Urban Studies: Dennis Rodgers seminar and Special Issue launch- 16th Dec

The departments of Town and Regional Planning and Geography, in collaboration with SIID, are hosting the following seminar and Special Issue launch event on 16 December. Of vagrants, migrants, delinquents, and penitents: Barrio life in Nicaragua Monday 16th December 4:00-5.30pm, RJRR, Geography & Planning Building Seminar by Dennis Rodgers, University of Glasgow Drawing on ex-gang member […]


SIIDshare to host week of Professional Skills Workshops

SIIDshare are running a series of professional skills workshops for students the week of 2-5 December: -Advocacy Essentials -Building North-South Partnerships -Developing Impact Assessments -Project Planning using Logistical Frameworks -Writing Funding Proposals


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


Dr. Johan Oldekop returns from IFRI meeting on community forestry

SIID Research Associate, Dr.Johan Oldekop, has recently returned from the US after participating in a workshop on community forestry hosted by SESYNC  at the University of Maryland and organised by IFRI at the University of Michigan, whom he will join as Marie Curie Research Fellow in March 2014. The workshop was the second of three Venture […]


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 […]