April 21 at 9:00 AM – April 22 at 4:00 PM
Earth Rights Conference
What idea is powerful enough to heal the relationship between humans and nature? In a time of accelerating socio-ecological challenges, Earth rights is the focus of interest at different scales, from local communities to UN bodies. This conference will be a space for dialogue about the idea that nature, not just humans, have rights.
April 21 at 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Bike Town - The future of mobility in Uppsala
How can we make Uppsala a better town for bikes? Participate in a workshop for students 21 April and come up with new ideas and innovations and compete with other teams.
April 22 at 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Aspiring to precision
Theme day - Activities for all the family
April 22 – April 29
ETAPS 2017 - The European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software
The European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software (ETAPS) is the primary European forum for academic and industrial researchers working on topics relating to Software Science.
April 23 at 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Spring cleaning at Hammarby
Prepare the grounds at Linnaeus’ Hammarby for the coming season. Try your hand at traditional pasture management by raking up last year’s leaves, collecting sticks, and burning fires. Hot dogs and soft drinks for everyone! Linnaeus’ Hammarby.
April 23 at 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Ankdagen (The Duck Day) is Uppsala Union of Science and Tecnology Students’ family day that takes place on Sunday 23 April. The Duck Day is meant to entertain children, families and those who still are young at heart.
April 23 at 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Gustavianum - Guided tour
Guided tour at 13.00
Gustavianum’s student guides highlight some of the interesting people and objects from the University’s history.
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 25 at 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Chamber music at Musicum
Members of the Royal Academic Orchestra play chamber music accompanied by the pianist Anna Christensson.
April 26 at 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Drop-in session where we can help you with problems using EndNote, Mendeley or Zotero
Drop-in session where we can help you with problems using EndNote, Mendeley or Zotero.
No registration in advance.
April 27 at 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Inhumanities - Past and Present
The event will provide a multi-dimensional perspective on genocide by: (a) a Holocaust survivor, who can provide a first hand account of persecution under Nazi rule (b) a social anthropologist who has done extensive field research in the Middle East, interviewing Al-Qaeda and Islamic State combatants, and (c) a historian who has written extensively about violence and genocide in the Balkans.
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.
April 28 at 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
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.
Valborg Gasque in New York
Finally the spring is approaching, and with it, the traditional Valborg Gasque, proudly hosted by the Uppsala University U.S. Alumni Chapter, New York.