Preliminary programme

WEDNESDAY, 26 February: Pre-Conference Workshops

9:00–12:00 Master’s workshop: Interrogating inequality, chaired by Dr. Dayabati Roy, Room 404, House of Science and Letters
9:00–12:00 DocShop 2020: Data in development research, chaired by Prof. Anja Nygren and Prof. Dan Brockington, Room 309, House of Science and Letters
12:00–13:00 Lunch break
13:00–15:00 Public event: Development Studies in Finland: Reflections on the past five decades and the future ahead, chaired by Dr. Eija Ranta, Think Corner
17:00–19:00 Annual meeting of the Finnish Society for Development Research, Room 313, House of Science and Letters

THURSDAY, 27 February: House of Science and Letters (Tieteiden talo)
First Conference Day

8:30–9:30 Conference registration
9:30–10:15 Opening ceremony
* 9:30–10:15 Welcome – Conference Chair Tiina Seppälä
* 9:45–10:00 Opening speech: Confronting Inequalities, Disassembling Asymmetries, Dissolving Hierarchies: Towards a Transformative Agenda in Development – Professor Barry K. Gills
* 10:00–10:15 Musical performance – Anni-Kaisa Haukka & Ville Myllykoski
10:15–11:00 Keynote I – Associate Professor Sango Mahanty
11:00–11:05 Commenting remarks
11:05–11:25 Q & A – Open discussion
11:25–12:10 Keynote II – Professor Dan Brockington
12:10–12:15 Commenting remarks
12:15–12:35 Q & A – Open discussion
12:35–14:00 Lunch break
14:00–15:30 Panels I – Parallel sessions:

15:30–16:00 Coffee break
16:00–17:30 Panels II – Parallel sessions:

18:00–19:00 Reception held by the City of Helsinki, City Hall

FRIDAY, 28 February: House of Science and Letters (Tieteiden talo)
Second Conference Day

9:30–9:35 Opening words
9:35–10:20 ‘Inequalities in Education: Problems and Solutions from Development Studies’ roundtable, chaired by Dr. Bonn Juego
Panelists: Edda Tandi Lwoga, Tiina Kontinen, Irmeli Mustalahti and Helena Candido
10:20–10:40 Q & A – Open discussion
10:40–12:10 Panels III – Parallel sessions:

12:10–13:30 Lunch break
13:30–15:00 Panels IV – Parallel sessions:

15:00–15:15 Coffee break
15:15–15:30 UniPID-FSDR: Development Research MA Award presented by UniPID representative, Main Lecture Hall 104
15:30–15:35 Speech by the winner of the Development Research MA Award, Main Lecture Hall 104
15:35–16:00 Closing ceremony, Main Lecture Hall 104
16:00– Free get-together