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Welcome & Programme

The 14th General Conference of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) is a major European event devoted to the topical theme of “Responsible Development in a Polycentric World: Inequality, Citizenship and the Middle Classes”.

Every three years the conference is held in a different European city. In June 2014, the UN-city Bonn hosts the conference which attracts more than 400 researchers active in development research and global change issues.

GC2014-InfoGraphic_1_Date+VenueThe conference is a European forum for academic exchange, reflection and debate. 21 EADI Working Groups have issued Calls for Papers and reviewed more than 300 submitted abstracts. The presentations, mirroring their thematic approach to the overall subject of Development Studies, are a considerable part of the conference. Furthermore, 41 Panel Sessions are hosted by the institutional member institutes of the EADI network and independent organisations. Invited scholars from all over the world debate about a variation of topics.

Following the tradition of the previous thirteen EADI General Conference a number of Plenaries with high-level international speakers highlight each day of the conference. In addition a number of side-events are organized to celebrate EADI’s 40th anniversary as well as emphasize the collaboration with important partners and projects.

Programme: Please download the most updated version of the programme here.