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Read more at: Dr Ingrida Kerusauskaite wins the British Expertise International Young Consultant of the Year Award
Dr Ingrida Kerusauskaite wins the British Expertise International Young Consultant of the Year Award

Dr Ingrida Kerusauskaite wins the British Expertise International Young Consultant of the Year Award

26 October 2020

Many congratulations to Dr Ingrida Kerusauskaite, who teaches on Paper 30 Justice and Development in the MPhil in Development Studies, who has won the most competitive category in the British Expertise International Awards 2020 #BEIAwards20, the Young Consultant of the Year Award. The Awards recognise and celebrate the...


Read more at: Dr Ha-Joon Chang and Dr Amir Lebdioui publish a paper for UNU-WIDER
Dr Ha-Joon Chang and Dr Amir Lebdioui publish a paper for UNU-WIDER

Dr Ha-Joon Chang and Dr Amir Lebdioui publish a paper for UNU-WIDER

3 September 2020

Centre Director Dr Ha-Joon Chang and Affiliate Lecturer and former PhD student Dr Amir Lebdioui have published a paper for the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER): From fiscal stabilization to economic diversification A developmental approach to managing resource...


Read more at: PhD Candidate Tessa Laing is runner-up in POLIS Fieldwork Photography Competition
PhD Candidate Tessa Laing is runner-up in POLIS Fieldwork Photography Competition

PhD Candidate Tessa Laing is runner-up in POLIS Fieldwork Photography Competition

15 July 2020

Congratulations go to PhD Candidate Tessa Laing, who came second in the POLIS Annual Fieldwork Photography Competition with her photo 'I stripped in front of Government Ministers to defend our land.' Acholi and Benet communities share strategies of resistance to violent eviction at the foot of Mount Elgon, Uganda, October...


Read more at: Dr Ha-Joon Chang's video interview 'What can the Far East teach the world?' for the CoronaNomics series by The Independent
Dr Ha-Joon Chang's video interview 'What can the Far East teach the world?' for the CoronaNomics series by The Independent

Dr Ha-Joon Chang's video interview 'What can the Far East teach the world?' for the CoronaNomics series by The Independent

22 May 2020

The pandemic began in East Asia but governments there - from China, to South Korea, to Japan, to Taiwan and Singapore - have been credited with coping far more effectively with the pandemic than some of their counterparts in the West. So are there lessons to be learned by the rest of the world? And not just in coping with...


Read more at: Dr Ha-Joon Chang's podcast with the RSA (Royal Society of Arts) in its series, 'Bridges to the Future - Response to Covid-19'
Dr Ha-Joon Chang's podcast with the RSA (Royal Society of Arts) in its series, 'Bridges to the Future - Response to Covid-19'

Dr Ha-Joon Chang's podcast with the RSA (Royal Society of Arts) in its series, 'Bridges to the Future - Response to Covid-19'

19 May 2020

Global crises cause big changes and reveal deep structural weaknesses. As drastic measures are taken across the world to stop the spread of COVID-19, what are the short, medium and long term implications for our society, our economy, geopolitics - and us as individuals? In this special interview series from the RSA , it’s...


Read more at: Former Development Studies PhD, Professor Roberto Borghi publishes article for "In the Long Run" blog. 'A tale of two Brazils: What COVID-19 has made explicit'

Former Development Studies PhD, Professor Roberto Borghi publishes article for "In the Long Run" blog. 'A tale of two Brazils: What COVID-19 has made explicit'

7 May 2020

Former Development Studies PhD student, Roberto A.Z. Borghi, is Professor of Economics at the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil. He is also a researcher at the Centre for Studies on International Economic Relations (CERI) and the Centre of Industrial and Technology Economics (NEIT), both at UNICAMP. He has published...


Read more at: Professor William Hurst to join the CDS as the Chong Hua Professor of Chinese Development
Professor William Hurst to join the CDS as the Chong Hua Professor of Chinese Development

Professor William Hurst to join the CDS as the Chong Hua Professor of Chinese Development

4 May 2020

William Hurst is honored and delighted to come to Cambridge as the new Chong Hua Professor of Chinese Development, starting in January 2021. He is currently professor of political science at Northwestern University, where his research and teaching focus on political economy, the politics of law and legal institutions...


Read more at: CDS Office closure due to Coronavirus/Covid19 - administrators working from home

CDS Office closure due to Coronavirus/Covid19 - administrators working from home

18 March 2020

CDS Office Closed Until Further Notice Following UK government guidelines to limit the spread of Coronavirus/Covid19, our administrators are now working at home, and the office is closed until further notice. Our administrators can still be reached via email, but as the University is being severely impacted by the...


Read more at: Dr Graham Denyer Willis to run workshop in Brazil

Dr Graham Denyer Willis to run workshop in Brazil

28 February 2020

Dr Graham Denyer Willis will run a workshop at The Brazilian Academy of Sciences and the British Academy Knowledge Frontiers Symposium from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 March 2020 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The British Academy and the Brazilian Academy of Sciences have invited applications from early career researchers in the...


Read more at: Dr Helena Perez Nino to run workshop in Namibia

Dr Helena Perez Nino to run workshop in Namibia

28 February 2020

Dr Helena Pérez Niño will be Principal Investigator in a British Academy and Global Challenges Research Fund Workshop in Namibia in 2020. This programme provides UK - based scholars in the humanities and social sciences with the opportunity to develop one or more training and research workshops in the Global South aimed at...


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