ISID is please to share the latest policy brief from its Global Governance Lab, written by Professor Megan Bradley.

Published on: 18 Jan 2019

ISID is please to share the latest policy brief from its Global Governance Lab, written by Professor Megan Bradley and entitled "Recognizing Natural Disasters as a Concern for Transitional Justice".  Available for download.

Published on: 18 Jan 2019



Are you a graduate student at Carleton, McGill University, University of Ottawa or York University?

Are you interested in refugee issues?

Are you looking for a unique research placement for the Summer of 2019?

If so, you will be interested in LERRN: The Local Engagement Refugee Research Network!

Published on: 18 Jan 2019

Arts Life Magazine meets the Honourable Karina Gould, a former Latin American and Caribbean Studies Student of ISID!

Published on: 5 Dec 2018

ISID has released a new policy brief on energy efficiency in emerging markets, by ISID Professor of Practice Jamal Saghir and Khaled Agha.  Read about it here!

Published on: 8 Nov 2018

Ms Aruna Roy, noted Indian social activist, was invited to be Professor of Practice in Global Governance in residence at the Institute for the Study of International Development in Fall 2016. One of her tasks was to teach a 500-level seminar course. This invitation to come to McGill was, among other things, an acknowledgement of the role that she and her organisation – The Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) - played in the successful people’s campaigns which led to pro-people legislations being passed in the Indian parliament in the period between 2004 and 2014.

Published on: 29 Oct 2018

ISID has published a new policy brief on "The Effect of the Italian Support System for Refugees and Asylum Seekers on the Local Economy", by Claire Paoli, Angelo Martelli and ISID's Francesco Amodio.  Read about it here!

Published on: 16 Oct 2018

ISID Faculty Lecturer has just won the Arts Undergraduate Society Teaching Excellence Award!  Each year, the AUS recognizes outstanding teaching staff in the Faculty of Arts through its Teaching Excellence Award.  Nominations for the award come out of the student body.

Read about it here!

Published on: 21 Mar 2018

Op-Ed co-written by Dr Kate Grantham, Research Associate, Institute for the Study of International Development

“Collaborating with academics and other development professionals to publish and disseminate findings from such projects will also strengthen and validate NGO efforts. This article is one small contribution toward ensuring women’s NGOs get the credit and support they so richly deserve.”

Published on: 5 Dec 2017

ISID releases a new policy brief by Professors Erik Kuhonta and Kazue Takamura, "Human Rights of Non-Status Migrants in Japan".  Read the full brief online.

Published on: 20 Nov 2017

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

Published on: 4 Oct 2017

To address security concerns, governments often implement trade
barriers and restrictions on the movement of goods and people. A new
study from the Occupied Palestinian Territories documents the negative
effects of these trade restrictions on the target economy, and their
implications for political violence. Amodio, Baccini and Di Maio (2017)
show that the import restrictions imposed by Israel on the West Bank
have a negative effect on industrial output and wages in those sectors

Published on: 3 Oct 2017

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 authored by R.D. Garrett, E.F. Lambin, and Y. le Polain de Waroux.

Published on: 13 Sep 2017

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.  Professor le Polain de Waroux has a doctorate from the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and most recently held a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University.  His research examines the role of people’s livelihood and land use choices as a nexus between social and environmental, and global and local dynamics in rural areas of the Global South.

Published on: 28 Jul 2017


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