Calendar of Events

September 2015

2 September at 18:00–20:00

Snösvänget student orchestra is welcoming new members

Other The student orchestra Snösvänget invites you to join our first practice for the autumn. We are on the lookout for new wind players and dancers, etc. Coffee and “fika” is included!

3 September at 10:00–14:30

Welcome Fair for New Students

Other On Thursday 3 September at 10:00 to 14:30, you are warmly invited to attend Umeå University's Welcome Fair on Campus Umeå. New students are especially welcome to attend!

3 September at 12:10–12:50

Pale Honey

Culture on Campus Pale Honey consists of Tuva Lodmark and Nelly Daltrey who found each other already in their early teens at school.Together, they have developed their own little world of sounds and now get a chance to express it through Pale Honey.

3 September–6 September

NSCMID 2015 - Infections and Antibiotics

Conference The 32nd annual meeting of the Nordic Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (NSCMID) will bring together researchers, practitioners, experts and companies involved in the broad field of infectious diseases. Deadlines: Early registration: 22 June. Abstract submission: 22 June. Early registration: 20 July.

12 September at 09:00–12:00

Guided tour on Campus Umeå

Other What has happened at Umeå University since you studied here? Join a guided tour of the campus and visit your old study areas! Learn about the history of the university and what's going to come. Celebrate the university's 50-year history with us!

12 September at 11:00–12:00

50th celebration on Rådhustorget

Other Vice-Chancellor Lena Gustafsson speaks. Balloons are released, Umeå University serves cake and gives away balloons. Happy anniversary!

12 September–19 September

Anniversary week - Umeå University 50 years!

Other Saturday 12 September marks the beginning of Umeå University’s Anniversary Week. Join us in the celebrations at the gigantic cake fest on the Rådhustorget town square in the midst of the Umeå Taste Festival taking place at the same time.

12 September at 13:00–15:30

Pilgatan culture market

Other A collaboration between the Book café Pilgatan, Creative Collective, Verkligheten, ABF and Bildmuseet

13 September at 14:00–15:00

Guided tour: Mien Meo Mieng

Other Thuy Nguyen Thi Bich, doctoral student in Art history, Umeå University, and curator Brita Täljedal give a tour of the exhibition Mien Meo Mieng / Contemporary art from Vietnam. Language: English

13 September at 14:00–16:00

Anniversary conversations

Other Exciting conversations between friends of Umeå University together with Sverker Olofsson as moderator.

17 September at 12:00–17:00

17 September at 13:15–15:00

Joan Scott: Psychoanalysis and History

Lecture The Research seminar series in History together with UCGS invites you to a seminar with Professor Joan Scott, Princeton University.

17 September at 13:15–15:00

Joan Scott: Psychoanalysis and History

The Research seminar series in History together with UCGS invites you to a seminar with Professor Joan Scott, Princeton University.

18 September at 10:00–22:00

Whole Earth? Day

Other Whole Earth? Day is a day for students and interested public mobilizing for global sustainability through dialogue, debate, culture and engagement in four sessions, starting 11:00, and ending 22:00. No entrance fee.
More information about the program and tickets in august.

19 September at 13:00–16:15

History? Who cares? Seminar on Contemporary Art Scene in Vietnam

Lecture On the occasion of the current exhibition Mien Meo Mieng / Contemporary Art from Vietnam, Bildmuseet and the Academy of Fine Arts at Umeå University are pleased to invite you to a Saturday afternoon with public lectures on the independent art scene of Vietnam.

20 September at 14:00–15:00

Anna Rådström gives a guided tour

Other Art historian Anna Rådström, who researches contemporary Vietnamese art at Umeå University, gives a tour of the exhibition Mien Meo Mieng / Contemporary Art from Vietnam.

27 September at 14:00–15:00

Where is Vietnam Going 40 Years After the Vietnam War?

Lecture Lecture by Börje Ljunggren, Asia specialist and former Ambassador in Vietnam and China. Language: Swedish.


October 2015

2 October at 12:00–13:00

Arcum Lunch Seminar October 2015

Seminar Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Friday October 2, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben.

4 October at 14:00–15:00

The Vietnam War and its Background

Lecture Lecture by Dick Harrison, historian, Lund University. Language: Swedish.

11 October at 14:00–15:00

”I have a Vietnam in Västerbotten too”

Lecture Annelie Bränström-Öhman, literature historian, Umeå University, lectures on author Sara Lidman and her commitment to Vietnam. Language: Swedish.

