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The Politics of Slums in the Global South: Book resulting from research programme Chance2sustain

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07 Jun 2017

Seeing urban politics from the perspective of those who reside in slums offers an important dimension to the study of urbanism in the global South. Many people living in sub-standard conditions do not have their rights as urban citizens recognised and realise that they cannot rely on formal democratic channels or governance structures. Through in-depth case studies and comparative research, The Politics of Slums in the Global South: Urban Informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru integrates conceptual discussions on urban political dynamics with empirical material from research undertaken in Rio de Janeiro, Delhi, Chennai, Cape Town, Durban and Lima.

EADI NORDIC 2017 Conference: Keynote speakers announced!

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24 May 2017

We are delighted to announce the following speakers and the main programme of the conference:

Professor James K. Galbraith (University of Texas at Austin)
Professor Lise Rakner (University of Bergen, Chr. Michelsen Institue)
Professor Bertil Tungodden (Norwegian School of Economics NHH, CMI))
Professor Rohini Somanathan (Delhi School of Economics)
Dr. Arne Strand (Chr. Michelsen Institute)
Professor Uma Kothari (University of Manchester)
Professor Cathrine Brun (Oxford Brookes University)
Professorial Fellow Mick Moore (University of Sussex)
Professor Brooke Harrington (Copenhagen Business School)
Professor Joyeeta Gupta (University of Amsterdam)
Professor Achim Steiner (Oxford Martin School, UNDP)
Professor Susan Parnell (University of Cape Town)

Registration is open.

International Conference: AFRICA, NEW POWERS, OLD POWERS 4-5 May 2017, Bologna

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08 May 2017

This international conference aims at debating the limits and potentialities of the growing political and economic interaction between the African countries and the “emerging powers” within a broader historical and political perspective.

EADI NORDIC 2017 Conference: Registration open

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05 Apr 2017

Registration for the EADI NORDIC 2017 Conference taking place in Bergen 20-23 August is open now. Registration until June 15, 2017. Funding available for a limited number of participants.

Social Protection Working Group: New Brief 02/2017

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14 Feb 2017

The Social Protection Working Group has released a new briefing paper to inform about current developments.