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Time and place: Jan. 7, 2016 - Jan. 8, 2016, Arne Næss' auditorium, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Blindern, University of Osl

Title of the thesis: “When ‘a girl’ becomes ‘an attractive little number’: Stereotyped representations of Latin America in literary translation and reception in 1960s Norway”

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Time and place: Dec. 14, 2015 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM, Litteraturhuset (rom: Nedjma), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Seminar om konsekvensene av paralamentsvalget i Venezuela 6. desember med tre norske forskere; to av dem nettopp hjemkommet etter å ha observert valget.

Time and place: Dec. 8, 2015 06:30 PM, Café Mestizo, Pilestredet Park 5, Oslo

Meeting with lawyer Pablo Fajardo and indigenous leader Humberto Piaguaje from Ecuador, organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) and Café Mestizo. Language: Spanish with interpretation to Norwegian

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Time and place: Dec. 1, 2015 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM, Seminarrom 240, UiB Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, University of Bergen

Hans Egil Offerdal, University of Bergen, will give a short introduction to the movie and to water issues in Latin America. Spanish with English subtitles.

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Time and place: Nov. 30, 2015, Oslo

On the occasion of the launch of  the book “The Politics of Slums in the Global South: Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru”, the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research organizes a seminar, followed by the book launch.

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Time and place: Nov. 28, 2015 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM, Litteraturhuset i Bergen

Conversation between the Argentinian journalist Leila Guerriero and Kjartan Fløgstad, as part of the festival Verden i Bergen. Language: Spanish and Norwegian

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Time and place: Nov. 27, 2015 06:00 PM, Café Mestizo, Pilestredet Park 5, Oslo

With Nelson Gonzalez-Ortega (editor of the book) and Benedicte Bull, both University of Oslo, and the Colombian author Juan Gabriel Vásquez (via Skype). Language: Spanish. See announcement.

For information on the book, see the publisher's web page.

Time and place: Nov. 26, 2015 05:15 PM - 08:00 PM, Seminarrom 240, UiB Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, University of Bergen

This event forms part of the film seminar series Cine latinoamericano. Introduction in Spanish by María del Pilar Irala, Head of the Cultural section of the Embassy of Argentina. English subtitles.

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Time and place: Nov. 24, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Stener Ekern, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

Time and place: Nov. 19, 2015 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM, Aud. D, Sydneshaugen skole, University of Bergen

This event forms part of the film seminar series Cine latinoamericano. No subtitles.

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Time and place: Nov. 17, 2015 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM, NOREF (Fafo premises), Borggt. 2B, Oslo

Mexico and Central America is one of the focus areas for this seminar organized by Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF).

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Time and place: Nov. 12, 2015 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM, Aud. D, Sydneshaugen skole, University of Bergen

This event forms part of the film seminar series Cine latinoamericano. English subtitles.

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Time and place: Nov. 10, 2015 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM, Dragvoll Library, building 8, Trondheim

With Tanja Plasil and Lorenzo Cañás Bottos, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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Time and place: Nov. 9, 2015 - Nov. 13, 2015, Medellín, Colombia

The Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO) has announced the dates and the web site for its next conference.

Time and place: Nov. 5, 2015 07:00 PM, Mestizo språk- og kultursenter, Pilestredet Park 5, Oslo

Combined book launch, photo exhibition and peace party.

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Time and place: Nov. 5, 2015 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM, Aud. D, Sydneshaugen skole, University of Bergen

This event forms part of the film seminar series Cine latinoamericano. Norwegian subtitles.

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Time and place: Nov. 5, 2015 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM, Eldorado Bokhandel, Torggata 9a, Oslo

Seminar about the victims and transitional justice in the Colombian conflict and peace process; with Diego Martínez, Comité Permanente por la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos; a representative from ConPaz - Buenaventura; Linda Cabrera, Sisma Mujer; Jemima García-Godos, University of Oslo. Organized by Colombiaforum.

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Time and place: Nov. 4, 2015 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM, UiB Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

Film and discussion on the controversy over the new Brazilian Forest Code. Presented by Lara Côrtes, Chr. Michelsen Institute. The film is in Portuguese with English subtitles.

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Time and place: Nov. 4, 2015 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM, Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

Breakfast forum with Diego Martínez, General Secretary of the Permanent Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Colombia, and Elin Skaar, Chr. Michelsen Institute; jointly organized by NorLARNet and the Center on Law & Social Transformation.

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Time and place: Nov. 3, 2015 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM, Kjerka, Domus Media vestfløy, Det juridiske fakultetet, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo

Inga Bostad and Anine Kierulf, both at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo, in conversation with Padre Melo, winner of this year’s Rafto Prize.

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Time and place: Nov. 2, 2015 07:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Amalie Skram), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Meet Padre Melo, the Honduran priest and radio activist who is the winner of this year’s Rafto Prize. Organized by the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights.

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Time and place: Oct. 31, 2015 10:00 AM - 01:30 PM, Radisson Blu Hotel Norge, Banquet Hall, 3rd Floor, Bergen

With speeches and debates related to this year´s Rafto Prize Laureate, Padre Melo from Honduras.

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Time and place: Oct. 22, 2015 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM, Aud. D, Sydneshaugen skole, University of Bergen

This event forms part of the film seminar series Cine latinoamericano. English subtitles.

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Time and place: Oct. 22, 2015 02:15 PM - 03:30 PM, Seminar Room 843, Department of Social Anthropology, 8th floor, Fosswinckelsgt. 6, Bergen

Seminar with Dr. Lorenzo Cañás Bottos, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

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Time and place: Oct. 20, 2015 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), 4th floor, Sognsveien 68, Oslo

Lunch seminar on natural and anthropogenic influence on extreme events – the case of water crisis in São Paulo, Brazil; with Gleby Almeida.