13 October at 18:30–19:30

Guided Tour: Mien Meo Mieng

Other Curator Brita Täljedal gives a tour of the exhibition Mien Meo Mieng / Contemporary Art from Vietnam, which is one of the most comprehensive presentation to date of Vietnamese art in Sweden. Language: Swedish

18 October at 14:00–15:00

Challenges for the Future of Vietnam

Lecture Climate Change From a Health Perspective. Lecture by Joacim Rocklöv, scientist of environment and public health, Umeå University. Language: Swedish.

18 October at 15:00–16:00

Poor Because You Got Ill

Lecture On the Catastrophic Health Expenditures in Vietnam. Lecture by Curt Löfgren, scientist of economy and public health, Umeå University. Language: Swedish.

19 October at 15:00–16:30

SQ3R - a character in a sci-fi book or a helpful reading method?

Lecture This lecture walks students through a method for reading a chapter in a textbook and covers the importance of keeping a note-taking system.

24 October at 13:00–16:00

Artist talk / John Akomfrah

Lecture Meet the British artist and film maker John Akomfrah. He will talk about his art and the Black Audio Film Collective as well as his collaborations with Smoking Dogs Films. Lina Gopaul and David Lawson of Smoking Dogs Films will also be taking part.

25 October at 14:00–15:00

Opening John Akomfrah / Vertigo Sea

Exhibition John Akomfrah's new three-screen film installation Vertigo Sea forms a meditation on whaling, the environment and our relationship with the sea. It premiered at the Venice Biennale 2015. Artist John Akomfrah gives a presentation.


November 2015

1 November at 14:00–15:00

Guided Tour: Mien Meo Mieng

Other Curator Brita Täljedal gives a tour of the exhibition Mien Meo Mieng / Contemporary Art from Vietnam, which is one of the most comprehensive presentation to date of Vietnamese art in Sweden. Language: Swedish

2 November at 15:00–16:30

How to Read a Research Paper: A Step-by-Step Guide to Make it Less Challenging

Lecture This lecture provides a reading strategy based on the purpose of the different sections in a research article.

5 November at 12:00–13:00

Arcum lunchseminarium November 2015

Seminar Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday November 5, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben.

9 November at 13:00–16:00

Write it in your own words! A Workshop for Sharpening Your Paraphrasing Skills

Workshop Paraphrasing is a skill that many students find to be both confusing and challenging. This workshop is geared towards students who feel they need more help with their paraphrasing skills.

16 November at 15:00–17:00

A Guide to Academic Writing Style: Suggestions from an Academic Writing Tutor

Lecture This lecture focuses on writing effective paragraphs, problems with sentences, word choice and proofreading. This lecture does not address: how to write the different sections of a paper, citation style, citing, paraphrasing.

22 November at 14:00–15:00

Opening of three exhibitions

Exhibition The World Was Flat, Julio Le Parc / Lumiére and Nisrine Boukhari / Wanderism is a State of Mind

22 November at 15:00–16:00

The World Was Flat

Lecture The exhibition's curators François Bucher and Lina Maria Lopez talks with participating artists

23 November at 15:00–17:00

So You're Giving a Presentation in English: Tips for Delivering an Effective Presentation

Lecture This lecture focuses on structure, language and techniques used in presentations. This lecture does not cover: instruction in how to use PowerPoint, slide formats, instruction in pronunciation, specific presentation situations.

24 November at 18:30–19:30

The World Was Flat

Lecture Talks about changing world views with researchers from Umeå University

29 November at 14:00–15:00

The World Was Flat

Lecture Talks about changing world views with researchers from Umeå University


December 2015

1 December at 18:30–19:30

The World Was Flat

Lecture Talks about changing world views with researchers from Umeå University

2 December at 12:00–13:00

Arcum lunchseminarium December 2015

Seminar Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Wednesday, December 2, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University.

2 December–3 December

Ongoing research at the Arts Campus

Other Research Days at the Arts Campus is open to all interested and is a collaboration between the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå School of Architecture, HUMlab-X and Bildmuseet

6 December at 14:00–15:00

The World Was Flat

Lecture Talks about changing world views with researchers from Umeå University

8 December at 18:30–19:30

The World Was Flat

Lecture Talks about changing world views with researchers from Umeå University

13 December at 14:00–15:00

Opening Carin Ellberg

Exhibition In Carin Ellberg's imagery, constructed realities are mixed with everyday life and objects. For Bildmuseet the artist creates a site-specific mural in which we get acquainted with some of her recurring characters.


Page Editor: Communications Office
2011-08-17

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