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January 2015

18 January at 12:00–17:00

Test a library of recycled materials

Other How can you describe the sense of a material? Students from the Umeå Institutie of Design shows their library of recycled materials. Welcome to the open creative workshop.

26 January–30 January

AFTER 2014 - UMA CityTalks 1

Conference A week of lectures, discussions and roundtables about the transformation of Umeå and the region of Norrland through and after the year 2014

27 January 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.


February 2015

4 February at 15:00–16:30

Reading a research article

Lecture This lecture walks students through reading an IMRAD article (briefly addresses source-based articles) and covers the importance of keeping a note-taking system.

8 February at 14:00–15:00

The Campana Brothers - Changes the World

Lecture Ted Hesselbom, designer and museum director, talks about the Brazilian design duo

22 February at 14:00–18:00

Inauguration: The Spaces Between

Exhibition The exhibition The Spaces Between with Contemporary Art from Havana opens

24 February

Medical Humanities at Umeå University

Conference The research field of medical humanities are presented through a number of short lectures on various subjects.

24 February at 18:30–20:00

Lecture: Cuban Contemporary Art

Lecture A talk by Antonio Eligio (Tonel), one of the curator of the exhibition The Spaces Between.

26 February at 13:00–16:00

Write it in your own words!

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.


March 2015

10 March at 18:30–20:00

Film: Unfinished Spaces (2011)

Other Swedish premiere of the film about Fidel Castro's vision for a Cuban art scene.

11 March at 15:00–17:00

Academic writing in English

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, referencing, paraphrasing.

15 March at 14:00–18:00

Inauguration: Swedish Picture Book of the Year

Exhibition The exhibition Swedish Picture Book of the Year opens

22 March at 14:00–15:00

Guided Tour: The Spaces Between

Other Curator Cecilia Andersson gives a guided tour of the exhibition The Spaces Between

25 March at 15:00–17:00

Giving a presentation in English

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.


April 2015

19 April at 14:00–15:00

Lecture: Finn Arne Jørgensen

Lecture Lecture in conjunction with the exhibition, Rafael Lozano Hemmer / A Draft of Shadows

21 April at 18:30–20:00

Film: Microbrigades – Variations of a Story (2013)

Other About collective house building in Cuba. In conjunction with the exhibition The Spaces Between


May 2015

5 May–6 May

Law's Ability to Produce Gender Equality - Nordic Conference on Law and Gender

Conference Umeå Forum for Studies on Law and Society at Umeå University are happy to invite you to the Nordic Conference on Law and Gender 2015. Can law be a tool for achieving a gender equal society or not? The theme for the conference will be Law's Ability to Produce Gender Equality.

16 May at 14:00–18:00

Inauguration: Umeå Academy of Fine Arts

Exhibition The Umeå Academy of Fine Arts Masters Programme exhibition Between the Devil and the Deep Sea opens

24 May at 14:00–15:00

Presentation: Umeå Academy of Fine Arts

Other Students presents Umeå Academy of Fine Arts Masters Programme exhibition Between the Devil and the Deep Sea.

26 May at 18:30–19:30

Presentation: Umeå Academy of Fine Arts

Other Students presents Umeå Academy of Fine Arts Masters Programme exhibition Between the Devil and the Deep Sea.

31 May at 14:00–15:00

Presentation: Umeå Academy of Fine Arts

Other Students presents Umeå Academy of Fine Arts Masters Programme exhibition Between the Devil and the Deep Sea.


June 2015

14 June at 14:00–18:00

Inauguration: Mièn Méo Miêng /

Exhibition Land of Distortions


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