Lorenza Fontana in Argentina for research on global governance and child labour

Research Associate Dr.Lorenza Fontana is in Argentina this month to continue her fieldwork into child labour and the impact of international human rights law.


Kathryn Green blogs for Interdisciplinary Exchanges

The ‘Interdisciplinary Exchanges‘ seminar series on natural resource management in the 21st century, funded by the ESRC and supported by SIID, now has its own blog! SIID Research Associate Kathryn Green kicks off the series with her piece on ‘Food Security: Sparing and Sharing Food‘


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 […]


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.


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 […]


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