Latest News: Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC) – Summer2022
Launch of a toolkit for improving outcomes in sickle cell disease: IGDC member Sangeeta Chattoo from Sociology and Karl Atkin also from the Sociology Department at the University of York, in collaboration with ASHWINI, Gudalur Adivasi Hospital, (Tamil Nadu) in India, have been involved in an exciting project, developing a ‘minimally safe practice toolkit’ for improving outcomes in sickle cell disease.
York Hope Consortium – Hope and Social Change: The York Hope Consortium builds on IGDC Co-Director Indrajit Roy’s project at York and explores with colleagues at WHO and elsewhere the ways in which hope is understood by actors in institutions and societies across scales and geographies. The project includes a symposium series available on YouTube Hope and Social Change which includes the following events.
Recovery from Crisis: Brazilian public health and environment reflections: IGDC Member João Nunes chaired our recent webinar on Recovery from Crisis and shares details of this fascinating event where he was joined by guest speakers from the University of São Paulo and University of Campinas.
Urban Contact Dialects and Language Change: Insights from the Global North and South: IGDC Member Paul Kerswill explains how his book ‘Urban Contact Dialects and Language Change: Insights from the Global North and South’ came about and what it covers.