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 […]

10.10.13

Prof. Jean Grugel to be Series Editor for new book series: ‘Development, Justice & Citizenship’

We are pleased to announce that SIID Director, Professor Jean Grugel, will be the Series Editor for a new book series entitled ‘Development, Justice & Citizenship’, as part of the ‘IPE, Development and Environment’ series within Palgrave Macmillan.

The book series will explore the multiple and complex interactions between human rights, citizenship, justice and development. It aims to showcase theoretical and empirical studies of the multi-level struggles for justice by and for ordinary people.

19.08.13

Making Politics Practical: Workshop to be co-convened by Dr Jojo Nem Singh

The International Development Department (IDD), University of Birmingham and the PSA Development Politics Group will be joining forces once again to host a workshop on “Making Politics Practical (II):  Development Politics and the Changing Aid Environment”. This event will be the follow up to the original workshop held in 2007, with the aim of discussing […]

22.07.13

Dr Lorenza Fontana to present two conferences in Bolivia

Dr Lorenza Fontana is to give two conferences in Bolivia. The Post-graduate Centre of the University San Simon and the NGO Ciudadania have invited Dr Lorenza Fontana to present her work in a seminar in the city of Cochabamba. The organizers are University Center for Advanced Studies (CESU) – through the Masters Programme of Environment and Sustainable Development, […]