2023: Conflicts and Development Revisited — Prospects for Peace in Times of Emergency (16.-17.2.2023)
2022: Infrastructures, Technologies, and Vulnerabilities in Global Development (16.-18.2.2022)
2021 Development, Learning and Education: Post-pandemic Considerations (21.-22.6.2021)
Organized jointly by the University of Jyväskylä, the Finnish Society for Development Research, the Danish Association of Development Researchers in Denmark, the Norwegian Association For Development Research, and the Swedish Development Research Network.
2021 Covid 19-pandemic and development research: Ways forward? (12.2.2021)
2020 Inequality revisited: In Search of Novel Perspectives on an Enduring Problem (26.-28.2.2020)
2019 Repositioning global development: changing actors, geographies and ontologies (27.2.-1.3.2019)
2018 The Politics of Sustainability: Re-thinking resources, values and justice (15.-16.2.2017)
2017 Authoritarianism and Development (16.-17.2.2017)
2016 Making alternatives visible: Resisting and reshaping the mainstream (11.-12.2.2016)
Keynote speakers: Neera Chandhoke (University of Delhi, see video).
2015 Rethinking Responsibility in Development: Contested Relations between Citizens, States and Corporations (12-13.2.2015)
Organizers: FSDR in cooperation with Department of Political and Economic Studies, LYY Institute, University of Helsinki Global South Network (HUGS), University Partnership for International Development (UniPID).
2014 Inclusion/Exclusions? Communities, Identities and Value Systems Reconsidered (12.2.2014)
Organizers: FSDR in cooperation with Department of Political and Economic Studies, Youth and Political Engagement in Contemporary Africa -project, University of Helsinki Global South Network (HUGS), University Partnership for International Development (UniPID).
2013 Knowing development – Developing Knowledge? (14.-15.11.2013)
Keynote speakers: Ritva Reinikka (World Bank), David Mosse (SOAS, University of London), Alice Ndidde (Makerere University), Robert Chambers (IDS, University of Sussex), Göran Hydén (University of Florida) and Lisa Ann Richey (Roskilde University).
Organizers: FSDR in cooperation with The Association of Development Researchers in Denmark, The Norwegian Association for Development Research, The Finnish University Partnership for International Development, UniPID, Aalto University, KEPA, Development Studies discipline (University of Helsinki), and DEVESTU.
2013 Civil Society and Development (8.2.2013)
Organizers: Kepa, University of Helsinki Global South Network (HUGS), LYY-institute of the University of Eastern Finland, University of Jyväskylä, Development and International Cooperation – Master’s programme and University of Helsinki, Development Studies Discipline.
2012 Citizenship Transformations in a Global World (11.-12.2.2012)
Keynote speakers: Mervat Hatem (University of Howard, USA), Teivo Teivainen (University of Helsinki), Sian Lazar (University of Cambridge), Carles Feixa (University of Lleida) ja Geoffrey Pleyers (University of Louvain).
FSDR in cooperation with UniPID, Finnish Youth Reseach Network, University of Helsinki’s Global South -network and Department of Political and Economic Studies (University of Helsinki).
2011 Reframing Sustainability? Climate Change and North-South Dynamics (10.-11.2.2011)
Keynote speakers: Arun Agrawal (University of Michigan), Shalmali Guttal (Focus on the Global South, Thailand), Markku Kanninen (University of Helsinki), René Orellana (Bolivia) and Petri Pellikka (University of Helsinki).
FSDR in cooperation with UniPID, Department of Political and Economic Studies (University of Helsinki), Finnish Environment Institute, Kepa, The Siemenpuu Foundation and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
2010 Crises, Conflicts and Development: Multifaceted Perspectives to Security (11.-12.2.2010)
Organizers: FSDR in cooperation with, UniPID, The Crisis Management Centre Finland (CMC Finland) and The Development Studies Department (University of Helsinki).
2009 Knowledge, Development and Academic Partnerships (19.-21.2.2009)
Organizers: FSDR and UniPID (see blog)
2008 Development, Justice and Governance: New Challenges in the Global South (24.-25.4.2008)
Organizers: FSDR in cooperation with The Development Studies Department (University of Helsinki) and EADI.
2007 Development Studies: Landscapes and Horizons (16.-17.2.2007)