Inst. for the Study of International Development

Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in International Development Studies

at McGill University.  For US Scholars.

US$25,000 for 4 months (September 2018 or January 2019)

bhector [at] fulbright [dot] ca (Brad Hector) Fulbright Canada Program Officer (Scholars)

Note: Most of McGill University operates as an English speaking institution, however, some knowledge of French would be an asset.

Published on: 21 Jun 2017

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 the University of Chicago was discussed in the Economist.

Read about it here:

Published on: 2 Jun 2017

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

Researchers on development, particularly those focused on women in the Global South, have always struggled to find effective ways of turning their findings into practical, innovative solutions with far-reaching effects. Having to consider the geographic, spatial, and temporal relevance and lifespan of their work already sets the standards high, before issues of ethics, sustainability, and accuracy come into the picture.

Published on: 26 May 2017

The GrOW Research Series brings together scholarly research on women’s economic empowerment and economic growth in low-income countries, and provides a conceptual and empirical basis for policy-making. It is also the official research platform for the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) program, a multi-funder partnership between the UK's Department for International Development, the Hewlett- Flora Foundation, and Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

Classified as: IDRC ; women ; economic growth ; economic development ; international development ; developing countries
Published on: 2 May 2017

The United Nations is grappling with a refugee crisis around the globe. Matt Galloway of CBC spoke with Jean-Nicolas Beuze, the new UNHCR Representative in Canada.  Mr Beuze participated in ISID's conference "Questioning Crisis:  Rethinking Forced Migration in Theory and Practice", held March 15-16.

Listen to the full interview here:

Classified as: refugees, migration, international migration, forced migrants
Published on: 22 Mar 2017