Development Research Conference 2016

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The conference is full and it is no longer possible to register!

The keynote lectures on 22nd and 23rd August are open for all interested!

Instructions for conference participants

All participants must register upon arrival at the reception/registration desk. Please register between 11:00 and 12:45 on the 22nd August in the Aula Magna (lobby), see map. (From 10:30 on the 23rd August the registration/information desk will be located in the Geo-Science Building, house Y, lobby).

Presenters should save their PowerPoint presentation as a pptx-file, Microsoft Office 2007 or newer (otherwise as a pdf), and send it to the panel convener(s) in advance of the conference. Please also bring it to the session in a USB-flash drive as a precaution. Please come to your session 15 minutes before the start. You are advised to arrive early at all sessions, as some sessions will be crowded.



All participants will receive a printed version of the conference booklet upon arrival at the conference venue. In addition the booklet (pdf) can be downloaded.


Professor Andrea Cornwall, University of Sussex.
‘Addressing Discrimination on the Basis of Gender: Towards a More Just and Equal World for All.’

Professor Andrea J. Nightingale, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.
‘Global Challenges and Visions for Change: the politics of rescaling environmental governance and development practice.’

Final plenary panel

What role for research in the new policy context?

Restaurants on campus

Participants with lunch coupons for 23rd and 24th August will have lunch at Restaurant Lantis. Other participants can buy lunch at restaurants on campus.


The conference aims to provide a multi-disciplinary forum for networking and intellectual exchange among scholars who conduct research in and of relevance to low-income countries and/or engage in capacity-building collaborations. The conference also intends to offer a platform for interaction between development researchers, policy makers, practitioners and other non-academic actors. The programme includes 46 thematic sessions and over 200 presentations by development researchers from a wide range of disciplines, keynote lectures and other events.


Department of Human Geography
Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm

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