REEDES announces Manifesto for the Inclusion of Development Studies

28 Jul 2015

EADI member REEDES, the Spanish Network of Development Studies has launched a Manifesto for the inclusion of Development Studies in the Spanish National R + D + i Plan, an advocacy document approved by the REEDES’ general assembly, that recognizes the importance of Development Studies to solve global problems, and denounces its lack of public support and scientific recognition in Spain. The text also explains how this type of research in Europe is funded and proposes specific measures for integrating Development Studies in the Spanish R + D + i Plan. Download the manifesto here.

Accreditation of Master's in Contemporary Development of China at Beijing Normal University

07 Jul 2015

In May 2015, a team of three peer reviewers from the International Accreditation Council of EADI started the accreditation process of the Master’s Program in Contemporary Development of China (CDC) at Beijing Normal University. The peer review was preceded by a face-to-face learning visit at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, and at the University of Groningen. 

EJDR 2014 Impact Factor rises to 0.851

07 Jul 2015

EADI, the editorial team and Palgrave Macmillan are very pleased to announce that the 2014 Impact Factor for The European Journal of Development Research has increased to 0.851, a significant increase from 0.564 in 2013. The journal also achieved a 5-year impact factor of 0.941 and climbed from 46/55 to 40/55 titles in the Planning & Development category rankings.

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Under the State's Thumb: Results from an Empirical Survey of Civic Organizations in Vietnam

28 Jul 2015

German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA); Authors: Jörg Wischermann et al.

Why do civic organizations (CO), especially those under authoritarian rule, act as agents of democratic change and/or as forces of preservation for existing power...

Call for Papers: When Can Frugal Innovations Become Inclusive Innovations?

17 Jun 2015

This workshop aims to gather a number of in-depth empirical case studies of frugal and inclusive innovation initiatives in order to advance the conceptual debate on inclusive innovation and development. Case studies can come from Africa, Asia or Latin America, and / or can focus on polycentric initiatives involving for example Western, Chinese or Indian multinational companies. Also conceptual contributions are invited.

4th PhD Conference on International Development in Bochum, Germany

08 Jun 2015

The Conference will take place from 24 - 25 September 2015 in Bochum, Germany and will offer an international platform for PhD candidates and recent PhD graduates (graduating within the last two years) in development studies with various disciplinary backgrounds to meet with fellow students, senior academics and experts. In cooperation with EADI. Call for abstracts extended to 20 June 2015

Call for Papers: "Defining Global Citizenship: Development, Politics and Social Changes"

05 Jun 2015

The University of East London's 5th Undergraduate Conference will be taking place on Saturday, 7th of November 2015 at UEL, Docklands Campus in London, England. The theme of the conference is "Defining Global Citizenship: Development, Politics and Social Changes". Deadline for abstracts: 1 August 2015.

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Jos Engelen talks about the new NWO Strategy

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CSTM's Joy Clancy leads Program to further Knowledge on Energy Access for Women and Girls

02 Jun 2015

The International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, ENERGIA, and the UK Department for International Development, DFID, signed an agreement to advance knowledge and awareness regarding the impact of energy access on women and girls.

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