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Call for Abstracts: 8th PhD Conference on International Development

From 19 to 20 September 2019, IDS and the School of Global Studies at the University of Sussex will be hosting the 8th PhD Conference on International Development. This conference stems from the collaboration of IDS with other development institutes across Europe: the School of International...

25 March 2019


Cash transfers and gender equality

IDS researchers attending this year's Commission for the Status of Women highlight limitations of cash transfers in achieving women's empowerment if they are not coupled with access to adequate public services and infrastructure.

11 March 2019


Collective action and political voice for women’s empowerment

On Friday 8 March, millions of people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day, paying tribute to women’s achievements in the ongoing fight for equality. Key to realising this year’s campaign  of 'building a gender-balanced world’ is strengthening women’s participation in...

6 March 2019


New project mobilizes social sciences against infectious threats

Sonar-Global, a new EU project involving IDS, will build an international Social Sciences network for the prevention and response to infectious threats and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). The project will provide a platform for collaboration among social sciences experts, institutions and...

26 February 2019


Sustainability in an uncertain world

The ESRC STEPS Centre has launched a new theme on Uncertainty, with a series of activities planned for 2019. The STEPS Centre, hosted at the Institute of Development Studies and SPRU, University of Sussex, is hosting an international symposium, The Politics of Uncertainty, in July, as...

13 February 2019