A Talk on Participatory Fieldwork in Pandemic Times: 12 October at 1-3pm.

On Tuesday 12 October, SIID will host Dr Aya Musmar (Sheffield alumna and Assistant Professor, University of Petra), Dr Melissa Gatter (postdoctoral Research Associate, Sheffield Institute for International Development), and Anwar Khweileh (Research Assistant, PPE & Refugees) for a discussion on their personal perspectives of recent fieldwork in Jordan on the GCRF-funded PPE & Refugees […]


Covid-19 Project in Jordan: New Research Associate

SIID are delighted to welcome to the GCRF-funded Covid-19 PPE for Refugees project a new Research Associate, Dr Melissa Gatter. In this innovative project researchers from the University of Sheffield are collaborating with academics at Jordanian universities, working with Syrian refugees and Jordanians from marginalized communities to support livelihoods during the Covid-19 crisis. Livelihood opportunities […]


SIID Event 12th March 3pm: Decolonising in Sheffield: Addressing colonial legacies today

Webinar Panel Discussion: Friday 12th March 3pm-4.30pm


Rethinking (de)coloniality: how useful is the ‘global North’ vs ‘South’?

Rethinking (de)coloniality: how useful are the terms ‘global North’ vs ‘South’?
Thursday 25th June, 4-6pm
Blackboard Collaborate, online event


Call For Participation: Doctoral Colloquium on the Infrastructure Turn and Global Development

Infrastructure investment has reached record levels across much of the global South. The global rush to invest in infrastructure has been met by a parallel turn to infrastructure in critical development studies scholarship (Dodson 2017; Schindler and Kanai 2019). At the University of Sheffield, recent research has examined infrastructure investment in the global South in […]


SIID-IGDC Postgraduate Conference 13-14 May 2020

SIID-IGDC Postgraduate Conference In conjunction with the White Rose DTP Civil Society, Development & Democracy Pathway Wednesday 13 – Thursday 14 May 220 SIID-IGDC Postgraduate Conference May 2020   Where does the power lie in international and global development? How is power produced and practised? How should we engage with development’s image as an emancipatory […]