Calendar of Events
18 November–16 November
Other FabLab is an open innovation maker space for digital fabrication. Run by volunteers, it is open to all persons over the age of 15. Bring your own project, contribute to a common one or just come by to learn the tools. Use of the workshop is free of charge- users bring own materials or buy at cost. More info/news at facebook.com/fablabumea
22 January–12 February
Exhibition "I'll be here in the morning" is the fourth and final master exhibition of this academic year at the Umeå Academy of Fine Arts. The title refers to the romantic; the insecure and what is currently in the making; a vague promise of the morning light.
8 February at 10:00–12:00
Seminar Welcome to a public lecture under the head line "Container and Contained" with Fatima Hellberg.
9 February at 17:30–20:00
Other Welcome to a workshop where we contemplate and fantasize about what we do with plastic and what plastic does for us. Bring the plastic you touch every day - in your memory or physically. Pre-registration.
11 February at 13:15–15:00
Lecture Welcome to a open lecture with Professor Tatiana Bulgakova, S:t Petersburg.
14 February at 10:00–16:00
Other Welcome to make your own artist's book during this workshop led by photographer and bookbinder Nico Baumgarten and artist Nisrine Boukhari. Bring your own photographs, drawings, texts, etc All other materials will be provided. Fully booked!
18 February at 12:10–12:50
Culture on Campus Anna’s big breakthrough came with her solo album “Jag fick känsla” (I had the feeling), 2007. The album’s airy and beautiful sound together with Anna's poetic lyrics made it that years critic's favorite.
18 February at 15:00
New chemoselective reactions for the site-specific posttranslational modification and cellular delivery of functional proteins
Lecture Department of Chemistry - Seminar with Invited Speaker: Professor Dr. Christian P.R. Hackenberger, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP)
21 February at 14:00–15:00
Other Museum curator conducts a tour in the exhibition The World was Flat. Language: Swedish.
24 February–25 February
Conference UREM 2016 - Understanding and applying photosynthesis for a safe future Organizers: Christiane Funk and Johannes Messinger, Department of Chemistry Johannes Hansson,Umeå Plant Science Centre UPSC Sylvia Larsson, Forest Biomaterials and Technology (SLU)
24 February–6 March
Other Book Sale in Bildmuseets shop.
3 March at 12:00–13:00
Seminar series Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Thursday, March 3, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University.
9 March–11 March
Conference The Department of Language Studies, Umeå University together with Vaartoe - Centre for Sami research, and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) are happy to announce the second triennial Aktasne - Together: New concepts, theories and methodologies on Saami studies conference.
11 March at 10:00–12:00
20 March at 14:00–15:00
Exhibition The exhibition Swedish Picture Book of the Year is opened. The winner gives a presentation.
7 April at 13:00–14:30
Course/education Basic introduction to the reference management system EndNote Online.
9 April at 11:00–15:00
Other Led by artist and musician Lisa Busby, this workshop will focus on alternative, non-instrument based approaches to composition and songwriting, exploring strategies of repetition, decay, collage and improvisation. Fully booked!
9 April–16 April
Other The musician, artist and DJ Lisa Busby presents a solo gig at Bildmuseet with songs from her latest album Fingers in the Gloss, where the beautiful non-linear music is created through improvisation on playback media such as turntable and tape. Busby plays with textural, minimal noise and striking pop vocals.
17 April at 14:00–18:00
Exhibition Charles and Ray Eames are among the most influential designers of the 20th century. Together they moved fluidly between the fields of photography, film, architecture, exhibition-making, and furniture and product design.
19 April at 18:30–20:00
Other Screening of the film Eames: The Architect and the Painter by Jason Cohn and Bill Jersey, 2011 (85 min)
26 April at 18:30–19:30
Lecture A talk by Katrin Holmqvist-Sten, Senior Lecturer in the History of Architecture, Umeå University
7 May at 14:00–15:00
Exhibition Opening of the exhibition Digging for Fire by graduate students at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts
10 May at 18:30–19:30
Other Students from the Academy of Fine Arts conducts a tour of the exhibition Digging for Fire
15 May at 14:00–15:00
17 May at 18:30–19:30
21 May at 16:00
Other At the Spring Graduation Ceremony, the doctoral students who have written, published and successfully defended a thesis, are honoured with a conferment ceremony.
22 May at 14:00–15:00
16 June–17 June
Conference A major challenge for future cancer research is to promote multi-disciplinary efforts. The idea with this meeting is to give a state-of-the-art overview of a few fields within cancer research and encourage a broad audience of people with different specialties to interact and discuss and hopefully build new fruitful collaborations.