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Distinguished Guest Lecture: Agrarian Challenges in India, 18 February, 11.00 CET

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18 Feb 2021

With Madhura Swaminathan

This lecture traces the trajectory of growth of Indian agriculture over the last 5 decades. From the mid 1960s through the 1980s, rapid growth in production and productivity of food grain, rice and wheat, in particular, resulted in big gains in output and reduced dependence on imports to meet domestic consumption requirements. The trajectory has been more uneven in the 1990s and after. The lecture argues that there are huge problems that beset agrarian India, arising out of inequalities across crops, regions and classes.

New Virtual Dialogue: Consistent Injustice Within Environment-Development Intervention in Sub-Saharan Africa and Possible Ways Forward, 11 February, 11.00 CET

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11 Feb 2021

Possible ways forward to (re)negotiate rural livelihood and landscape resilience: Susannah Sallu from the Sustainability Research Institute of the University of Leeds will bring together and reflect on her recent portfolio of case study research on climate change, conservation and agricultural development intervention, largely conducted in Tanzania.

Bridge 47: Inequalities and Solidarities: Knowledge Exchange Partnerships for Critical Global Citizenship Education

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20 Jan 2021

Following the success of the previous Knowledge Exchange events in the Bridge 47 project for the Iberian, South Eastern Europe, and Northern Europe partnerships, EADI and Bridge 47 are pleased to announce our Knowledge Exchange Partnerships Seminar. The seminar will take place online on 20 and 21 January 2021.

New Virtual Dialogue: Modeling a Pandemic (COVID-19) Management Strategy for Urban Slums Using Social Geometry Framework, 19 January, 11.00 CET

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19 Jan 2021

The purpose of this virtual dialogue is to utilize social geometry framework to model a pandemic (COVID-19) management strategy in densely populated informal settlements in Kenya. Our central claim is that the containment strategy that was instituted to control spread of COVID-19 failed to recognize the socio-cultural and livelihood complexities of the urban slum residents.

The Palgrave Handbook of Development Cooperation for Achieving the 2030 Agenda (Open Access)

Read more: The Palgrave Handbook of Development Cooperation for Achieving the 2030 Agenda (Open Access) (external link)
08 Jan 2021

2020/12 – book; Author(s): Sachin Chaturvedi, Heiner Janus, Stephan Klingebiel et al.

This book offers a sound and clear understanding of the narratives, norms, and institutions as far as development cooperation in the context of Agenda 2030 is concerned.The authors emphasize the role of collective action as a method to foster the attainment of global policy frameworks such as Agenda 2030 across national, regional, and global levels, and diverse policy areas. However, regardless of the mechanism set to attain the SDGs, they doubt that its attainment is still feasible due to the characteristics of power struggles and unresolved contestations surrounding this global development agenda

Call for Book Proposals – EADI Global Development Series

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06 Jan 2021

The ‘EADI Global Development Series’, edited in partnership with Palgrave, is inviting proposals for a new volume in any sub-field of Development Studies. The series seeks to broaden our understanding of the processes that advance or impede human development, whether from a political, economic, sociological or anthropological perspective

We wish you a happy festive season and will be back on 3 January

23 Dec 2020

Our office will be closed from 24 December 2020 to 3 January 2021. Until then, we wish you all the best and a happy new year!

New on our blog: Behind the Scenes: The Strong Voice of Pacific Women in Climate Negotiations

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16 Dec 2020

By George Carter and Elise Howard

Women from Pacific Island countries have long been strategic and decisive leaders in climate negotiations, yet their stories are relatively unknown.  Our recent work explores women’s leadership at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in the making of the Paris Agreement 2015. We provide a snapshot of one year in  three decades of climate negotiations and explore, how women played strategic roles to elevate the Pacific’s position on a global stage.

New Limited Call for Abstracts, "Solidarity, Peace, and Social Justice"

Read more: New Limited Call for Abstracts, "Solidarity, Peace, and Social Justice"
09 Dec 2020

After the postponement of the EADI/ISS conference"Solidarity, Peace and Social Justice" to July 2021, the convenors of four seed panels and seven harvest panels cordially invite you to submit your abstracts. Once the deadline of 15 February 2021 is over, panel convenors will review new submissions, and inform applicants whether their contribution is accepted for the online conference in July 2021.

JUMP Journal Mentoring Programme for Southern Researchers: Call for Applications open until 31 January

Read more: JUMP Journal Mentoring Programme for Southern Researchers: Call for Applications open until 31 January
04 Dec 2020

The JUMP Mentoring Programme offers (young) Southern researchers the opportunity to work closely with an experienced scholar from their field of interest with the aim of preparing a paper that is (subject to the regular peer-review process) accepted for publication in the European Journal of Development Research (EJDR) or any other scientific journal.

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