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Frugal Innovation and Development Research

18 Jan 2018

European Journal of Development Research, Volume 30, Issue 1, January 2018

edited by André Leliveld, Peter Knorringa. Introduction

One Is Not Enough! An Economic History Perspective on World Trade Collapses and Deglobalization

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08 Aug 2017

2017/03 – International Institute of Social Studies (ISS); Working Paper Series / General Series Vol.628; Author(s): Peter van Bergeijk - Details

This paper provides a comparative economic history perspective on two significant periods of deglobalization: the Great Depression in the 1930s and the period following the Financial Crisis of 2008/9. The paper discusses differences and similarities and provides empirical results regarding the correlates of deglobalization, including the political system (institutions), level of development (GDP per capita) and the share of manufacturing.

ISS signs Stop Orphan Trips pledge

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02 Feb 2017

The #StopOrphanTrips campaign highlights the negative impact on children growing up in orphanages, including difficulties in bonding, exacerbated by the ever-changing volunteers who come to ‘help’.

“Why Development Depends on Dialogue and Dissent”

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06 Jun 2016

ISS alumnus Ben Phillips argues that tackling inequality and ensuring more incluse growth is dependent on a vibrant civil society that is not afraid of dissent.

Research Consortium on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous People

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05 Jan 2016

ISS has launched a new research consortium with Universidad de la Tierra-Oaxaca (Mexico) and Utrecht University. Named 'Weaving Voices', it aims to innovate conceptually by developing a non-Eurocentred understanding of Global Europe that is informed by Europe's interconnected past,  and empirically through the development of research methodologies and pedagogical practices for the formation of students aware of the potentialities of an increasingly intercultural and global Europe and its role in the global social order.

ISS Affiliate and Alumnus Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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05 Oct 2015

Singapore dissident, Dr Chia Thye Poh, has been nominated for being “a source of inspiration for those who have taken the hard road of speaking up for political and other freedoms in Singapore”. The ISS affiliate and alumnus spent a total of 32 years in prison and restricted detention for his role in the fight for political freedoms in Singapore.

ISS and Dutch Refugee Council Launch Dissertation Prize

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23 Sep 2015

The Respect for Refugee Rights dissertation prize is intended to stimulate both bachelors and masters research concerning the (lack of) protection of refugees in the regions where they come from, as well as in transit countries.

Collaboration between ISS and the University of Namibia

13 Aug 2015

Ms. Nambata Namweya - Project Coordinator at the University of Namibia (UNAM) - visited the ISS. Ms. Namweya visited ISS to discuss ISS-UNAM collaboration enabling Namibian PhD candidates to study at ISS. This collaboration is part of a Memorandum of Agreement signed by the two institutions in 2013.

Interview with ISS Professor Irene van Staveren on the International Financial System

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05 Jan 2015

The Theme was: Engaging different stakeholders in the debate on the financial system

'Small firms and Corporate Social Responsibility: comparing the social contract in Brazil, China and India'

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14 Oct 2014

In a recent article published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Peter Knorringa and Khalid Nadvi compare the local institutional context for socially and environmentally sustainable behaviour in small firm clusters in Brazil, China and India.

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