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Call for papers for the 6th joint Nordic Development Research Conference

The 6th joint Nordic Development Research Conference, taking place between June 21-22 2021, invites abstracts for papers to be presented by development research scholars.  All abstracts should be submitted for consideration in the accepted working groups, listed below.

Working Groups 

STREAM A: Post-pandemic themes concerning the Global South
A1) Imagining post-pandemic futures in the Global South
A2) Back on track – Post-pandemic considerations regarding how to enhance skills development as part Industrial renewal processes
A3) Religion and sustainable development in the digital age – before, during and after the corona crisis
A4) Youth transitions from education to labour market on the era of global crisis

STREAM B: Reflecting development co-operation and policies
B1) Nordic development co-operation – lessons from history?
B2) Social Change/Transformation through Learning
B3) The politics of countering tax evasion: international and global South perspective
B4) Experiences of capacity development in research projects

STREAM C: Reconsidering knowledge
C1) Using Indigenous Knowledge to Promote Sustainable Development in Africa: Towards Decolonizing Development Science and Education
C2) Decolonizing development and transforming education –Indigenous and intercultural perspectives 
C3) Academic scholarship that matters? Matters where?
C4) Closed panel from the Academy of Finland: Good knowledge and bad knowledge in poor countries

STREAM D: Multifaceted citizenship
D1) Dealing with adversity: Community learning and grassroots organising in constrained settings
D2) Citizenship Aspirations in an Era of Disillusionment
D3) Godly, rich, handsome/beautiful: (un)learning gendered personhood in religious contexts
D4) Citizenship, Development and the State

E1) Open forum
Open forum in the digital platform invites short presentations for instance in a form of pre-recorded speeches or one-paged “posters”. We invite contributors from Master students, PhD students and more advanced researchers on any topic related to development studies. These can be, for instance, results of your Thesis, a research idea, or a methodological reflection.

How to submit

Authors are requested to indicate a primary and a secondary working group for which s/he wishes the paper to be considered. The abstract of maximum of 400 words should be submitted in English (or Spanish for the bilingual working group) latest on 9th April 2021. The decisions will be communicated by 30th April 2021. All submissions should be done through the conference system. Abstracts submissions by email will not be accepted. 

For background information on the call and detailed descriptions of each working group please visit the official webpage.