Latest FSDR Newsletter: June 2021

Our latest FSDR Newsletter – June 2021 is freshly published! Highlights from the newsletter include: –Feedback survey to FSDR members to improve our communications and outreach. Please share your thoughts with us! –The Nordic Development Research Conference (NorDev) hosted by the University of Jyväskylä, held online on June 21 – 22. -Summary of Development Days …

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A public statement from scholars in Finland regarding the military coup d’etat in Myanmar/Burma

Recently 50 scholars and activists based in Finland responded to the pressing situation in Myanmar with a joint statement. Amongst them are several researchers from the Finnish Society for Development Research. Civil society, scholars and governments around the world have been called upon to denounce the coup d’etat in Myanmar/Burma, demonstrate solidarity and offer support. …

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Upcoming Event: Development Studies in Finland: Reflections on the past five decades and the future ahead

Wednesday 26th February 2020, 13:00-15:30 Think Corner (Tiedekulma), Yliopistonkatu 4, Think Lounge, 2nd floor Development Studies has come a long way since it 50 years ago emerged in Finland. Born from a student movement supporting Third World decolonisation processes Development Studies has become a fully-fledged multidisciplinary academic institution addressing global challenges. The scope of our …

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January 2020 Newsletter: Foreword

Welcome everyone to 2020 and the third iteration of the FSDR newsletter. Although January is often portrayed as a quiet month, where people are left after New Year celebrations blearily staring through cold months to the distant promise of spring, our members have helped put together some great highlights and things to look forward to. …

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January 2020 Newsletter: Upcoming Events

Development Studies in Finland: Reflections on the past five decades and the future ahead Date: Wednesday 26th  February 2020 Time: 13:00-15:30 Place: Think Corner (Tiedekulma) Development Studies has come a long way since it 50 years ago emerged in Finland. Born from a student movement supporting Third World decolonisation processes, Development Studies has become a …

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January 2020 Newsletter Article: Nature Inequalities and the exigencies for Development Anthropology

By Ayonghe Akonwi Nebasifu, Ph.D. Researcher, Anthropology Research Team (Arctic Centre) University of Lapland. Email: aayonghe@ulapland.fi Joonas Uotinen, Ph.D. Researcher, Economic Sociology (Department of Social Research) University of Turku. Email: jauoti@utu.fi Introduction “It is increasingly clear that it will cost far less to cut emissions now than to deal with the consequences later […]. The …

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The December EXALT Podcast with Maria Ehrnström-Fuentes is out now! (Listen below)

This podcast we speak with Maria Ehrnström-Fuentes, postdoctoral researcher from Hanken School of Economics comes on the podcast to take a deep dive into the pluriverse and how she has explored this concept in her research. This conversation covers ideas of decoloniality, degrowth, and turning a critical eye to some of the established notions of …

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