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CGD Webinar Series 3- Decolonising Gender in peacebuilding and development projects

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The global development industry now has a mainstream focus on gender, at least rhetorically.  Gender equality is goal 5 of the SDGs.   Yet how are such commitments operationalised in practice?  For example, how is ