UniPID DocShop


The Finnish Society for Development Research (FSDR) together with the Finnish University Partnership for International Development, UniPID, and the Doctoral Programme in Political Societal and Regional Change (PSRC) at University of Helsinki, will organize DocShop for doctoral researchers and interested supervisors, to get together and discuss academic publishing and its challenges

DocShop 2022: The Arts of academic publishing

Time: 16th February 2022, at 13:30-16:30

Format: Hybrid (zoom-link is sent to the registered participants)

Venue for the onsite participants: University of Helsinki, Language Centre (Fabianinkatu 26), Festive Hall (Juhlasali, K06701-310)

Objective: The aim of the DocShop 2022 is to provide doctoral students and supervisors, as well as other interested parties, with new insights and a guided discussion on the academic publishing, which is one of the most crucial issues of PhD training. The DocShop 2022 focuses on the lessons learned and current challenges related to publishing scientific articles in social sciences. Special attention will be given to such multidisciplinary social sciences as global development research, environmental and urban studies and sciences and technology studies.

DocShop 2022 is free to all DocNet members, and will last half a day. The workshop is chaired by Anja Nygren, Professor of Global Development Studies, University of Helsinki. The Invited Speakers at the DocShop will be Professor Timothy Oakes (University of Colorado Boulder, USA) and Associate Professor Nikhil Anand (University of Pennsylvania, USA). DocShop 2022 is organized in connection with the annual Development Days conference.

Preliminary programme of the workshop:  

13:30-13:45 Opening remarks
13:45-14:45 Workshop 1
14:45-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-16:00 Workshop 2
16.00-16:30 Discussion and closing remarks

Registration is open between 17.1.11-2.2022 at UniPID website.

More information on the previous DocShops can be found from the UniPID website: https://www.unipid.fi/researchers/docnet/seminar/unipid-docshop/.


Due to current covid-19 recommendations and restrictions, we have decided to organize the DocShop on in hybrid format. There will be 40 seats available to join the event at the University of Helsinki but the workshop can also be followed online. Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants closer to the event.

For inquiries, please contact Meeri Tiensuu (meeri.tiensuu@helsinki.fi).