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Events 2020

Events arranged by the Agenda 2030 Graduate School in 2020.

  • Seminar on Migration and the Arts: Borders, Intercultural Collaborations and Education
    30 November - 1 December, online

Our PhD student of Law, Alezini Loxa, and PhD student of Music Education, Lina Van Dooren, both present at the seminar intended to expand the knowledge on migration flows and sustainable societies through inviting knowledge forms from the Arts. The seminar is arranged by the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts.

Information about the event and how to join online - on the webpage of the Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts

  • Global Health Night 2020 - The Post COVID-19 World
    25 November, 18.00 - 21.00, online

Graduate school coordinator Kristina Jönsson joins the panel during the 6th annual Global Health Night which will address ways the current health crisis has brought socio-economic inequalities to the surface, and ways we can take immediate action to contribute to building back a better world.

Information about the event and how to join online - on webpage of Stockholm School of Economics
More about the research of Kristina Jönsson - portal.research.lu.se

  • Young Scholars Initiative Plenary 2020 on New Economic Questions

Our PhD students Juan Ocampo and Soo-hyun Lee both present at the Young Scholars Initiative Plenary 2020 on New Economic Questions.

13 November, 14-00 - 15.00 UTC, online

PhD student in Financial Grassroot Innovation, Juan Ocampo, gives a presentation on the modelation component of his research, the Agent Based Model of digital currencies as financial inclusion mechanisms. 

Information about the session and how to join - plenary-program.ysi.ineteconomics.org
More about the research of Juan Ocampo

12 November, 10.00-12.00 UTC, online

PhD student of Law, Soo-hyun Lee, presents in the Finance, Law, and Economics Working Group about the UN's conceptualization of investment as a means to achieve sustainable development.

Information about the event and how to register - ysi.ineteconomics.org
More about the research of Soo-hyun Lee

  • Seminar on international law with Soo-hyun Lee 
    28 October, 12.15, online

PhD student Soo-hyun Lee holds a lunch seminar at the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre of Excellence for International Courts. He will talk around his dissertation topic of the role of international investment, its governance, and arbitration in advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the wider UN development framework, particularly Financing for Development.

Join the seminar via this zoom link - ucph-ku.zoom.us

  • Lund University Development Research Day 2020
    21 October, 10.00-12.00, online

The Development Research Day is an inter-disciplinary arrangement initiated to form a meeting ground for all researchers and students at Lund University who share an interest in development issues. Our PhD student Jesica López joins this year's event to present on her research work on "Cattle ranching as accelerating driver of deforestation in Amazonas region of Colombia".

More information on events page of The Department of Human Geography.
More about the research of Jesica López

  • Who’s in charge? – Accountability and the Sustainable Development Goals
    14 October, 17.00-18.30, online

The Agenda 2030 Graduate School invites you to a vibrant panel discussion on the practical implications, normative challenges, power-balance concerns as well as ethical issues related to accountability. 

Representatives from the private, public, academic and non-governmental sector will discuss the role of accountability and how efforts from the past can help us map out plausible pathways towards a more sustainable future. 

Panelists

  • Ashley Allen, Chief Sustainability Officer, Oatly
  • Gabriel Wikström, the government’s national coordinator for the 2030 Agenda
  • Magdalena Bexell, associate professor at the Department of Political Science, Lund University
  • Ana Maria Vargas, director of research at the Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy and board member Lund University Agenda 2030 Graduate School
  • Lina Van Dooren, PhD student in Music Education, Lund University Agenda 2030 Graduate School and Malmö Academy of Music

Moderator

  • Susanne Arvidsson, associate professor at Lund University School of Economics Management and chair of the Swedish Corporate Sustainability Ranking

Presenters

  • Soo-hyun Lee, PhD student in Law, Lund University Agenda 2030 Graduate School and Lund University Faculty of Law
  • Juan Ocampo, PhD student in Business Administration/Entrepreneurship, Lund University Agenda 2030 Graduate School, Lund University School of Economics and Management/Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship

Join online via:
Lund University's YouTube channel

Get updates via 
Facebook event - facebook.com

  • Webinar on Post pandemic trends on sustainability
    13 October, 8.30-9.30, online

Our PhD student Juan Ocampo presents trends within financial inclusion and fintech at Sustainable Future Hub’s Student Network's webinar.

