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EADI Panel at World Social Science Forum, 25-28 September, Fukuoka, Japan

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27 Sep 2018

Our panel "Development Studies and Knowledge Production - Which Way? In search of a transdisciplinary and transformative (research) agenda on equality" will discuss implications of the understanding and definition of knowledge production and inequality and the need for shifting from the study of inequality to a study of pathways to a more equal world. It takes place on 27 September 14:00-16:00 hrs.

Science and Knowledge Production – Which Way? EADI Panel at World Social Science Forum

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27 Sep 2018

Most recently, the EADI team participated in the World Social Science Forum, 24-28 September 2018, Fukuoka, Japan, which was organised by the International Science Council (ISC), of which EADI is a member. The International Science Council (ISC) is unique in that way that it brings together 40 international scientific Unions and Associations and over 140 national and regional scientific organizations including Academies and Research Councils. It was created in 2018 as the result of a merger between the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and thereby emphasizes the need for collaboration beyond disciplinary silos that is urgently required to successfully tackle global challenges and #leavenoonebehind in the spirit of the Agenda 2030.

EJDR is recruiting new co-editors

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25 Sep 2018

The European Journal of Development Research (EJDR) is seeking to recruit three new co-editors to join its editorial team. In all three instances, we are looking for a research-active scholar based in the global North or South with extensive experience of publishing, editing and reviewing for high-ranking academic journals.

Knowledge Production and Decolonization in African and Development Studies

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19 Sep 2018

The Nordic Africa Days 2018 will take place in Uppsala, Sweden, 19-21 September 2018, and the theme is African Mobilities – Reshaping narratives and practices of circulation and exchange.

New EADI Webinar: "The Politics of ‘Post-’: Colonial detoxification and celebrating 'in-betweenness' - The Anglo-Indians of Bow Barracks, Calcutta

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14 Sep 2018

The “Post- and Decolonial Perspectives on Development” Working Group has invited Sayan Dey to shed the light on the following questions: "Did postcoloniality generate a new epistemological and ontological framework that disentangled from the colonial patterns or does it continue with the pre-existing colonial ideologies?" The Webinar takes place on 14 September at 2 pm.

EADI Student Membership now free of charge

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06 Sep 2018

We think that students and young researchers in the field of development can benefit much from an EADI membership. Therefore we made it free of charge until our next General Conference in 2020!

"Challenges to Democratic Processes in Asia", 3-4 September, Rome

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03 Sep 2018

The EADI Global Asia Working Group, together with the Albert Hirschman Center on Democracy, Graduate Institute Geneva, and the Italian Institute of Oriental Studies, Sapienza University Rome, invites to this conference to shed the light on the various challenges democratic processes in Asia are curently facing.

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