Breakfast seminar with Franklin Castañeda, who as a representative of civil society closely follows the implementation of the peace agreement in Colombia; organized in cooperation with Peace Brigades International.
Mexico is one of the countries covered in this seminar with Matthew C. Gutmann, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes, Brown University, U.S..
Guest lecture with Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a leading expert on NAFTA issues; organized by NorLARNet and the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo.
A talk with Ana María González Mafud, Academia Cubana de la Lengua.
Seminar asking if mining and business can go hand in hand with protection of rainforests and rights in Brazil; with Einar Braathen, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, and Fernando Mathias, former lawyer for Instituo Socioambiental (Brazil).
Lunch seminar with Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a leading expert on NAFTA issues; organized in co-operation with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).
The documentary “When the guns go silent” about the Colombian peace process will be screened as part of the Films from the South festival. After the screening, the director of the film, Colombian journalist and filmmaker Natalia Orozco, will talk with Anne Heidi Kvalsøren from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
There will be several Latin American films under different sections at the 27th edition of the Films from the South festival. Three Latin American filmmakers will visit the festival, among them Colombian journalist and filmmaker Natalia Orozco, who will talk with Hilde Salvesen about the Colombian peace process.
There will be a Q&A session after the screening with the directors: social anthropologists Margit Ystanes and Alejandro Huidobro Goya, University of Bergen.
Conference with 80 presentations from more than 30 countries, among them Mexico, El Salvador, Colombia and Venezuela; organized by the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Open for all, no charge or registration.
Maira Siman, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, visits NUPI to talk about Brazil's engagement in the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti.
The 1st Norwegian-Brazilian Business and Science Week will consist of 12 events in four Brazilian cities.
Speech by author, architect and permaculture designer Julio E. Pérez Diaz, organized by Centro Hispano-Noruego.
The screening of the documentary will be followed by a discussion moderated by Lara Côrtes, University of Bergen.
Conversation with El Salvador’s ambassador in Stockholm, Anita Escher Echeverria; organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG).
Guest lecture by Carlos Henrique Santana, Humboldt Foundation Fellow and Post-doctoral researcher at Technische Universität Darmstadt.
Multidisciplinary doctoral course organized by the University of Agder, in cooperation with NorLARNet. The course will be held in Kristiansand, at the University of Agder from 25-27 October 2017. The application deadline is 26 June.
With representatives from Colombian and Guatemalan civil society organizations; organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG).
The books "Norwegian Social Thought on Latin America" and "Norge i Latin-Amerika: Forbindelser og forestillinger" (Norway in Latin America: Connections and ideas) will be presented by the editors.
Guest lecture by Georg Wink, Associate Professor of Brazilian Studies, University of Copenhagen.
Roundtable discussion with Georg Wink, University of Copenhagen, Carlos Santana, TU Darmstadt, and Yuri Kasahara and Einar Braathen, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Language: English.
Guest lecture by Dr. Patricia Oliart, Newcastle University .
With material from her thesis “From nu huayno to música mestiza: New genres, spaces, and identities in contemporary urban fusion music in Lima”.
Breakfast forum: Svein-Erik Helle, Chr. Michelsen Institute and University of Bergen, in conversation with historian and sociologist Margarita López Maya, Central University of Venezuela and researcher at the Centro de Estudios del Desarrollo – CENDES, and economist Alves da Rocha, Catholic University of Angola and director at the Centro de Estudos e Investigação Científica – CEIC.