Debating Colonial Legacies of Development Studies

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12 Jul 2018

“The biggest myth about development is the superiority of the West”, claimed Olivia U. Rutazibwa during the debate, “we urgently need to demythologize development.” This pinpoints one of the core arguments of the engaged debate among panellists and participants of the EADI-organised roundtable during the British Development Studies Association (DSA) Conference held in Manchester, 27-29 June 2018.

EADI Annual Report 2017 published

Read more: EADI Annual Report 2017 published
11 Jul 2018

"It remains for us, both individually and as EADI, to base development on the promotion of notions of rights and dignity, advocating and supporting a decent future for all life on earth. This includes responsibilities and obligations towards those, who remain on the receiving end of an anthropocentric age, which violates the intergenerational contract and a social contract with nature. As scholars of Development Studies – and as humans - we need to accept these challenges and work towards contributing to a better future for all. EADI will continue to provide the network, forum and platform for such"

Henning Melber, in his foreword to the EADI Annual Report 2017

Building a New Partnership between Africa and the European Union. Business as usual or a transforming agenda?

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11 Jul 2018

Save the date - 11 October 2018, Vienna Building a New Partnership between Africa and the European Union. Business as usual or a transforming agenda? Public conference organised by ÖFSE and EADI.

Successful accreditation of the “Master International Development Studies” offered by the University of Amsterdam

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06 Jul 2018

SADI is delighted to announce the successful accreditation of the “Master International Development Studies” offered by the University of Amsterdam. IAC/EADI wishes to congratulate UvA on the overall excellent quality and unique features of its programme.

The Master International Development Studies programme of the University of Amsterdam is meant to introduce students to development studies as a distinctly multi-disciplinary field. The objectives of the programme include educating students in the history and theories of development, familiarising them with different disciplinary perspectives on development, such as those from sociology, anthropology and human geography, acquainting them with the multi-scalar context of development processes, recognising relations between local, regional, national and global levels and teaching them about interaction and unequal power relations between actors within context-specific institutional environments.

In addition, the programme objectives are...

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