Inst. for the Study of International Development news
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Maximizing the Contribution of Higher Education to Development in Africa
International Conference, Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University Montreal, March 19-21, 2015
We are pleased to announce that two Postdoctoral Fellowships in Global Governance will be awarded for a two-year period starting in September 2015. Each Fellowship includes a yearly stipend of $55,000 CAD and a yearly research allowance of $10,000 CAD.
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
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!
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 tha
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
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.
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
Professor Philip Oxhorn has been appointed as a member of the Governing Council of the Society of International Developent, based in Rome. Full information can be found on the Society for International Development's webpage. http://www.sidint.net/content/sid-welcomes-philip-oxhorn-new-member-sid-governing-council
The Institute for the Study of International Development is currently accepting applications from qualified McGill graduate students for 7 Teaching Assistants for INTD200, and 1 Teaching Assistant for African Studies (AFRI) 200. Please download the full posting and the teaching assistant application form associated with this announcement and send your completed application to email@example.com
The full proceedings of ISID's conference, "Whose Truth? What Kind of Reconciliation? The Importance of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions for Promoting Democratic Good Governance", are now available to be viewed online. The goal of this conference, held March 13-14 2014, was to explore the factors that condition the success of truth and reconciliation commissions in creating social cohesion as a foundation for democratic good governance by examining diverse national experiences.
ISID is pleased to release the February 2014 issue of its newsletter Latitude, produced under the direction of Associate Director Sonia Laszlo. Please feel free to distribute widely! In this issue of Latitude:
Mining, Economic Development and Indigenous Peoples: Getting the Governance Equation Right . Publication of the Report on ISID's Summer Forum
The publication of Mining, Economic Development and Indigenous Peoples: Getting the Governance Equation Right marks the public launching of the new flagship Program in Global Governance of McGill University’s Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID).