12.06.14

A journey through the archives: documenting World Cup tensions

With the World Cup kicking off in Brazil today, we take a look through the blog archives at what SIID researchers have had to say about the ongoing tensions surrounding Brazil 2014 and Qatar 2022: “Kicking Off in Brazil” In one of the first blogs for SIID, Dr.Maite Conde and Dr.Tariq Jazeel documented the first […]

24.04.14

SIID researchers work with WUN in South Africa

In March 2014, SIID researchers Paula Meth and Lorenza Fontana visited the University of Cape Town to establish and cultivate research links, under the Worldwide Universities Network Research (WUN) Mobility Programme.

18.11.13

Worldwide Universities Network Funding Success for SIID Researchers

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paula Meth and Dr. Lorenza Fontana have both been awarded funding under the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Research Mobility Programme. The Research Mobility Programme (RMP) offers funding for the academic community to visit the international WUN partners in Europe, Americas, China, South Africa and Australasia to establish and […]

13.11.13

SIID to co-host seminar with CSCY on Residential Youthcare on the Mexican-American Border

Slyvia Meischner (University of Essex) will be presenting a seminar on “Residential Youthcare in the Mexican-American Border Zone: the intersection between foreign aid and cultural reproduction” Tuesday 26th November 2013, 12.30-13.30pm,ICOSS Boardroom

07.11.13

Dr. Lorenza Fontana published in Oxford Working Paper Series

SIID Research Associate, Dr. Lorenza Fontana has published a paper as part of the Oxford Department of International Development Working Paper Series: “From Neoliberal Multiculturalism to Plurinational Developmentalism: Land Reform, Rural Movements and Intra-societal Conflicts in Contemporary Bolivia” This paper looks at the recent wave of conflicts over land and resources among social organizations in […]

01.11.13

Professor Jean Grugel blogs for the New Internationalist

SIID Director, Professor Jean Grugel, has written a piece for the New Internationalist, entitled “Internationalism is about global justice- and the World Cup too” The article comes as part of of the ‘Internationalist blogging series‘, timed to coincide with the with the magazine’s 40th anniversary.  The series brings together leading writers, thinkers and activists to […]