Dr Lorenza Fontana to present two conferences in Bolivia

Dr Lorenza Fontana is to give two conferences in Bolivia. The Post-graduate Centre of the University San Simon and the NGO Ciudadania have invited Dr Lorenza Fontana to present her work in a seminar in the city of Cochabamba. The organizers are University Center for Advanced Studies (CESU) – through the Masters Programme of Environment and Sustainable Development, […]


SIID academics to work with United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

Professor Jean Grugel (SIID), Dr Jojo Nem Singh (SIID) and Dr Pascale Hatcher (Ritsumeikan University/Université du Québec à Montréal) have been invited to work with UNRISD to develop a research paper concerning the relationship between natural resource exploitation and childrens rights in the global south. SIID has an established reputation working in the areas of […]


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 […]