Calendar of Events

October 2017

26 September–8 October

Pride at the Library

Exhibition The book display ”Pride at the Library” recognises LGBTQ issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) and showcases examples from our collections.

1 October at 11:00–18:00

Screening of the documentary Ana Mendieta, Nature Inside

Other A documentary on Cuban American artist Ana Mendieta (2015, 8 min) will loop in Bildmuseet's Flexhallen this Sunday. Free admission.

2 October at 09:00–16:30

Game Work: Research Methods and Preservation for the Future

Workshop An academic field concerned with digital games has grown strongly during the last two decades. Sprouting up from humanities, social sciences and design research, game studies has produced analytical instruments that are useful for exploring various manifestations of play within the contemporary society.

4 October at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

6 October at 12:00–13:00

Umeå Arctic Seminar October 2017

Seminar Arcum invites to a lunch seminar on Friday, October 6, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå. Christer Nilsson, professor at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Umeå University, will hold a talk on “Vindelälven-Juhtatdahka, an upcoming biosphere reserve?”.

6 October at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday!

Other After-work activities with art, DJ and open bar

8 October at 14:00–15:00

A lecture by Annika von Hausswolff

Lecture Body Double, a lecture based on the art of Ana Mendieta. Annika von Hausswolff is an artist and lecturer at the Valand Academy in Gothenburg

9 October at 09:00–12:00

Elementary fire safety training (In English)

Course/education Each unit or department assigns one person as responsible for registering participants to the fire safety training. The department will be charged SEK 595 per participant.

10 October–12 October

From muscular to brain power in the future factory

Workshop Volvo Group Trucks Operations, Umeå, in collaboration with Sliperiet invites participants from a wide range of relevant disciplines to work together to come up with concepts and ideas of the digital future for the industrial worker.

11 October at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

13 October at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday!

Other After-work activities with art and open bar.

15 October at 13:00–14:00

Director Katarina Pierre gives a guided tour

Other Director and curator Katarina Pierre talks about a personal selection of works by Ana Mendieta in the exhibition Covered in Time and History.

16 October at 09:00–17:00

Version Control Workshop

Course/education The aim of this course is to familiarize the workshop participants with version control systems, specifically Git. Both introductory and more advanced topics will be covered. Info/registration: http://coderefinery.org/events/2017-10-16-umea/

16 October at 09:00–17:00

CodeRefinery workshop in Umeå

Workshop Do you want to develop professional software? Then you should register for the CodeRefinery workshop in Umeå: Teaching researchers in sustainable software development.

16 October–18 October

Life on Earth and in the Universe Current State and Future Visions

Workshop The Annual Meeting of the Swedish Astrobiology Network (SWAN), 16-18 October 2017, at Umeå University, in Umeå, Sweden.

18 October at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

20 October at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday and opening!

Other After-work activities with art and open bar.

23 October at 18:00–20:00

First Alumni after work New York City

Other Save the date! We invite you to the ever first Umeå University alumni get together in New York City. Come, meet and mingle with fellow Umeå University alumni at an informal After Work.

25 October at 16:00–21:00

FabLab Sliperiet Wednesdays 16-21

Other Welcome to FabLab, a Fabrication Laboratory open for anyone who wants to manufacture almost anything. Here you will be able to try out digital tools like 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters and software for drawings and patterns. No previous knowledge is needed and it's free to come here.

25 October at 18:00–21:00

Alumni event Washington DC

Other Welcome to a joint alumni event at the House of Sweden in Washington DC on October 25.

26 October at 18:00–20:00

Visit to Umevatoriet for international researchers and staff members

Other International Staff Support welcomes international researchers and staff members to a guided tour at Umevatoriet. Family members are also welcome to join.

27 October at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday!

Other After-work activities with art and open bar.

29 October at 13:00–14:00

Museum Curator Sofia Johansson gives a guided tour

Other Museum curator Sofia Johansson gives a talk about the artist and film maker Amar Kanwar and his exhibition, The Sovereign Forest.


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