Kick off, Concurrences in colonial and postcolonial studies


Day 1: The present and future of Concurrences

09:30–10:00 Coffee

10:00–12:00 Session 1.
• Presentations
• The program for 2017
• Communication (Ingeborg Ekman Giertz)
• The new Concurrences postdoc Amrita Ghosh arriving in June.
• External funding: Stefan Eklöf Amirell
• Other news from members
• What is Concurrences? Expectations and commitments:
-Seminar attendance
-Conference attendance
-External funding

12:00–13:00 Lunch

13:00–14:45 Session 2
• What is Concurrences? Infrastructure and outreach:
-Cluster and project activities
-The cluster for Nordic Colonialism
-The Huseby project and the new Huseby cluster
-Centre-to-Centre agreement with The Centre for Trans-Himalayan Studies
-Community work/outreach/impact

14:45–15:00 Coffee

15:00–17:00 Session 3
• What is Concurrences? A discussion about membership, guest researchers and how we measure excellence.
-The New Concurrences application in late spring
-Principles for invitations/acceptance of guest researchers (social commitments, connection to work being done)
-Indicators for successful research at the centre (how do we measure excellence?)

18:30–late Dinner at Teleborg Castle

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