16th EADI General Conference: Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice
- Start date
Monday 5 Jul 2021, 09:00
- End date
Thursday 8 Jul 2021, 18:00
- Online from the International Institute of Social Studies
- Spoken Language
The European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) EADI General Conference will take place entirely online.
Even in this virtual format, the conference will be a very special event. It will benefit from the virtual hospitality of ISS, one of Europe’s oldest and largest centres for research and education in the field of development studies.
Early Bird registration extended till 2 May 2021 (see below for details)
The conference will be combined with the Development Dialogue, the annual European conference of PhD candidates working in development studies.
About the conference
The central theme of the conference is 'Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice'. Together, these three concepts represent the organization's aspirations for approaches to global development that address inequality, poverty and political marginalization, also in connection with climate change and other environmental threats.
Solidarity is essential for any process of social change. Based on mutually shared interests and human values, solidarity can be extremely powerful yet can also be easily undermined in an era of fake news and (electronically) manipulated elections.
Peace and social justice are similarly important values in (as well as aspired outcomes of) struggles or transformation processes in which solidarity is key.
The conference will be hosted by the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), one of Europe’s oldest and largest centres for research and education in the field of development studies. It will be combined with the Development Dialogue, the annual European conference of PhD candidates working in development studies.
Take a look at the list of panels and sessions.
Registration for the 16th EADI General Conference is now open. As the conference will be held online, the new Conference fees are considerably lower compared to the (postponed) 2020 conference. We encourage participants to register as soon as possible in order to take advantage of the early bird fees.
Early Bird Registration Fees (2 May 2021)
- Non EADI member - EUR 125
- EADI member - EUR 100
- PhD researchers, students and ISS alumni - EUR 50
Late-Registration Fees (after 2 May 2021)
- Non EADI member - EUR 175
- EADI member - EUR 150
- PhD researchers students and ISS alumni - EUR 70
We offer a special Registration fee for participants located in Low and Middle Income Countries which is equivalent to the lowest fee in the list (PhD researchers and students – EUR 50). Participants who would like to make use of this can write to us at email@example.com.
What makes the EADI/ISS 2021 conference unique?
EADI and ISS will use a variety of innovative conference formats to enable participants to exchange ideas and engage in active discussions. These include special panels between practitioners and academics as well as a high number of participants from the Global South. We will provide space for early career scholars in our seed and harvest panels.
We look forward to an exciting and inspiring gathering of development researchers and practitioners from all over the world.