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Time and place: May 3, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Seminarrom 216, HF-bygget, University of Bergen

Lecture by Miguel Ángel Quesada Pacheco, University of Bergen, on popular beliefs in Central America and Spain.

See announcement.

Time and place: May 8, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, NHO, Middelthunsgate 27, Oslo

With Claudia Melim-McLeod, from the consultancy firm MMC; and Andreas Dahl-Jørgensen, Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative; organized by The Brazilian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce and NHO.

See announcement.

Time and place: May 15, 2017, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, Oslo

Workshop organized with economic support from NorLARNet.

See announcement.

Time: June 15, 2017 - June 17, 2017

The Nordic Latin American Research Network (NOLAN) is organizing its 9th Conference, hosted by the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. The theme is 'Latin American Challenges in the 21st Century: Societies in Motion'.

See conference web site.

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Time and place: Apr. 27, 2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Norad, Bygdøy alle 2, Oslo

Screening of the documentary “Frontera invisible” and introductions by Laura Buffet, European Federation for Transport and Environment; and Henrik Wiig, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences and ResGrow AS.

Documentary in Spanish with English subtitles; debate in English.

See announcement.

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2017 - Apr. 28, 2017, University of Bergen

Title of the thesis: “Cuba fue diferente. El derrumbe del socialismo euro-soviético visto desde el Partido Comunista de Cuba (1989-1992 y 2013)”.

See announcements for trial lecture and defence.

Time and place: Apr. 3, 2017 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM, NTNU Dragvoll, Trondheim

The main speaker at this seminar is April J. Mayes from Pomona College, California, who focuses her research on the Dominican Republic.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 30, 2017 7:00 PM, Majorstuen Seniorsenter, Slemdalsv. 3, Oslo

Speech by Cuba’s ambassador to Norway, Oscar de los Reyes, followed by a short documentary; organized by Centro Hispano-Noruego.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 28, 2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

On April 2nd Ecuador will decide who will be the president to follow Rafael Correa’s 10 years of rule. This seminar will discuss the possible consequences of the elections.

Time and place: Mar. 24, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, NIBR, Periferien (HG447), Holbergs gate 1, 4th floor, Oslo

Guest lecture on the political crisis in Brazil with Professor Marcus Melo, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (Brazil) at the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 22, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Café Mestizo, Pilestredet Park 5, Oslo

The magazine LatinAmerika launches its first issue of the year, which focuses on the inclusion of minorities and marginalized groups in the Colombian peace process. Talks by Diego Marín Rios, Lina Alvarez Reyes and Mónica Orjuela.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Seminar on walls and barriers under Trump, including the planned wall at the US border with Mexico; organized by the University of Oslo.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 2, Blindern, University of Oslo

Open lecture with Oliver Stuenkel, Associate Professor of International Relations at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo, Brazil.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Seminar organized jointly by the Brazilian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, the Norwegian institute for urban and regional research and the Oslo Academy of Global Governance of the University of Oslo.

Language: English

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM, Kunstnernes Hus, Wergelandsvn. 17, Oslo

Habitat Norway and Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) will screen the documentary “The Olympic Dream” and organize a panel discussion with Gerhard Heiberg (IOC), Chistopher Gaffney (Brazil/Switzerland) and Einar Braathen (NIBR) based on the experiences from Rio de Janeiro.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2017 - Mar. 19, 2017, Samfunnet, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås

Movies and more.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Kulturhuset LAB, Pløens gate 1, Oslo

Breakfast seminar with Henriette Killi Westhrin, general secretary of Norwegian People’s Aid; Berta Isabel Zúñiga Cáceres, COPINH (Honduras) and daughter of Berta Cáceres; and Victor Fernandez, Movimiento Amplio de Dignidad y Justicia (Honduras); organized by Norwegian People’s Aid.

Language: Spanish, with interpretation to Norwegian

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2017 - Mar. 16, 2017, NIBR, Holbergs gate 1, 4th floor, Oslo

Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) organizes a workshop with Dr. Christopher Gaffney (Department of Geography, University of Zurich), research professor Einar Braathen (NIBR) and research fellow Celina Sørbøe (NIBR).

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2017 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Caféteateret, Hollendergata 8, Oslo

The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) will organize a popular tribunal on Norwegian investments in Latin America, with a focus on investments by the Government Pension Fund Global in eucalyptus in Brazil, and investments by Norfund in the Honduran bank Ficohsa.

The event will interpreted between Spanish/Portuguese and Norwegian. See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 9, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

A debate organized by The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG), with Mariel Aguilar Støen, University of Oslo; Gustavo Illescas, CALDH (Guatemala); a representative from Norfund; and Andrew Kroglund, Miljøpartiet De Grønne.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 2, 2017 - Mar. 3, 2017, Aula, Misjonsmarka 12, Stavanger

Title of the thesis: "Negotiating Religion and Development: Diaconal Praxis in the Bolivian Andes" See announcement.

Time and place: Feb. 16, 2017 1:00 PM, A2 Sverre Fehn, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Maridalsveien 29, Oslo

Lecture by Jorge Perez Jaramillo, Deputy director of the metropolitan planning area of Medellín, Colombia.

See announcement.

Time and place: Feb. 14, 2017 - Feb. 19, 2017, Oslo

Documentary Film Festival, including

- a lecture on our media-created perception of Colombia (in Norwegian) - a panel debate on women’s role in the peace processes in Colombia, Guatemala and Myanmar - a conversation on the relations between Dominicans and Haitians

See announcement.

Time and place: Feb. 9, 2017 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

Paola Bergallo, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella; Camila Gianella, Chr. Michelsen Institute / University of Bergen; and Elzbieta Kurdziel, University of Bergen, in conversation with Bruce Wilson (University of Central Florida, Chr. Michelsen Institute); organized by the Centre on Law & Social Transformation.

See announcement.

Time and place: Feb. 1, 2017 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Room 217, HF-Bygget, University of Bergen

Guest lecture with Álvaro Llosa, University of Oslo; organized in co-operation with the research group “Latinamerika: Litteratur og kultur”, University of Bergen

See announcement.