Development studies at Uppsala University 50 years!

2020-10-13

To celebrate the anniversary, Development Studies organises an afternoon seminar on Wednesday 11 November 2020, 13.15–16.45.

The seminar consists of three sessions where invited speakers and commentators offer reflections and discuss. There will be time for questions and comments from the audience. The seminar is digital only and will take place on zoom:

https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/65764858855
Meeting ID: 657 6485 8855

Programme

Development studies at Uppsala University: yesterday, today, tomorrow

Speakers:
Peter Wallensteen, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University
Hans Blomkvist, Department of Government, Uppsala University
Camille Pellerin, Department of Government, Uppsala University

Discussant: Lars Rudebeck, Centre for environment and development studies, Uppsala University
Moderator: Anders Sjögren, Department of Government, Uppsala University


Development and peace and conflict: what are the links?

Speakers:
Anna Jarstad, Department of Government, Uppsala University
Maria Eriksson Baaz, Department of Government, Uppsala University

Discussant: Joakim Kreutz, Department of Government, Uppsala University
Moderator: Johanna Söderström, Department of Government, Uppsala University


Development studies: theory and practice

Speakers:
Elin Bjarnegård, Department of Government, Uppsala University
Per Nordlund, Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, Uppsala

Discussant: Joakim Palme, Department of Government, Uppsala University
Moderator: Anders Sjögren, Department of Government, Uppsala University

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The first course in development studies at Uppsala University was offered in 1970. Today it is a subject of its own in the Department of Government.