Debates on Nordic inspirations (2016)

Modernization Experiences from Northern Europe: Lessons for Poland


Inspiring Seminars on the Nordic Region

An open lecture series with discussion is organised in cooperation with the following partner institutions:

  1. Department of Scandinavian Studies, University of Gdańsk
  2. Centre for Baltic and East European Studies (CBEES) at Södertörn University, Stockholm,
  3. Graduate School for Social Research at Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw,
  4. Scientific Foundation Norden Centrum, Warsaw.

Location of lectures:

in Gdansk: Baltic Campus of the University of Gdansk, Wita Stwosza 55/57, Gdańsk-Oliwa, Theater Hall (room 019) at the Faculty of Languages
in Warsaw: Staszic Palace, Nowy Świat 72, room 242 (II floor).

Dates and speakers:

25.02, at 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Warsaw
Unnur Dís Skaptadóttir
Challenges of growing migration to Iceland. Diversity, borders and boundaries
Unnur Dís Skaptadóttir PhD, is Professor of Social Anthropology at Iceland University in Reykjavik

14.04, at 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Gdansk;
15.04, at 4.00 p.m-6.00 p.m. Warsaw
Carl Marklund
Openness and Progress? The Nordic Model on the Global Market of Ideas
Carl Marklund PhD, is a postdoctoral research fellow, affiliated at Centre for Baltic and East European Countries (CBEES), Södertörn University, Sweden

21.04, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Gdansk;
22.04, at 3.00 p.m.-5.00 p.m. Warsaw
Ulrik Pram Gad
Postcolonial sovereignty games in the Nordic region
Ulrik Pram Gad PhD, is Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

12.05, at 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Gdansk;
13.05, at 4.00 p.m.-6.00 p.m. Warsaw
Jenny Gunnarsson Payne
Reinventing gender and motherhood in Sweden
Jenny Gunnarsson Payne PhD, is Research Leader at CBEES and Associate Professor of Ethnology at Södertörn University, Sweden

19.05, at 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Gdansk;
20.05, at 4.00 p.m.-6.00 p.m. Warsaw
Hanna Sofia Rehnberg
How do we communicate in Scandinavian companies and organisations?
Hanna Sofia Rehnberg PhD, is lecturer at Södertörn University, Sweden