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James Andrews



Rejuvenating the IDS building imagery

In March 2020, the IDS building fell silent after the worldwide outbreak of Covid-19. Following long months of lockdowns and uncertainly, in early 2021 we began to see the building reopening and our community being able to return to being in the same space. In the conversations about...

5 October 2021


Decolonising the use of imagery at IDS

Every institution, be it the British Royal Family, the United Nations or a University are a product of the historical, cultural, and social spaces they inhabit. The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is no exception. Our pedagogy, the research we conduct and the stories that we tell are all...

7 May 2021


Unfolding the history of international development

“History is necessary to understand the present, to speak truth to power, and to fuel hope – no matter how controversial and many times put under scrutiny – that, despite historical turnarounds, some form of progress exists, or will in the future, and that it is possible to be in a better...

19 February 2020

James Andrews’s recent work


Celebrating PhD success

Congratulations to all our postgraduate researchers who, despite the restrictions and pressures of the global Covid-19 pandemic, have recently completed their PhD in Development Studies by Research!   The PhD in Development Studies by Research is IDS’s advanced research degree. It is...

10 January 2022

Past Event

Feminist protests and politics in a world of crisis

The special issue of the Gender and Development journal covers empirical cases and current thinking on the rapidly evolving terrain of gender justice and feminist organising. In the last decade, we have witnessed a rise in racist, misogynist, populist and neo-nationalist governments, ideas and...

10 November 2021