The Department of Development Studies at the University of Vienna starts a lecture series on Migration and Development on 7th of October 2013. All lectures will be held on Mondays from 6 to 8 pm and are accessible to all interested parties.
A wide range of experts from Mali, Nicaragua, Switzerland, Germany and Austria could be engaged and will discuss the topic migration and development from different angles. Most lectures will be held in German, but there are two in English:
Isaie Dougnon, Bamako/Bayreuth
Climate change, peasant mobility und rural development in the region of Timbuktu in Mali
José Luis Rocha, Managua/Marburg
The culturalistic turn in development cooperation
A detailed programm is available here.
The lecture series is organised by Ilker Ataç (University of Vienna), Michael Fanizadeh (VIDC), Albert Kraler (ICMPD) and Wolfram Manzenreiter (University of Vienna). Lectures will also be published collectively in the book series “Historische Sozialkunde/Internationale Entwicklung (HSK/IE)”. The Vienna Institute for Development Cooperation (VIDC) supports the lecture series and the book project in the framework of its ongoing focus on Migration and Development and the CoMiDe-Inititiave.