April 24 at 3:15 PM – 5:00 PM
The 2017 Martin H:son Holmdahl Seminar: Creative Approaches to Human Rights
Join us for a discussion on the role of the arts in uplifting communities affected by violence. This year’s co-recipient of the Martin H:son Holmdahl Award for the Promotion of Human Rights, Lindsey Doyle, will dialogue with Professor Peter Wallensteen, Chair of the Holmdahl Prize Committee, about her recent work in South Africa and her research on the topic.
April 27 at 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Guardians of God: Inside the Religious Mind of the Pakistani Taliban
Welcome to a book presentation, where Dr. Mona Kanwal Sheikh (DIIS Copenhagen) will present her new book Guardians of God: Inside the Religious Mind of the Pakistani Taliban.
May 1 at 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Linnaean garden season begins
Café Victoria, Linnaeus’ Hammarby, and the Linnaeus Garden with the professor’s house open for the season. The Theresa Rooth art exhibition opens at Linnaeus Hammarby.
May 5 at 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Intermedia Ulysses-A Half-Day Symposium
A revolution in the novel, James Joyce’s (1922) continues to provoke and inspire readers almost a hundred years after its publication. In this half-day symposium, four Modernism specialists will explore the particular importance of media and mediation for arguably the most influential literary work of the twentieth century.
May 9 at 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM
A demonstration of the database Business Source Complete
May 11 at 9:00 AM – May 12 at 5:00 PM
Multiple Healths: Pasts, presents and futures of biomedicine and wellbeing in/with Africa
A two-day international symposium organised by Forum for Africa Studies at Uppsala University 11-12 May 2017.
May 11 at 1:15 PM – 3:00 PM
Desiring-machines: Animals as affective investments in education.
May 20 at 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Linnaeus' Garden Party
Celebrate Carl Linnaeus' birthday at his home and garden in Uppsala.
August 20 at 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Harvest Fair at Hammarby
Harvest and fair at Carl Linnaeus' country estate.
October 26 – October 28
Is economic inequality also a literary problem? An international conference on culture, society and economy
To call economic inequality a ‘problem’ is probably to say too little about it. Equality is not just a function of modern life, which may fail to work under certain conditions. Equality is a horizon of expectation. What then makes advanced contemporary society, especially in nations like the US and UK, so economically unequal?