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Other "Sweden Alumni Events" worldwide
Apart from events organized by Uppsala University, our alumni volunteers and our alumni chapters worldwide, there are also a number of "Sweden Alumni Events" taking place each year all over the world.
Florist Linnea Persson and photographer Peter Ericsson display photo art where parts of plants make an imaginative fauna grow. Prints, cards and other merchandise are sold in the Linnaeus Garden shop.
May and September: Tuesday-Sunday, 11-17
June-August: Monday-Sunday 11-17
Closed June 22 (Midsummer's Eve)
Mystic, Connecticut: Exhibition "The Vikings Begin"
The Vikings Begin: Treasures from Uppsala University
One of the world’s finest early Viking-age collections has arrived at Mystic Seaport Museum. On display will be a selection of 1,300-year-old items from the pre-Viking Age.
Buzzing Parks and Gardens
Ten selected photographers that have participated in our photo competition show there amazing photos. The theme is pollination and our visitors are welcome to vote for the best picture.
We aim to increase the interest in bees, bumblebees and other important garden workers through the exhibition.
Art exhibition FRAGILE | September 8 – December 20
Filmmaker Mervi Junkkonen’s video art exhibition FRAGILE is based on her interviews with refugees about trauma, displacement and identity. The exhibition features of a series of video installations that reflect on the physical and emotional consequences of these experiences.
Open Tuesdays & Thursdays 1 p.m –5 p.m. and some weekends, visit the museums website for details.
Tokyo Tech - Uppsala University 5th Joint Symposium
Since September 2014, Uppsala University and Tokyo Tech have co-organized four joint scientific symposium annually and alternately at Uppsala University (2014, 2016) and Tokyo Tech (2015, 2017). This year Uppsala University is arranging the 5th joint symposium on September 24-25 at Ångström Laboratory.
Big Data and Ethics – a joint symposium - Tokyo Tech and Uppsala University
This symposium gives short talks about Big Data and Etichs.
You will get the opportunity to listen to three different aspects of Big Data and the ethics around it.
Introduktion till Mendeley
In the introductory course we will help you get started, install the software and create an account. We will cover how to create a reference library, save references to Mendeley, add PDF files to your Mendeley library, how to insert citations and create reference lists according to your chosen reference style.
African Film Club: Koglweogo Land
A screening of Koglweogo followed by a discussion with Film Director Ismaël Compaoré.
Seminar: The History of 10%: Measures of Sexual Behavior and the Gay Rights Movement in the U.S.
My talk is a biography of a number. I investigate how 10% became the conventional estimate of the proportion of homosexuals in the U.S. for about 25 years.
Philosophy Tea – Gulliver’s Travels
This autumn Professor Peter Wallensteen and Lecturer Daniel Ogden will continue their popular Philosophy Tea talks.
Migration of Memory
This seminar focuses on the attempts of nation building of a short-lived Belarusian People’s Republic (Belaruskaia Narodnaia Respublika), declared on March 25, 1918, the first attempt at establishing Belarusian statehood in the modern era.
Study abroad with a scholarship!
Do you want to study abroad with a scholarship? Learn more about what scholarship opportunities are available.
En kvart över: Bronsålderns Håga och Vikingatidens kung Björn: Ett 1200-års jubileum
Välkommen till en föreläsning inom Uppsala universitetsbiblioteks serie En kvart över. Den här gången med Anders Kaliff, professor i arkeologi, Terje Østigård, gästforskare i arkeologi.
Vi bjuder på dryck och tilltugg!
Evenemanget är öppet för allmänheten och kräver ingen föranmälan.
The Timing of Violence over the Election Cycle
In this lecture, Dr Richard Frank from the Australian National University will describe how four election-cycle characteristics (campaign length, multiple election rounds, bans, and boycotts) can precipitate violence, while also analyzing newly gathered electoral cycle data on these four election characteristics.
Open Maker-evening at the Ångström Makerspace
Welcome to a Makerspace-evening for both the new and experienced maker. Get a 3D-printer driver's licence, discuss ideas for projects or try out some of the handcrafting tools available. Student ambassadors will be there to help and the Library will provide "fika". No registration needed.
Geneva: After Work
Together with the Swedish Swiss Chamber of Commerce, Uppsala University Switzerland Alumni Chapter have the pleasure of welcoming you to: AFTER WORK IN GENEVA ON THE 26TH OF SEPTEMBER
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.
Two Lectures on Dis/Connection: Conflicts, Activism and Reciprocity, Online and Beyond
The Cultural Matters Group at the Department of Sociology, in cooperation with Uppsala Forum on Democracy, Peace and Justice, invites you to two open lectures on the theme of Dis/Connection—digital methodologies, technological societies and online cultures.
Sustainable urbanisation? The wellbeing and security of migrants in growing cities
This lecture, given by Neil Adger, Professor of Human Geography at the University of Exeter, seeks to integrate migration theory with emerging insights on multi-dimensional wellbeing and security, drawing on new evidence from observational and exploratory action research in Chattogram, the second largest city in Bangladesh.
New York: Fall Happy Hour
Fall is here, and with it the start of a new exciting Uppsala University U.S. Alumni Chapter season. We are kicking off the season with a happy hour at the Great Northern Food Hall Bar in Grand Central.
Nordic social partners and the European Semester: what kind of engagement and why (not)?
We have the pleasure of hereby inviting you to a Roundtable discussion on the topic which will take place at the University of Uppsala on 28 September 2018. The Roundtable will primarily address the involvement of Nordic social partners in the European Semester, with a focus on Sweden and Finland. The event is a key opportunity for an exchange of views between researchers, national and European st
Cracking the Glass Ceiling: Women's Career Paths in Academia
In this morning seminar, the 2018 Skytte Prize Laureate Jane Mansbridge will share insights from her career in academia. What paths are open to women in academia today? Which difficulties do female academics still face and how can they be overcome? The seminar will take on the form of an extended Q&A session and all participants are warmly encouraged to ask questions and share their experiences.
End of season at The Linnaeus Family
Your last opportunity to see Carl Linnaeus' country estate before it closes for winter. Visit Linnaeus' home and workplace and enjoy the last flowers in the reconstructed 18th century garden.
Astronomy day and night
The Swedish boat races
The traiditional boat race between Uppsala and Lund, on the river Fyris, with finish next to the Ultuna sports grounds.
2018 Johan Skytte Prize Winner's Lecture with Jane Mansbridge: “Legitimating Coercion”
Professor Jane Mansbridge will deliver her 2018 Skytte Prize Laureate Lecture entitled “Legitimating Coercion”. The lecture is open to the public subject to a compulsory sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/FHo2W8i8KRXB2E9J3