18.11.13

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 […]

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

13.11.13

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 […]

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 […]

25.10.13

Meet the SIID Advisory Board

A high level Advisory Board has been established as part of the institute’s strategy to engage with and be informed by international development activities in partner HE institutions and non HE sectors including NGO, local and national government, the media and think tanks. In September, SIID held it’s first external Advisory Board meeting, bringing together […]