Graduate School

Call for Papers

We are now accepting abstracts for the 6th Annual Postgraduate Conference on March 12th: "Reflecting on Development: Global narratives, Local realities". Extended deadline 30th January 2015.

Postgraduate Training Opportunities

The SIID Graduate School offers a number of training workshops for doctoral students

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Co-operative coca reduction in Bolivia
Zero-coca policies prove ineffective in Bolivia, argues Thomas Grisaffi, as he explains the benefits of a co-operative system focused on reduction, not eradication.
Bolivia Brings in the Right of Children to Work from 10 Years Old
Robin Cavagnoud examines the competing conceptions of childhood surrounding the recent changes to Bolivia's child labour laws

Upcoming events

Monday, 09 February


Conference Room, ICOSS, University of Sheffield

Graduate School Training Workshop: Ethics in Development Research

This advanced training workshop will consider the different ethical questions raised by conducting research in international development.

Tuesday, 17 February


ICOSS Boardroom

SIID Research Exchanges

These exchanges are open to all staff and doctoral students across the University, no registration required.

Thursday, 26 February


The Department of Geography, Winter Street, S10 2TN

Temporality, Unemployment, and Young Filipino Men's Navigation of the Future

Seminar from Dr Roderick Galam, Fellow at the Center for Area Studies, Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin

Friday, 27 March


The Chancellor's Hall, Senate House, London

Call for Papers: Institute of Latin American Studies Conference

Call for Papers for the upcoming ILAS Conference on the 'Winds of change after a decade of the Latin American Left'

Friday, 05 June

Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Call for Papers: Developmental States Beyond East Asia

Call for Papers for upcoming workshop hosted by the University of Newcastle and the Political Studies Association (PSA) Development Politics Group