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Campus Dialogue event – Breakout Groups

  Those who came to our Open Campus Dialogue will remember the thought-provoking discussions we had going during the Breakout Groups. After the four panel speakers presented their ideas on what development means for their field of study, they were divided in … Continue reading

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BREAD Ideas Challenge

The *BREAD Ideas Challenge* is an opportunity for researchers in the agricultural sciences to bring attention to what they believe are the *most pressing issues facing smallholder farmers in the developing world today.* Not only will the prizewinning Challenge Ideas … Continue reading

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Exhibition of Student Projects on Addressing Global Challenges

Unpacking the Development Discourse on Campus: Review of Soci 301A’s Exhibition of Student Projects on Addressing Global Challenges Written by Sonia Medel, April 24th, 2013. On Wednesday April 17th and Friday April 19th Dr. Sophia Woodman’s Sociology of Development 301A students presented their development … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Representative Position OPEN

In response to high demand for greater undergraduate participation in the IDRN, we have created this position. The IDRN is a graduate research network and the role of the undergraduate representative will be to connect the graduate network to the … Continue reading

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EVENT
Film Screening: The Chocolate Farmer
17 April 5:45-8:00pm

The International Development Research Network and the Liu Institute for Global Issues present “Without the land, we will cease to exist.” In an unspoiled corner of southern Belize, cacao farmer and father Eladio Pop manually works his plantation in the … Continue reading

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Anthropology Event on Development in Northern Canada

The Anthropology Graduate Students Association (AGSA) will be hosting Conversations in Anthropology: “The Risks and Values of Development in Northern Canada”. This will be the first annual event of ‘Conversation in Anthropology’. in an effort to disseminate scholarship, generate thoughtful discussion around complex … Continue reading

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Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), isa seven-year research program launched in 2012 and jointly funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC). CARIAA supports collaborative, interdisciplinary research in … Continue reading

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Calling for Papers on Development – Global Development Network

Gear up to submit new research proposals and completed papers for the 2012 GDN Global Development Awards and Medals Competition (AMC). The Global Development Network is inviting researchers from developing countries and transition economies to submit proposals and completed papers. Here is your chance … Continue reading

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MIT Climate CoLab Contest

Have an idea for how to address climate change? Join the crowd at the MIT Climate CoLab.  Submit your own proposal, weigh-in on others’, or collaborate with members of the community. Work with people from all over the world to … Continue reading

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Movie Screening of Manufactured Landscapes

MANUFACTURED LANDSCAPES is an award-winning documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. “The film follows him through China, as he shoots the evidence and effects of that country’s massive industrial revolution. With breathtaking sequences, such as … Continue reading

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