Erasmus + and Entrepreneurship Unit Research seminar: professors, Sonali Das and Alex Bignotti

In 2019, Erasmus+ granted the Entrepreneurship Unit a grant for staff mobility between the University of Turku and the University of Pretoria (Ulla Hytti and Mohamed Farhoud).

The grant was awarded on the bases of the entrepreneurship units efforts in advancing the Turku School of Economics focus on Sustainable Development Goals, Responsible Management, and Social Economy research and education.

The first mobility will occur between the 7th to the 18th, professors, Sonali Das and Alex Bignotti from the University of Pretoria will be hosted by the unit of entrepreneurship. Professor Das is an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and can offer methodological advice. Dr. Bignotti is the director of the African Network of Social Entrepreneurship Scholars and can be approached for research opportunities, data collection, joint visits, etc. within Management and Entrepreneurship.

Please join us for a research seminar on 10th August at 2 pm to meet our visitors. Place: Turku School of Economics, Yhdistys meeting room, 4th floor

Alex Bignotti will present his work-in-progress research: The role of social identity and experience in the formation of social entrepreneurial intention among South Africa’s youth
Sonali Das will present her work-in-progress research: Understanding aspects of weather data for risk preparedness

Further information: Mohamed Farhoud,
Mohamed Farhoud