GDI News, Courses, Events, Publications and Funding opps – February
While Covid-19 vaccination programmes have begun in earnest in the Global North, it’s a very different picture for much of the South.
In a recent blog for the Covid Collective, Diana Mitlin and colleagues brought together insights from their work in Ethiopia, India, Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe on attitudes towards Covid-19 vaccines.
Yet vaccinating low-income countries could still be many years away. In his recent article for The Conversation, Rory Horner outlined how and when lower-income countries will get access to the vaccine.
In a letter to The Guardian Sam Hickey and Khalid Nadvi, along with academics from across the UK’s development institutions, this week called on the UK to do more to cooperate on global vaccine supply and support distribution in low-income countries.
We are delighted to launch a new master’s in International Development: Migration, Mobility and Displacement.
The new interdisciplinary course is now open for 2021/22 entry.
On 28th Jan the African Cities Research Consortium is hosting an introductory webinar.
It will explore their plans to tackle complex, political and systemic problems in some of Africa’s fastest-growing urban areas.
What does Covid-19 reveal about 21st-century capitalism?
Our webinar on 3rd February with Susan Sell will explore the challenges and opportunities.
We have a number of scholarship opportunities for postgraduate study:
Forest-linked livelihoods in a globalized world
Johan A. Oldekop, Laura Vang Rasmussen, Anthony J. Bebbington et al.
Revisiting group farming in a post-socialist economy: The case of Romania (Open Access)
Bina Agarwal, Krisztina Melinda Dobay & Rachel Sabates-Wheeler
The mutual constraints of states and global value chains during COVID-19: The case of personal protective equipment (Open Access)
Mark P.Dallas, Rory Horner & Lantian Li
COVID‐19 and Social Protection in Latin America (Open Access)
Finding out fast about the impact of covid-19: the need for policy-relevant methodological innovation (Open Access)
Hossain Zillur Rahman, Imran Matin, Nicola Banks & David Hulme
Teaching Global Citizenship: The Global Leadership Initiative, its Impact and Challenges
Hugo Dobson, Matthew L. Bishop, Charis Enns, Philipp Horn & Gregory Stiles
Reshaping conceptions of citizenship? German Business sector engagement and refugee integration
Tanja R. Müller