Join the Fudan Nordic Centre – 25 year anniversary seminar

Register now to Fudan Nordic Centre – digital 25-year anniversary seminar!
Learn about sino-nordic cooperations on social policy, heritage and arctic issues!
Digital event, October 18-19, 2021.


October 18 – Anniversary Ceremony

09:00-10:00 (CEST) 15:00-16:00 (CST)

09:00 / 15:00 Opening
Chair of Nordic Centre Board and Council Prof. Per Cramér, The University of Gothenburg

09:05 / 15:05 Screening of short anniversary film: 25 years of Nordic Centre

09:10 / 15:10 Presentation on Sino-Nordic Collaborations
Prof. Kalle-Antti Suominen, Vice-rector for research, University of Turku.

09:30 / 15:30 Keynote speech
Prof. TANG Xu, Fudan University. Executive Director, IRDR International Center of Excellence

October 19 – Scientific Workshops

Four workshops will be arranged parallelly 09:00-12:00(CEST) 15:00-18:00(CST):

  • Social policy workshop: The changing conditions for social resilience – Sino-Nordic perspectives on social policy. Session conveners: Rune Halvorsen, Oslo Metropolitan University & Stein Kuhnle, University of Bergen

  • Arctic workshop: Multidisciplinary perspectives on a changing Arctic.

    Part 1: The Arctic and Social Impacts of Climate Change

    Session conveners: Guðbjörg Ríkey (University of Iceland), Pia Elísabeth Hansson (University of Iceland), Sanna-Kaisa Kopra (University of Lapland)

    Part 2: The Arctic from the perspectives of Climatology and Atmospheric Sciences

    Session conveners: Zhang Ruonan (Fudan University), Mats Björkman & Deliang Chen (University of Gothenburg)

    Part 3: Plenary discussion