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McDonald-Currie Lecture Recording Now Available Online

The Annual McDonald-Currie Lecture held in New Residence Ballroom on October 23, 2014, is now available for viewers online. Simply visit this page to stream the video, or download the video onto your personal device(s) here.


Title: Building Real Opportunity: Entrepreneurialism’s Essential Contributions to Sustainable Development

Published: 18Nov2014

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Default Period: Wednesday, November 12 - Sunday, December 21

Condensed Period: Wednesday, November 12 - Sunday, December 7 (click here to view units that are following the condensed period)

Challenges to Managing Research and Development Projects That Cross Disciplines, Cultures, and Oceans

Arts Building Room 160, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G5, CA

On Thursday, November 20, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, at Arts 160, Dr.

Job Opportunity: Joint Tenure Track Appointment in Development Economics

The Department of Economics and the Institute for the Study of International Development at McGill University invite applications for a joint tenure-track position. The appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but appointment at a higher rank is possible under exceptional circumstances. Candidates should have a specialization in Development Economics. For more information about the Department and the Institute, see www.mcgill.ca/economics/ and www.mcgill.ca/isid/.

Published: 7Oct2014

Read the October issue of ISID's newsletter, "Latitude"

ISID is pleased to release the October 2014 issue of its newsletter Latitude, produced under the direction of Associate Director Sonia Laszlo.  Please feel free to distribute widely!

Published: 3Oct2014

Job Opportunity: Joint Tenure Track Appointment in Critical Development Studies

The Department of Anthropology and the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) at McGill University invites applications for a jointly appointed Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Critical Development, with a disciplinary focus in Anthropology, effective August 1, 2015.  We are seeking candidates with conceptually informed ethnographic projects whose work is centrally concerned with the critical exploration of development, broadly defined.  The successful candidate will bring anthropological insights to timely issues concerning development in ways that also spe

Published: 16Sep2014

ISID Associate Director Sonia Laszlo On the Ebola Crisis

ISID Associate Director Professor Sonia Laszlo has published an opinion piece in the Toronto Star where she states that a more creative and coordinated approach is needed if we are to contain a global pandemic.  Read about it now:  Medicine and military alone will not save world from Ebola

Published: 15Sep2014

Registration is now open for ISID's latest Executive Education Course in International Development

International Development: Bridging the Worlds of Theory, Policy and Practice

The essential course to prepare professionals for working in the expanding field of international development

McGill University, Institute for the Study of International Development

Montreal, October 27-31, 2014.

We are pleased to announce the next offering of our highly successful executive education certificate program, International Development: Bridging The Worlds Of Theory, Policy And Practice.

Published: 21Aug2014

ISID Announces Its New Joint Appointment, Professor Megan Bradley

ISID is pleased to announce the arrival August 1st of its second joint appointment, Professor Megan Bradley.

Published: 20Jun2014

ISID Publishes Two Policy Papers on Comparative Policies in Regards in Aboriginal Peoples

The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to release two policy papers concering aboriginal peoples in an international perspective.  The first, by Katie Saulnier, is entitled "Aboriginal Self-Determination:  A Comparative Study of New Zealand, Australia and the United States".  The second, by Ben Geboe, is entitled "An Overview of Community Development Initiatitves Engaging Indigenous People in Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America".  Both of these policy papers, produced by McGill graduate stud

Published: 16Jun2014