27 February, 15:15–17:00
Seminar "Isolation or Rationalisation? Economic Policy under the Latvian National Communists, 1956–1959"
with Dr. Michael Loader (IRES)
06 March, 15:15–17:00
Instruments of Science, Tools of Occultism: On Photography, Auras, and the Study of Religion and Technology
06 March, 15:15–17:00
Politics versus Policy: Technocratic Traps of Post-Soviet Reforms
with Vladimir Gel’man (European University at St. Petersburg)
08 March, 17:15–18:00
XVIth Annual Lecture in Honour of Hugo Valentin
THE SIXTEENTH HUGO VALENTIN LECTURE will be given by Professor Stathis N. Kalyvas from the University of Oxford. Kalyvas is a political scientist and internationally leading scholar in the field of ”civil war studies”.
13 March, 15:15–17:00
Social Security and Care Provision among Indigenous Women in Russia: Family Ties or Compliance with the State?
with Vladislava Vladimirova (IRES)
16 March, 09:15–11:00
Distinguished Lecture by Professor Nick Couldry
The Mediated Construction of Reality
16 March, 13:15–15:00
Seminar with Professor Nick Couldry
The Mediated Construction of Reality – a seminar/panel debate with Nick Couldry and senior faculty from several departments at Uppsala University.
20 March, 14:15–16:00
Subjectivity in Gao Xingjian’s Paintings
In this lecture, Gao’s paintings will be examined alongside his novels in an attempt to probe the inner depths of the mind.
20 March, 15:15–17:00
Panel discussion "Uzbekistan After Karimov: A Turning Point?"
The roundtable will feature four panelists with first-hand knowledge of Uzbekistan. The forum will discuss institutional transformations in Uzbekistan, economic development in the country, prospects for democracy and civil society, and (in)adequacy of the knowledge and understanding of the country in the West.
21 March, 12:15–13:00
Statistiken och verkligheten
A lecture on new statistic tools and methods. The lecture will be held in Swedish.
21 March, 18:00–20:00
ESTLANDSSVENSKA SEMINARIET: "Varför är estlandssvenskar så intressanta? En genomgång av senare års forskning från arkeologi till språkvetenskap.”
22 March, 11:15–12:00
Why Write in Irish?
Irish novelist, poet and short-story writer Éilís Ní Dhuibhne speaks about the processes, challenges, opportunities and inspirations of being a bilingual author, publishing in two languages, and some of her own Irish works.
27 March, 16:15–18:00
2018 Carlo Landberg lecture
Modern South Arabian: Threats and opportunities in language documentation and preservation
03 April, 15:15–17:00
Boom and Bust: Population Change in the Arctic
with Dr. Heleniak (Nordegio/Stockholm)
09 April, 13:15–15:00
The Formation of the Concept of Racism: Where Did it go Wrong?
You are kindly invited to attend a guest lecture on the topic "The Formation of the Concept of Racism: Where Did it go Wrong?" with Uppsala Forum Visiting Fellow Professor Robert Bernasconi (Pennsylvania State University). Free of charge, open to the public. No pre-registration is required.
10 April, 15:15–17:00
When the Future Came: Perestroika and the Break-down of the Soviet Union in Post-Soviet Textbooks
You are kindly invited to attend a seminar on the book project “When the Future Came: Perestroika and the Break-down of the Soviet Union in Post-Soviet Textbooks”. The volume is edited by Li Bennich-Björkman (Uppsala University) and Sergiy Kurbatov (National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine). Light refreshments will be served after the presentation.
13 April, 14:15–15:30
Human Rights in Times of Crisis in Venezuela
Mr. Alfredo Romero will from his position as the director of the NGO Foro Penal, discuss the human rights situation in Venezuela. His talk will touch upon developments in the human rights field before and during Nicolas Maduro’s presidency, while also providing an outlook on opportunities for human rights progress given the upcoming presidential election in May 2018.
17 April, 15:15–17:00
Seminar "Information war and identity-politics in Estonia and Latvia"
with Vassilis Petsinis (University of Tartu)
18 April, 10:15–12:00
Roundtable: Azerbaijan’s Mysterious Snap Elections
with Dr. Sofie Bedford (IRES), Dr. Rail Safiyev (Comparative Politics Department University of Bergen) and Dr. Ceyhun Mahmudlu (Department of International Relations of Baku Engineering University)
18 April, 19:00–21:00
Talk at the Philosophical Society
Using a specific account of causal explanation, Daniel Stoljar argues that philosophy is in some deep way akin to history and that this has an important consequence for the question of philosophical progress.
19 April, 10:30–12:00
Including Outsiders: Diaspora Institutions and the Boundary Problem in Democratic Theory
19 April, 15:15–16:30
Canadian Family Policy: Gender Equity and Reconciliation Challenges
Welcome to an Uppsala Forum Guest Lecture entitled “Canadian Family Policy: Gender Equity and Reconciliation Challenges” with Uppsala Forum Visiting Fellow Susan Prentice, Professor of Sociology at the University of Manitoba, Canada.
24 April, 15:15–17:00
Lecture: Resistance in the Name of Putin
Full title: Resistance in the Name of Putin: The myth of the ‘benevolent president’ and the ‘loyal folk’ in popular protests in contemporary Russia. Lecture by Dr. Natalia Mamonova (Swedish Institute of International Affairs)
03 May, 14:30–15:30
Introduction to Zotero
In the introductory course we will help you get started, install the software and create an account. You will learn how to create a reference library, save references to Zotero from article databases, library catalogues and web pages, add PDF files to your Zotero library, and how to insert citations and create reference lists in your document.
