Ubuntu – a different meaning altogether

Ubuntu refers to African customary law, based on the value: ‘I am because we are’. Nadeem Salie’s PhD thesis argues, as entitled, that ‘The utilisation of Ubuntu can promote accountability in public officials and state institutions as well as give effect to social solidarity in South Africa’. Nadeem spent more than seven months at Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, to study the Danish welfare state as part of his thesis work.
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Creativity in technology design – bridging knowledge communities in China and Denmark

Chunfang Zhuo is Associate Professor at Department of Planning at Aalborg University (AAU). Ten years ago, she came to Denmark on a PhD scholarship to study ‘Group Creativity Development in Problem and Project-Based Learning Environment in Engineering Education’. Her research is cross-cultural comparing young engineers in China and Denmark. A key question is how humour is used differently for creativity in technology design.
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DDRN Seminar: South-North research cooperation. Taking stock of development studies at AU

      Program Monday 23 April 2018, 19.00-21.00 - Download: Click the title of a presentation! 19.00-19.05 Welcome by Arne Wangel, DDRN: Rationale and key issues in the DDRN research communication project 19.05-19.15 Jørgen Dige Pedersen, Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Political Science, Aarhus University: Introduction - Taking stock of Development studies at Aarhus University 19.15-19.45 Saowalak Bunma, PhD student, Dept. of Bioscience, Aarhus University: My research within Ecoinformatics and…
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