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Doctoral seminars

When a doctoral seminar is to take place, information about date, place and research area will be presented here.

Doctoral seminars/defenses autumn 2020, KEG/HEK:



October 8, 10.00-12.00. Ibrahim Wahab, Defense Doctoral Thesis

A bird's eye-view of smallholder productivity- Current measurement shortfalls, farmer perceptions and rationality on rainfed family farms in Ghana

Opponent: Dr. Jordan Chamberlin of the  International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), Nairobi, Kenya

Venue: Will be streamed live. Joining with this link means you can follow the defense act, but you cannot speak via the link. Passcode 624521 required. 

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It is also possible to join from the zoom app with:
Webinar ID: 699 3740 3072

Passcode: 624521


September 18, 13.00-15.00. Katherine Burlingame, Defense Doctoral Thesis

Dead Landscapes – and how to make them live

Opponent: David Harvey, Associate Professor in Critical Heritage Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark

Venue: Streamed live - a link will be added the day before the event.


Doctoral seminars/defenses autumn 2019, KEG/HEK:


October 22nd, 16.15. Selorm Kugbega, KEG, First year seminar:

- Smallholder Commercialization, differentiation dynamics and processes of Agri-based Structural Transformation in Rural Ghana. An Examination of land tenure Implications of State-Led Initiatives for Agrarian Change.

Discussant: Professor Anne Jerneck, LUCSUS, Lund University

Venue: Malmö


November 28th, 13.15. Ibrahim Wahab, KEG, Final seminar:

A bird's-eye view to smallholder productivity: Current yield measurement shortfalls, farmer perceptions and rationality on rainfed family farms in Ghana

Discussant: Professor Lennart Olsson, LUCSUS, Lund University

Venue: Malmö


December 11th, 10.15. Andreas Roos, HEK, Midterm seminar.

Earthing philosophy of technology: The need for philosophical materialism in calibrating the technosphere to the biosphere

Discussant: Associate senior lecturer Wim Carton, LUCSUS, Lund University

Venue: Malmö


December 17th, 10.00. Johan Miörner, KEG, Defense Doctoral Thesis

(Re-)shaping regional economies – Regional innovation system dynamics and new industrial path development

Opponent: Professor Stig-Erik Jakobsen, Mohn center for innovation and regional development, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

Venue: ‘Världen’, Geocentrum I, ground floor, Sölvegatan 10, Lund

For more upcoming events, please see our calendar. 

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