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Time and place: Sep 24, 2013 09:30 AM, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, C.J. Hambros plass 2 D, Oslo

Seminar with Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart , Scientific Advisor of the State Council in Cuba, and son of Fidel Castro. Organized by the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs.

More information and registration here .

Time and place: Sep 23, 2013 05:19 PM - 07:00 PM, Arne Naess Auditorium, Georg Morgenstiernes Hus, Blindernveien 31, University of Oslo

Lecture by Arturo Escobar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (USA). This is the opening keynote lecture of the workshop "Contested Territories: Assessing Claims over Land and Natural Resources in Latin America".  Attendance to the lecture is open to all.

Time and place: Sep 23, 2013 - Sep 25, 2013, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo

The purpose of this three-day multi-disciplinary workshop is to bring together Latin American and Norwegian academics and practitioners who hold diverging positions on the topic of land ownership and control of natural resources by the state, taking Latin America as a case in point of a contested territory.

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Time and place: Sep 20, 2013 01:15 PM - 03:00 PM, Seminar room L, Sydneshaugen skole, Bergen

With Dr Juan Carlos Antuña Marrero, guest researcher, Senter for klimadynamikk, Geofysisk inst, University of Bergen  

Language: Spanish

All welcome.

Time and place: Sep 20, 2013 01:15 PM - 03:00 PM, Seminar room L, Sydneshaugen skole, Bergen

With Prof. Dr. Ricardo Pérez Montfort , CIESAS, México D.F..

Language : Spanish

Time and place: Sep 19, 2013 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM, Auditorium 3, Sophus Bugges hus, Faculty of Humanities, Blindern, University of Oslo

The film (Nicolás Gil Lavedra, 2011) narrates the story of Mrs. Estela Barnes de Carlotto, president of the Association of Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, aimed at the search of children still reported missing since the last military dictatorship in Argentina. Comments by Anne-Margrethe Sønneland, Diakonhjemmet University College. Organized by Latinamerikansk Forening and the  Embassy of Argentina. The film will be screened in Spanish with English subtitles; discussion in English.

Read more here.

Time and place: Sep 13, 2013 01:00 PM - 03:15 PM, Seminar room 301, HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7, University of Bergen

Introduction by Håkon Tveit, University of Bergen.  


Time and place: Sep 12, 2013 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Tromsø bibliotek og byarkiv, plan 2, Tromsø

Seminar with Janne Bjerkan, visiting researcher at University of Tromsø, and Egon Holstad, Nordlys, as part of Tromsø Latinfestival. Language: Norwegian


Time and place: Sep 12, 2013 12:15 PM, 12th floor, Niels Treschows hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Lecture by Jorge Lanzaro , Universidad de la República, Montevideo (Uruguay). Comments by Laurence Whitehead , University of Oxford.

Language : English

Time and place: Sep 11, 2013 09:00 AM - 03:45 PM, Niels Treschows hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

A one day seminar with internationally renowned specialists discussing achievements and current challenges for the Chilean democracy as well as international implications of the coup and its aftermath.

See full announcement.


Time and place: Aug 28, 2013 09:15 AM - 01:30 PM, Auditorium 130, 1. etg., Christiesgt. 12, University of Bergen

Title of the thesis: “Challenges in implementing the Colombian Constitutional Court’s Health-Care System Ruling of 2008” Read more here.  

Time: Aug 28, 2013 - Sep 5, 2013

The publisher Manifest and the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) will organize events in four cities where the author Eirik Vold will present his book “Hugo Chávez. Revansjen”. Language: Norwegian Read more about the events here:

Trondheim – Wednesday 28 August; Kristiansand – Friday 30 August; Bergen – Tuesday 3 September; Stavanger – Thursday 5 September .


Time and place: Aug 27, 2013 05:15 PM - 07:00 PM, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts Hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Debate with representatives from three political parties. 

Time and place: Jun 19, 2013 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo

On the occasion of the visit of Brazil’s foreign minister, the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF) and NorLARNet will together arrange a brief seminar, with Antonio de Aguiar Patriota as the main speaker. His speech is titled: “The UN Security Council: a time for multilateralism, diplomacy and reform".

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Time and place: Jun 10, 2013 06:30 PM, Internasjonalen, Youngstorget 2A, 0181 Oslo

The author, Eirik Vold will be interviewed by Kjartan Fløgstad at the book launch for "Hugo Chávez. Revansjen", arranged by the editorial Manifest.

See facebook announcement.


Time and place: Jun 6, 2013 02:00 PM - 02:00 PM, Det Norske Teatret, the foyer, 1st floor (foajeen, 2. etg.), Kristian IVs g. 8, Oslo

This is the third seminar in the series Latin American Tendencies.

More information and registration.


Time and place: Jun 5, 2013 07:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Wergeland), Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

Cuban literary critic and editor Desiderio Navarro will talk about the history and future of intellectuals in Cuba. Additional speakers: Vegard Bye , NUPI, Dagrun Eriksen , KrF and Tove Bakke , author and translator. Organized by Arr – idéhistorisk tidsskrift . See announcement .

Time and place: May 23, 2013 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM, Caritas, 9th floor, Storgata 38, Oslo

Organized by Caritas Norway. Seminar in Spanish; questions and comments might be in English. Limited number of places - registration to


Time and place: May 23, 2013 - May 25, 2013, Gløshaugen University Campus, Trondheim

Final conference of the project, including presentations on Nicaragua and Colombia.

Read more here.


Time and place: May 16, 2013 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, 2nd floor, Oslo

With Catalina Smulovitz, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

More information will be published here.  


Time and place: May 14, 2013 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM, Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

With Cath Collins, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland and Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago de Chile; and Catalina Smulovitz, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Read more here.  

Time and place: May 14, 2013 08:30 AM - 09:45 AM, Fafo, Borggata 2B Oslo

Breakfast seminar with Prof Richard Ashby Wilson of University of Connecticut, USA, who has undertaken research in Guatemala, South Africa and at international courts for war crimes.

Read more here.

Wilson will also take part in two other events in Oslo, on Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15.

Time and place: May 13, 2013 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM, The Conference Centre at the Norwegian Red Cross, Hausmannsgate 7, Oslo

Seminar organized by Norwegian Red Cross, in cooperation with the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF).

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Time and place: May 8, 2013 05:00 PM, Film: Kinoteket, Deichmanske Bibiliotek, Oslo; Meeting (19:00): Solidaritetshuset, Fredensborgveien 6, Oslo

Screening of the documentary “Granito: How To Nail a Dictator” and meeting with two human rights defenders from Guatemala; organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG)and Peace Brigades International.

Read more here.  

Time and place: May 7, 2013 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM, Seminar room 240, UiB Global, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

Fernando Solanas: Tierra sublevada Parte 2: Oro negro, Argentina 2011. Introduction, screening and discussion by Jon Askeland.

Seminar in Spanish; film in Spanish without subtitles.

This event forms part of the film seminar series Seminario abierto sobre cine latinoamericano.