the history of medieval music in thirteenth-century Paris, the ways in which music was created and the contexts in which it was performed.

Time and place: Feb. 28, 2019 8:30 AM10:00 AM, HumSam Biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups Hus

In this edition of the PhD (and Postdoc :) ) Breakfast Club, we are discussing how to write a grant proposal. Free Breakfast included so sign up below. Start your day well!

Time and place: Feb. 4, 2019 12:15 PM1:45 PM, Scene HumSam, ground floor GSH

The Sahel region, the narrow stripe of land along the southern border of the Saharan Desert constitutes a geopolitical corridor. Since years, it confronts its regional actors and the international community with a vast set of severe challenges including extreme poverty and lack of development, weak state structures, human and arms trafficking and terrorist insurgencies. 

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Time and place: Jan. 24, 2019 2:15 PM3:00 PM, 1.etasje i HumSam-biblioteket i Georg Sverdrups hus

Book launch: In the new book The Steppe Tradition in International Relations. Russians, Turks and European State Building 4000 BCE–2017 CE, Einar Wigen and Iver B. Neumann give a full treatment of the steppe tradition’s role in early European state formation.