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Time and place: Jan 11, 2013 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM, Café Christiania. Nedre Vollgate 19, entrance from Stortingsgaten, Oslo

Is Hugo Chávez a dictator in disguise? Presentation of a new book by Kristian Tonning Riise, and panel debate with Vegard Bye, Leiv Marsteintredet and Benedicte Bull. Language: Norwegian



Time and place: Dec 12, 2012 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Hambros cafe, Kristian IVs gate 7

This seminar will discuss the role that the international community could play in support of a post-conflict peacebuilding process in Colombia.  

More information about the seminar and registration


Time and place: Dec 6, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Nedjma), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo


Time and place: Nov 28, 2012 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM, NIBR, Oslo Innovation Centre-Forskningsparken, Blindern, Oslo

Lunch seminar with Gilmar Mascarenhas, professor at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, and Einar Braathen, senior researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR). Organized by NIBR in co-operation with NorLARNet.

Read more here.  

Time and place: Nov 26, 2012 07:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Premiere of the documentary “Before The Party” (14 minutes; director: Einar Braathen), followed by panel discussion. Organized and sponsored by: The Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Resarch (NIBR) in co-operation with NorLARNet.

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Time and place: Nov 6, 2012 - Nov 10, 2012, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Five days with and about Latin American authors. Read more here.  

Time and place: Nov 1, 2012 - Nov 4, 2012, Folkets hus, Youngs gate 11, Oslo

There will be several events related to Latin America at the forum. Read more here.  

Time and place: Oct 26, 2012 10:00 AM, NUPI , C.J. Hambros plass 2 D, Oslo

Seminar organized by Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI). More information and registration here.  

Time and place: Oct 25, 2012 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM, Dragefjellet auditorium 4, Magnus Lagabøtes plass 1, Bergen

Seminar organized by NorLARNet and the Research group Caribbean Identities and Conflicts (KIK), University of Bergen  

Time and place: Oct 23, 2012 07:00 PM, Speilsalen, Kvarteret, Bergen

Meeting with representatives from MST, Brazil, organized by The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG).


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.

Read more here.

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.

Read more here.


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.

Read more here.