Open Positions: PhD candidates at Noragric

Two positions for PhD candidates are open within the Noragric – ERP project at NMBU. The positions are within international environment and development studies.

One position is focused on migration from West Africa and the other is focused on violent resistance and land governance in the Sahel region.

Both positions have a deadline on November 30th of 2022.

For more information on the positions, please follow the links below:

https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/234930/phd-within-international-environment-and-development-studies-violent-resistance-and-land-governance-in-the-sahel

https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/234936/phd-scholarship-within-international-environment-and-development-studies-migration-from-west-africa


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Open Call: NorDev2023 – Panel Proposal and Themes for Workshops

The Nordic Development Conference 2023 has an open call for suggestions of panel proposals and themes for workshops. The Conference has an overall theme of “Co-creation for a just transition towards a sustainable society”.

The Conference will be held in Uppsala University in Sweden from August 21st to August 23rd of 2023 and is being organized by Uppsala University and the Swedish Development Research Organization (SweDev).

Deadline to submit proposals is on December 20th of 2022.

More information regarding the submission process can be found on the link below:

https://www.nordev2023.se/call-for-papers/

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Open Call: Course for PhD Students

The Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo has an upcoming course in the Spring of 2023 for PhD Students.

The course is called: “Emancipating knowledges and socionatures: anticolonialism and decolonisation debates” and it will discuss the emergence of voices from around the world requesting a decolonization of practices and scholarship.

The course will occur from May 8th to 12th of 2013.

Deadline to apply for the course is March 1st of 2023. More information can be found on the link below:

https://www.uio.no/studier/emner/sv/iss/SGO9210/index.html#admission

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Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the Finnish Society for Development Research

The conference: Conflicts and Development Revisited – Prospects for Peace in Times of Emergency, has an open call for papers.

The Conference will take place on February 16th and 17th of 2023, in the House of Science and Letters in Helsinki.

Deadline for subsmission of paper abstracts or expressions of interesent is on November 20th of 2022.

More information can be found on the link below:
https://www.kehitystutkimus.fi/conference/

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Open Positions at NMBU

NMBU currently has three open positions within International Environment and Development Studies. Two positions are for researchers and one for a PhD candidate.

All positions have a deadline on November 30th of 2022.

To learn more about the positions, follow the links below:

Researcher within International Environment and Development Studies – Land Use Conflicts in the Sahel (234950) | Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) (jobbnorge.no)

Researcher within International Environment and Development Studies – Migration from West Africa (234954) | Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) (jobbnorge.no)

PhD within International Environment and Development Studies – Violent Resistance and Land Governance in the Sahel (234930) | Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) (jobbnorge.no)

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Did you miss it? Watch the seminar: The Global Backlash Against Gender Equality

Last October 10th the seminar The Global Backlash Against Gender Equality that was jointly organized by NFU, the Department of Global Development and Planning at UiA and The Strømme Foundation took place in Kristiansand and through streaming. In front of a packed house, different guest lectures talked about the setback for gender equality globally the last 10-15 years.

If you missed and would like to watch it, follow the recording below:

https://video.uia.no/media/t/0_9kvclm8g

If you wish to read a small summary of what happened, continue reading below.

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Workshop: Norway as a Key Actor in Community-Oriented Policing in Post-Conflict Police Reform

The Center for Community-Oriented Policing and Post-Conflict Police Reform is proud to invite all to the workshop “Norway as a Key Actor in Community-Oriented Policing in Post-Conflict Police Reform” to take place on November 22nd of 2022.
The workshop will last half a day and be held at the Norwegian Police University College.

For more information, please refer to the document below:

Open Call: Call for Abstracts – EADI Conference

The European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes has an open call for abstracts for the upcoming conference to be held in Lisbon – Portugal. The conference will take place between July 10th and 13th of 2023.

As of now there are two options to submit abstracts: seed panels and harvest panels.
Seeds panels will cover work in progresses and innovative ideas and do not require a full paper.
Harvest panels cover full papers and results.

The deadline for submission is 18th of December of 2022.

More information can be found on the following link: https://www.eadi.org/eadi-cesa-23/call-for-abstracts

Seminar: The Global Backlash Against Gender Equality

NFU would like to invite all to attend the seminar: The Global Backlash Against Gender Equality to take place on October 10th.

The seminar is a cooperation between NFU, the Department of Global Development and Planning at UiA and The Strømme Foundation.

The event will have a hybrid format and it is possible to attend it in Kristiansand or online. For those attending it in Kristiansand, lunch will be provided.

Registration is required for both online and physical options and is available through the following link:
https://uia.pameldingssystem.no/seminar-on-gender-equality#/home