23.02.21

SIID Event 12th March 3pm: Decolonising in Sheffield: Addressing colonial legacies today

Webinar Panel Discussion: Friday 12th March 3pm-4.30pm (event link TBD) co-organised with University of Sheffield Department of Geography and Arts & Humanities Knowledge Exchange Tickets available here Despite the pandemic, 2020 saw an upsurge in public engagement with long-standing anti-racist and decolonial movements such as Black Lives Matter and Rhodes Must Fall – sparked by […]

20.01.21

SIID Expert advises UN on Technology and Innovation Report 2021

SIID Co-Director Dorothea Kleine has been invited to the select group of international experts advising on the 2021 Technology and Innovation Report of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Prof Kleine, who leads the Digital, Data and Innovation theme in SIID, is an expert on digital inclusion, gender and the capabilities approach. She […]

21.07.20

Rethinking (de)coloniality: how useful is the ‘global North’ vs ‘South’?

Rethinking (de)coloniality: how useful are the terms ‘global North’ vs ‘South’?
Thursday 25th June, 4-6pm
Blackboard Collaborate, online event

05.05.20

Gender-Justice and Digital Innovation in Africa

A new project will unite women changemakers and their male allies to ensure women have an equal say in Africa’s digital futures.

27.02.20

Research storytelling videos “Tales from the Global South” now online

The videos of the research storytelling evening “Tales from the Global South”,  part of the ESRC Sheffield Festival of Social Sciences 2019 and part-funded by SIID, are now available online. Led by Professor Frances Cleaver and professional storyteller Tim Ralphs, our research storytelling journey taught us how to craft stories that rely on the power of words […]

13.02.20

Call For Participation: Doctoral Colloquium on the Infrastructure Turn and Global Development

Infrastructure investment has reached record levels across much of the global South. The global rush to invest in infrastructure has been met by a parallel turn to infrastructure in critical development studies scholarship (Dodson 2017; Schindler and Kanai 2019). At the University of Sheffield, recent research has examined infrastructure investment in the global South in […]