General issues - Events
[Updated: February 10, 2015]
On this page you can find information on events dealing with general issues. The events are listed chronologically, but please note that new events posted since the latest monthly DDRN newsletter are posted on top of the page.
NEW: 3rd Joint Nordic Conference: "A Changing Global Development Agenda?" - Call for Working Groups
All DDRN members and interested parties are hereby invited to attend the 3rd Joint Nordic Conference on Development Research which is jointly organized by SGS and the associations for development research in Denmark (FAU), Finland (FSDR) and Norway (NFU).
Please find the official invitation here.
Kindly note that proposals for working groups/sections should be submitted no later than 15 April to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of conference: 5-6 November, 2015
Venue: University of Gothenburg at the Conference Center Wallenberg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
NEW: Award of the Ester Boserup Prizes and public lecture
All interested parties are welcome to participate in the following event:
The Copenhagen Centre for Development Research awards the Ester Boserup Prizes for outstanding social science research on development and economic history.
This year's recipients are Professor Susan Reynolds Whyte and PhD Steven L. B. Jensen who both will give public lecture's following the award.
Date: June 12, 2015, 13:00-15:30
Venue: University of Copenhagen, Bülowsvej 17
NEW: DDRN South Professionals Network Event "Should I go or should I stay?"
DDRN hereby invites members and interested people to attend the South Professionals Network event Should I go or should I stay?", held in connection with the FAU-DDRN Conference. Please find the draft agenda here. More information on the event will be updated on this website once finalized. Furthermore please note the event has no entrance fee, but there is a limited number of seats and registration is required via e-mail to email@example.com. Without registering you will not be able to gain access to the UN City, due to security issues.
Date of Conference: 20 August, 2014, 15:00-17:30
Venue: UN City, Marmorvej 51, Copenhagen O, Denmark. Exact room will be updated later.
NEW: First South Professionals Consortium Meeting
DDRN hereby invites members and interested people to attend the First Professionals Consortium Meeting. To register for the meeting please write to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 17 June 2014.
Date of Conference: 18 June, 2014, 14:00-16:00
Venue: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Room PH110, 1st Floor, Porcelænshaven 16A, 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
NEW: FAU-DDRN Conference "Development Paradoxes – the difficulties of marrying growth with local economic development and poverty reduction"
The 2-days conference will include a mix of keynote presentations by renowned scholars, plenary debates, parallel workshops and poster presentations. FAU and DDRN invite researchers, students, practitioners (from NGOs and consultants) and policy makers to join. The conference will take place in Copenhagen at CBS Thursday and Friday 21-22 August 2014 with a pre-conference event Wednesday 20th in the afternoon. Prizes for best master thesis in the fields of the conference will also be awarded.
Information about the conference and calls will be regularly updated here.
Date of Conference: 21-22 August, 2014
Venue: Copenhagen Business School (CBS), 2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark