Upcoming Events

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2016
Sep 28
2016
Sep 30
  • conference
  • Frankfurt

African-Asian Encounters (III): Afrasian Transformations: Beyond Grand Narratives?

This interdisciplinary conference is part of a series of international conferences on African-Asian Encounters that started with “New Cooperations – New Dependencies?” (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 2014) and continued with “Re-Thinking African-Asian Relationships: Changing Realities – New Concepts” (Cape Town, South Africa, March 2015).
2016
Sep 29
  • conference
  • Paris

Making Africa’s Cities Sustainable

The OECD Development Centre and the African Union Commission are pleased to announce that the International Economic Forum on Africa will take place next 29 September, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris.
2016
Oct 4
  • conference
  • Zürich

Der Mikrofinanzsektor im Wandel

Perspektiven für private Investoren und die öffentliche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit
2016
Oct 5
2016
Oct 7
  • conference
  • Accra

Partnerships for knowledge generation and sustainable development

The 7th ANIE Conference follows up on the outcomes of the 3rd and 6th ANIE Conference held in Abuja, Nigeria in 2010 and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 2015, respectively. In these conferences emphasis was put on university partnerships for knowledge generation and development, and also as an important strategy for realizing the global Sustainable Development Goals that were promulgated in 2015.
2016
Oct 5
  • conference
  • Reinach

AFRICA BUSINESS DAY 2016

The annual platform for business between Switzerland and Africa
2016
Oct 6
  • seminar
  • Zürich

The Anthropocene and its Politics of Knowledge: A View from the South

Prof. Dr. Amita Baviskar, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, India

Universität Zürich, Zentrum, Karl Schmid-Strasse 4, 8006 Zürich
Raum: KO2 F 180
2016
Oct 7
  • Education/Training
  • Dübendorf

Water Supply in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Course participants acquire knowledge and tools for monitoring and evaluating water supply projects in urban and rural settings.
2016
Oct 12
2016
Oct 14
  • conference
  • Riobamba

EcoMaterials 5

Architects, urban planners, economists, specialists in shelter and settlement, solar energy and recycling, are already packing their bags.
2016
Oct 24
2016
Oct 27
  • conference
  • Beijing

Future Earth: Land system science: understanding realities and developing solutions

The Global Land Project (GLP) is an interdisciplinary community of science and practice fostering the study of land systems and the co-design of solutions for global sustainability. It represents the largest international research network in this field.
2016
Oct 24
2016
Oct 26
  • conference
  • Quintana Roo

Micronutrient Forum

The Micronutrient Forum provides a common ground and collaborative space for professionals, organizations and stakeholders who share an interest in reducing micronutrient malnutrition.
2016
Oct 28
  • conference
  • exhibition
  • Bern

Forum cinfo 2016 - a journey to international cooperation

The meeting point for networking and exploring career opportunities
2016
Oct 28
2016
Oct 29
  • conference
  • Basel

Rohstoffkonzerne vs. Staat und Gesellschaft. Eine komplexe Beziehung am Beispiel Südafrikas

Südafrika wird nach wie vor durch die Rohstoffindustrie geprägt, die 35 Prozent des Exports erwirtschaftet und direkt und indirekt rund eine Million Personen beschäftigt.
2016
Nov 2
  • conference
  • Basel

Working in Fragile Contexts and Building up Resilient Health Systems

To end preventable child and maternal deaths, create an AIDS-Free Generation, and protect communities against infectious diseases such as Ebola, we need effective, functional health systems that can deliver essential health services to those in need.
2016
Nov 4
2016
Nov 5
  • conference
  • Bern

Swiss Researching Africa Days

The 4th edition of the Swiss Researching Africa Days will take place on Friday and Saturday November 4–5, 2016 at the Institute for Social Anthropology, University of Bern.
2016
Nov 7
  • td-net
  • Universität Luzern
  • conference
  • Luzern

Swiss Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Day 2016

The Swiss Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Day 2016 addresses the framing phase of inter- and transdisciplinary projects. This very important phase includes elaborating the life-world and scientific goals, analysing context and actors in the field of the project, involving representatives from the disciplines and stakeholders in the respective field, defining the scientific work plan and stakeholder engagement concept, finding potential funding bodies and writing a proposal.
2016
Nov 9
Research Fair 2013 Überblick
  • conference
  • Bern

Pathways to Transformation - Research Fair on the Agenda 2030

SDC and KFPE are jointly organising a 2nd Research Fair to provide an opportunity for exchange and dialogue between science, policy, and practice on the implementation of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
2016
Nov 15
  • The Swiss Society for Public Health
  • conference
  • Bern

Menschen auf der Flucht - eine Herausforderung für das Schweizer Gesundheitssystem

Die Flüchtlingsthematik betrifft uns alle und wird nach Einschätzung von Expertinnen und Experten an Aktualität und Brisanz noch zunehmen.
2016
Nov 30
2016
Dec 2
  • conference
  • Berlin

The global, cross-sector conference on technology supported learning and training

Tomorrow’s learning is about ownership. We will own our learning. We will control what, where, when and how we learn. We will access, link, combine, interpret and interact with knowledge. We will be empowered as never before. We will make learning work for us.
2016
Dec 2
  • conference
  • Bern

The Human Fingerprint on the Earth System

How can human influence on the climate system be observed, detected and quantified? What is ‘dangerous climate change’, and what are the social, political and ethical implications? The full day symposium at UniS will feature top-class invited speakers and leading scholars, including the keynote lecture by the Hans Sigrist Prize Winner 2016. The Hans Sigrist Prize is one of the most prestigious international science prizes in Switzerland, and a major award for ground breaking academic research. The prize field changes annually, based upon proposals from the faculties of the University of Bern. For the 2016 award, the foundation has accepted a proposition by the Oeschger Centre.
2016
Dec 8
2016
Dec 9
  • conference
  • Basel

Building on Success – Malaria Control and Elimination

The Swiss TPH Winter Symposium 2016 invites medical and health sector specialists to review and discuss the history, successes and future of Malaria Control and Elimination.
2017
Jan 26
2017
Jan 27
We Scientists Shape Science (teaser)
  • SCNAT
  • Swiss Science and Innovation Council
  • Action day
  • Workshop
  • Bern

We Scientists Shape Science

We want science to be creative, solid, open, helpful for society and a good career opportunity for the talented youth. Let’s start to change what it means to be a scientist and the way and the framework in which science is conducted. It is us scientists who need to change science. Researchers and key players in the Swiss science landscape will decide upon first steps at the meeting. It is time for doing science better.
2017
Jun 29
2017
Jul 1
  • conference
  • Basel

Urban Africans: New encounters of the rural and the urban

African urbanization trends raise several issues that are of interest to scholars.
2017
Aug 21
2017
Aug 23
  • conference
  • Bergen

Globalisation at the Crossroads – Rethinking Inequalities and Boundaries

The EADI General Conference is organized every third year. It serves as the association’s public forum for academic exchange, reflection and debate on pressing global and developmental questions.