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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

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Published on : 10 Mar 2015

PhD Dissertation Workshop

Call for Applications: Dissertation Workshop for Ph.D. Students in Development Studies

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Published on : 27 Jan 2015

2015-17 Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Global Governance

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.

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Published on : 15 Jan 2015

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 on : 18 Nov 2014

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!

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Published on : 03 Oct 2014

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 tha

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Published on : 16 Sep 2014

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

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Published on : 15 Sep 2014

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.

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Published on : 21 Aug 2014

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 on : 20 Jun 2014

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

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Published on : 16 Jun 2014

Professor Philip Oxhorn named Member of the Governing Council of SID

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

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Published on : 12 Jun 2014

ISID Accepting Applications for Teaching Assistants, Fall 20114

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 kirsty.mckinnon@mcgill.ca

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Published on : 07 May 2014

Video webcast of ISID's conference on Truth and Reconciliation Commissions now available online

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.

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Published on : 22 Apr 2014

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

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: 

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Published on : 18 Feb 2014

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).

Published on : 19 Nov 2013