03 May, 16:15–17:30
Reckless Ambition: Explaining Moscow's Attempts to Interfere in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
with Professor Kimberly Marten (Columbia University)
04 May, 09:00–18:00
Conference "Russia’s Role in World Politics: Power, Ideas, and Domestic Interests"
08 May, 09:00 – 09 May, 17:00
Symposium: Changing Animal Bodies
Changing Animal Bodies - animal breeding in changing social and environment contexts
14 May, 11:00–12:00
Regional Balancing in Scandinavia and Implications for U.S. Primacy
In this presentation, Maksut Can will seek to place the role of small powers at the center of the debate on the durability of U.S. primacy. With a focus on Sweden and Finland, the presentation will explain how the increasing perception of a threatening regional great power pushes small powers closer towards the United States to balance the regional great power in their immediate neighborhood.
15 May, 09:15–12:00
Uppsala Forum Workshop: Designing Political Diversity Database
This workshop is a step towards the build-up of the Designing Political Diversity Database that aims to provide comprehensive, reliable and accessible data on formal policies designed to increase the political representation of ethnic groups and indigenous peoples around the world.
15 May, 15:15–17:00
Popular geopolitics of the refugee crisis in Europe: discourses of Russian speakers in Narva and the Estonian art
with Dr. Alexandra Yatsyk
16 May, 11:00–12:30
Academic Publishing in the 21st Century: Markets and Technology, Survival and Change
An eye-opening lecture on academic publishing in the 21st century (covering the state of the market for scholarly publications, online publishing, open access and more) with opportunities for questions and discussion.
17 May, 07:45–09:00
Breakfast Discussions: The crisis in The Swedish Academy
Have you heard about the crisis in The Swedish Academy? Are you interested in how Swedish media portraits the good guy and the bad guy, or why the Nobel prize in literature will not be awarded this year? We have invited a few expert to talk about this issue and how it's been portrayed in Swedish media.
17 May, 09:15–16:30
Digital Humanities: Past Accomplishments, Future Directions
To honor and celebrate the contributions of Professor Hayles to the fields of literature and digital humanities, the Faculty of Languages takes great pleasure in announcing a one-day symposium on Thursday, 17 May 2018, in Humanistiska teatern, Engelska parken. The invited talks and presentations will be followed by a reception.
22 May, 13:15–15:00
Facebook i valtider: Sociala medier och demokratiska processer
Föreläsningen är en del av informatik och medias kurs Sociala medier och digitala metoder men är även öppen för andra intresserade.
22 May, 15:15–17:00
Seminar "Antinomies of Russian Modernisation"
IRES invites you to our regular weekly seminar with an invited guest Professor Markku Kivinen, the Director of the Aleksanteri Institute of the University of Helsinki. The seminar will cover the issue of contradictions of Russian modernisation. For more details please visit IRES homepage
24 May, 15:15–16:30
External Security Threats and Gender Inequality in Politics
Welcome to an Uppsala Forum Guest Lecture entitled "External Security Threats and Gender Inequality in Politics" with Visiting Fellow Alice J. Kang, Associate Professor of Political Science and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
24 May, 15:15–17:00
Book launch "Bridging the Baltic Sea. Networks of Resistance and Opposition during the Cold War Era"
IRES invites you to a book launch of a recently published book “Bridging the Baltic Sea” by our former colleague Dr. Lars Fredrik Stöcker. The event will be held in the Gyllenhielmska Library at Skytteanum and will be followed by an informal mingle in the garden adjacent to the venue. NB! Limited number of seats, to attend send an email to email@example.com.
29 May, 10:15–12:00
Distinguished Lecture by Professor Michael Papa
Waging Peace in Darfur: Implications for Communication Theory and Praxis
29 May, 15:15–17:00
Seminar "Identities and values in post-Maidan Ukraine"
This seminar will present and discuss the interplay between national protests in Ukraine known as Maidan, identity and value shift.
30 May, 18:00–20:00
Estlandssvenska seminariet: "Det är ett sår som aldrig kommer att läka helt"– en estlandssvensk kvinnas levnadsberättelse
IRES fortsätter vårens seminarieserie rörande estlandssvenskarna, deras historia, kultur och språk. Denna gång handlar föredraget om hur en estlandssvensk kvinna från Lilla Rågö berättar sitt liv och sin nation genom att använda hjälteberättelsen som mall. Studien bygger på intervjuer från 1980-talets Gräsö.
05 June, 15:15–17:00
Images from the Social History of Monotowns in the Donbas
The seminar will start with a brief presentation of the new book "Labour, Exhaustion, and Success: Monotowns of the Donbas" published recently in Lviv (in Ukrainian), followed by a discussion of the social history of industrial towns in the Donbas based on the analysis of photos taken between 1890 and 1950.
15 June, 15:00–17:30
Ending Atrocities: Keynote Address and Roundtable
The Ending Atrocities workshop (15-16 June 2018) gathers some 30 international scholars with a diverse set of approaches to the question of how to put an end to atrocities against civilians. In the public event of the workshop, we welcome you to join the conversation on the impact and challenges of different intervention types and draw insights from the case of Syria.
27 June – 29 June
European Network for Housing Research - ENHR 2018
The annual housing conference, European Network for Housing Research (ENHR), will be held in Uppsala in the summer of 2018.
05 September, 13:00–16:00
European Junior & Graduate Careers VCF
Join the Virtual Career Fair for new and soon-to-be graduates and find the right junior position to kickstart your career in 2018/19.
05 October, 10:00–16:00
Traineedagen 2018 - smartaste vägen till toppjobbet
Träffa drömarbetsgivarna som erbjuder Nordens populäraste traineeprogram. Anmäl dig idag för en chans till en plats.