Past Events

Contending Regions? A geographical approach to the 2030 Agenda: Panel Discussion at EADI Directors' Meeting

29 Oct 2019

What are the most crucial changes brought about by the SDGs? Where does the Agenda 2030 leave Latin America and Africa? What can we as researchers do? And do we need new economic perspectives such as degrowth to achieve sustainable development? 

The panel session at the recent EADI Directors’ Meeting in Cordoba raised more questions than it provided answers – which did not come unexpected, given that the SDGs are far from being implemented in any country of the world. At the same time, all discussants agreed that the world requires more than typical business-as-usual approaches. But as always, the devil is in the detail…Read more

EADI Panel at 19th Global Development Conference, Bonn, 23 October 2019

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23 Oct 2019

A question of shared responsibility? Debating roles, processes and risks within the research – practise nexus is the title of our combined panel and workshop at the upcoming GDN conference on "Knowledge for Sustainable Development: The Research-Policy Nexus".

EADI Directors Meeting issues Statement of Support for British Member Institutes amidst Brexit talks

17 Oct 2019

At the first day of last week's EADI Directors' Meeting in Cordoba, Spain, all participants unanimously endorsed a statement supporting continued European cooperation especially in times of Brexit: "It is ironic that this powerful demonstration of trans-European connectivity is taking place at the same time as the UK’s negotiations around leaving the EU are reaching a critical moment." Read the full statement

Save the date: EADI Directors' Meeting 2019 in Cordoba, 17 and 18 October

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17 Oct 2019

This year, our annual Directors’ Meeting will be taking place in the beautiful city of Cordoba at the Loyola Andalucía University. The event is kindly hosted by a consortium of EADI members in Spain: REEDES, Instituto Elcano, ICEI and ETEA Foundation.

Workshop for Coordinators of Development Studies Programmes, Bonn, 26-27 September 2019

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26 Sep 2019

This practice-oriented workshop aims to bring together academic coordinators of Development Studies programmes from EADI member institutes.

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EADI Panel at PEGNet Conference on Social Protection, Bonn, 9-10 September 2019

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10 Sep 2019

"Political Economy of Building Social Protection Systems: Explaining Varieties of Change". Based on paper presentations, the EADI panel discussion at the upcoming PEGNet Conference aims at creating an interactive platform for debating latest advances made in exploring the interaction effects between different social protection policy areas from a political economy perspective. The session takes place on Tuesday, 10 September, 13:45–15:45

Environment and Transformation: New Focus points of Development Studies in the Anthropocene, Bonn, 11 July

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11 Jul 2019

Book launch "Building Development Studies for the New Millennium"

11 July 2019, 16:30-18:30 German Development Institute, Tulpenfeld 6, 53113 Bonn

The event will be video-recorded and made available online

Climate change, environmental degradation and increasing global divides in income and wealth force development scholarship and development policy makers to think beyond established North-South binaries. They are in demand to address the cumulative environmental, social and political impacts of the Anthropocene in a more just, inclusive and transdisciplinary way.

EADI ISS General Conference 2020, Call for Panels and Sessions open!

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23 May 2019

We are happy to announce that the Call for Panels and Session for the EADI ISS General Conference "Solidarity, Peace, and Social Justice", 29 June to 2 July 2020 in the Hague, is now open! Deadline for Submissions is 6 September 2019. Download the call

EADI Webinar: Knowledge Production, Ownership and the Power of Definition: Perspectives on and from Sub-Saharan Africa, 20 May, 2pm CET

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20 May 2019

This webinar with Henning Melber ist the third free webinar in the "Building Development Studies for the New Millennium Series", engaging with challenges that scholars and researchers face in striving for genuine research collaboration and knowledge production in a North–South interaction. He maps asymmetries in scholarly interaction generally and examines African realities specifically.

EADI Webinar: Development Studies in Spanish: A Critical and Constructive Response from the Peripheries, 14 May, 2pm (CET)

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14 May 2019

This webinar session is part of our book talks series on "Building Development Studies for the New Millennium", based on the recent EADI volume. In this session Rogelio Madrueño Aguilar, author of the chapter “Development Studies in Spanish (DSS): A Critical and Constructive Response from the Peripheries” discusses DSS as a response framework to Western ideas of progress and development from a wide range of disciplines and traditions of thought.