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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.
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.
Seoul: After Work with Uppsala University Staff
Jingjing Huang Staaf, International coordinator for student exchange programmes between UU and our partner universities in Asia, and Professor Anders Backlund, Adviser for Internationalization at UU, would like to invite you to an alumni mingle in Seoul.
Design Thinking - workshop
Design Thinking is a user centered method where you examine the needs of the users, define problems they have, try to come up with solutions for the problem, make a prototype and then test the prototype.
Open lecture with professor Roger Chartier, Collège de France
Welcome to an open lecture with professor Roger Chartier from Collège de France, Paris. The title of the lecture is “Materiality of the Texts and Reading Practices”. Afterwards the audience is invited to a mingle with snacks.
The role of the Museum of Innocence in the literary oeuvre of Orhan Pamuk
The role and importance of material objects in Orhan Pamuk’s works show an increasing development from his first novels onwards, culminating in The Museum of Innocence (2008). Especially in The Black Book (1990), rooms and other scenes are meticulously described down to the tiniest details; in this respect Pamuk has used French 19th-century authors such as Balzac, Flaubert and not least Proust.
How about good research practices?
The renowned statistician and scholar John Ioannidis (Stanford University) will present an overview on how science has perhaps become too prolific and too successful and reflect on what role statistics and optimal methods can and should play in helping us understand and counteract detrimental research practices.
(Gay) Panic Attac: Parachute Children and the Politics of Colorblindness
Open lecture as part of the Close Relations conference
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.
Estlandssvenska seminarieserien "Traditionell idrott i estlandssvenska svenskbygder"
Onsdagen den 24 oktober, berättar idrottshistorikern Isak Lidström (Malmö idrottshögskola) om traditionell idrott i estlandssvenska svenskbygder.
United Nations Day: A quarter past with Johan Brosché: ”An African Peace Puzzle: Explaining Peace in Botswana, Malawi and Zambia”
Welcome to an open lecture on the United Nations Day, with Johan Brosché, Department of Peace and Conflict Research.
What causes peace? Surprisingly, this constitutes a large lacuna in peace and conflict research that focuses on causes of war and conflict resolution.
We offer drinks and snacks. The lecture is open to the public. No registration needed.
New York: Happy Hour at BonBon
Please join Uppsala University U.S. Alumni Chapter for an after work cocktail party at BonBon, a Swedish candy company, on Wednesday October 24th.
Shanghai - Sweden Alumni Mingle
Uppsala University cordially invites you to an alumni mingle in Shanghai. Come meet us and other Uppsala alumni as well as alumni and representatives from four other Swedish universities.