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Religious inequalities and the impact of Covid-19

CREID blogs, op eds and other non-academic and media friendly outputs (eg as videos) providing perspectives of the realities and experiences of religions minorities in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath in Iraq, Pakistan and other countries.

28 May 2020


New IDS Bulletin reflects on 50 years of pastoralism

Pastoralism is a way of life for millions of people around the world, farming livestock in wide geographical areas and moving with their herds. However, it can often been a neglected or marginalised subject. The new IDS Bulletin reflects on fifty years of research on pastoralism at IDS, bringing...

27 May 2020


Solidarity with researchers arrested in India

Staff at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) have expressed their solidarity with the two researchers  IDS alum Devangana Kalita (MA Gender and Development) and Natasha Narwal, founding members of the movement Pinjra Tod ('break the cage'), who have been arrested in India following their...

24 May 2020


Covid-19 – no ‘great equaliser’

People working in the informal economy are disproportionately affected by Covid-19. They don't benefit from the financial reliefs provided to those formally employed and face increased risks of falling ill or into debt traps. In this video, our researchers Keetie Roelen, Max Gallien, and Phil...

15 May 2020


Deepak Nayyar appointed as Chair of the Board of Trustees

Emeritus Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and former Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi, Deepak Nayyar has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). Professor Nayyar will officially take up his role in...

4 May 2020


IDS affirms partnerships for improved responses to humanitarian crises

The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) has established a formal Memorandum of Understanding with two longstanding and valued partners, Anthrologica, and The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), to help strengthen global responses to humanitarian crises such as Covid-19,...

28 April 2020


Child Labour and the Fashion Action Ask

IDS Research Fellow and CLARISSA programme director Danny Burns took part in an online Extinction Rebellion Fashion Action team’s panel discussion: What does the fashion industry need in this time of crisis? A Reboot or a Transition? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiJDQzh45Bk The...

23 April 2020