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Events

Devestu offers research training workshops for graduate students. They are intensive programs that bring together annually 20-40 persons from national and international universities.

Next training will be a three-day international research workshop: June 8 – 10, 2015, University of Helsinki, Finland

Post-development as paradigm?

Arturo Escobar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, Eduardo Gudynas, Centro Latino Americano de Ecología Social, Uruguay, Wendy Harcourt, Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL, Sumi Madhok, London School of Economics, UK, Olivia Rutazibwa, University of Portsmouth, UK. here.

Past events include:

IX Methodology course: From The Great Transformation to the Great Financialization. 5-6.5.2014, University of Helsinki, Finland. Facilitators: Kari Polanyi (Emerita Professor of Economics, McGill University) and Barry Gills (Professor of Development Studies, University of Helsinki).

VIII Methodology course: Analytical Strategies in Development Studies. 18-20.9. 2013, University of Helsinki, Finland. Facilitators: Christian Lund (University of Copenhagen), Anja Nygren (University of Helsinki) and Jeremy Gould (University of Jyväskylä).

VII Methodology course: Demystifying the production of an academic article.  7-8, 1. 2013. Helsinki, Finland. Facilitators: Javier Auyero (University of Texas at Austin),  Jeremy Gould (University of Jyväskylä) and Anja Nygren (University of Helsinki)

VI Methodology course: The Craft of Framing – making theoretical sense of field data. 27-29.8. 2012. Helsinki, Finland.
Keynote speakers: Signe Arnfred, Roskilde University, Denmark, Lene Bull Christiansen, Roskilde University, Denmark, Henriette Gunkel, Bayreuth University, Germany/University of Fort Hare, South Africa. Facilitators: Elina Oinas, University of Helsinki and Marjana Jauhola, University of Helsinki.

V Methodology course: The use and interpretation of visual data in development studies. 8.-9.12.2011. Helsinki, Finland. Facilitators: Bjørn Sletto, Paola Minoia and Helena Jerman.

IV Methodology course: Advanced Seminar in Ethnographic Interpretation. 29.-31.8.2011. Helsinki, Finland. Facilitators:  Jeremy Gould,  Anja Nygren, Elina Oinas, and  Katja Uusihakala.

III Methodology course: Development research methods in geographical context. 24.-27.8.2010. Turku, Finland. Key lecturers: R.B. Singh, Steve Cinderby, Tuuli Toivonen, Anders Siren, Risto Kalliola, Sanna Mäki, Niina Käyhkö and Kristine Juul.

II Methodology course: Research ethics and the researcher’s positionality. 31.8.-4.9.2009. Helsinki, Finland. Key lecturers: Kristina Rolin and Joanna Wheeler.

I Methodology course: Interpretative understanding and causal explanation in Development Studies. 25.-28.8.2008. Helsinki, Finland. Key lecturers: Lars Buur, Jeremy Gould and Marja-Liisa Kaakkuri-Knuutila.

V Summer School: Mobility and Development. 23.-25.8.2007. Tampere, Finland. Keynote speakers: Wendy Larner and Riina Isotalo.

IV Summer School: Histories / Developments – Transdisciplinary explorations. 26.-27.8.2006. Turku, Finland. Keynote speakers: Frederick Cooper and Gyan Prakash.

III Summer School: Initiatives, Dialogues and Controversies in Implementing Sustainable Development. 1.-2.9.2005. Jyväskylä, Finland. Keynote speakers: Tariq Banuri, Arthur P.J. Mol and Anja Nygren.

II Summer School: Political Economy of Aid and Poverty. 23.–26.5.2004. Kellokoski, Finland.

I Summer School: Intervention, local politics and the state. 14.-16.8.2003. Lammi, Finland. Keynote speakers: Anja Nygren, J-P Olivier de Sardan, Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan, Christian Lund and James Ferguson.