Digitalising Development-IdeaLab & Conference Tallinn, Estonia 11-12 September

by Tobias Denskus August 31, 2017 ComDev staff

ComDev program coordinator Tobias Denskus and media and communication studies colleague Professor Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt will be participating in an exciting ICT4D event in Estonia in September! Digitalising Development is a 2-day event with a practical IdeaLab and a critical conference space for discussing the opportunities and challenges of contemporary ICT4D issues: Digitalising Development is a […]

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Course start guide autumn semester & summer break

by Tobias Denskus June 21, 2017 Comdev News

Dear all! If you are a new MA student, a returning student for your second year of part-time or full-time MA studies or a student on our free-standing Advances in ComDev course, our course start guide has all the information you need to prepare for the new semester! From late June until early August the […]

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Home at the Crossroads-Imagining the City by artistic and academic means, 7 June

by Tobias Denskus May 30, 2017 Uncategorized

Open Seminar in collaboration between Freeman’s and the Conviviality at the Crossroads network at Malmö University 7 June 2017, 13.00 – 18.00 Venue: Auditorium B2, Niagara building, ground floor, Nordenskiöldsgatan 1, Malmö 13.00 – 13.15                 Welcome Rebecka Lettevall, Dean of Malmö University’s Faculty of Culture and Society, Oscar Hemer, coordinator of theConviviality at the […]

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ComDev teaching seminar focuses on participatory development

by Tobias Denskus April 24, 2017 ComDev lectures

Held on Friday, April 7 and Saturday April 8, ComDev’s teaching seminar for the core course Culture, Communication and Media Analysis offered students insights into both practical and theoretical aspects engaging with communication challenges in the field of international development. Hosted at the Niagara Building in Malmö, the seminar brought together about 15 ComDev students […]

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No Lost Generation-ComDev students conduct fieldwork in Lebanon

by Tobias Denskus April 11, 2017 Alumni

Between the 19–26 March two second-year ComDev MA students, Abigail Leffler and Yee-Yin Yap, accompanied by the course coordinator Oscar Hemer, visited Beirut, Lebanon. The goal of the trip was to acquaint themselves with the socio-political climate of the country, and conduct interviews for their theses projects in connection with UNICEF  Lebanon’s refugee strategy, No […]

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ComDev alumni interviews: A career-defining experience

by Tobias Denskus April 5, 2017 Alumni

In 2009, I embarked on the ComDev program at Malmö University, after chancing upon it on the Swedish University Admissions portal. It was a huge leap of faith for me, as I had absolutely no prior knowledge about ComDev as a discipline, and especially what it offered as a career trajectory. But, it has proved […]

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Erasmus+ E-skills for jobs seminar Latvia

by Tobias Denskus March 30, 2017 Uncategorized

On invitation of the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR), ComDev’s Tobias Denskus attended a transnational thematic seminar on “Erasmus+ developing e-skills for jobs” hosted by the Latvian State Education Development Agency in Riga. Discussing with more than 50 participants, mainly from the Latvian high school and education sector, Tobias spoke about “Communicating development & […]

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Apply for ComDev’s flagship MA program & courses until 15 April!

by Tobias Denskus March 20, 2017 Comdev News

Dear all, These are exciting times at ComDev again! The spring semester with more than 100 students across all our courses is well underway and we are looking forward to our next teaching seminar in April where we will focus on participatory development with a group of Malmö and external colleagues! As we publish this […]

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ComDev alumni interviews: Keeping the ComDev attitude 15 years after graduation

by Tobias Denskus March 20, 2017 Alumni

We always like to hear from our graduates about their ComDev study experience. We recently talked to three graduates with a connection to the UN system; this time, out student assistant Yahneake Sterling sat down with Rosita Ericsson, an alumna from the very first ComDev MA cohort! My name is Rosita Ericsson and I graduated […]

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New Research Project: Conviviality at the Crossroads

by Tobias Denskus March 14, 2017 Comdev Projects

The faculties of Culture and Society (KS) and Education and Society (LS) have a launched a joint research project entitled, Conviviality at the Crossroads, as part of the university’s strategic transition to full research university in 2018. Professor Oscar Hemer will lead the project which will bring together academic researchers, artists and other practitioners with […]

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