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Read more at: PhD Candidate Matthew Mahmoudi awarded ISA Human Rights Section Best Paper Award

PhD Candidate Matthew Mahmoudi awarded ISA Human Rights Section Best Paper Award

13 April 2021

We are delighted to announce that Development Studies PhD candidate Matthew Mahmoudi has been awarded the ISA Human Rights Section Best Paper Award for the 2020 ISA paper "Open Source Investigations and the Technology-Driven Knowledge Controversy in Human Rights Fact-Finding” This was formally announced today during the...


Read more at: MPhil alumnus Fadi Amer has MPhil dissertation published

MPhil alumnus Fadi Amer has MPhil dissertation published

12 April 2021

The Centre of Development Studies is delighted to report that Fadi Amer's dissertation (MPhil 2019-20) has been published and is available to read at https://www.berghahnjournals.com/view/journals/theoria/68/166/th6816604.xml?ArticleBodyColorStyles=pdf-4247 . Fadi won the Centre of Development Studies' Dissertation Prize...


Read more at: Second paper by Mateus Labrunie published
Mateus Labrunie has article published

Second paper by Mateus Labrunie published

3 March 2021

Mateus Labrunie has collaborated on an article for the European Journal of Development Research with Antonio Andreoni and Dr Ha-Joon Chang on the challenges and opportunities of the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)' for developing countries. Their research revealed that 4IR technologies have a long history, and what is...


Read more at: Blogpost now available in The Post-Pandemic University

Blogpost now available in The Post-Pandemic University

2 March 2021

Dr Lorena Gazzotti (Research Fellow at Lucy Cavendish College and CRASSH), Kanika Mahajan, Victoria Reeser, Felix Reilly, Jodi-Ann Juexuan Wang and Ella Wilson (MPhil in Development Studies 2020/21 students taking Paper 390 Migration, Human Trafficking and Development) have written a blogpost entitled "Bordering ‘the...


Read more at: CDS Alumni website passes 500 members

CDS Alumni website passes 500 members

2 March 2021

The Centre of Development Studies' online platform for alumni was set up a few years ago by Sebastian Manhart and Will Fairbairn, two alumni of the MPhil in Development Studies. Alumni who join the online community can use the platform to look at the career paths of former CDS students and build a useful network of...


Read more at: CAMSED Podcast, Episode #1

CAMSED Podcast, Episode #1

22 February 2021

Our MPhils in the student-run society CAMSED have released their very first episode of CAMSED’s podcast , the Cambridge Development Podcast, which is available now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Google Podcasts. What is the process of post-conflict reconstruction in Mogadishu, Somalia? How does a development researcher...


Read more at: New paper on infrastructure and precarity in South Africa by Dr Jon Phillips

New paper on infrastructure and precarity in South Africa by Dr Jon Phillips

2 February 2021

jon-phillips.jpg Dr Jon Phillips has co-authored a paper on the relationship between infrastructure and precarity in South Africa, through analysis of a gendered and racialised political economy of energy Phillips J and Petrova S. 2021. The materiality of precarity: Gender, race and energy infrastructure in urban South...


Read more at: Mateus Labrunie has article published
Mateus Labrunie has article published

Mateus Labrunie has article published

5 January 2021

PhD student Mateus Labrunie has had an article published in the Brazilian Journal of Innovation ( Revista Brasileira de Inovação). Title: The resurgence of industrial policies in the age of advanced manufacturing: an international comparison of industrial policy documents ( O ressurgimento de políticas industriais na era...


Read more at: Prajakti Kalra publishes two papers
Prajakti Kalra publishes two papers

Prajakti Kalra publishes two papers

16 December 2020

Affiliated Lecturer Prajakti Kalra has recently had two pieces of work published, one in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History and the other in Peripheral Histories Online. “Pax Mongolica: Trade and Traders in the Mongol Empire.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History. Oxford University Press, 2016—...


Read more at: Vacancies in the Centre of Development Studies

Vacancies in the Centre of Development Studies

3 November 2020

The Department of Politics and International Studies is seeking to appoint a permanent University Lecturer (i.e. Assistant Professor) in the Political Economy of Development, based in the Centre of Development Studies, and three 3-year University Lecturers (i.e. Assistant Professors) in Development Studies, also based in...


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