ID LSE News, Events & Publications – February
Political Economies of Energy Transition – book launch
On Tuesday 26 January the Grantham Research Centre on Climate Change and the Environment and the Department of International Development at LSE hosted the launch of ID Head of Department Professor Kathryn Hochstetler’s book, Political Economies of Energy Transition: Wind and Solar Power in Brazil and South Africa. You can watch the talk back here.
Professor Shadlen guest edits a special issue of the Journal of International Business Policy
Professor Ken Shadlen was guest editor (with Suma Athreye and Lucia Piscitello) for a special issue of the Journal of International Business Policy, ‘Twenty-five years since TRIPS: Patent policy and international business’. The special issue was published in December 2020.
LSE’s Decolonisation Hub
The Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa has launched the ‘Decolonisation Hub‘, a platform to address anti-racism and decolonisation through collaboration and support of colleagues across LSE. The hub will host resources, publications, and updates from the FLCA, LSE and organisations worldwide.
Wellcome Award MSc in Health and International Development scholarship programme
The Wellcome Award MSc in Health and International Development scholarship programme is now in its final year and will award a full scholarship to one student for 2021. Started in 2019 and funded by the Wellcome Trust, these scholarships support the very best students seeking a career in health-related social science research.
Dr Leone on school closures in the FT
Dr Tiziana Leone spoke to the Financial Times about school closures and the move to teaching online across UK and Europe following the surge in coronavirus cases.
Cutting edge issues in development thinking & practice series
The guest lecture series takes place every Friday from 4pm-6pm (GMT)
Find the full series schedule here.
Don’t forget you can stream upcoming lectures and watch back past lectures via the Department’s YouTube Channel.
Speakers for the rest of the term are:
Coded bias panel discussion: Digital bias, diversity and development
Thursday 11 February 2021 5pm-6.30pm (GMT)
Panel-led discussion on issues of digital bias in contemporary development processes. Chaired by Dr Kate Meagher. Register here.
Why don’t we get the pharmaceutical industry we deserve? And what we can do about it
Wednesday 17 February 2021 1.30pm-3.30pm (GMT)
An event to launch That High Design of Purest Gold: A Critical History of the Pharmaceutical Industry, 1880-2020 by Graham Dutfield. Speakers include LSE ID’s Professor Shdlen. Register here.
Tackling the COVID-19 Pandemic of Inequality to Build a Green, Inclusive, and Resilient Recovery
Tuesday 09 March 2021 2pm-3pm (GMT)
Join World Bank Group President David Malpass as he discusses what is needed to build a green, inclusive, and resilient recovery from the pandemic. Register here.
Wenham, Clare, Abagaro, Camila, Arevalo, Amaral, Coast, Ernestina, Corrêa, Sonia, Cuellar, Katherine, Leone, Tiziana and Valongueiro, Sandra (2021) Analysing the intersection between health emergencies and abortion during Zika in Brazil, El Salvador and Colombia. Social Science & Medicine, 270. ISSN 0277-9536
Pendle, Naomi (2021) The ‘Nuer of Dinka money’ and the demands of the dead: contesting the moral limits of monetised politics in South Sudan. Conflict, Security and Development. ISSN 1467-8802
Faguet, Jean-Paul (2021) Understanding decentralization: theory, evidence and method, with a focus on least-developed countries. Working paper (21-203). International Development, LSE, London, UK.
Gordon, Stuart (2020) Regulating humanitarian governance: humanitarianism and the ‘risk society’. Politics and Governance, 8 (4). 306 – 318. ISSN 2183-2463
Leone, Tiziana and Brown, Laura (2020) Timing and determinants of age at menarche in low-income and middle-income countries. BMJ Global Health. ISSN 2059-7908
Beck, Silke and Forsyth, Tim (2020) Who gets to imagine transformative change? Participation and representation in biodiversity assessments. Environmental Conservation, 47 (4). 220 – 223. ISSN 0376-8929
Faguet, Jean-Paul, Sanchez, Fabio and Villaveces, Marta-Juanita (2020) The perversion of public land distribution by landed elites: power, inequality and development in Colombia. World Development, 136. ISSN 0305-750X