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Time and place: Oct 13, 2014 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Seminar organized by the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF). See announcement.

Time and place: Oct 9, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014, Oslo

There are several invited guests and a large number of films from Latin America at this year’s Films from the South festival. See announcement.

Time and place: Sep 29, 2014 06:30 PM, Kulturhuset, Youngstorget, Oslo

Presentations and debate as the organization SAIH launches a campaign related to the Norwegian Government Pension Fund's investments in gold and coal in Latin America.

See announcement.

Time and place: Sep 29, 2014 - Sep 5, 2014, Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Tromsø and Trondheim

The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) will arrange its yearly Latin America Week with numerous events.

See announcement.

Time and place: Sep 26, 2014 03:15 PM, Auditorium 3, Dragefjellet, University of Bergen

Guest lecture by film director Christopher Murray from Universidad Católica de Chile. Murray visits Bergen for the film festival BIFF 2014.

Time and place: Sep 25, 2014 07:30 PM, Majorstuen Seniorsenter, Slemdalsveien 3, Oslo

Conference by D. José Miguel Cruz, Chile’s ambassador to Norway; organized by Centro Hispano-Noruego.

See announcement.

Time and place: Sep 25, 2014 05:00 PM, Gamle festsal, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo

Conference by Uruguayan journalist Guillermo Garat; organized by Asociación Uruguay-Noruega and Tverrfaglig arbeidsgruppe om narkotikaspørsmål.


Time and place: Sep 24, 2014 - Oct 1, 2014, Bergen

At BIFF 2014 there will be eight films from Latin America. See the list of films.

Some of the directors/producers will be present.

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 on Uruguay’s cannabis legislation: lessons, expectations and possible implications for the global drug policy regime.

Speakers: 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: 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 19, 2014 01:15 PM - 03:00 PM, Room 240, UiB Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

With Prof. Dr. Carlos Vladimir Zambrano, Universidad de Cádiz. Language: Spanish  

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 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).