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The Centre for Rural Research, Norway, is organizing the 3rd Nordic Conference for Rural Research in 2014

The conference “Nordic Ruralities – Thriving and Declining Communities” will be held 12 -14 May 2014 at the Best Western Nova Hotel, Trondheim, Norway.

The conference is organized as a Nordic cooperation, and held every second year. The first two conferences were held in Sweden (2010) and Finland (2012). Registration details and the conference program will be published later.

The scientific committee consists of:

  • Tuija Mononen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
  • Hanne W. Tanvig, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Cecilia Waldenström, University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
  • Þóroddur Bjarnason, University of Akureyri, Iceland
  • Maja Farstad, Centre for Rural Research, Norway
  • Mariann Villa, Centre for Rural Research, Norway

The technical/local committee at Centre for Rural Research consists of:

  • Mariann Villa
  • Maja Farstad
  • Liv Bjørnaas
  • Odd Roger Langørgen

For more information, please contact:

Practical information (registration, payment etc):


Previous conferences:

Finland – Rural at the edgeBook of abstracts (PDF)

Sweden – Nordic Rural Futures: pressures and possibilities – Book of abstracts (PDF)