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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Registration now open for Graduate School Training Workshops

Based on the success of last year, the SIID Graduate School will be running four workshops, available to all UoS postgraduate students and across the White Rose DTC, on development research/research in the Global South. The themes of the workshops are as follows: Researching the Global South: Investigating Everyday Practices 18th November 1.30-4.30pm, ICOSS Conference […]