An innovative symposium about effective ways to develop and strengthen institutional connections with the Global South
We will discuss Advantages, Difficulties, Examples, and New Opportunities, with many invited speakers!
June 1st, Science Park, University of Amsterdam
Diletta Martinelli Fostering Mathematics in the Global South
Assistant professor, Faculty of Science – University of Amsterdam
Tiago Matos Global Health
Dermatologist & Research Fellow - Amsterdam University Medical Center (UvA) & Clinical Research Director - Sanofi
- 13.40 The value of Africa-Europe collaborations - Africa's perspective
David Ssevviiri, Associate Professor in Algebra at Makerere University, Uganda. Leader of the Eastern Africa Algebra Research Group.
- 14.00 The value of Africa-Europe collaborations - Europe's perspective
Balázs Szendrői, Professor of Algebraic Geometry at the University of Vienna. Vice-Chair of the Committee for Developing Countries from the European Mathematics Society.
- 14.20 Establishing collaborations: Examples of successful ongoing projects
Dominic Bunnett, Researcher. Berlin, Techische Universitat Berlin and lecturer at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
- 15.10 Challenges and future directions
Frehiwot Daba, Dermatologist and Head of the Dermatovenereology Department, Saint Paul's Hospital Millennium Medical College, Ethiopia.
- 15.40 Experiences from the Afrika Platform at Ghent University
Annelies Verdoolaege - Coordinator Africa Platform of Ghent University Association, Belgium.
- 16.00 Collaboration with the National Research Foundation of South Africa
Jacomijn Verbruggen-Zoutewelle - Dutch Research Council (NWO)
- 16:20 Conclusion and concrete future directions
- 16:45 - 18:00 Networking session with drinks and snacks
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