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Wednesday, 16 February  

09:00–12:00 Master’s Workshop
Conveners: Tuija Veintie, Saana Hokkanen, Omotomilola Ikotun
Coordinator: Meeri Tiensuu
Venue: Online

13:3016:30 DocShop 2022: The arts of academic publishing
Convener: Prof. Anja Nygren,
Speakers: Prof. Timothy Oakes, Assoc Prof. Nikhil Anand
Venue: University of Helsinki & online (hybrid format)
Co-organised by UniPID, FSDR and PSRC Doctoral Programme, University of Helsinki

Thursday, 17 February

09:30–10:00 Opening plenary session

10:00–10:50 Keynote I: Prof. Timothy Oakes
‘Cities just out of reach: infrastructures of post-urbanism in China’

  • 10:50–11:00 Commentator: Dr. Phill Wilcox
  • 11:00–11:20 Q & A, Open discussion
  • Session chair: Dr. Mira Käkönen

11:20–13:00 Lunch break

13:00–14:30 Parallel sessions I (Working groups and panels)

14:30–15:00 Break

15:00–15:50 Keynote II: Prof. Tania Li
‘Infrastructural Violence in Indonesia’s Oil-Palm Plantation Zone’

  • 15:50–16:00 Commentator: Prof. Anja Nygren
  • 16:00-16:20 Q & A / Open discussion
  • Session chair: Dr. Tuomas Tammisto

16:20–16:30 Break

16:30–18:00 Parallel sessions II

18:15– World Political/Global Development City Walk: Hosted by Prof. Teivo Teivainen



Friday, 18 February  

09:00–09:50 Keynote III: Assoc Prof. Nikhil Anand
Infrastructuring the Sea

  • 09:50–10:00 Commentator: Dr. Marjaana Jauhola
  • 10:00–10:20 Q & A / Open discussion
  • Session chair: Dr. Ilona Steiler

10:20–10:40 Plenary session: UniPID-FSDR MA Award
UniPID-FSDR: Development Research MA Award presented by Dr. Liisa Laakso and a short speech by the winner of the Development Research MA Award

10:40–11:00 Break

11:00–12:30 Parallel sessions III

12:30–14:00 Lunch break

14:00–15:30 Parallel sessions IV

15:30–15:45 Break

15:45–16:55 Final plenary session:

  • Panel discussion with Prof. Tania Li, Prof. Timothy Oakes, and Assoc Prof. Nikhil Anand, chaired by Dr. Alexander Dunlap
  •  Closing ceremony

17:30– Informal get-together in Juttutupa