Decolonising development: thinking together about decolonising, ethics, knowledge-implementation links and a decolonised Northern university
By Judith Krauss and Andrea Jiménez Cisneros On 15 and 16 May 2019, the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) hosted its annual postgraduate research (PGR) conference, bringing together PGRs from across Europe and beyond with diverse disciplinary and geographical research foci. This year, the two-day conference organised by Sheffield PGRs for PGRs had as […]
The effects of the Colombian peace process on urban barrios populares
Blog post written by Angela Lin and Melanie Lombard discussing the effects of the Colombian peace process on cities and in particular, low-income neighbourhoods.
Cartoonists can be an important voice of dissent: but they can also be divisive
Political cartoonists need to continue to speak truth to power, but in so doing must ensure they do not cause division and hostility.
Tanzania Outlaws Fact-Checking, Seeks World Bank Aid to Create New Facts
Following the playbook of Argentina and Greece, Tanzania has criminalized scrutiny of its economic and social data—creating a quandary for its international creditors.
The Strange Neglect of Diversity within Microfinance Institutions
One of the vices of poverty is not being able to access that little bit of extra money when you need it
Traitors List: ‘traitors’ in political and media rhetoric today
Traitor accusations are becoming increasingly widespread in western and international politics and media. Who are the modern ‘enemies within’ and what are the contexts in which they appear?