Programme

Thu 15.2     Conference Day 1

Venue: Tieteiden talo, Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki

09:00-9:30  Conference Registration + Coffee

Main Lecture Hall 104:

9:30-10:15    Welcome & Opening words

9:30-9:40        Conference Chair Aili Pyhälä

9:40-9:50        FSDR Chair Minna Hakkarainen

9:50-10:00      Director of HELSUS, Jari Niemelä

10:00-10:10     Director of the Environmental Policy Centre SYKE, Eeva Furman

Plenary chaired by Ilona Steiler (University of Helsinki)

10:15-11:00   Keynote: Prof. Jun Borras (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

“Land politics, agrarian movements and scholar-activism”

11:00-11:05   Commenting remarks by Prof Barry Gills

11:05-11:25   Q&A/ Open floor discussion

11:25-12.10   Keynote: Prof. Sian Sullivan (Bath Spa University)

“Dissonant sustainabilities? Politicising antagonisms in the conservation-                                development nexus”

12:10-12:15   Commenting remarks by Dr Aili Pyhälä

12:15-12:35   Q&A/ Open floor discussion

12:35-14:00   Lunch break

14:00-15:30   Working groups – 3 parallel sessions

WG A: “Civil society actors and transformative development? Possibilities,                               challenges and ways forward” led by Dr Tiina Kontinen (JYU) and Auli                                     Starck (Kepa ry) (PART 1)

WG B: “Environment and Vulnerability” led by Prof Anja Nygren (HY), Dr                               Anu Lounela and PhD candidate Mira Käkönen (HY), commentator: Prof                                Jesse Ribot (Univ Illinois) (PART 1)

WG D: “An Indigenous Understanding of Sustainability” led by Dr Laura                                    Siragusa (HY) and Dr Pirjo Virtanen (HY) (PART 1)

15.30-16:00   Coffee break

16:00-17:30   Working groups – 4 parallel sessions

WG A: “Civil society actors and transformative development? Possibilities,                                challenges and ways forward” led by Dr Tiina Kontinen (JYU) and Auli                                   Starck (Kepa ry) (PART 2)

WG B: “Environment and Vulnerability” led by Prof Anja Nygren (HY), Dr                              Anu Lounela and PhD candidate Mira Käkönen (HY), commentator: Prof                                Jesse Ribot (Univ Illinois) (PART 2)

WG D: “An Indigenous Understanding of Sustainability” led by Dr Laura                                   Siragusa (HY) and Dr Pirjo Virtanen (HY) (PART 2)

WG E: “Paradigms of Development and Sustainability – Locating Politics and                        Colonial Continuities” led by Dr Marjaana Jauhola (HY), Dr Paola Minoia                                 (HY) and Dr Aili Pyhälä (HY) (PART 1)

18:00-19:00   Reception held by the City of Helsinki at the Empire Hall of the Old Town                             Hall, Aleksanterinkatu 20, Helsinki

 

Fri 16.2         Conference Day 2

Venue: Tieteiden talo, Kirkkokatu 6, Helsinki

Main Lecture Hall 104:

Plenary chaired by Bonn Juego (University of Jyväskylä)

9:00-9:05 Opening words for the day

9:05-9:50   Keynote: Prof. Jesse Ribot (University of Illinois)

“Cause and Blame in the Anthropocene: Sociodicy under a Changing Sky”

9:50-9:55   Commenting remarks by Prof Anja Nygren

9:55-10:15   Q&A/ Open floor discussion

10:15-10:40 Coffee break

10:40-12:10   Working groups – 3 parallel sessions

WG B: “Environment and Vulnerability” led by Prof Anja Nygren (HY), Dr                                Anu Lounela and PhD candidate Mira Käkönen (HY), commentator: Prof                               Jesse Ribot (Univ Illinois) (PART 3)

WG E: “Paradigms of Development and Sustainability – Locating Politics                                and Colonial Continuities” led by Dr Marjaana Jauhola (HY), Dr Paola                                      Minoia (HY) and Dr Aili Pyhälä (HY) (PART 2)

WG C: “Translating Global Environmental Goals and Objectives to Local                                  Institutions and Actors” led by Dr Sabaheta Ramcilovik-Suominen (UEF),                              commentator: Prof Maria Brockhaus (HY) (PART 1)

12:10-13:15   Lunch break

13:15-14:45   Working groups – 3 parallel sessions

WG E: “Paradigms of Development and Sustainability – Locating Politics                                and Colonial Continuities” led by Dr Marjaana Jauhola (HY), Dr Paola                                      Minoia (HY) and Dr Aili Pyhälä (HY) (PART 3)

WG C: “Translating Global Environmental Goals and Objectives to Local                                 Institutions and Actors” led by Dr Sabaheta Ramcilovik-Suominen (UEF),                               commentator: Prof Maria Brockhaus (HY) (PART 2)

WG F: “Psychoanalysing Sustainability and Other Development Fantasies” led                         by Dr Tara van Dijk (University of Oxford) (PART 1)

14:45-15.05  Coffee break

Main Lecture Hall 104:

Plenary chaired by Mira Käkönen (University of Helsinki)

15:05-15:15   Presentation of the UniPID-FSDR Development Research MA Award

15:15-15:20   Speech by the winner of the Development Research MA Award

15.20-16:00    Working group summaries and closing ceremony

16:00-             Free get-together at Juttutupa (Säästöpankinranta 6)