Award of the Ester Boserup Prizes 2020

The Ester Boserup Prize for Research on Development 2020 will be awarded to Jun Borras, Professor of Agrarian Studies at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, Adjunct Professor at China Agricultural University, Beijing, and a Fellow for Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy in California.

Jun Borras will give an open lecture titled: Petty reformism and agrarian climate justice: changing context for and object of agrarian justice struggles in the era of climate change and right-wing populism.

The Ester Boserup Thesis Prize 2020 will be awarded to Anne Sofie Beck Knudsen for the PhD thesis: What’s in a Name? Migration and Cultural Change.

Anne Sofie Beck Knudsen will give a presentation of their PhD thesis.

About the Ester Boserup Prizes

The Ester Boserup Prize for Research on Development is awarded for outstanding social science research on development and economic history. The prize is presented to a scholar whose research has improved and deepened our knowledge of development dynamics and economic history, of poverty and wealth, of marginalization and political participation, and of lawlessness and justice.

The Ester Boserup Thesis Prize is awarded to a brilliant PhD thesis that treats one or several issues of development dynamics, of poverty and wealth, of marginalization and political participation, and of lawlessness and justice. The thesis must be successfully defended at the University of Copenhagen within the year in question.

More about Ester Boserup and the Ester Boserup Prizes at ccdr.ku.dk

Copenhagen Centre for Development Research (CCDR)

The Ester Boserup Prize for Research on Development and the Ester Boserup Thesis Prize are awarded by the Copenhagen Centre for Development Research (CCDR).

For more information, see ccdr.ku.dk

Practical information

The event is open to all, and you do not have to register.

Location:
Aud. A2-70.03
Thorvaldsensvej 40
1871 Frederiksberg C

Date and time:
Thursday 14 May
14:00-16:00