Calendar of Events

November 2017

1 November 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.

2 November at 10:00–11:00

Drop-in for questions about exchange studies

Other Questions about exchange studies abroad? We have answers! In connection with the announcement of the university-wide exchange places outside Europe, you can meet with the International Office during specified drop-in hours.

3 November–11 November

Masters Fall Exhibitions

Exhibition For the second part of the Masters Fall Exhibitions the artists Jenny Käll, Ariadna Mangrané and Alexander Skats explore various positions of spectatorship, the role of material and language and its effects on perception.

3 November at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday with Guest DJ Annika Norlin

Other Art, bar and free admission! This Friday: Guest-DJ is Annika Norlin (Säkert!, Hello Saferide). Open workshop in the Flexhall space (19:00) for those wanting to end the working week with creativity.

7 November–8 November

KBC DAYS 2017

Conference Annual meeting at KBC. News and updates; midterm PhD students of the KBC-Departments present their PhD projects in a poster and short talks. Guests are welcome! News from the KBC infrastructures.

7 November at 11:00–13:00

Global Village

Other Visit Global Village – a presentation of Umeå University’s multicultural campus where international students display their countries and cultures in various ways in the Lindell Hall.

7 November at 13:00–15:00

How to apply for calls from MMW or MAW? Routines and tips for application

Seminar Information and advice on how to write proposals to MMW, The Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation (e.g. law, social sciences) and MAW, The Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation (e.g. humanities, learning).

7 November at 13:15–15:00

Twitter data for social researchers

Workshop A DIGSUM research methods event.

8 November at 12:30–13:30

Drop-in for questions about exchange studies

Other Questions about exchange studies abroad? We have answers! In connection with the announcement of the university-wide exchange places outside Europe, you can meet with the International Office during specified drop-in hours at Infocenter, room 9.

8 November at 13:00–14:30

Reference management with EndNote Online

Course/education Basic introduction to the reference management system EndNote Online.

8 November at 13:15–16:00

Umeå Cognitive Science Inspiration Talks 2017

Seminar What do Cognitive Scientists work with and think about? Come and get inspired!

8 November 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.

9 November at 12:00–14:00

Celebrate 30 years of the Erasmus programme

Other This year, the Erasmus programme is celebrating its 30th anniversary. To mark this occasion, a celebration will be arranged for students and staff. If you have been on exchange, are here on exchange or simply curious about what opportunities are available - join the celebration!

9 November at 12:10–12:50

Kent Wisti

Culture on Campus "The art of living and the courage to die" - Kent Wisti in conversation with Per Nilsson

9 November at 13:00–15:00

Demonstration of Web-ISP

Course/education Umeå University has developed a web-based system for the Indvidual study plans for doctoral students (Web-ISP). We will show the system for all interested parties. You have to sign up for the event.

10 November at 09:30–18:00

Sustainable Development Goals and the North

Conference On November 10th 2017, the French embassy, together with Umeå University, invites you to a research day at Sliperiet.

10 November at 09:30–18:00

French-Swedish Research Day 2017

Conference The French Institute in Sweden organises the French-Swedish Research Day 2017 in Umeå, at Sliperiet

10 November at 10:00–11:00

Drop-in for questions about exchange studies

Other Questions about exchange studies abroad? We have answers! In connection with the announcement of the university-wide exchange places outside Europe, you can meet with the International Office during specified drop-in hours.

10 November at 12:00–13:00

Umeå Arctic Seminar November 2017

Seminar Arcum invites to a seminar on Friday, November 10, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå. Jenny Ask, researcher at the Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Umeå University, will hold a talk on "Changing ice-cover regimes in a warmer climate: Effects on northern aquatic ecosystems".

10 November at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday!

Other Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This Friday: Art quiz (19:00) for anyone wanting to take part and have a go.

13 November at 12:30–14:30

Drop-in for questions about exchange studies

Other Questions about exchange studies abroad? We have answers! In connection with the announcement of the university-wide exchange places outside Europe, you can meet with the International Office during specified drop-in hours.

14 November at 10:00–12:00

Drop-in for questions about exchange studies

Other Questions about exchange studies abroad? We have answers! In connection with the announcement of the university-wide exchange places outside Europe, you can meet with the International Office during specified drop-in hours.

14 November at 12:00

IceLab Lunch Pitch at KBC

Other IceLab continues the popular Lunch Pitch series at KBC Focus environment.

15 November at 12:30–13:30

Drop-in for questions about exchange studies

Other Questions about exchange studies abroad? We have answers! In connection with the announcement of the university-wide exchange places outside Europe, you can meet with the International Office during specified drop-in hours.

