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The Global South Network -Economic encounters between the Global North and the Global South: constraints and prospects’
​The Global South network was established by the Faculty of Humanities in December 2016 and aims to bring together researchers within UTU with a focus on Global South to create opportunities to discuss ongoing research and to embark on joint, interdisciplinary research. The Network currently consists of over 30 researchers ranging from graduate students to professors and aims to expand. Our next meeting will be organized by economic geographers at the Turku School of Economics.

Date and time: Thursday, May 24, 13.00 - 15.00 pm
Place: Room LS7, Mercatori, Turku School of Economics.

Program:
13:00 Opening and introductions
13:10 Presentations
• Irfan Ameer (Doctoral candidate in Marketing – Department of Marketing and International Business, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku): “Responses of MNCs towards the institutional pressure for bribes: A micro level practice perspective from Pakistan” (20 min)
• Erja Kettunen-Matilainen (Senior Researcher, Centre for Collaborative Research, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku): “Do developing countries want sustainable development? Evidence from EU’s free trade agreements with Asian emerging economies” (20 min)
• Jarmo Nikander (Doctoral Candidate in Economic Geography, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku): “African Startups at Slush/Global Impact Accelerator” (20 min)
• Lucía Gómez (Doctoral Candidate in Economic Geography, Centre for Collaborative Research, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku): “Catching up by reaching down and out: Urban governance and the landing of the innovation district concept in Medellín, Colombia” (20 min)
14:30 Discussion on the seminar’s theme and future joint activities
15.00 Closing

Please circulate this message in your networks, within your faculty, and beyond. For more information, please contact lucia.o.gomez@utu.fi.
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Published date 5/14/2018 11:50 AM ,  Modified date 5/14/2018 11:53 AM