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SOAS University of London to host the 8th annual African Development Forum which is based around the theme of ‘insecurity’. The conference will host a series of panel discussions on leadership, conflict and economy on 15-16 March 2019.
8th March 2019
Christopher Cramer, Professor of the Political Economy of Development, has co-edited a new volume, The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy, which presents a current and accessible analysis of the past, present and future of the Ethiopian economy. This is the first single country Oxford handbook published for an African country.
19th February 2019
SOAS University of London is set to play a key role in a £20 million global research hub – funded through UKRI’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and led by Coventry University’s Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR).
14th February 2019
Peter Mollinga, Professor of Development Studies at SOAS University of London has been awarded an EU H2020 Societal Challenges award of nearly 3 million Euro for a project in understanding the relation between migration and agricultural and rural change.
8th January 2019
Laura Hammond, Professor of Development Studies at SOAS University of London and Challenge Leader for Conflict and Displacement for the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), has given evidence at International Development Committee’s inquiry on forced displacement in Africa.
4th December 2018
SOAS University of London’s Department of Development Studies will be hosting Dr Kehinde Andrews for a seminar on Black radicalism.
9th November 2018
ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow in Development Studies Dr David Jackman has been awarded £95,000 by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for a project on political order in Bangladesh at SOAS University of London.
9th October 2018
The publication of a major new study on how international interventions in conflict-affected countries have affected violence reduction and post war transitions for the UK Government's Stabilisation Unit will be launched at SOAS University of London on 2 October.
1st October 2018
A song promoting anti-corruption based on the work of SOAS University of London Research Partner and alumna Dr Robtel Neajai Pailey has been released today.
30th July 2018
SOAS has paid tribute to the outstanding legal anthropologist and pioneer of refugee studies, Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE, who passed away on 11 July.
13th July 2018
Professor Jonathan Goodhand and Dr Patrick Meehan in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS University of London have co-authored, with Dr Christine Cheng from Kings College London, a major study on how international interventions in conflict-affected countries have affected violence reduction and post war transitions for the UK government's stabilisation unit.
25th June 2018
Dr Laura Hammond, Reader in Development Studies at SOAS University of London, has been appointed by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to one of nine ‘Challenge Leader’ posts to help direct the work of a £1.5bn government fund dedicated to addressing the economic development and social welfare of developing countries.
4th June 2018
SOAS University of London in partnership with International Alert will host an event on the findings from a two-year collaborative research project on the role of borderland regions in war to peace transitions led by Professor Jonathan Goodhand.
21st May 2018
Dr Michael Jennings, Head of the Department of Development Studies at SOAS University of London, will be taking the lead on the SOAS contribution to a £4.96m project, as part of the Bloomsbury Set consortium, led by the Royal Veterinary College. The project is funded by Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund (CCF).
24th April 2018
SOAS University of London’s Department of Development Studies will be welcoming researchers in three of the world’s largest drug-producing countries, Afghanistan, Colombia and Myanmar to launch a new Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) project led by Jonathan Goodhand, Professor in Conflict and Development Studies.
20th March 2018
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