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Nordregio celebrates 20 years anniversary together with a series of lunch seminars

Nordregio celebrates its jubilee with a series of lunch seminars together with guest speakers from Nordregio's past and future. Lunch seminars take place at Nordregio, in Stockholm throughout the year. Nordregio alumni and partners are warmly welcome to partcipate the lunch seminars by signing up beforehand to

Upcoming Nordregio jubilee lunch seminars 2017

5 December 11.45-13.15, the last lunch seminar with Ole Damsgaard


Our last lunch seminar of 2017 will be held by former Nordregio Director Ole Damsgård. This will also be the last in a whole series of lectures and events marking the 20th anniversary of Nordregio.

Throughout his career, Ole Damsgård has worked with spatial planning and development, as a regional planner, as director of the Danish Town Planning Institute and as a teacher in a number of institutions, the latest being a position as lecturer at ETH University in Zürich. 

Ole was director of Nordregio from 2005 – 2013 and since 2013 he has worked as head of the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme, part of the European Territorial Cooperation Objective, also known as Interreg, supported by the European Regional Development Fund. His main focus is on ultra-peripheral and Arctic areas. 

In his talk, “Today hot, tomorrow not. Reflections on client-based research”, Ole will reflect on his time at Nordregio and the need for research on and in the Arctic region.



Past events

27 October 11.45-13.15, lunch seminar with Hólmfríður Bjarnadóttir 

"Environmental requirements in land use planning"

8 September, lunch seminar with Tuija Hilding-Rydevik

"Environmental issues are far from reality"

15 May, lunch seminar with Kaisa Lähteenmäki-Smith

 'Experimental culture as part of evidence-informed policy in Finland', and reflections on the transition between employment at Nordregio and next/current workplace.

21 April, lunch seminar with Kai Böhme and Erik Gløersen

 The experience from the European consultancy sector to life at Nordregio

17 March, lunch seminar with Hallgeir Allbu

Regional policy and regional reforms in Norway