Part of a series of events to wrap up the research project "Extracting Justice?".
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'.
Seminar with professor Jon Strand, University of Oslo, on a World Bank research project mapping economic values of rainforest protection in the Brazilian Amazon.
Who is president in Brazil today? Conversation on the political situation in Brazil.
Bertha Lucia Fries in conversation with Alfredo Zamudio, director of the Nansen Center; organized by the Nobel Peace Center.
Lunch seminar with Christian Sørhaug, Østfold University College, based on his fieldwork and travel in Venezuela. Language: Norwegian.
Astrid Stensrud, focusing on Peru, and María A. Guzmán-Gallegos, focusing on the Amazon; both from the University of Oslo, are two of several speakers at the event.
Talk by Professor Jaime Ginzburg, Universidade de São Paulo.
Workshop organized by the research group “Radical Philosophy and Literature”, University of Bergen, with economic support from NorLARNet.
Seminar with Yesid Arteta, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, on the Colombian preace process six months after the signing of the peace agreement. Language: Spanish.
There will be speakers from Cuba, Uruguay, Venezuela and Ecuador at the ninth Oslo Freedom Forum.
Erling Borgen presents the documentary «A Heart that Never Dies: Guatemala The land of terror» and talks about the challenging conditions for press freedom in Latin America; organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG).
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.
Lecture by Miguel Ángel Quesada Pacheco, University of Bergen, on popular beliefs in Central America and Spain.
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.
The main speaker at this seminar is April J. Mayes from Pomona College, California, who focuses her research on the Dominican Republic.
Speech by Cuba’s ambassador to Norway, Oscar de los Reyes, followed by a short documentary; organized by Centro Hispano-Noruego.
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.
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.
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.
Seminar on walls and barriers under Trump, including the planned wall at the US border with Mexico; organized by the University of Oslo.
Open lecture with Oliver Stuenkel, Associate Professor of International Relations at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo, Brazil.
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.