07.08.19

Decolonising development: SIID perspectives

The decolonial turn in social sciences, strengthened by phenomena like the Rhodes Must Fall movement is growing. The challenge of decolonising requires us to move beyond our current framings, ways of thinking and doing things.

07.08.19

Decolonising innovation: is another innovation possible?

Much is written about the role of innovation in contributing to the wellbeing of people in the global South.

07.08.19

PRIME Early Career Researchers take part in Capacity Building activities held at The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield (UoS) has recently held two excellent events, namely the 10th Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) Post-graduate Conference with the theme of “Decolonising Development” and a Research Ethics Workshop entitled “Developing Best Practice for Researching in the Global South”.

02.08.19

Buen Vivir in Bolivia and Ecuador: An inspiring alternative or business as usual?

Buen Vivir – a terminology which originates in indigenous cosmovision (Sumak Kawsay in Kichwa and Suma Qamaña in Aymara) and could be translated into the English term of ‘good living’- has become a prominent feature of decolonial thought across Latin America and beyond.

15.06.19

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 […]