12 June PhD School and Research Seminar: The Notions and Concepts of Responsive Natural Resources Governance, Joensuu

Time: Monday 12th of June 2017, at 10:00–17:00 (+ social event starting at 17:00)

Venue: Suomen metsäkeskus (Siltakatu 20 B, Joensuu)


Organized by Institute for Natural Resources, Environment and Society (LYY), University of Eastern Finland in cooperation with Responsive Natural Resources Governance -research group. Participation requires registration.



10:00 Opening and short introductions: Irmeli Mustalahti, University of Eastern Finland

First part of the seminar (10:30–12): The deliberative natural resources governance

Presentation by PhD Student Maija Hyle commented by Leena Leskinen, The Finnish Forest Centre and Alice Ndidde, Makerere University, Uganda

Lunch break

Second part of the seminar (13:00–15:00): Communities and civil society participation in natural resources governance.

Presentation by PhD Student Violeta Gutierrez Zamora and PhD Student German Quimbayo commented by Tiina Kontinen, University of Jyväskylä and Juha Kotilainen, University of Eastern Finland

Coffee break

Third part of the seminar (15:30–17:00): Collaborative natural resources management and conflict resolution

Presentation by PhD Student Denis Dobrynin and commented by Timo Hokkanen, North Karelia Biosphere Reserve and Diego García Osorio, National University of Mexico

17:00 Closing: Irmeli Mustalahti, University of Eastern Finland


Further information:

Irmeli Mustalahti, Academy Research Fellow, University of Eastern Finland, tel. +358 50 5632071, Irmeli.mustalahti(at)uef.fi

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