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).
Screening of the documentary «Drømmen om OL». Director Anne Kjersti Bjørn and producer Einar Braathen will comment the film..
Seminar organized by the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and the University of Oslo, with economic support from NorLARNet.
Title of the thesis: “Game Vertebrate Responses to Rural Populations in Neotropical Protected Areas”
Title of the thesis: ”Religious change and political continuity. The evangelical church in Guatemalan politics”.
Seminar with Otto Zwartjes, University of Amsterdam; and Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar Sáenz, Stirling University, Scotland.
Seminar with Alissa Vik and Marta Salva, both University of Bergen.
The focus of this volume will be migration, and some of the contributors will speak at the event: Mariel Aguilar Støen, University of Oslo; Axel Støren Weden, joutnalist, and Elida Høeg, editor of Verdensmagasinet X. Language: Norwegian
100 days before the Rio Olympics opens, premiere of the documentary made by the film maker Anne Kjersti Bjørn and research professor Einar Braathen, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research.
Language: The documentary is in Norwegian, Portuguese and English with Norwegian subtitles. Versions with English and Portuguese subtitles are to be distributed later on.
The documentary tells the story of 6 of 154 children of political exiles from Uruguay who flew alone back to Uruguay in 1983. After the screening there will be a discussion with director Pablo Martínez Pessi on Skype. Language: The documentary is in Spanish with English subtitles.
Filmframvisning med innledninger av Jørgen Sørlie Yri, NTNU; Leiv Marsteintredet, UiO/UiB; og Elin Therese Didrichsen, NMBU.
Språk: Filmen er på spansk og tekstet på engelsk. Innledningene er på norsk.
Seminar on expectations of a peace agreement in Colombia, in the light of the experience from Guatemala, organized by Peace Brigades International (PBI) and The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG).