Calendar of Events

July 2015

14 June–30 August

Mien Meo Mieng / Contemporary Art from Vietnam

Exhibition This summer's exhibition at Bildmuseet is one of the most comprehensive presentations to date of Vietnamese art in Sweden. It fills Bildmuseet with sculpture, video, painting, drawing and installation and has been produced in collaboration with one of Vietnam's most prominent curators.


August 2015

24 August–28 August

Orientation Course

Other The Orientation Course consists of a series of lectures and activities that are designed to help students become acquainted with life in Umeå and studies at our university. The course also offers a great opportunity to meet new people and make new friends. The schedule is available here: Orientation Course

27 August at 10:00–12:00

"Mini-Orientation" for tuition fee-paying students

Other Tuition fee-paying students are invited to participate in a "Mini-Orientation" to learn more about visa, insurances, Swedish language courses and important procedures and deadlines.


September 2015

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–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 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 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 13:00–16:30

Contemporary Art Scene in Vietnam

Lecture Lectures by artists participating in the exhibition along with Veronica Radulovic, art critic specializing in Vietnamese contemporary art. In cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts, Umeå University

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

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.


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.

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.

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.


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2011-08-17

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