Information and link to webinar on webpage of Lund University's School of Economics and Management.
Link to Juan's presentation on pandemic trends and financial inclusion - juanocampo.net

  • Digital coffee with PhD student Lina Van Dooren
    25 September, online

The Sustainable Future Hub’s Student network at the Lund University School of Economics and Management interview our PhD student Lina Van Dooren focusing on her research project on the possible connections between students’ learning in music lessons and their societal engagement and how this may contribute to the development of social sustainability in Sweden.

Listen to interview with Lina Van Dooren on YouTube - youtube.com

  • PhD seminar on Uncertainty in decision-making
    16 April, 14:30 to 16:00, online

How does one handle uncertainty in research? Especially when research questions involve numerous disciplines and complex variables? How can methods and tools help to reduce or embrace uncertainty? During this seminar on uncertainty in decision-making the invited speakers will each share their perspectives on the topic, coming from three different disciplines.

Soo-Hyun Lee, our PhD student at the Faculty of Law, will share how the Sustainable Development Goals and indicators can be a tool for reducing legal uncertainties.

PhD students and masters students are welcome to attend.

Information about the online seminar - cec.lu.se.

  • From collecting information to implementing change: A panel debate about sustainability transition
    3 April, at 15.15, online via Zoom

Welcome to an open panel debate on the transition towards sustainability in relation to climate goals and policy-making, as part of the PhD course "Sustainable cities and communities". The panel consists of Henner Busch, Andreas Persson and Lea Fünfschilling and the audience will be included in the discussions.

Join meeting via lu-se.zoom.us.

  • What is the role of society in achieving the 2030 Agenda?
    2 April, 15.00-17.00, online via Zoom

What is society and who are its members? What is the role of society in achieving the 2030 Agenda, particularly Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities? Join the panel debate which is part of the course "Sustainable cities and communities" where the panel and audience will discuss sustainability and its relation with society. The panel will be joined by Riikka Kyrö, Anna Oudin and Jessica Wadin.

Join meeting via lu-se.zoom.us.

  • Sustainable life in urban areas - conflicts and synergies in urban planning
    2 April, 13.15-15.00, online via Zoom

As part of the course "Sustainable cities and communities" the PhD students invite you to an open panel debate on life in urban areas and potential conflicts and synergies in urban planning. The debate will include topics e.g. biodiversity, health and incorporation of different aspects of sustainability in the planning process. Anna Persson, Aneta Wierzbicka and Jamil Khan will join the panel.

Join meeting via lu-se.zoom.us.

  • Inner Transformation for a Sustainable World - Inre omställning för en hållbar värld
    6 March, 15.00-18.00, Moderna Museet Malmö

Christine Wamsler, professor of sustainability studies at Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), talks with Diego Galafassi, sustainability researcher at LUCSUS, and writer, poet and journalist Helena Granström on how we can move towards a more sustainable way of thinking and living. The talk is held in English.

The seminar series is co-arranged by Moderna Museet Malmö and the Agenda 2030 Graduate School. 

Information on the webpage of Moderna Museet Malmö.

  • Listen to the Trees and Talk with the Flowers - Lyssna till träden och tala med blommorna
    27 February, 15.00-18.00, Moderna Museet Malmö

Can we as humans develop communication with plants? Diego Galafassi, artist and sustainability researcher at Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), moderates a talk with Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson, professor emerita at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, EvaMarie Lindahl, visual artist and PhD student in artistic research and critical animal studies, and artist Christine Ödlund. The talk is held in English.

The seminar series is co-arranged by Moderna Museet Malmö and the Agenda 2030 Graduate School. 

Information on the webpage of Moderna Museet Malmö.

  • Open talk with Sakiko Fukuda-Parr
    3 February, 13.30-15.30, the auditorium at Kulturen in Lund, Tegnérsplatsen 6, Lund

Welcome to an open talk with development economist Sakiko Fukuda-Parr on the theme "Knowledge and Politics in Setting and Measuring the SDGs". Sakiko Fukuda-Parr is a professor of international affairs at The New School in New York and has gained much recognition for her work as lead author and director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development reports.

More information in Lund University's calendar.

  • Should Nature be granted Legal Rights? - Kan naturen ha rättigheter?
    16 January, 16.00-18.00, Moderna Museet Malmö

Anders Ögren, associate professor in economic history at Lund University and David Harnesk, senior lecturer at Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS), talk with artist Ursula Biemann and ecologist Pella Larsdotter Thiel on nature as a legal subject. The event is held partly in English, partly in Swedish.

The seminar series is co-arranged by Moderna Museet Malmö and the Agenda 2030 Graduate School. 

Information on the webpage of Moderna Museet Malmö.