Call for papers for DSA conference 2013
The DSA Annual Conference 2013 will be co-hosted by the University of Birmingham’s International Development Department on 15 November. It will take the form of a one day Conference with an open call for panels and papers, reflecting a more democratic process of bringing together current research and thinking on development related issues.
Dr Oldekop to attend International Council for Science meeting
SIID’s Dr Johan Oldekop has been invited to attend the ‘Future Earth’ meeting held by The Royal Society and International Council for Science on June 21.
The Royal Society and the British Academy are hosting a UK Town Hall Meeting to discover more about the new Future Earth initiative led by the International Council for Science (ICSU) in collaboration with the International Social Science Council.
SIID chairs new workshop
SIID’s Dr Paula Meth recently chaired the workshop: Urban Housing in Mexico and South Africa: A Comparrison at the University of Sheffield. This workshop explored comparative themes relating to housing in both Mexico and South Africa focusing on the lived experiences, as well as the wider implications of state-subsidised housing. Dr Meth brought together esteemed participants from around […]
SIID to collaborate with IOD Parc
SIID is pleased to announce it’s first collaboration with innovative company IOD Parc. IOD Parc is an organisation that works with others helping in the developing and facilitating processes that enhance future performance. Their consultancy work in the International Development arena focuses on Organisation Development and Performance Assessment. Their work ranges from global evaluations of international policies and […]
New visiting professor joins SIID
Professor Jacint Jordana will be joining SIID as a visiting professor in the autumn to work with Director of SIID Professor Jean Grugel. Jordana is a professor of Political Science and Public Administration at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain. His main research area is focused on the analysis of public policies, with special emphasis being laid […]
SIIDshare raises over £3000
SIIDshare has raised over £3000 for Restless Development’s Live Below the Line Campaign. 100 Universities took part and SIIDshare at the University of Sheffield came in at a close 2nd place to the winner Cambridge University. Restless Developments campaign is to raise awareness that there are currently 1.4 billion people living on less than £1 […]