Conferences - University of Oslo



Time and place: , Professorboligen; Stallen, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo, University of Oslo.

Helga Refsum obtained her MD and PhD degrees from the University of Bergen, where she also became a Professor of Pharmacology in 1992. Since 2004, she has been a Professor at the Department of Nutrition at the University of Oslo and a Visiting Professor at University of Oxford. She is a world-renowned researcher on homocysteine, B vitamins, cysteine, and their roles in cardiovascular disease, dementia, and obesity.

To celebrate Professor Refsum’s 60th birthday and her outstanding contributions to science, we welcome you to a symposium with presentations on Helga’s current and past research topics.

The IUROPA network co-organises a conference on empirical and legal studies in EU law together with LSE Law School.

Time and place: , University of Oslo, ILOS

The Conference Trauma, Memory, and Counter-Culture. Borders and Border Transgressions in (Post-)Communist Europe explores borders and border transgressions in the context of trauma, memory, and counter-culture and aims to highlight the specific relevance of Border Studies for better understanding literature, arts, and everyday culture in repressive, transformative and post-war societies.

Time and place: , University Library

Welcome to Oslo! 

The program is now online!

Time and place: , St Anne’s College, University of Oxford; digital link TBA

A conference to explore the interzone between translation studies and medical humanities; to invoke the role of the arts, humanities and social sciences as essential services for medicine and health care; and to reappraise the impact of biomedicine in our linguistic, cultural, and societal ecosystems.

Time and place: , GMH 452

Possible worlds are total ways the world could have been and have played a crucial role in the metaphysics and logic of modality. Many issues in the philosophy of possible worlds are discussed in terms of the debate between actualists and possibilists. This workshop aims to bring together philosophers working broadly in the metaphysics of modality to discuss the extent to which these issues about possible worlds can be understood and interact with the more recent debate in modal metaphysics between contingentists and necessitists.

The IUROPA network has announced a call for participation in a four-day workshop that will assist early-career researchers with the uptake of new research tools related to judicial decision-making.

Time and place: , University Aula, University Square / Helga Engs hus, Blindern

As MultiLing is coming to a closure in 2023, we invite all interested to join us as we discuss and synthesize our research and achievements.


Time and place: , Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421 / Zoom:

How does ADHD affect the learning of multiple languages? Do people with and without ADHD process figurative language differently? These are just some of the questions that will be discussed at AttCom's Kick-Off Workshop.

Time and place: , Georg Morgenstiernes hus

The Perceiving Representations project is organising a workshop on perceptions in which learning, imagination or the structure of the perception has significantly influenced or contributed to it.

Time and place: , Georg Sverdrups hus, 2nd floor, Stort møterom (Room 2531)

MultiLing Colloquia A & B 2023

The workshop is part of the project “Rethinking the Soviet experiment: Ukrainian and Russian perspectives” (RSE) which brings together scholars of 20th c. Soviet culture and society who had to flee the ongoing war in Ukraine and its catastrophic aftermath. RSE is being organized as a cooperation between the University of Oslo, the Humboldt University in Berlin, and the University of Belgrade and aims to provide opportunities of networking and intellectual exchange for Ukrainian, Russian, and Ukrainian-Russian scholars who are currently based in Europe.

Sponsored by Circle U (European University Alliance).

If you wish to participate in the first workshop, please contact the organizers.

Time and place: , Georg Sverdrups hus

Welcome to HEI's heritage day 2023!

Time and place: , Georg Sverdrups hus, 2nd floor, Stort møterom (Room 2531)

An interdisciplinary seminar aimed at scholars and students, supported by UiO Faculty of Humanities and the Young Academy of Norway.

Time and place: , Seminar Room 10 PAM

The Emergence of the Modern United States, 1896-1929

Time and place: , University of Oslo

The University of Oslo – Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages In Collaboration with Leiden University Institute for Area Studies Announce "Connecting Research and Practice in TAFL"

Time and place: , PAM 10-11

To distant read literature as a whole, one needs to have automatic programs that identify and characterize literary characters, and harvest their gender, their profession and/or social status, and how they are called. This was the goal of DIP (Desafio de Identificação de Personagens - Character identification challenge). 

Time and place: , P.A. Munchs hus: Seminarrom 360
Time and place: , MultiLing meeting room, PAM 14 and Georg Sverdrup, Aud. 2

Colloquium B: Engaging innovative methodologies in studying multilingualism across the lifespan

Time and place: , Emory University

This conference brings together an international team of scholars in a collaborative effort to investigate historical bodies in relations of comparisons and negotiations, to engage in dialogue beyond disciplinary boundaries.

Time and place: , Central European University, Room 106, Nador u. 15, Budapest

The conference seeks to explore how late antique practitioners and patients approached, explained and classified illness.

Time and place: , Kulturhuset - Youngs gate 6, 0181 Oslo

The Nordic Welfare Developments (NoWeDe) project has aimed at studying how the welfare state emerged historically in the Nordic context and of its possible emergence in developing countries in Africa and Latin America today. This workshop marks the end of the project, and results in the fields of history, political science, and economics will be presented.

Time and place: , Blindern, University of Oslo

Welcome to HEI’s annual International Student Conference!

Time and place: , Georg Sverdrups hus, Auditorium 2 / Zoom

Colloquium A: Scrutinizing critical concepts and theoretical approaches in studying multilingualism