Introductions by Diego Marin Rios and Andrea Ramirez Stangeland, both from Støttegruppen for Fred i Colombia.
Screening of the documentaries "Gult kort til VM" (30 min) and "Drømmen om OL" (50 min) by Einar Braathen, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, and Anne Kjersti Bjørn, and a conversation between the film makers and Margit Ystanes, University of Bergen. The event is part of "Forskningsdagene", organized by the Research Council of Norway.
Seminar with four high-profile judges from Guatemala: Yassmin Barrios, Haraldo Vasquez, Miguel Angel Galvez and Claudia Gonzales, in dialogue with Elin Skaar, Chr. Michelsen Institute.
At the Bergen Intrernasjonale Filmfestival 2016 there will be nine films with the story taking place in Latin America.
Argentinian director Alejandro Fernández Mouján will be present on Wednesday 21 September for the screening of his film Damiana Kryygi , about anthropology and indigenous people in Argentina and Uruguay. This is part of a cooperation between BIFF and the University of Bergen on documentaries disseminating research.
Eduardo Gudynas, executive secretary of the Latin American Centre for Social Ecology (Uruguay), and this year’s Arne Næss Professor in Global Justice at SUM, University of Oslo, is one of the speakers at the Arne Næss Symposium 2016.
Screening of the documentary “When Two Worlds Collide” and conversation between Eduardo Gudynas, Latin American Centre for Social Ecology (Uruguay), and Benedicte Bull, University of Oslo; organized by Oslo Dokumentarkino.
Public lecture by Lena Lavinas at the NorLARNet Conference 2016.
Public lecture by Margarita López Maya at the NorLARNet Conference 2016.
NorLARNet's 3rd conference will take place at Grand Hotel Terminus in Bergen from 1 - 2 September 2016. See the conference website.
What has come out of Norwegian research on Latin America, and where do we go from here? As a prelude to the NorLARNet Conference 2016, this public event will be a combined book launch (in English) and panel debate (in Norwegian).
Breakfast seminar with one of Venezuela’s principal experts on politics, Margarita López Maya, Central University of Venezuela.
Panel discussion with Colombian experts on challenges and possibilities for Colombia in light of the peace negotiated in Havana.
The 8th International Conference of the European Council for Social Research on Latin America (CEISAL) will take place at the University of Salamanca, Spain 28 June – 1 July 2016. See announcement.
Seminar with Karol Gil Vasquez, Nichols College, USA; organized by UiB Global.
Seminar organized by the Dept of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen, with economic support from NorLARNet.
Mala Htun, professor of political science at the University of New Mexico and author of the recent book Inclusion Without Representation: Gender Quotas and Ethnic Reservations in Latin America, is one of the main speakers.
Seminar with Pavel Vidal, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali (Colombia); Yailenis Mulet, University of Havana; and Vegard Bye, University of Oslo; organized by NOVA (Norwegian Social Research), Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.
Debate on the current situation in Venezuela and the position of the Norwegian Left, with Eirik Vold, journalist and author; Bendicte Bull, University of Oslo; and Bård Vegar Solhjell, member of the Storting for SV; organized by Klassekampen.
Screening of the documentary «The Olympic Dream» (50 min) followed by a panel discussion on the Rio Olympics 2016 with Anne Kjersti Bjørn (film director), Einar Braathen, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA), Celina Sørbøe, HiOA; and Leo Doria (www.heiabrasil.no).
Seminar organized by the reseach group "Latin America: Literature and Culture" at the University of Bergen, with economic support from NorLARNet.
Seminar on unrest an Olympics in Brazil with five researchers at Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences: Einar Braathen, Celina Myrann Sørbøe, Sveinung Legard, Kjetil Klette Bøhler and Simon Pahle.
Post conference seminar in connection with the conference Bringing Teacher Education Forward, organized by the research project Coherence and Assignment Study in Teacher Education (CATE) at the University of Oslo.
Open guest lecture by Charles L. Briggs and Clara Mantini-Briggs, both University of California, Berkeley; organized by Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo.
Lunch seminar with Mário Campagnani, journalist and author of the report “Rio 2016 Olympics: The Exclusion Games”; organized by Norwegian Church Aid. Language: mainly English
Seminar with Mexican researcher Quetzalcoatl Orozco-Ramirez from Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).