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New EADI Virtual Dialogue: Towards a Wellbeing Economics. How and why we need to do economics differently, 28 October, 12.00 CET

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28 Oct 2020

With Dr Nicky Pouw

Economics should be more about human wellbeing and human-nature relationships than about growth. To address current global problems of rising inequality, climate change, migration and health pandemics requires a fundamental rethink of how we think about the economy and the ways we practice it. Sustainable and inclusive development can only be achieved if we transform our vision of the economy

EADI/ISS Virtual Dialogue: Bias aware practices: moving beyond unconscious bias training, 7 August, 14.00 CET

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07 Aug 2020

Acknowledging our biases is uncomfortable. But unless we do so, we limit novelty and we risk affecting others and ourselves through discrimination and stereotypes.

EADI/ISS Virtual Dialogue: Solidarity Today - Building resilience through a practice of self-care, 31 July, 16.00 CET

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31 Jul 2020

With Tanja Verena Matheis and Vikram Badhwar: Solidarity is one of the central themes of the EADI ISS general conference, and it has become the binding force of global citizens experiencing an unprecedented pandemic. While many people adjusted well and quickly moved to the use of digital tools and online communication, many of us also face economic, social and personal instabilities in isolation.

New EADI Virtual Dialogue: The Rise and Fall of the Aid Effectiveness Norm, 22 July, 16.00 CET

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22 Jul 2020

In this webinar, Prof. Stephen Brown will discuss his work on the effectiveness of foreign aid and will give an overview over 15 to 20 years of this agenda.

EADI/ISS Virtual Dialogue: Transforming Narratives in support of Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice, 16 July, 15.30 CET

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16 Jul 2020

Oxfam Online Session: As part of the global trend of shifting and shrinking civic space, we have seen governments and other powerful actors deploy stigmatizing and delegitimizing narratives to undermine the legitimacy of CSOs and civic action.   The increase of populist rhetoric which taps into emotions and values of people, and even at times adopts some of the human rights language, is increasingly visible around us. Together these are having a detrimental effect on solidarity, peace and social justice.

EADI/ISS Webinar: Rethinking civil society in promoting solidarity and social change in constrained settings, 29 June, 10.00 CET

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29 Jun 2020

Webinar on EADI-ISS – Conference harvest panel 122, Time: 10:00-11:30

Coordinators: Kees Biekart, Tiina Kontinen, Marianne Millstein

A vibrant civil society enhances solidarity, social justice, and peace. However, opportunities to act for social change within civil societies are limited in many ways. Solidarity networks function in a way that might counter the conventional conceptualizations of civil society in Western scholarship.

EADI/ISS Work in Progress Webinar: China, the EU, and Western aid norms. A case study on Ethiopia, 22 June, 14.00 CET

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22 Jun 2020

The EU’s development policy is being strategically adjusting to respond to the shifting challenges of the international order. In doing so it is argued that this is undermining the EU’s core normative commitment to development. This seminar approaches the topic by exploring the extent to which the shift to ‘partnership’ in EU development rhetoric is a break with the past?

New EADI Webinar: Land conflict in Myanmar, 22 June, 12.00 CET

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22 Jun 2020

With Lara Lundsgaard-Hansen and Dr Stefan Bächtold: Myanmar faces enormous development challenges in the midst of a rapidly changing and uncertain political and economic landscape. The European Journal of Development Research is pleased to present a special issue on development challenges in Myanmar. In this webinar, we draw on the findings of two papers within the special issue, examining land conflict in Myanmar.

New EADI Webinar: Gender and development in Myanmar, 17 June, 4pm CET

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17 Jun 2020

With Professor Mala Htun and Dr. Elisabeth Olivius: Myanmar faces enormous development challenges in the midst of a rapidly changing and uncertain political and economic landscape. The European Journal of Development Research is pleased to present a special issue on development challenges in Myanmar. In this webinar, we draw on the findings of two open access papers within the special issue, examining gender in Myanmar.

EADI/ISS Online Seminar: EU Development Policy Post 2020: norms and contestation, 16 June, 11am CEST

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16 Jun 2020

Work in Progress Seminar: The EU as a development actor EADI Working Group

The EU’s development policy is being strategically adjusting to respond to the shifting challenges of the international order. In doing so it is argued that this is undermining the EU’s core normative commitment to development. This seminar approaches the topic by exploring the extent to which the shift to ‘partnership’ in EU development rhetoric is a break with the past?

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