Undergraduate Students

International Development Studies New Student Orientation


ISID invites all incoming IDS students to an online orientation session to be held virtually on Wednesday, August 26 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.    https://mcgill.zoom.us/j/95357468386/isidCategory:...

Development Studies Option graduate student Alec Regino published in the Washington Post

Published: 9Jun2020

Alec Regino, a graduate student in ISID's DSO (Development Studies Option) program, has penned an op/ed piece in the Washington Post on COVID-19 and the Duterte regime in the Philippines.  The...

ISID congratulates Émilie Vaillancourt

Published: 9Jun2020

The Institute for the Study of International Development congratulates Ms Émilie Vaillancourt, this year's winner of one of two Norman Prentice awards. Émilie was a joint honours student in the...

Barbara Clark, winner of the 2020 Albert O. Hirschman Prize.

Published: 8May2020

ISID congratulates Barbara Clark -- winner of the 2020 Albert O. Hirschman Prize for Best Undergraduate Research Essay in International Development Studies for her paper on “Water Sanitation...

ISID Policy Paper. Preparing for a Looming Water Crisis: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa Countries

Published: 6May2020

The challenge of water security is growing globally. Achieving and sustaining water security, in both developed and developing countries, is likely to increase in complexity and priority as climate...

Cancellation of all ISID events


All ISID guest speakers and events have been cancelled during this special period when the university is closed. /isidCategory: Inst. for the Study of International Development

N-Peace Award Winner, May Sabe Phyu, in discussion with ISID Director Erik Kuhonta

Published: 11Mar2020

The Institite for the Study of International Development and the McGill Southeast Asia Research Program (SEARP) are glad to announce that Myanmar based gender expert, May Sabe Phyu, has recently...

Asylum's Technological Obstructions: Refugees as Forced Techno-Users & Governing Through Disorienting


A guest lecture by Martino Tazzioli of Goldsmiths, University of London, and part of the McGill Refugee Research Group Speakers Series.


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