Seeing and Being Development’s ‘Other’: Representations of Africa and Diaspora Audiences
While Comic Relief telethons raise, as they always do, millions of sympathy-laden donations from well-entertained audiences, my lasting impressions of this programme would always be of a vast horde of shaven-headed, undifferentiated masses smiling and waving enthusiastically at the documentary-makers camera.
Why Are Geniuses Destroying Jobs in Uganda?
Lant Pritchett: “This juxtaposition makes my head explode: Why are the world’s scarcest economic resources devoted to economizing one of the world’s most abundant economic resources?”
Understanding ethics of doing interdisciplinary research with refugee communities (or trying to!)
Independently of the discipline, all research faces ethical challenges at different stages.
There Are Better Ways To Fight Poverty Than Giving Money To Corporations
“By focusing their branding and marketing around an important societal issue, corporations advance self-serving industrial agendas, thereby avoiding social backlash.”
Why Humanosphere’s hibernation matters – and what we can do about it
On 1st July, Humanosphere is taking a break – possibly never to return…
Fake news has always existed, but quality journalism has a history of survival
‘Fake news’ and how truthful journalism has historically overcome challenges such as this and prevailed.