Questions concerning University of Helsinki Global  South (HUGS) Network


 Prof. Barry Gills (Chair – HUGS board)

Development Studies
P.O. BOX 18 (Unioninkatu 35)
00014 University of Helsinki

E-mail: barry.gills(at)


 Prof. Jari Valkonen

Department of Agricultural Sciences
PO Box 27
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki
Tel. +358-40-7432479

E-mail: jari.valkonen(at)

HUGS mailing list:

The network’s mailing list,  is used for sharing information on seminars, conferences, other events, and opportunities for funding and networking related to development research and teaching. In average, 2-3 messages per week are sent. The members may also directly send emails on relevant events to the mailing list. If you would like to join the email list, please contact the coordinator of the network.

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