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Reflections on democratization and gendered violence: Colonial histories and continuities. EADI Webinar

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14 Nov 2018

We are happy that Dr Lyn Ossome (Makerere Institute of Social Research, Uganda) will join us to give a talk on 7 December at 3 pm (CET) entitled "Reflections on democratization and gendered violence: Colonial histories and continuities." Lyn Ossome is a Senior Research Fellow at Makerere Institute of Social Research, Uganda. Her research specializations are in feminist political economy, land and agrarian studies and feminist political theory. Her current work deals with questions of social justice through a critical engagement with histories of women in politics.

EADI Webinar on Citizenship and Civil Society in Development

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22 Jun 2018

The first webinar of the Civil Society and Citizenship in Development Working Group invites everyone interested to join the session (and the group) and share approaches and ideas.

CfP for Special Issue Proposal: ‘Development Challenges in Myanmar’

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15 May 2018

Myanmar faces multifaceted, complex and intertwined development challenges that cannot be tackled one by one. The EADI Global Asia Working Group will propose a special issue on ‘Development Challenges in Myanmar’ to be submitted to the European Journal of Development Research.

CfP for the 2018 Global Asia Workshop: ‘Challenges to Democratic Processes in Asia’

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15 May 2018

The EADI Global Asia Working Group aims to organize workshops all years when there is not a general conference. This year’s topic will be “Challenges to Democratic Processes in Asia”.

Webinar: EADI Working Group on Frugal Innovation and Development

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03 May 2018

Webinar Title: ''Frugal Innovation and Development'',

Date: 9 May 2018, 3pm (Berlin time)

Speaker: Prof. dr. Peter Knorringa, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Webinar: EADI Working Group on Post-/Decolonial Perspectives, 2 May 2018

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02 May 2018

Webinar Title: "Dialogues at the Margin? Discursive Synergies across Buen Vivir, Degrowth and Human Development",

Date: 2 May 2018, 10 am (Berlin time)

Speaker: Ana Estefania Carballo, University of Melbourne, Australia

Five ways EADI is amplifying voices of female researchers

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22 Mar 2018

EADI offers a range of activities to raise the profile of female researchers:

EADI (Wo)Mentoring

Pursuing a career in academia can be challenging. Young scholars have to deal with a number of questions: uncertainties concerning research work and juggling career, family commitments and personal life at the same time. The EADI Mentoring Programme “Develop Your Talent” provides young and aspiring scholars with the chance to exchange with someone further advanced in their career. The mentoring does not offer professional coaching to the mentees, but accompaniment on a younger sister/elder sister level. As some of our mentors are also active in the Working Groups opportunities for further collaboration often arise. This is especially important since women in particular are often struggling to find entry points for building own networks

Successful IAC / EADI accreditation of the MSc NGO and Development Management at University of East London

Read more: Successful IAC / EADI accreditation of the MSc NGO and Development Management at University of East London
13 Feb 2018

IAC / EADI congratulates UEL on the overall excellent quality and unique features of its MSc programme NGO and Development Management. This established course, which has been running for ten years, examines the central issues facing developing countries in today’s globalised world, giving students the skills for a job in development and the wider sectors.

The aim of the course is to prepare for a career as an informed and critical development practitioner. Students will be equipped with all the practical skills that are demanded by development agencies and will also gain insight across the wider picture, understanding how developing countries can progress and how the poor can be mobilised to escape from the poverty trap.

New Czech EADI Institutional Member

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23 Jan 2018

The Department of Social Geography and Regional Development, Charles University in Prague becomes new EADI Insitutional Member. Note the newly launched programme.

JUMP: Empowering Southern Researchers

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18 Oct 2017

Getting published in a high-ranked journal helps to sharpen individual academic skills and can be very beneficial for a scientific career.

EADI’s new Journal Mentoring Programme (JUMP) in cooperation with the European Journal of Development Research (EJDR), seeks to empower young researchers from the global South to publish in the EJDR. During the EADI NORDIC conference in Bergen, Norway, the first ever group of JUMP mentees attended several workshops and met their mentors.

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