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).
Seminar with museologist and activist Thainã de Medeiros and anthropologist and PhD candidate Sterre Gilsing, Utrecht University.
Interdisciplinary seminar on Argentina and Argentinian football. Language: Norwegian
Seminar organized by the research group Politics of Culture in Latin America at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, with economic support from NorLARNet.
The case of contemporary Argentina and Brazil. Seminar with Franck Gaudichaud, Université Stendhal – Grenoble 3 / Universidad de Chile, organized by UIB Global.
Lunch seminar with Miguel Carter, Ana Terra Reis, Einar Braathen, Simon Pahle and Sveinung Legard.
With Yuri Kasahara, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, and Antonio José Junqueira Botelho, Research Institute of Rio de Janeiro, organized by the Brazilian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce .
Breakfast seminar on the current crisis in Brazil, with Yuri Kasahara and Einar Braathen from Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA) , Leiv Marsteintredet, University of Oslo, and a live report from Brazil by Celina Sørbøe, HiOA.
Frokostseminar med Yuri Kasahara og Einar Braathen fra Høyskolen i Oslo and Akershus (HiOA) , Leiv Marsteintredet, Universitetet I Oslo, og en stemningrapport fra Brasil ved Celina Sørbøe, HiOA.
Seminar on the seemingly perpetual violence in Central America with Elin Ranum and Marianne Gulli, organized by Akershus Arbeiderparti.
Seminar with Arturo López-Levy, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, organized by the Oslo Academy of Global Governance, University of Oslo.
Breakfast seminar on how to implement peace in Colombia, with Marco Romero, associate professor at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and director of the Colombian organization CODHES. Comments by Jemima García-Godos, University of Oslo.
Breakfast forum about the situation in Angola and Venezuela, With Leiv Marsteintredet, University of Bergen, and Aslak Orre, CMI.
Screening of the documentary, followed by a conversation with the director of the film, Paulo Martínez Pessi; organized by Centro Hispano-Noruego.
More information to come at: Centro Hispano-Noruego.
Title of the thesis: “The Mexican Experience Brought Home: Norwegian Travel Writing of Mexico, 1905-1945”