“Job talk” with Albrecht Bohne, PhD Candidate at the University of Mannheim (Germany).
Breakfast forum with Sebastian Saborio,University of Costa Rica, and Tomas Salem, University of Bergen, in conversation with Margit Ystanes, University of Bergen.
Launch of the anthology "Norge i Latin-Amerika: Forbindelser og forestillinger", edited by Leiv Marsteintredet, and with contributions from a long list of Norwegian Latin America researchers. The book seeks to demonstrate the breadth of Norway’s contact with Latin America and discuss our ideas about the region. Language: Norwegian
The Trump administration represents a break with the foreign policy of previous Republican governments. What does that mean for Latin America?
Seminar with Jesus Velasco, Tarleton State University.
Lecture by Margrete Dyvik Cardona, University of Bergen, on stereotypes in US and Mexican newspaper articles on Mexican immigrants in USA.
This is the third seminar in a series organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG).
Screening of documentary and conversation with three of the persons behind the film. Language: English
Talk by the ambassador of Argentina, Betina Alejandra Pasquali de Fonseca, organized by Centro Hispano-Noruego.
Talk by Torkjell Leira, University of Oslo, about his travel along the Trans-Amazonian Highway.
What’s the situation in Colombia one year after the signing of the peace agreement? Organized by The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG), Nobel Peace Center, YATA Oslo and Fred i Colombia.
Seminar at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen with Margit Ystanes, who will present the documentary "Dirty Games: Olympic Evictions in Rio de Janeiro".
Free entrance, organized by the embassies of Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Peru.
Seminar with presentations/comments by Axel Borchgrevink, Vegard Bye and Kari Thomassen. This is the second seminar in a series organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG).
Breakfast seminar with Franklin Castañeda, who as a representative of civil society closely follows the implementation of the peace agreement in Colombia; organized in cooperation with Peace Brigades International.
Mexico is one of the countries covered in this seminar with Matthew C. Gutmann, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes, Brown University, U.S..
Guest lecture with Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a leading expert on NAFTA issues; organized by NorLARNet and the Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo.
A talk with Ana María González Mafud, Academia Cubana de la Lengua.
Seminar asking if mining and business can go hand in hand with protection of rainforests and rights in Brazil; with Einar Braathen, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, and Fernando Mathias, former lawyer for Instituo Socioambiental (Brazil).
Lunch seminar with Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, a leading expert on NAFTA issues; organized in co-operation with the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).
The documentary “When the guns go silent” about the Colombian peace process will be screened as part of the Films from the South festival. After the screening, the director of the film, Colombian journalist and filmmaker Natalia Orozco, will talk with Anne Heidi Kvalsøren from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
There will be several Latin American films under different sections at the 27th edition of the Films from the South festival. Three Latin American filmmakers will visit the festival, among them Colombian journalist and filmmaker Natalia Orozco, who will talk with Hilde Salvesen about the Colombian peace process.
There will be a Q&A session after the screening with the directors: social anthropologists Margit Ystanes and Alejandro Huidobro Goya, University of Bergen.
Conference with 80 presentations from more than 30 countries, among them Mexico, El Salvador, Colombia and Venezuela; organized by the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences. Open for all, no charge or registration.
Maira Siman, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, visits NUPI to talk about Brazil's engagement in the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti.