2018

Upcoming

Time and place: Aug. 6, 2018 - Aug. 10, 2018, Nord University, Bodø

Action-research seminar organized by Nord University, with economic support from NorLARNet.

See announcement.

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2018 - Oct. 26, 2018, Oslo and Akershus University College, Oslo

The 10th conference of the Nordic Latin American Research Network will be organized by OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University in collaboration with NorLARNet.

See the conference web site.

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Time and place: June 14, 2018, Auditorium 2, Eilert Sundts hus, Blindern, University of Oslo

Title of the thesis: “Scaling up Participatory Democracy. Citizen Engagement in Budgeting in Brazil and Norway”

See announcement and abstract of the thesis.

Time and place: June 8, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Kulturhuset (room: Laboratoriet, 3. etg.), Youngs gate 6, Oslo

Evening seminar on the current situation in Nicaragua.

Language: Norwegian

Time and place: June 5, 2018 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Fyrhuset, Pilestredet 52, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University

Seminar on ethical coffee trade with Jose Miguel Sandoval, FECODESA (Nicaragua), Simon Pahle, OsloMet, and others; organized by OsloMet and The Development Fund.

See announcement.  

Time and place: May 29, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Pilestredet 46-PA318, OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University

Seminar with Arturo López-Levy, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (USA). The seminar will be in the form of a conversation with Vegard Bye, who is submitting his dr. philos. thesis in political science on transformations in Cuba in May 2018. Organized by OsloMet, with economic support from NorLARNet.

See announcement.

Time and place: May 25, 2018 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Tårnrommet, 4. etasje, Brelia, Tromsø

Heidi Mayorga Escalante, a lawyer and indigenous leader from Talamanca, will tell about indigenous peoples' rights in theory and practice in Costa Rica. Language: Spanish, with interpretation to Norwegian

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Time and place: May 24, 2018 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Auditorium A, Sydneshaugen skole, University of Bergen

Interview with filmmaker Fernando Solanas and an exclusive screening of his most recent film, followed by a panel about the topics of the documentary; organized by the  University of Bergen in cooperation with NorLARNet.

See the full announcement.

Time and place: May 24, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, meeting room in the canteen, first level, Oslo

Seminar with Herman Duarte, Igualitos Foundation, on the landmark decision by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights regarding sexual orientation and gender identity, and how this was used in Costa Rica's presidential elections. Organized by Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo, in cooperation with NorLARNet.

See full announcement.

Time and place: May 15, 2018 6:00 PM, Cinemateket, Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

Screening of documentary (in Spanish with English subtitles) by Margarita Cadenas, after and introductory talk (in English) with Masaya Llavaneras Blanco, Balsillie School of International Affairs (Canada), and Antulio Rosales and Benedicte Bull from the University of Oslo, and others to be announced. Organized by The Oslo Documentary Cinema and NorLARNet.

See the full announcement at Oslo Documentary Cinema.

Time and place: May 8, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Embassy of Brazil, Sigurd Syrs gate 4, Oslo

The Ambassador of Brazil, George Monteiro Prata, will give an update on the possible candidates and what to expect from the primary campaigns. Organized by the  Brazilian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce.

See announcement.

Time and place: May 3, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Vespa & Humla, Københavngata 2c, Oslo

Talk on the recent protests in Nicaragua and the growing discontent with President Daniel Ortega, organized by the Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG).

See announcement.

Time and place: Apr. 20, 2018 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM, Seminarrom 217 (HF-Bygget), University of Bergen

Seminar on crime in Latin American literature, including keynote by Pablo Dabove, University of Colorado Boulder. Language: Spanish. Open for all.

See full announcement.

 

Time and place: Apr. 18, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Deichman Majorstuen, Harald Hårfagres gate 2, Oslo

Two Norwegian authors in conversation, with a focus on Latin America; organized by Norsk Forfattersentrum and Deichman Majorstuen. Language: Norwegian

See announcement.

Time and place: Apr. 16, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM, Bergen Resource Centre, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

Catalina Vallejo (Colombian Lawyer, PhD) and Esmeralda Colombo, PhD Candidate at the University of Bergen in conversation with Siri Gloppen, Chr. Michelsen Institute / University of Bergen.

See announcement.

Time and place: Apr. 13, 2018 7:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (room: Nedjma), Wergelandsvn. 29, Oslo

Evening panel talk with Brazil experts.

Time and place: Apr. 9, 2018 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Kampen Bistro, Bøgata 21, Oslo

Pablo Escobar’s son, Juan Pablo Escobar, interviewed by Tom Egeland, on his new book about his father. Language: English

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Professorboligen, The Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 48, Oslo

Public Lecture by Professor Raquel Rolnik, former UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing; organized by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo, in cooperation with NorLARNet and others.

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Time and place: Mar. 22, 2018 8:15 AM - 9:45 AM, Center for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 3 (Auditorium), Oslo

Breakfast seminar with short film from Colombia, speech by Gerald Staberock, General Secretary World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), and comments by Nora Sveaass and Jemima García-Godos from the University of Oslo; organized by the Norwegian Human Rights Fund.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 12:15 PM, U215, Clock Building, NMBU Ås

Title of the thesis: “Persistent miscoordination: an economics of Amazon fires”.

See announcement in English and Norwegian.

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Room 571, Domus Nova 5th floor, St. Olavs Plass 5, Oslo

Human Rights breakfast with Jemima García-Godos, University of Oslo; Leiry Cornejo Chavez, European University Institute; and Juan Pablo Perez-Leon Acevedo, University of Oslo.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 16, 2018 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen

Breakfast seminar with Javier Corrales, Amherst College, Massachusetts (USA), and Hans Geir Aasmundsen, University of Bergen.

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Time and place: Mar. 13, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Auditorium 5, Eilert Sundts hus, Moltke Moes vei 31, Blindern, University of Oslo

Meeting on the elections and the fight for democracy in Honduras with activists  Martin Fernandez, Movimiento Amplio Dignidad y Justicia (MADJ), and Leonel George, Coordinadora de Organizaciones Populares del Aguan (COPA); organized by The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG). Language: Spanish, with interpretation to Norwegian.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Kulturhuset, Youngs gate 6, Oslo

Breakfast seminar on the elections and the fight for democracy in Honduras with activists  Martin Fernandez, Movimiento Amplio Dignidad y Justicia (MADJ), and Leonel George, Coordinadora de Organizaciones Populares del Aguan (COPA); organized by Norwegian People’s Aid.

See announcement.

Time and place: Mar. 9, 2018 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Cinemateket, Dronningens gate 16, Oslo

Debate following the screening of the documentary “500 Years” at the HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival, with Andrea Ixchiú, journalist and activist from Guatemala; Pamela Yates, director of 500 Years; and Mariel Aguilar-Støen, University of Oslo. Language: English

See announcement.