Keynote 1:

"Rural communities revisited: on empowerment, resilience and complexities – making the invisible visible"

Prof. Sarah Skerratt
Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)
GREAT BRITAIN

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Keynote 2:

"Gender relations and rurality: construction of spatial identities and implications for planning"

Assoc. Prof. Susanne Stenbacka
Uppsala Universitet
SWEDEN

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Keynote 3:

"From LEADER to Community-Led Local Development: A critical perspective on European rural policies"

Luís Chaves
MINHA TERRA - Federação Portuguesa de Associações de Desenvolvimento Local
PORTUGAL

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Keynote 4:

"Sustainable development or excessive exploitation? A transition management perspective on areas of intensive agriculture"

Prof. Christine Tamásy
Institut für Strukturforschung und Planung in agrarischen Intensivgebieten (ISPA)
GERMANY

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Keynote 5:

"Territorial disparities and village dynamics in Romania: post-socialist trajectories and post-accession challenges"

Prof. Ioan Ianoş
Centrul interdisciplinar de cercetari avansate asupra dinamicii teritoriale (CICADIT)
ROMANIA

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