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.

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.

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. A detailed programme will be published later.

11 March at 14:00–15:00

Lars Nittve on Duchamp's 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.


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