Danida Alumni Prize and Retrospective Study Launch, Thursday 27 June 2019 | 15:30 – 21:00 | Programme & venues



PART I: Launch of Danida Fellowship Centre’s Restrospective Study and Danida Alumni Prize
Venue: Copenhagen Business School, Dalgas Have 15, 2000 Frederiksberg

Moderator: Verner Kristiansen, Consultant and Member of the Board, Danida Fellowship Centre

15:30 – 17:00 Launch of Danida Fellowship Centre’s Retrospective Study of 30 years’ capacity building in Africa | Presentation and discussion | Ground Floor, Lecture Hall SC.033. Read more about the study here.

15:30 – 16:25 Presentation of the study: “Opportunities, challenges – and bad weather: Experiences and reflections of African researchers involved in Danida funded research capacity building 1989-2019” by the authors Lene Møller Madsen, University of Copenhagen and Hanne Kirstine Adriansen, Aarhus University. Discussants: Associate Professor Faustin Maganga, St John’s University of Tanzania and Professor Anders Breidlid, Oslo Metropolitan University. This session is part of the 5th Joint Nordic Conference on Development Research: Open Panel 3, “Contributions from research capacity building and research partnerships in and with the South & future perspectives”.

16:25 – 16:35 Thanks from Margrethe Holm Andersen, Chairperson, Danida Fellowship Centre

16:35 – 16:50 Film: The faces of Danida Fellowship Centre’s Retrospective study

17:00 – 18:00 Danida Alumni Prize 2019 | Award Ceremony | Ground Floor, Lecture Hall SC.033.

17:00 – 17:30 The Danida Alumni Prize 2019 will be awarded to an alum, who – based on their Danida funded studies – has contributed to positive change in their home country or area of employment, as a result of research-based achievements.

Trine Rask Thygesen, State Secretary for Development Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will present the Danida Alumni Prize 2019 to Dr Phan Thi Van, Director, Research Institute for Aquaculture No 1, Vietnam. Read more about Dr Phan Thi Van here.

17:30 – 18:00 Danida Alumni Prize bubbles served in the entrance foyer


PART II: Summer reception, celebrating the Danida Alumni Prize recipient and launch of Danida Fellowship Centre’s Retrospective Study
Venue: Danida Fellowship Centre, Hostrupsvej 22, 1950 Frederiksberg

18:30 – 21:00 Summer reception | Drinks, food and music | The garden of Danida Fellowship Centre

18:30 – 18:35 Welcome by Annette Kaalund-Jørgensen, Acting Director, Danida Fellowship Centre

18:35 – 18:40 Word of thanks from Bente Ilsøe, Research Programme Manager, Danida Fellowship Centre

18:40 – 21:00 Live music and opportunity for networking with food and drinks

Please remember to RSVP to dfc@dfcentre.dk by 20 June 2019, kindly stating whether you will be joining us for Part I and/or Part II of the programme. Join the event on Facebook here.

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