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Time and place: Oct 17, 2012 - Oct 24, 2012, Bergen

There will be eight films from and about Latin America at BIFF 2012: 7 DAYS IN HAVANA, Argentina/Mexico; BANANAS*, Nicaragua, Sweden; BEAUTIFUL FACES, Mexico, USA; BELLA VISTA, Uruguay; JUAN OF THE DEAD, Cuba; NO!, Chile; POST TENEBRAS LUX, Mexico; XINGU, Brazil.

Read more here.


Time and place: Oct 15, 2012 11:00 AM - 05:15 PM, Fredshuset, Møllergata 12, Oslo

NorLARnet organizes jointly with FOKUS, Norwegian Refugee Council, PRIO and others a one-day seminar in support of the peace dialogue in Colombia.

Time and place: Oct 11, 2012 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM, ForUM, Storgata 11 (4th floor), Oslo

Breakfast meeting organized by Forum for Environment and Development (ForUM) as part of a series of meetings on Norwegian investments abroad and corporate social responsibility. Speakers: Per Ranestad, Norsk Folkehjelp; Jeanette Bergan, Kommunal Landspensjonskasse KLP; Hilde Singsaas, statssekretær Finansdepartementet (tbc).

Language: Norwegian

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Time and place: Sep 28, 2012 06:00 PM, Frivillighetssentralen de Majorstua, Tidemandsgate 44, Majorstua, Oslo

CONTACTO - Grupo Internacional de Lengua Española invites all to a cultural event. Special guest: Jemima García-Godos, associate profesor at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo, who will deliver a speech on “PERU AYER Y HOY- Visión general sobre la historia del Perú, desde la época pre-Hispánica hasta los tiempos actuales”. Contribution: 140,- NOK. R.S.V.P. before 14 September to: Language: Spanish


Time and place: Sep 26, 2012 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM, SUM (Center for Development and the Environment), Sognsveien 68, 4th floor, Oslo

Seminar with David Smilde, Eirik Vold and Rubén Peñalver.

Language: English

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Time and place: Sep 25, 2012 05:15 PM - 07:00 PM, Auditorium 7, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Seminar/debate on Latin American ways to assure economic development and to solve economic crises, and the relevance for Europe. Panel with Benedicte Bull, UiO; Peter Gitmark, Høyre; Heidi Lundeberg, LAG; and Alberto Valiente Thoresen, SAIH. Language: Norwegian  

Time and place: Sep 21, 2012 01:15 PM - 03:00 PM, Seminar room 240, UiB Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

With José Sojo, Ambassador of Venezuela in Norway.

Language: English

All welcome.

Time and place: Sep 14, 2012 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Aud. 1, Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, Blindern Universitetet i Oslo

The two distinguished Mexican historians, Lorenzo Meyer and Romana Falcón Vega, will give a joint seminar on Mexico.

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Time and place: Sep 13, 2012 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM, Fritt Ord, Uranienborgveien 2, Oslo

The Fritt Ord Foundation invites the public to an open seminar with the Mexican historians Lorenzo Meyer and Romana Falcón Vega as main speakers.

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Time and place: Sep 13, 2012 09:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Norsk Folkehjelps lokaler i Storgata 33a, 10. etg.

Norwegian People's aid launch the report Inequality Watch, including country studies from Bolivia and El Salvador.

Language: Norwegian

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Time and place: Sep 11, 2012 - Sep 13, 2012, University of Bergen

PhD course , hosted by the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen.

Time and place: Sep 7, 2012 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Litteraturhuset (room: Kjelleren), Wergelandsv. 29, Oslo

Breakfast seminar organized by NorLARNet and the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (Noref).

See full announcement.

Time and place: Sep 4, 2012 04:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Amalie Skram); Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Documentary on the search for children and grand-children of people who disappeared in Argentina during the military dictatorship. Comments by Estela Barnes de Carlotto; main character of the documentary; Federico Villegas Beltrán, Director of the Human Rights Department of Argentina’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship, and others. The film will be screened in Spanish with English subtitles. Comments in Spanish/English.

Read more here.  

Time and place: Aug 27, 2012 - Aug 31, 2012, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), C.J. Hambros plass 2D , Oslo

Seminar week at NUPI. More information and registration here.


Time and place: Aug 23, 2012 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Amalie Skram), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Seminar with Ethan Nadelmann, Executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance.

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Time and place: Aug 21, 2012 12:15 PM, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) in room TU101 (Tower building)

A Brazilian documentary, followed by a discussion.

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Time and place: Jun 25, 2012 - Jun 26, 2012, Auditorium A, Sydeshaugen skole, University of Bergen

Title of the thesis: “Representasjoner av målspråksområdet i fremmedspråksfaget. En studie av Latin-Amerika i lærebøker i spansk".

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Time and place: Jun 22, 2012 10:15 AM - 08:00 PM, Seminar room 301, HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7, Bergen

With Bo Byrkjeland, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Bergen.

Language: English


Time and place: Jun 14, 2012 - Jun 15, 2012, Auditorium A, Sydeshaugen skole, University of Bergen

Title of the thesis: “Las construcciones relativas especificativas en el español hablado en Argentina. Su forma y sus funciones".

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Time and place: Jun 11, 2012 - Jun 13, 2012, University of Oslo

Seminar organized by The Health Information Systems Programme (HISP) at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, together with Enlace Hispano Americano de Salud (EHAS), a network of Spanish and Latin American universities.

Read more here.  

Time and place: Jun 11, 2012 - Jun 12, 2012, Østfold University College, Fredrikstad

Seminar organized by Østfold University College, with financial support from NorLARNet. More information, including call for contributions to parrallel sessions, here.  

Time and place: Jun 8, 2012 04:15 PM - 06:00 PM, Seminar room 216, HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7, Bergen

With Yohayna Hernández González, Instituto Superior de Arte, La Habana.

Language: Spanish

See also invitation to Cuban party same evening.


Time and place: Jun 7, 2012 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM, Håndverkeren konferansesenter (room: Sangerhall), Rosenkrantzgate 7, Oslo

With Kevin Middlebrook, University College London;

Edmé Dominguez, University of Gothenburg;

Lars Leer, Oslo and Akershus University College.

More information and registration here.

Language: English


Time and place: Jun 6, 2012 02:00 PM, Norwegian Red Cross, Hausmannsgate 7, Room 601, Oslo

Lead speaker: Matthieu Laruelle , regional weapon contamination coordinator for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

See the invitation from Norwegian Red Cross.

Time and place: Jun 5, 2012 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM, MH-building, AUD 6, University of Tromsø

An educational-scientific cooperation between Norway and Brazil. The symposium is organized by the University of Tromsø, and it will be of interest to students and researchers in various disciplines.

Read more here.