This is a seminar that is highly relevant to ComDev students and those working in the field of Communication for Development and we strongly recommend that you attend in Roskilde or follow the live webcast online if you can.
The seminar is on Wednesday May 8th, at Roskilde University in Denmark
Speakers for this 7th What Time is Global History seminar include Jan Nederveen Pieterse and Oscar Hemer.
Jan Nederveen Pieterse’s book Development Theory (2nd edition 2010) is a key text for the Communication for Development masters programme and this is an excellent opportunity to hear him speak.
Jan Nedverveen Pieterse’s lecture has the title ‘Histories of Globalization’ and he speaks at 13:15 – 13:45 CET (11:15 – 11:45 GMT).
Prof. Oscar Hemer, Communication for Development programme coordinator and co-director of the Örecomm Research group will speak on ‘Global Histories Through the Lens of Fiction’. Oscar speaks at14:15 – 14:45 CET (12:15 – 12:45 GMT).
The whole of this seminar will be broadcast in LIVE LECTURE for ComDev students or you can follow here on the ComDev Blog and orecomm.net
The seminar starts and 13:00 CET (11:00 GMT) and finishes 17:00 CET (15:00 GMT). For a full programme and concept note see here
The seminar takes place at Roskilde University, Denmark. Auditorium 45. See map
If you would like to attend in person please register here.
Between April and September 2013 UNDP in Copenhagen are offering a 6 month unpaid internship with their Interagency Sustainability Team.
The internship is open to University students (post-graduate/ research students) in Development Studies/ Public Health/ Public or Business Administration / Environmental Studies or any other related field. The successful applicant must be fluent in English.
The internship would be 15 – 20 hours a week and is flexible to meet the students requirements. UNDP say that
“Internships offer a small group of outstanding graduate-level students the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to UNDP’s work. They are designed to complement development-oriented studies with practical experience in various aspects of multilateral technical cooperation, but also complement other international studies, including law”.
For a full job description and additional information on internships at UNDP see here UNDP CPH Internship April 2013
To apply send a resume and covering letter to the email addresses below no later than 1st April. Please indicate in your cover letter:
-your availability over the period
-any relevant work experience
Please email your application to:
firstname.lastname@example.org Volker.email@example.com(the email must be sent to both)
For more information, please contact Pranisha Bajracharya at +45 4533 6065 or Volker Welter at + 45 4533 6050
Haron Mwangi is CEO at the Media Council of Kenya he is visiting the Öresund as a guest of International Media Support (IMS) in Denmark . We are very pleased to announce that during his visit he will give an open Ørecomm guest lecture at Malmö University on Thursday 14 March 2013.
Haron Mwangi will speak on: Elections and the Media in Post-Conflict Africa: The case for Kenya
The lecture is scheduled for 15:00-16:30 local Swedish time (14:00 – 15:30 GMT) .
The lecture takes place at the Radiostationen, K3, Östra Varvsgatan 11 C (ground floor, side entry). It will also be videostreamed live here on the ComDev Portal. If you would like to attend in person please go here to register.
Haron Mwangi has over 15 years experience in media policy and regulation research and project management. He has extensive experience in media, corporate communications and marketing. In the Media Council of Kenya, Haron Mwangi has supervised a number of studies, e.g. on the role of media in Kenyan elections and on media freedom in East Africa. The Media Council has worked together with International Media Support (IMS) in Denmark, to produce a handbook on Conflict Sensitive Journalism. Mr. Mwangi’s lecture has been arranged in collaboration with IMS.