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Next EADI General Conference announced: "Solidarity, Peace, and Social Justice", 29 June - 2 July 2020

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29 Jun 2020

EADI and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) announce the 16th EADI General Conference, which will be held in The Hague (Netherlands) from Monday 29 June to Thursday 2 July 2020. The conference will be hosted by the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), one of Europe’s oldest and largest centres for research and education in the field of for development studies. The conference will be combined with the Development Dialogue, the annual European conference of PhD candidates working in development studies. To the conference webpage

Attention Early Career Researchers: The Call for Abstracts for the 17th Development Dialogue is Open!

Read more: Attention Early Career Researchers: The Call for Abstracts for the 17th Development Dialogue is Open!
15 Jan 2020

Engaged Scholarship for Development: Building Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice:
Invitation to PhDs and early-career researchers in development studies to share ideas on their research methodologies, findings and experiences towards solidarity, peace and social justice. Submit your abstract by 15 January 2020!

EADI/ISS General Conference 2020: Call for Abstracts Open!

15 Dec 2019

We are happy to announce the call for abstracts for next years EADI/ISS General Conference "Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice"! You can choose from a variety of seed and harvest panels: Seed panel (SP): Provides a platform to present work in progress and/or innovative ideas and do not necessarily require the submission of a full paper. Harvest panel (HP): Provides a space to present completed research and research findings. As final submissions vary, please read carefully what type of submission is expected after the acceptance of your abstract The call for abstracts will close on 15 December 2019. The announcement of the workshop and roundtable sessions will follow soon! To the call

Global Citizenship Education Workshop, 12-13 December, Bratislava

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12 Dec 2019

Join the Second Meeting of the EADI Bridge 27 South Easterm Europe Knowledge Exchange Partnership!

The themes of the conference are intercultural competence; marginalized Roma communities in Slovakia; and media and digital literacy.

Emissions Gap Report 2019

Read more: Emissions Gap Report 2019 (external link)
06 Dec 2019

2019/11 – November 2019; Author(s): United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi

The latest UNEP Emissions Gap Report reveals that, over the next decade, global emissions need to be cut by 7.6 percent every year to meet 1.5°C Paris target. According to current unconditional pledges, the world is heading for a 3.2°C temperature rise. G20 nations account for 78 per cent of all emissions, but 15 of them have not even committed to a timeline for net-zero emissions. The report finds that greenhouse gas emissions have risen 1.5 per cent per year over the last decade. Emissions in 2018, including from land-use changes such as deforestation, hit a new high of 55.3 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent

We mourn the loss of former EADI president Louis Emmerij

Read more: We mourn the loss of former EADI president Louis Emmerij
02 Dec 2019

We are very sorry to share the sad news of the sudden passing away of our former President professor Louis Emmerij at the age of 84 last week on 26 November. Louis Emmerij was the second president of EADI from 1978 to 1984 and a key person in giving EADI its current shape.

Wanted: Knowledge Partnership Student Assistant for 6 Months

Read more: Wanted: Knowledge Partnership Student Assistant for 6 Months
27 Nov 2019

We are looking to recruit a Knowledge Partnership Student Assistant (20 hours per week) to the Bridge 47 - Building Global Citizenship project for a 06-month contract starting in February 2020 and ending on 31 July 2020.

JUMP Call 2020: Scholarships for Conference Visit and Journal Mentoring Available for Researchers from the Global South

Read more: JUMP Call 2020: Scholarships for Conference Visit and Journal Mentoring Available for Researchers from the Global South
27 Nov 2019

In connection with the forthcoming EADI/ISS General Conference 2020, to be held from 29 June to 2 July 2020 in the Hague, PhD and early career researchers from the Global South are invited to apply for a new round of the JUMP Mentoring programme. Applicants must have submitted an abstract to either one of the Conference Panels (call open until 15 December) or the 17th ISS Development Dialogue (call open until 15 January)

The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa (Open Access Book)

Read more: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa (Open Access Book) (external link)
25 Nov 2019

2019/11 – November 2019; Author(s): Sam Hickey et al (editors)

This book challenges the common conception that the introduction of social protection schemes has been entirely driven by international development agencies, instead focusing on the critical role of political dynamics within specific African countries. It details how the power and politics at multiple levels of governance shapes the extent to which political elites are committed to social protection, the form that this commitment takes, and the implications that this has for future welfare regimes and state-citizen relations in Africa. It reveals how international pressures only take hold when they become aligned with the incentives and ideas of ruling elites in particular contexts. It shows how elections, the politics of clientelism, political ideologies, and elite perceptions all play powerful roles in shaping when countries adopt social protection and at what levels, which groups receive benefits, and how programmes are...

EADI World Café Session at 19th Global Development Conference in Bonn

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14 Nov 2019

At the recent Global Development Conference "Knowledge for Sustainable Development - The Research-Policy-Nexus" EADI facilitated a lively World Café Session. The event "“A question of shared responsibility? Debating roles, processes and risks within the research – practice nexus” brought together researchers from different fields of study as well as practitioners to discuss the realities of research-practice collaborations.

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