4th PhD Conference on International Development in Bochum Germany

22 May 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. Deadline for abstract: 30 May 2015

Kick-off meeting: Breaking the vicious circle between poverty and ill-health

19 May 2015

The research consortium on "Breaking the vicious circle between Poverty and Ill-health", held a kick off workshop on 13 and 14 May 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. Eight consortium members from different organisations attended. The kick-off meeting aimed to familiarise all partners with the project – its planning, the expected output and its goals – and to meet all consortium partners. The project is led by Prof. Nicky Pouw of University of Amsterdam and Katja Bender from the University of Applied Science Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, who also convenes the EADI Social Protection Working Group. The research aims at developing new strategic knowledge on the effectiveness of cash transfer programs and social health protection policies in Ghana and Kenya. EADI is involved as knowledge management and dissemination partner.

Also read a job offer for a Research Fellow within the project here.

EUSA_ID Mid-term meeting took place in Bochum

19 May 2015

From 22-25 April the EUSA_ID Mid-term meeting took place at the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany.

EUSA_ID is a mobility programme offering study, training and research periods in Europe for South African Master and PhD candidates and staff and provides European PhD candidates the opportunity to spend a research period in South Africa. EADI provides communication services and quality assurance via its International Accreditation Council.

All partners of the consortium discussed their experiences and future activities concerning staff and student mobilities and joint training and research with very promising results! On 23th April the selection committee selected as well the grantees for the second cohort. 

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Panel Discussion: Transformations in the Middle East and North Africa

11 May 2015

EADI is a cooperating partner in a panel discussion taking place on 11 May 2015 on the topic “Transformations in the Middle East and North Africa: The Youth as Key to a Successful Future” organised by EuroConsult Research & Education, the University of Bonn and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).

Key Messages from the Tax Justice to Promote Social Justice Event

30 Apr 2015

What is needed to support tax justice and what institutions and measures are needed on the international and national level? On 24 February 2015, global experts assembled at the University of Vienna to address the issue of taxes for development.

Call for Book Manuscripts

15 Apr 2015

In conjunction with Palgrave MacMillan, EADI publishes the EADI Global Development Series. We warmly invite proposals/ book manuscripts for the series. Please write to c.brian@palgrave.com to submit a proposal or request information.

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