Call for Papers: UniPID working group on Temporalities, Cultures and Locations of

UniPID invites papers for a working group on Temporalities, Cultures and Locations of "Gender" and "Development" in the annual Gender Studies Conference, organized in Jyväskylä on 23-25 November 2017. This working group will also host a special guest speaker, akshay khanna from New Delhi to touch upon the connections between sexuality and development. Check out akshay khanna's interesting bio here: https://www.jyu.fi/en/congress/sptpaivat2017/InEnglish. khanna will also participate in the panel discussion on the Futures of Feminism in the concluding plenary session of the conference.

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 Focus on Africa Newsletter 2/2017

Check out the newest issue of Focus on Africa: Finland-Africa Cooperation! The newsletter serves as a link to the Finnish academic community to the changing and expanding landscape of Finnish-Africa partnership, as well as Africa-EU cooperation. The newsletter will provide insight into cooperation between Finland and Africa, exploring the policies, research, and partnerships that make up this cooperation.

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FINCEAL PLUS TARGETED TRAVEL GRANTS FOR ICT PROPOSER’S DAY 2017 IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, ON NOVEMBER 9-10

FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the ICT Proposer’s Day 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, on November 9-10. Registration for the event will open in June.

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FINCEAL INFOBANK COMPETITION 2017 - SHOWCASE YOUR PROJECT ON THE MAP!

The FinCEAL Infobank is a multidisciplinary database on research related to Africa, Asia Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) carried out by the Finnish science community. The Infobank contains Finnish research institutions’ international cooperation in a nutshell – it already has more than 190 registered projects on a wide range of topics!

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  FROM RESEARCH TO SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS FOR EDUCATION: FinCEAL Plus Africa Side-Event in South Africa, May 2017

In cooperation with the Ministry of Education, FinCEAL Plus Africa organized a side-event to the Ministerial visit of Sanni Grahn-Laasonen to South Africa in May.

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The role of Science, Technology and Innovation in the implementation of the SDG’s –  Reflections from the UN 2nd Multi-stakeholder Forum, May 15-16, 2017

In May, FinCEAL Plus together with Prof. Satu Miettinen from the University of Lapland and Dr. Mikko Perkiö from the University of Tampere attended the Second UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation in New York.

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UniPID board holds annual Planning Days at Hyytiälä research station

UniPID Planning Days 2017 were held in connection with the second UniPID board meeting of the year, on 18-19 May in Hyytiälä research station, run by the University of Helsinki.This annual get-together is the most important board activity of the year, which aims to facilitate both the evaluation of UniPID’s past activities, as well as brainstorming and planning of UniPID’s strategic objectives and actions for the future.

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Virtual Studies 2017 Call for Proposals

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPID is hereby inviting interested course coordinators from UniPID member universities to submit course proposals for the UniPID Virtual Studies programme.

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FinCEAL Plus has opened a Targeted Travel Grant Call to support the participation of experts from Finnish universities or research institutions interested in attending the ALCUE NET Expert workshop on Sustainable Urbanization, Smart Cities and Nature-Based Solutions in Lisbon, Portugal on June 29-30.

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