Calendar of Events

March 2018

27 February–2 March

Japanese Week

Other Sweden and Japan celebrate 150 years of diplomatic relations. To mark this occasion, a Japanese Week with activities are organised on campus. All activities are free of charge.

1 March at 10:30–11:30

The National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden (NBIS) - How we can help you with your bioinformatics analysis

Lecture The National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden (NBIS) - How we can help you with your bioinformatics analysis - Extra drop-in session after the seminar

1 March at 12:00–13:00

Short Break presents Japanese short films

Other Film screening of three Japanese short films. The film screeing is part of Japanese Week on Campus.

2 March at 12:00–14:00

Try it out activities from Japan

Exhibition Make origami, write your name in Hiragana, test your knowledge of Japanese culture, learn japanese games and what possibilities there are for student exchange in Japan. The activities are part of the Japanese week.

2 March–4 March

Ceci n'est pas une peinture

Exhibition Vernissage Friday 2 march at 16.00 Open 3 - 4 March 12.00 - 15.00

2 March at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday with Guest DJ:s and Creative Workshop

Other Art Friday at Bildmuseet with exhibitions, bar and guest DJ:s. This Friday you can also drop-in to the open creative workshop. Free admission.

4 March at 14:00–15:00

Land Conflicts and the Sami Use of Land

Lecture As a part of the Sami Week, legal scholar Malin Brännström gives a public talk at Bildmuseet. On conflicts over land where Sami people are forced to prove prescription from time immemorial.

6 March at 11:00–13:30

International students showcase their culture

Exhibition Visit Global Village - a showcase of the university's multicultural campus. Passers-by and visitors get to take part of international culture in many ways and learn about what opportunities there are for studying abroad.

6 March at 12:00–13:00

For the love of new ideas - lunch pitch at KBC

Other 1st Pitcher Markus Nyberg - 2nd Pitcher Juan Carlos Nieves Sanchez

9 March at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday with the Sámi Week in Umeå!

Other Art Friday at Bildmuseet this week is a collaboration with the Sami Week in Umeå. Art, bar, guest DJ and more.

11 March at 14:00–15:00

Lars Nittve on Duchamps Bottle Drier

Lecture Lars Nittve, former director for famous art museums around the world, givas a public talk in Bildmuseet's exhibition Dada is dada. On how Duchamp expanded the concept of art and how a simple bottle drier liberated artists in China.

13 March at 13:00–15:30

Mastering the maze: Critical reading and extracting content

Workshop This workshop is part of the series Write grow glow: A workshop series for PhD students.

14 March at 14:00–15:00

Metabolic health: the brain and the periphery

Seminar Diana van Heemst, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

15 March at 12:00–13:00

Umeå Arctic Seminar March 2018

Seminar Arcum invites to a seminar on Thursday, March 15, 12.00-13.00 at Universitetsklubben, Umeå University. Kristina Svels, senior researcher at the Nordland Research Center in Bodø, Norway, will hold a talk on Arctic tourism research from a North-Norwegian perspective.

15 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

15 March at 12:10–12:50

Author visit Anki Edvinsson

Culture on Campus Thursday March 15th 12.10-12.50 p.m. The atrium, Vårdvetarhuset

15 March at 14:00–16:00

Resources, Waste and Closing the Loop: Sustainable Spaceflight Technologies from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Seminar Paul Hintze and Annie Meier from NASA´s Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA, give a seminar within the Department och Chemistry's "High Profile Seminars in Chemistry" seminar series. Title: Resources, Waste and Closing the Loop: Sustainable Spaceflight Technologies from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA.

16 March at 10:00–11:30

French-German perspective on the future of Europe

Lecture Title: French-German perspective on the future of Europe Time: 10.00-11.30 Venue: Auditorium S 205, Social Science building.

16 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

16 March–17 March

Art Friday with Littfest!

Other Art Friday with Umeå International Literature Festival! Readings by poets from all over Europe. Live music with Väärt, DJ:s, café and bar. Opening of the exhibition Swedish Picture Book of the Year.

18 March at 14:00–15:00

Director Katarina Pierre gives a guided tour (CANCELED)

Other The guided tour today by museum director and curator Katarina Pierre has been canceled due to illness.

19 March at 10:00–11:30

Presentation of International Student Barometer

Other i-Graduate presents the results from the International Student Barometer that was conducted in the autumn term 2017. The survey measures how satisfied international students consider themselves to be with their studies at Umeå University and their stay in Umeå.

19 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

20 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

20 March at 14:00–15:00

Formas - Describe societal relevance and communication in your application

Workshop Grants Office invites researchers to a workshop on how to describe societal relevance and communication in their application

21 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

21 March 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.

22 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

22 March–23 March

Unwritten Songs

Exhibition Welcome to the sound show "Unwritten Songs" curated by Billy Davis.

23 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

23 March at 12:15–13:15

Responsible Artificial Intelligence

Seminar Assoc. Prof. Virginia Dignum, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, is well-known in the international artificial intelligence, AI, research community, and is frequently invited to speak on topics relating to ethical and responsible AI.

23 March–28 March

Hi/stories of Change - Exhibition

Other This project came from a partnership between UID, Svenska Samernas Riksförbund and Sami Duodji. The exhibition examines stories that emerge in the meeting between diverse cultures and communities. The project explores decolonizing perspectives on design in search for culturally diverse sustainable futures.

23 March at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday with guest-DJs!

Other Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar, DJs and free admission. Welcome to yet another Art Friday! Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00.

25 March at 14:00–15:00

Dada and the Yiddish culture of Eastern European Jews,

Lecture A lecture by Tom Sandqvist, art historian, professor of art theory, and author of the book Dada Öst: Rumänerna på Cabaret Voltaire [Dada East: The Romanians at Cabaret Voltaire].

26 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

26 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

27 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

27 March at 13:00–15:30

Down the rabbit hole: Writing the literature review

Workshop This workshop is part of the series Write grow glow: A workshop series for PhD students.

27 March at 14:00–15:00

Formas - Societal relevance and communication in your application (HUM/SAM)

Workshop Grants Office invites researchers from the social science and humanities to a workshop on how to describe societal relevance and communication in their application.

28 March at 12:00–13:30

Drop-in Study Guidance

Other If you are not sure what to study or how to plan your future studies, you are welcome to talk to one of our study counsellors in Infocenter.

28 March at 13:30–15:00

Help Us Help, Share Your Home

Lecture UMA's Studio 3 has organized a public lecture by Arezo on Wednesday the 28th of March. Arezo is a network which uses social engagement and civic actions to ease the housing situation for young refugees. The lecture will be followed by a seminar.

28 March 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 March at 17:00–21:00

Art Friday with guided tour!

Other Friday at Bildmuseet with art, bar and free admission. Welcome to yet another Art Friday! Exhibitions, museum shop and bar/restaurant are open until 21:00 and at 19:00 there will be a guided tour.


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