15 November 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.

16 November–24 November

Masters Fall Exhibitions

Exhibition Micaela Cignozzi & Frederico de Oliveira Opening Thursday 16 November 18:00 - 21:00 Exhibition is open 17 - 24 November 15:00 - 18:00 Open lecture with Adrian Notz, Monday 20 November 10:00 - 12:00 Group critique with Adrian Notz, Tuesday 21 November 10:00 - 12.00

16 November at 17:00–19:00

After work for international researchers and staff members

Other International researchers and staff members are welcome to an after work in Umeå city centre.

17 November at 16:00–17:00

Artist Talk with Do Ho Suh

Lecture Before the Friday evening opening of Do Ho Suh's solo exhibition at Bildmuseet, the artist gives a public talk. The event is a collaboration with the Umeå School of Architecture.

17 November at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday and opening!

Other Friday mingle at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission! This evening will see the opening of two new exhibitions, Dada is Dada and Do Ho Suh / Passages.

19 November at 14:00–15:00

When Mona Lisa got a mustasche and a goatee

Lecture When Mona Lisa got a mustasche and a goatee. A Sunday lecture at Bildmuseet with Art Historian Ivar Tornéus discussing Dadaism and the break from classical and bourgeois art.

20 November at 10:00–16:00

Computational Chemistry - MD Simulations (NAMD)

Workshop This one day course is an introduction to Computational Chemistry and MD Simulations, with half of the time dedicated to running NAMD at HPC2N. There will be a hands-on.

21 November at 13:00–15:00

Short Course: Digital Text Analysis

Course/education This lecture will first present some basic theoretical implications of what it means for the humanities to enter an era of increasing amount of digitized text collections, and with more accessable and sophisticated digital text tools.

22 November at 10:00–13:00

CANCELLED! Impact and innovation – så får du genomslag på din forskningsansökan

Seminar The seminar is cancelled. Increase your success rate on submitted research grants How can SLU Holding and UmU Holding assist you in applying your science on current issues? How do grant application examiners evaluate research applications? What should you take into account regarding intellectual property rights? Lunch and mingle!

22 November at 10:15–12:00

Humlab Seminar: Developments in mediatization research

Seminar Theories and studies of ‘mediatization’ has become central in media and communiation research but also meet criticism. Knut Lundby will give an overview of contemporary mediatization research, emphasizing digitalization and theory development. Knut Lundby is Professor at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo.

22 November at 13:00–14:00

Cultural diversity, racism and the importance of moral courage

Lecture Lecture by Siavosh Derakhti; organised by The Equal Opportunity Committee at KBC and the Faculty for Science and Technology Contact: Caroline Blomquist, Department of Ecology and Environmental Science

22 November 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.

23 November at 08:00–10:00

Tech Breakfast: Bring Your Work

Workshop Bring your own project, ideas and problems to Humlab-X and work individually or together with other scholars and students also engaged in digital methods and research.

24 November at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday and film festival: Queer short films

Other Friday mingle with film festival, art, bar and free admission! Umeå European Film Festival guests Bildmuseet this weekend, and Art Friday offers a programme of queer short films (19:00, 52 min), curated and introduced and by artist and filmmaker Anna Linder.

25 November at 14:00–15:00

Film festival: Diamond People by Sara Jordenö

Other Umeå European Film Festival guests Bildmuseet. Screening of Diamantfolket [Diamond People], Sara Jordenö's documentary on how her childhood village Robertsfors changed with the closing of the diamond factory.

26 November

The Last News

Exhibition Solo Exhibition by Christoph Draeger and Reynold Reynolds Opening at the Arts Campus gallery, SUNDAY Nov 26 from 18-20h

26 November at 14:00–15:00

Film festival: Instead of Summer by Tom Alandh.

Other Umeå European Film Festival guests Bildmuseet this weekend! Screening of I stället för sommar [Instead of Summer] (58 min) by Tom Alandh. Director Tom Alandh will be present, as well as Heleen Rebel who edited the film.

27 November

Post-911 Society

Seminar Public symposium at Umeå Academy of Fine Arts

28 November at 12:00–13:00

Brexit, bombs and Boris – life as a British Ambassador in 2017

Lecture A unique opportunity to attend an open lecture by the British Ambassador to Sweden, David Cairns.

28 November at 12:00–13:00

IceLab Lunch Pitch at KBC

Other Welcome to the second IceLab Lunch Pitch!

29 November 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.

30 November at 12:10–12:50

Sibelius Inspiration

Culture on Campus Jean Sibelius is Finland's most internationally renowned composer and was of major importance for the country's national revival.