The key note speakers will be Gunnar Lind Haase Svendsen from Denmark, Svenn Frisvoll from Norway and Karin Beland Lindahl from Sweden.
Key note 1
Title: “School closures in rural areas: How necessary are they, and what are the consequences for the local population?”
Professor Gunnar Lind Haase Svendsen
Key note 2:
Nordic welfare states and geographic pluralities: public sector reforms and future challenges for rural communities.
Senior researcher Svein Frisvoll
Key note 3:
Mine establishment in the rural North: Politics of localization and uneven Development
Senior lecturer Karin Beland Lindahl