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Is there a moral imperative for development researchers to act as advocates?

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28 Jun 2021

The Research Communications Working Group is pleased to invite all registered participants of the #Solidarity2021 conference to ist roundtable on 8 July, 11.00-12.15 CEST!

New Volume edited by Working Group Member: Changing Contexts and Shifting Roles of the Indian State.

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25 Jan 2021

Anthony P. D’Costa Achin Chakraborty (Editors), Dynamics of Asian Development Series

This volume is based on a conference organized in Kolkata by the Australia India
Institute, University of Melbourne, and the Institute of Development Studies
Kolkata in December 2015. The title of the conference was Instruments of
Intervention: Capitalist Development and the Remolding of the Indian State. The aim was to tackle three broad threads, without foreclosing others. They are the changing nature of the relationship between state and capital, the mediating role of society in influencing developmental outcomes, to analyze the seemingly contradictory roles of the state in undertaking major state-sponsored social programs, and opening up greater spaces for the market, and to examine the dynamic relationship between the state and the form of democracy under changing political regimes. These three threads are present in this volume.

Series of Blog-Posts on Myanmar, Based on Special Issue in the EJDR!

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26 Nov 2020

The PK (Paung Ku, Burmese for bridging or connection) Forum has published several blog posts based on papers from the EJDR special issue "Development Challenges in Myanmar", all with a Burmese translation!

Research Communications Workshop (Online), 5-6 November 2020, Registration Now Open!

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05 Nov 2020

After two successful in-person workshops for communications professionals in the wider field of Development Studies over the last two years, this year’s workshop and get-together of the EADI Research Communications Working Group is going online. In order not to overload participants with virtual input and contribute to zoom fatigue, we have decided to keep our sessions short and concise, with longer breaks in-between. Like in our previous workshops, we place a strong focus on interactive exchange based on the ideas and needs of participants.

EADI/ISS Work in Progress Webinar: China, the EU, and Western aid norms. A case study on Ethiopia, 22 June, 14.00 CET

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22 Jun 2020

The EU’s development policy is being strategically adjusting to respond to the shifting challenges of the international order. In doing so it is argued that this is undermining the EU’s core normative commitment to development. This seminar approaches the topic by exploring the extent to which the shift to ‘partnership’ in EU development rhetoric is a break with the past?