18.05.16

Designer activism and post-democracy

Re-blog from Alex de Waal: for campaigners committed to transformational social change, the unscripted howl of celebrities is a weak peg on which to hang a movement.

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03.05.16

Rebuilding Barpak: resilience and the difficult transition from emergency relief to long-term reconstruction

One year on from the Nepal earthquake we discuss resilience and resconstruction in Barpak, the village closest to the epicenter of the earthquake.

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28.04.16

Do international development researchers still have the right to exist?

Doctoral student Emmanuel A. Adu-Ampong asks if ‘participatory action research’ projects can revitalise international development research in the Global South.

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27.04.16

Research as political scrutiny

Our guest blogger, Professor Emma Crewe, SOAS, discusses the relationship between researchers & political elites in the Global South.

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14.04.16

Nairobi slums: value-added outcomes in exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) intervention

Our guest blog from Dr Paula Griffiths explores the unexpected benefits of an Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF) study in Nairobi, Kenya

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06.04.16

Poor Numbers

Morten Jerven – keynote at our SIID Annual Lecture & Postgraduate Conference – discusses the problems of ‘poor numbers’.

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