Calendar of Events

September 2014

21 September at 11:00–17:00

Artist presentations / Survival Kit

Lecture Artist presentations from participants in the Survial Kit art festival.

23 September–24 September

The Impact of Culture - Creative businesses for sustainable cities

Conference The Impact of Culture - Creative businesses for sustainable cities

23 September at 18:30–20:00

Conversations about LGBTQ activism

Lecture LGBTQ persons, feminists, rise up! Come and taste the freedom with us!

24 September at 12:10–12:50

Blanche & Marie

Culture on Campus Preview from the Norrlandsoperan peformance Blanche & Marie.

28 September at 14:00–15:00

Guest Tour

Other Sinologist Stig Walter Karlsson presents works in the exhibition Right is Wrong.

29 September–2 October

5th Scandinavian Symposium on “Amyloid Diseases and Amyloid Mechanisms” (“ADAM 5”)

Conference Umeå University's experts on amyloid diseases organise this conference which addresses the broad research field on amyloid diseases and amyloid mechanisms. Registration is needed for this conference. Deadline: 11 August 2014.

30 September at 18:30–20:00

Book release: Leonor Fini / Pourquoi pas

Other Bildmuseet launches the book Leonor Fini / Pourquoi pas? from the exhibition at Bildmuseet (2 February to 11 May 2014)


October 2014

1 October at 13:00–17:00

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.

2 October–3 October

Samtidskonstdagarna 2014

Conference a conference on boundary-crossing collaborations between art, science and other disciplines.

2 October at 12:00–13:00

Arcum Lunch Seminar

Seminar October 2 2014, Arcum invites to a second lunchseminar for the Autumn.

5 October at 14:00–15:00

Guided Tour: Right is Wrong

Other Director Katarina Pierre gives a guided tour of the exhibition Right is Wrong / Four Decades of Chinese Art from the M + Sigg Collection.

7 October at 18:30–20:00

On new architecture in China

Lecture Ma Yansong, MAD architects, Beijing, gives a talk on new architecture in China. Language: English

8 October at 12:10–12:50

Mullin Mallin & Svensk Peppar

Culture on Campus Mullin Mallin and Svensk Peppar play music spanning from the Balkans to Swedish Lappland.

8 October 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.

12 October at 14:00–15:00

The exibition Geir Tore Holm / Fughetta opens

Exhibition The exhibition Geir Tore Holm / Fughetta opens. The artist gives a presentation.

12 October at 14:30–15:30

Workshop with Geir Tore Holm

Other Workshop with Geir Tore Holm, in conjunction with the exhibition Geir Tore Holm / Fughetta.

14 October at 09:30–15:00

14 October at 13:15–15:00

Yuki Masami - Meals in Catastrophe: Emerging Tropes in Foodscapes of the Nuclear Age

Seminar series The research seminar series in History of Science and Ideas together with Umeå Studies in Science, Technology and Environment invites you to a seminar with Yuki Masami (Kanazawa University, Japan, and guest professor at Umeå University).

14 October at 18:30–20:00

Readings lived

Lecture Three audiovisual interpretations of Sara Lidman´s archives

15 October at 10:00–11:30

Reference management system Zotero

Course/education Basic introduction to the reference management system Zotero.

15 October at 15:00–17:30

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.

19 October at 14:00–15:00

Art Walk at Umeå University

Exhibition A guided tour where curator Brita Täljedal speaks about some of the art works at Campus Umeå. No fee, no need for RSVP.

23 October–24 October

8th interdisciplinary conference for the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture

Conference Annual conference for universities in European Cultural Capitals. The 2014 conference was held in Marseille, this year in Umeå.

27 October at 13:00–15:30

How to attract students's interest in Mathematics using puzzles and mathematical magic tricks.

Lecture Michael Lambrou from the University of Crete lectures on mathematical puzzles and mathematical magic tricks.


November 2014

2 November at 14:00–18:00

Opening of three exhibitions

Exhibition The exhibitions Rafael Lozano-Hemmer/ A Draft of Shadows, Anders Sunna and Campanas opens.

3 November–4 November

Family relationships: ethical and legal aspects

Workshop Workshop at Umeå University concerning ethical and legal aspects of family relationships.

4 November at 13:00–14:30

Reference management system Zotero

Course/education Basic introduction to the reference management system Zotero.

9 November at 12:00–17:00

Workshop in the exhibition Campanas

Other Open Workshop in the Campanas / Woods exhibition with Jonas Nobel, Ugly Cute

11 November–12 November

KBC DAYS 2014

Conference Annual conference at KBC for scientists and staff at KBC. Interested collaboration partners and guests are welcome!

16 November at 14:00–15:00

The curator gives a guided tour

Other Curator Cecilia Andersson gives a guided tour of Rafael Lozano-Hemmer / A Draft of Shadows

19 November at 13:15–15:00

Doing Global Social Science: Issues, Problems and Challenges

Seminar Sujata Patel, Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad.

30 November at 14:00–15:20

Dance Performance: Movement’s Corner

Other Time: 14:00 and 15:00. Duration: 20 min.


December 2014

13 December at 11:00–15:00

Pilgatans julmarknad (Christmas Market at Pilgatan)

Other A collaboration between Bokcafé Pilgatan, Kreativ Kollektiv, Verkligheten, ABF and Bildmuseet.


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