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Photography: Experiments and Social Change

Time: 11/21/2017 at 9:00 AM,

Event type: Research profile seminar

This research symposium, taking place on November 21, 2017 at Valand Academy, marks the beginning phase of an interdisciplinary project on photography and visual culture in the interwar period: Photography at the Threshold: Experiment and Social Change.

Lecturer: Among the speakers are art historians, photography researchers, artists, curators, historians and writers such as Sabine T. Kriebel, Maja Hagerman, Claes Gabrielson, Mats Jansson, Mhairi Sutherland, Katarina Leppänen, Anna Dahlgren, Eva Dahlman and Susanne Kriemann. Topics will include: montage, fascism, eugenics, gender rights, aerial and military photography, commercialism and the concept of modernism.

Failure Lunch!

Time: 11/22/2017 at 11:30 AM,
Location: Museum of World Cultures, Södra vägen 54, Gothenburg

Event type: Research profile seminar

Environmental conflicts, ontological conflicts, and the challenge of radical difference

Time: 11/23/2017 at 1:00 PM,
Location: Globala studier, Konstepidemins väg 2 - Room A319

Event type: Research profile seminar

Lecturer: Anders Burman, School of Global Studies

Open house at Valand 2017

Time: 11/24/2017 at 11:00 AM,

Event type: Öppet hus

Welcome to the open house at the Valand Academy. On November 24 we open our doors to anyone who is curious about us and the programmes we offer.

Open week: Open House HDK

Time: 11/24/2017 at 11:00 AM,
Location: HDK, Kristinelundsgatan 6-8

Event type: Öppet hus

This year's Open House is part of OPEN WEEK - Gothenburg Design Festival Powered by HDK. In addition to guided tours and info meetings on the programmes, you can join workshops, visit exhibitions in the city - such as OW BAMA degree show in design - and participate in talks. Welcome!

The future of sustainable oceans

Time: 11/27/2017 at 10:00 AM,
Location: School of Business, Economics and Law, Vasagatan 1 - Volvosalen

Event type: Research profile seminar

THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE OCEANS A seminar in honor of the 2017 Volvo Environment Prize Laureate Professor Rashid Sumaila.

Lecturer: Professor Rashid Sumaila

Swedish Marine Science Conference 2017

Time: 11/29/2017 at 9:00 AM,
Location: Tjärnölaboratoriet, 452 96 Strömstad

Event type: Conference

Pakistan-Afghan Relations: Prospects for Peace

Time: 11/30/2017 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Globala studier, Konstepidemins väg 2 - Room C417

Event type: Research profile seminar

Peace and Development research seminar

Lecturer: Naheed Shabbir Goraya, University of the Punjab Chair: Jan Scholte. Discussants: Martin Lundqvist and Swati Parashar

GIG's Concluding Event: Panel discussion on Current Conditions of Interdisciplinary Gender Research

Time: 12/6/2017 at 1:00 PM,
Location: Annedalseminariet, Seminariegatan 1 A - Room 220.

Event type: Research profile seminar

At the end of year 2017, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (GIG), will cease to exist in its current shape. At that point, the six years' period of economic financing by the University of Gothenburg has reached its end. Since 2011, GIG has been a resource for gender research of all kind at all faculties.

Microplastics - an environmental threat?

Time: 12/7/2017 at 1:00 PM,

Event type: Lecture, Research profile seminar

Microplastics are a subject receiving much attention, both within the research field and within society. But what is the current state of knowledge concerning microplastics? What are their sources? How are they spread? Where do they go? What effects do they cause? Do they pose a threat? These questions will be discussed at a FRAM seminar with Bethanie Carney Almroth.

Lecturer: Bethanie Carney Almroth is a member of the Fish Ecotoxicology group at the department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. Her research has focused on oxidative stress, aquatic ecotoxicology and environmental pollution, using fish as models. She is currently leading several research projects aimed at defining the effects of microplastic pollution on fish, A sea of plastic, iMPACT, and Clean Coastline (Renkustlinje) funded by Formas and Interreg. These projects address the sources, spread, and effects of both the microparticles as well as associated chemicals on fish. An additional project will assess the risks associated with chemicals in plastic food packaging. She is a member of two strong research centers at GU - the FRAM center for future chemical risk assessment and management strategies, and CeCar, the centre for collective action research.

Communication on Risk by Swedish Government Agencies

Time: 12/7/2017 at 1:15 PM,
Location: Globala studier, Konstepidemins väg 2

Event type: Higher seminar

Lecturer: Åsa Boholm, Professor, Gothenburg Research Institute, University of Gothenburg

T. J. Demos: Against the Anthropocene - the many names of resistance

Time: 12/8/2017 at 1:00 PM,
Location: Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper, Vera Sandbergs Allé 8 - Vasa 2427C

Event type: Research profile seminar

Lecturer: T.J. Demos

Multiple stressors and chemical mixtures: A joint challenge?

Time: 1/31/2018

Event type: Research profile seminar, Lecture

The current epoch is characterised by an unprecedented influence of human societies on ecosystems through multiple anthropogenic stressors. These stressors range from habitat degradation over invasive species to pollution including by toxicants. Professor Ralf B. Schäfer will first present recent studies on the co-occurrence of stressors and chemicals in the field and present two research avenues to deal with these phenomena: 1) Prioritisation of mixtures and stressors and 2) Advancement of predictive capabilities using theoretical models.

Lecturer: Lecturer: Professor Dr. Ralf B. Schäfer (Phd 2008), working group leader in Quantitative Landscape Ecology, is professor at the University Koblenz-Landau since 2010 in the Institute for Environmental Sciences. With other 130 staff members and 12 professors, the Institute for Environmental Sciences is one of the largest german University Institutes devoted to research in the Environmental Sciences. Ralfs main expertise is the exposure and effects of different environmental stressors, with a particular emphasis on organic toxicants, on freshwater invertebrates, microbes and ecosystem functions using field investigations and different statistical and spatial modelling techniques. He has published over 80 articles in international peer-reviewed journals including leading multidisciplinary journals.


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Utskriftsdatum: 2017-11-21