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Call for workshop proposals: "Processes of Decolonizing Research Partnerships"

Annual conference by Kommission für Forschungs­partner­schaften mit Entwicklungs­ländern (KFPE) in collaboration with SUDAC and SOR4D programmes (April 17 - May 1, online)

Researchers, project coordinators, students as well as practitioners from development cooperation and business are invited to submit workshop ideas for the online workshop series from April 17 - May 1.On May 5th 2023, the KFPE will hold its annual conference in collaboration with the SUDAC and SOR4D programmes. This year the focus is on processes of decolonizing research partnerships. To set the scene, a series of online workshops is planned in the period of April 17th-May 1st. The aim of these workshops is to bring together professionals involved in Swiss North-South research collaborations, to promote exchange on the topic of decolonization and discuss ideas or promising practices to tackle this demanding challenge. Successful proposals engage with the question of decolonization in research partnerships and present ideas on how to implement measures in practice.
Possible focal points are wide-ranging and could include, for example:

  • Funding models
  • Project governance
  • Partnership design
  • Presentation and communication of projects
  • Institutional procedures

Submission Deadline: 28 February 2023.