Institute of Development Studies, December news
Ben Selwyn has written for the Jacobin about Korean economist Ha-Joon Chang, who Selwyn says stops far short of questioning the capitalist system. Read more.
The ESRC STEPS Centre has updated its free online course on Pathways to Sustainability, with a series of six video lectures and reading lists. It’s open access, and will be of interest as background material for students and teachers on courses related to sustainability, political ecology and international development. There is no fee or time-limit for individuals who wish to take the course, and all the videos and most reading suggestions are Open Access. The course introduces a set of ideas, approaches, cases and methods for critical research and action on sustainability. Sections include:
- The Pathways Approach
- Technology & Innovation
- Resource Politics
- Policy Processes
- Methods and Methodologies
Also upcoming with IDS are short courses on:
- Rethinking Accountability Strategies for a Changing World, 23 January to 20 February 2023, online, fee applies.
8 December: Crisis, development and ecologies of the new commons:
Zoom webinar on how the arts be used in environmental communication and dialogue, using experiences from arts-led deliberation across Africa.
7 December: Art, environnement et activisme en Afrique:
IDS and Zoom webinar on the ‘new commons’ emerging as a dynamic and plural space of experimentation, theorisation, research and practice.
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