“Geobranding and the Institutionalisation of Geographical Identity” was the title of Dr. Lars Funch Hansen’s paper at the recent conference in Kutaisi:
Geography in the Global Context: Achievements and Challenges.
The conference was organized by Akaki Tsereteli State University, Department of Geography, in partnership with Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Direction of Human Geography,
Kutaisi, 2-3 June, 2017.
RUCARR scholars Bo Petersson, Derek Hutcheson, Erika Svedberg and Karina Vamling participated in a roundtable meeting held by the Swedsh International Center for Local Democracy (ICLD, http://www.icld.se/eng/start.pab) in Malmö, December 12-13.
The goal of the roundtable was to bring together Russian and Swedish researchers experienced in studying local governance.
Prof. Bo Petersson and Dr. Derek Hutcheson gave the presentation “Master-planning, local involvement and sustainable urban development in Scandinavia and Russia”.
Senior lecturer Märta-Lisa Magnusson, Caucasus Studies (Malmö University) delivered key points and concluding remarks by at the Seminar on State and Society Building in Georgia: Context and Challenges in Copenhagen September 28.
The event was organized by: Europe Foundation (Georgia), link and The Danish Foreign Policy Society, Copenhagen, link
See the full Program.