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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)
Conference on Dominican-Haitian relations, with economic support from NorLARNet, PRIO and Fritt Ord. See announcement.
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.
Theory seminar with Prof. Dr. Markus-Michael Müller, Freie Universität Berlin; organized by the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI).
See announcement .
A seminar with Guatemala’s Human Rights Ombudsman, Jorge De León Duque.
Cultural event including lecture by Dr. Salvador Palomino Flores, Peruvian anthropologist resident in Denmark.
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.
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.
Seminar ahead of the 15 June run-off presidential election in Colombia.
Language: Norwegian; with two presentations in English.
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.
(Additional information on Raúl Risco in Norwegian below).
Informal gathering organized by Latinamerikansk forening at the University of Oslo.
Introductions by Dr Martín Sabignoso, National Coordinator Programa SUMAR, and Dr Paul Gertler, Professor at School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. Organizer: Norad
Open seminar with researchers from Brazil, USA and Norway.
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.
Guest lecture with Ronaldo Munck, Dublin City University. See announcement.
With the author, Torkjell Leira, and Johannes Nymark.
Programme to come – see announcement.
Torkjell Leira will present his book on Brazil, combined with a display of Brazilian culture.
Seminar on indigenous peoples and the peace process in Colombia; including a representative from Consejo Regional Indígena de Cauca (CRIC); organized by the Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund (SAIH).
Language: Norwegian/Spanish with interpretation
This half-day public event forms part of the two days conference "Accountability for leadership participation in universal crimes and the role of judges"; jointly organised by the University of Bergen and the Chr. Michelsen Institute in collaboration with the Norwegian Judges’ Association, with economic support from NorLARNet.
Representatives from the Colombian organizations Comunidades de Autodeterminación, Vida y Dignidad (CADIVA) and Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz (CIJP), will be the main speakers at a seminar organized by Peace Brigades International.
Guest lecture with Andrés Arauz, vice minister of economic planning and development of the Government of Ecuador. Language: English
With MSc Hilda Baltudano Reyes, UNAN, Nicaragua. Language: Spanish