Dr Fontana presents paper at the University of Oxford

Dr Lorenza Fontana recently attened the graduate conference ‘Contentions against neoliberalism:Reconstituting the social fabric in the developing world’ – Democracy, Governance and Development Conference Series at the Oxford Department of International Development (ODID) at the University of Oxford. The title of the paper was titled;  From Neoliberal Multiculturalism to Plurinational Developmentalism: Land Reform, Rural Movements […]


SIID to attend Research of the Future event

July will see SIID representatives Professor Jean Grugel and Dr Johan Oldekop attend the Research of the Future event at the Millennium Galleries hosted by the University of Sheffield. This exciting event is part of the 2022 Futures initiative and will be a forum for collective thinking and challenging debate about which research areas the University will be […]


Dr Nem Singh presents paper at CEISAL in Portugal

This month will see Dr Jewellord Nem Singh present a paper and co-convene a panel at CEISAL Oporto, Portugal. CEISAL is a network that brings together leading institutes, centres specialising in Latin American studies and national associations of social research on Latin America from Europe, with fifty-one members representing 19 European countries. CEISAL main bodies are […]


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.