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The 5th Joint Nordic Conference on Development Research (NorDev)

"Knowledge Production in North-South Collaboration: Challenges in an Era of New Global Divides"

Venue: The Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Copenhagen, Branch: Dalgas Have 15, 2000 Frederiksberg

Dates: Thursday-Friday 27-28th June 2019

Hosts: The Centre for Business and Development Studies (CBDS, CBS), jointly organised by the associations for development research in Denmark (FAU), Finland (FSDR), Norway (NFU), and the Swedish Development Studies Network (SDSN)

Tentative program (as of 26-04-2019)

Day one: 27 June 2019

08.00-09.00 Registration and coffee (CBS Branch, Dalgas Have 15, 2000 Frederiksberg, Ground floor at Lecture Hall SC.033 (right at the main entrance)

09.00-09.15 Welcome session: Welcome session, by Søren Jeppesen, CBS, Spokesperson of FAU, Randi Solhjell, PHS, Oslo, Chairman of NFU and Fred Söderbaum, GS, Gothenburg & SDSN

09.15-10.45 Key note speaker 1: Gurminder Bhambra (confirmed), Moderated by Henning Melber, NAI & EADI

10.45-11.15 Break (Coffee and tea)

11.15-12.30 1st Panel & workshop session (12 in parallel)

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.00 Key panels and roundtables (including 3 subsessions/events: the DIIS panel (2).

15.00-15.30 Break

15.30-17.00 2nd Panel & workshop session (12 panels in parallel)

17.00-18.00 Plenary – by Danida Fellowship Centre – Handing out Danida Alumni Prize 2019.

18.00-19.30 Reception at Danida Fellowship Centre, Hostrupsvej 22, 2000 Frederiksberg.


Day two: 28 June 2019


09.00-09.15 Introduction to day 2, by Søren Jeppesen, CBS & FAU & Nordic Development Research Associations

09.15-10.00  2nd Keynote plenary session:  Melissa Leach, IDS, Confirmed

10.00-10.30 Discussion – moderated by Tiina Kontinen, IDS & FSDR (TBC)

10.30-11.00 Break (coffee and tea)

11.00-12.15 3rd  Panel & workshop session (10-12 in parallel)

12.15-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.15 2nd joint plenary sessions – including EADI round table on ‘Development Studies’, and CBDS Book panel om ‘Business & Development Studies’ (in two different venues)

14.15-14.45 Break

14.45-16.00 Closing session: How can the Nordic Development Agencies and Nordic Development Research environment contribute to closing the divides? &

Closing remarks. Moderated by Søren Jeppesen FAU/CBS and Randi Solhjell, PHS/NFU + Chair of FSDR?

16.00-16.30 Coffee to go & see you at the next joint Nordic Conference in 2021, Finland






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