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Past Event

Why embracing uncertainty means rethinking development – Ester Boserup prizes 2019 award show

14 June 2019 13:00–15:00

The Ester Boserup Prize for Research on Development 2019 will be awarded to Ian Scoones, Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

Ian Scoones will give an open lecture titled ‘Why embracing uncertainty means rethinking development’.

The Ester Boserup Thesis Prize 2019 will be awarded to Eliezeri Sungusia for the PhD thesis ‘Reproducing Forestry Education, Scientific Authority, and Management Practices in Tanzania’, and will give a presentation of the theses.

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About the Ester Boserup Prizes

The Ester Boserup Prize for Research on Development is awarded for outstanding social science research on development and economic history. The prize is presented to a scholar whose research has improved and deepened our knowledge of development dynamics and economic history, of poverty and wealth, of marginalisation and political participation, and of lawlessness and justice.

The Ester Boserup Thesis Prize is awarded to a brilliant PhD thesis that treats one or several issues of development dynamics, of poverty and wealth, of marginalisation and political participation, and of lawlessness and justice. The thesis must be successfully defended at the University of Copenhagen within the year in question.

Copenhagen Centre for Development Research (CCDR)

The Ester Boserup Prize for Research on Development and the Ester Boserup Thesis Prize are awarded by the Copenhagen Centre for Development Research (CCDR).

 

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