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!
Release of "Unpacking Participatory Democracy: from theory to practice and from practice to theory. A report on two workshops"
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.
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!
ISID Professor Megan Bradley was interviewed, in French, for this Radio-Canada story on the migration crisis and "Fortress Europe". Read about it here http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/special/2018/route-migrants/frontie...
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! https://www.facebook.com/ausmcgill/
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.”
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.
The McGill Daily gave extensive coverage to the recent roundtable on ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. Read the full article here.
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
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.
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, a
at McGill University. For US Scholars.
US$25,000 for 4 months (September 2018 or January 2019)
bhector [at] fulbright.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.
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.