Building Civil Society in Post-Genocide Rwanda
Dan Hammett is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography. In April 2016, he was awarded SIID seedcorn funding to support a project exploring nascent civil society in post-genocide Rwanda.
SIID & GDI at Small Charities International Development Debate
As part of Small Charities Week, the SIID/GDI project team presented the latest findings from a research project examining the UK development NGO sector.
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.
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.
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.
Research as political scrutiny
Our guest blogger, Professor Emma Crewe, SOAS, discusses the relationship between researchers & political elites in the Global South.