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Time and place: Sep 18, 2014 - Sep 19, 2014, Niels Treschows hus, 12th floor, Blindern campus, University of Oslo

Conference on Dominican-Haitian relations.

Time and place: Sep 19, 2014 02:15 PM - 04:00 PM, Auditorium 1, Ground floor, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

The ESOP Public lecture of 2014 will be given by the prominent scholars Ruth Berins Collier and James Robinson, who both have extensive research experience from Latin America.

See announcement.

Time and place: Sep 23, 2014 09:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Auditorium 5, Vilhelm Bjerknes' Hus, Moltke Moes vei 35, Blindern, University of Oslo

Seminar with Uruguayan journalist Guillermo Garat,  who has studied and published extensively on drug policy in Uruguay;  Professor Willy Pedersen and Senior Research Fellow Ole Jørgen Røgeberg.

Time and place: Jun 11, 2015 - Jun 13, 2015, Helsinki, Finland

The 8th Conference of the Nordic Latin American Research Network will take place in Helsinki, Finland, 11 – 13 June 2015. It will be hosted by the Faculty of Social Sciences & Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki. More information will follow.


Time and place: Sep 16, 2014 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngstorget, Oslo

A conversation on the upcoming elections in Brazil, between Yuri Kasahara, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR), Torkjell Leira, author of “Brasil – Kjempen våkner”, and Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo. Others to be confirmed. Language: Norwegian

See the announcement.

Time and place: Sep 16, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:45 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelersgate 30, 2nd floor, Oslo

Seminar with Ivan Ormachea, President of ProDíalogo, Peru, based on the collaborative project "Social Conflict and Extractive Industries in Peru." Commentator: Stener Ekern, University of Oslo.  Q&A will follow.

See the announcement.

Time and place: Sep 12, 2014 12:15 PM - 02:00 PM, Auditorium D, Sydneshaugen, University of Bergen

Guest lecture with Prof. Karl Erik Schøllhammer, Pontifície Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

See announcement.

Time and place: Sep 11, 2014 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Tromsø Bibliotek, Tromsø

Seminar with Øystein Schjetne, Golden Colombia. The seminar is part of the festival “No Siesta – Fiesta!”.

See announcement.

Time and place: Sep 9, 2014 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM, Maos lille røde, Det Akademiske Kvarter, Olav Kyrresgate 49, Bergen

The Tiniest Place is a documentary about the survivors of the Salvadorian Civil War. It will be held a short introduction. Organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG). The film is in Spanish with English subtitles.

See announcement.  

Time and place: Sep 3, 2014 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Gamle festsal, Domus Academica (Urbygningen), Karl Johans gate 47, University of Oslo

See Barcena's Power Point presentation. The video recording of the lecture will be added when it is ready.


Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), will hold a guest lecture on the occasion of being awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Oslo.

See the announcement.

Note! New venue: Gamle festsal (see below)

Time and place: Aug 26, 2014 01:15 PM, NUPI , C.J. Hambros plass 2 D, Oslo

Theory seminar with Prof. Dr. Markus-Michael Müller, Freie Universität Berlin; organized by the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI).

See announcement .

Time and place: Aug 25, 2014 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

A seminar with Guatemala’s Human Rights Ombudsman, Jorge De León Duque.

Language: English

Time and place: Jun 20, 2014 07:00 PM, Los locales de Majorstuen Seniorsenter, Slemdalsv. 3, Oslo

Cultural event including lecture by Dr. Salvador Palomino Flores, Peruvian anthropologist resident in Denmark.

See announcement.

Time and place: Jun 19, 2014 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Kjelleren), Wergelandsv. 29, Oslo

Norway is becoming increasingly dependent on soya from Brazil as a source of protein in animal feed. Seminar on social and environmental challenges in soybean production, organized by Norwegian Church Aid, Framtiden i våre hender and Rainforest Foundation Norway.

See announcement.

Time and place: Jun 12, 2014 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngstorget 3, Oslo

What is the impact of the urbanization of the world's refugees on cities and informal areas?  First seminar in a series organized by Habitat Norway.

See announcement.

Time and place: Jun 11, 2014 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Kverneland), Wergelandsv. 29, Oslo

Seminar ahead of the 15 June run-off presidential election in Colombia.

Language: Norwegian; with two presentations in English.

Time and place: May 27, 2014 09:15 AM - 11:00 AM, 12th floor, Niels Treschows hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Raúl Risco, ex-political prisoner and now an active dissident in Cuba, visits Norway and is interested in meeting students and others with interest in Cuba.

Language: Spanish

(Additional information on Raúl Risco in Norwegian below).

Time and place: May 22, 2014 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM, Kafé Niels - HF Fakultetet (ground floor), Blindern, University of Oslo

Informal gathering organized by Latinamerikansk forening at the University of Oslo.

See announcement.

Time and place: May 21, 2014 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM, Norad Info Centre, Ruseløkkveien 26, Oslo (6th floor)

Introductions by Dr Martín Sabignoso, National Coordinator Programa SUMAR, and Dr Paul Gertler, Professor at School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. Organizer: Norad

See announcement.

Time and place: May 12, 2014 08:30 AM - 01:30 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Nedjma), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Open seminar with researchers from Brazil, USA and Norway.

Language: English

Time and place: May 12, 2014 - May 14, 2014, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås

The seminar will bring together and appraise current international knowledge, experience, and expertise in integration of water-related disease control; including the results of the “Healthy Schools” project, in Colombia. Organised by Hans J. Overgaard, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), with economic support from NorLARNet.

See announcement.

Time and place: May 8, 2014 09:15 AM - 11:00 AM, UiB-Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

Guest lecture with Ronaldo Munck, Dublin City University. See announcement.

Time and place: May 6, 2014 07:00 PM, Kvarteret, Store Logen, Bergen

With the author, Torkjell Leira, and Johannes Nymark.

See announcement.  

Time and place: Apr 30, 2014 06:00 PM, Café Ni Muser, Bispegata 9A, Trondheim

Programme to come – see announcement.  

Time and place: Apr 24, 2014 06:00 PM - 11:59 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngstorget, Oslo

Torkjell Leira will present his book on Brazil, combined with a display of Brazilian culture.

See announcement.