DDRN seminar on South-North research cooperation – University of Copenhagen

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DDRN seminar on South-North research cooperation

A public seminar by Danish Development Research Network (DDRN) on South-North research cooperation. It is co-organised with UCPH Global Development and SCIENCE Sustainable Development Working Group at University of Copenhagen. Join us at the Science Faculty campus in Frederiksberg, October 29. 

The seminar brings together some important academic actors from the Danish development research community. Throughout the course of the program, we will have the opportunity to hear from and dialogue with various researchers affiliated with South-North research, as well as discover UCPH’s graduate level development programs. The key note presentation is by PhD student Carla Ximena Little, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences.


13.00-13.05 Welcome by Helle Samuelsen, Chair of University of Copenhagen working group on Global Development (UCPH Global Development)
13.05-13.10 Welcome by Arne Wangel, Editor in Chief, DDRN: Rationale and key issues in the DDRN research communication project
13.10-13.20 Quentin Gausset, Department of Anthropology: Presentation of the Master programme Global Development at UCPH – as head of studies
13.20-13.30 Aske S. Bosselmann, Department of Food and Resource Economics, FFU: Fruits, Frustrations and Unity in a South-North research and PhD collaboration
13.30-13.50 Carla Ximena Little, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, PhD student: Presentation of key issues from research study and reflections on the encounter with the academic culture in Denmark
13.50-14.00 Break with refreshments
14.00-14.10 Lene Møller Madsen, Department of Science Education: Presentation of findings from 30 years of Danish research cooperation with Africa – lessons learned
14.20-14.30 Flemming Konradsen, Chair of FFU: The future funding of Danish South-North research cooperation
14.30-14.55 Discussion – moderated by Stig Jensen, Centre for Africa Studies
- Challenges in South-North cooperation
- The role and responsibility of UCPH as a key player in Danish South-North research cooperation

Closing remarks by Arne Wangel, DDRN

Registration before 28 October 2019 at 12.00 hours (free): Please send an e-mail with your name to: info@ddrn.dk  

Before you register be aware that Danish Development Research Network (DDRN) will make audio recordings during the event. DDRN will produce articles, audio podcasts and segments for a national report on Global South research Denmark to be published on DDRN.dk. Any data derived from the recordings will be credited to the person who spoke. DDRN will store the recordings, without offering any data to third parties. Analysed and edited data will be published through DDRN’s own platforms and handled by DDRN staff only. In the event that other parties would want to re-publish articles, which are based on the data from the public seminar, consent must be given by DDRN, as written articles and podcasts are of DDRN copyright.  If you have any questions or concerns about the recordings of the public seminar, please contact us at info@ddrn.dk