Workshop held with British Studies Association

Dr Nem Singh (University of Sheffield) and Dr Andrew Lawrence (University of Vienna) recently convened the ‘States, Markets and the Changing Political Economy of Natural Resources: Theorising the IPE of Development’ workshop.  This brought together academics and practitioners from across Europe and Asia to discuss pressing issues in this area and was in association with British […]


SIID visits Barcleona to join European research project

Professor Jean Grugel recently took part in the first meeting of the EU-IANUS research project team in Barcelona. EU-IANUS  is a scientific research project at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI). The project looks on the role of the European Union (EU) as an actor in an unsettled international system. After the relative stability of the […]


Call for papers for DSA conference 2013

The DSA Annual Conference 2013 will be co-hosted by the University of Birmingham’s International Development Department on 15 November. It will take the form of a one day Conference with an open call for panels and papers, reflecting a more democratic process of bringing together current research and thinking on development related issues.


Dr Oldekop to attend International Council for Science meeting

SIID’s Dr Johan Oldekop has been invited to attend the ‘Future Earth’ meeting held by The Royal Society and International Council for Science on June 21.

The Royal Society and the British Academy are hosting a UK Town Hall Meeting to discover more about the new Future Earth initiative led by the International Council for Science (ICSU) in collaboration with the International Social Science Council.


SIID chairs new workshop

SIID’s Dr Paula Meth recently chaired the workshop: Urban Housing in Mexico and South Africa: A Comparrison at the University of Sheffield. This workshop explored comparative themes relating to housing in both Mexico and South Africa focusing on the lived experiences, as well as the wider implications of state-subsidised housing. Dr Meth brought together esteemed participants from around […]


SIID to collaborate with IOD Parc

SIID is pleased to announce it’s first collaboration with innovative company IOD Parc. IOD Parc is an organisation that works with others helping in the developing and facilitating processes that enhance  future performance.  Their consultancy work in the International Development arena focuses on Organisation Development and Performance Assessment. Their work ranges from global evaluations of international policies and […]