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SOAS academic publishes new volume on the Ethiopian economy

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

Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond OBE (1932 -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

SOAS scholars lead major new study for the UK government's stabilisation unit

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

SOAS scholar appointed Challenge Leader for Global Challenges Research Fund

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 academic helps to secure £5m Research England Grant

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

Launch of major SOAS-led project on war and drugs and building sustainable economies

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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