International Development Policy Case Competition


The International Development Policy Case Competition combines case analysis and policy development to enable participants to design innovative policy solutions to a pressing development issue....

Concordia and McGill Universities African Studies Conference


The Political Science Department (Concordia University) and the Institute for the Study of Development, African Studies Program (McGill University)...

The McGill Daily reports on ISID's Rohingya Roundtable

Published: 4Oct2017

The McGill Daily gave extensive coverage to the recent roundtable on ethnic cleansing in Myanmar.  Read the full article here.

Call for contributions: Law & Society Workshop Series, Winter 2018

Published: 20Sep2017

The McGill Law & Society Workshop Series invites scholars, graduate students and postdocs in law, the social sciences, and the humanities to present works-in-progress broadly falling within the...

ISID releases a new policy brief on deforestation in South America

Published: 13Sep2017

ISID is pleased to announce the release of a policy brief entitled "To eliminate deforestation in South America, reduce differences in regulations across regions and actors".  This brief was...

Professor Yann le Polain de Waroux joins the Institute

Published: 28Jul2017

The Institute for the Study of International Development is pleased to announce the arrival on August 1st of Professor Yann le Polain de Waroux, jointly hired with the Department of Geography. ...

ISID Postdoc S.P. Harish's work covered in the Economist

Published: 2Jun2017

ISID Postdoctoral Fellow S.P.Harish has been attracting a great deal of attention recently with his work on queens and warfare in European history.  His recent publication with Oeindrila Dube of...

Empowering Women with an Innovative Approach

Published: 26May2017

ISID-led GrOW Research Series to provide policy briefs for the empowerment of women...