Key moments from the IDS 50 Conference: States, Markets & Society
Ellie Chowns reflects on key debates from the IDS 50 Conference.
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.
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.
Part Two: Are we there yet? Lighting fires: burning some of the assumptions about childhood
In his second blog in the ‘Are we there yet? series, Mark Waddington, CEO of the NGO Hope and Homes for Children, questions some of our assumptions about ‘childhood’ and how we define it.