Development Studies Events
- The Russian Revolution and Global Development: Lessons from the First Hundred Years
Tariq Ali, Professor August H. Nimtz, Professor Tamás Krausz
The Russian Revolution was the greatest anti-capitalist uprising in history, and from its origins, sparked controversy, chaos, imagination and hope. It began with the dismantling of the Tsarist autocracy in February 1917 and its replacement with a provisional government; by October, the provisional government was also overthrown.
- Capitalism and the Sea: Sovereignty, Territory and Accumulation in the Global Ocean
Dr Liam Campling, Alejandro Colás
We introduce the term ‘terraqueous territoriality’ to analyse a particular relationship between capitalism as a social formation, and the sea as a natural force. Focusing on three spaces – exclusive economic zones (EEZs), the system of ‘flags of convenience’, and multilateral counter-piracy initiatives.
- Programme Funding Officer at 'Farm Africa'.
- Development in Crisis: States, Conflicts, Refugees. Celebrating 25 Years of Development Studies at SOAS
Professor Gilbert Achcar, Professor Chris Cramer, Dr Laura Hammond, Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Professor James Putzel, Chaired by Dr Zoë Marriage
Since Development Studies was first taught at SOAS 25 years ago, the SOAS Department of Development Studies has provided critical perspectives on a wide range of issues that have gone on to shape development theory and practice.