[How Do We “Know” the World Series] Part III: Looking Back to Walk Forward: Decolonisation as Self-Determination
Aotearoa, the long white cloud. A vast country secluded by ocean; a depth of ecological beauty with rolling hills of green, empowering mountains that cut through soft white clouds; rivers, lakes and oceans that flow with the crisp, clean air; sunsets that radiate the surroundings with a peachy gentleness; long roads and vast land; a silence that fills the void with reflection.
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…