Dr. Tom Goodfellow awarded Oxford Development Studies Sanjaya Lall Prize

SIID associate Tom Goodfellow has been awarded the Oxford Development Studies Sanjaya Lall Prize 2013 for his article entitled ‘The Institutionalisation of “Noise” and “Silence” in Urban Politics: Riots and Compliance in Uganda and Rwanda’ published in ODS 41 (4): 436-54. The Sanjaya Lall Prize is awarded annually for the best article published in the previous year’s volume. The […]


“Urban citizens of ‘another world’”- Ryan Centner Seminar, 27th Feb

Thursday 27th February, 15.30-17.00, D3c, Geography & Planning Building Research Seminar from Dr. Ryan Centner, Assistant Professor of Urban Geography, LSE Dr Centner is an urban and development scholar, engaged in ongoing projects that investigate urban social change, transformation of the built environment, and their connections to larger political struggles – from Latin America (especially […]


Official Launch of ID100: The Hundred Most Important Questions in International Development

SIID unveils its latest initiative: ID100- The Hundred Most Important Questions in International Development. With the deadline of the Millennium Development Goals fast approaching, and a new post-2015 development agenda emerging, ID100 will establish priorities for international development policy and research in order to tackle the world’s most urgent socioeconomic, political and environmental problems.


SIID Postgraduate Conference: Registration Now Open

The SIID Postgraduate conference brings together graduate researchers studying aspects of international development from across the UK and beyond to showcase their work in Sheffield. The conference is a postgrad-centred and postgrad-led event, and provides an opportunity for early-career researchers to present their work in a constructive and supportive atmosphere. Event: SIID 5th Annual Postgraduate Conference […]


Call for Panels: “Where is Latin America Heading?”- PILAS Annual Conference 2014

PILAS Annual Conference 2014 – “Where is Latin America heading?” 12th-13th June, University of Sheffield PILAS, the postgraduate affiliate of the Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS), is inviting postgraduate researchers to debate and reflect on the place of Latin America within a changing international context, in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Discussing […]


“Focus on Global Health” at the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield are hosting a ‘Focus on Global Health’ from 13th to 18th February 2014. We are supporting a number of events looking at global health issues. A summary is provided here, with further details below. Recent years have seen an increasing awareness of the global dimensions of individual and population health. A […]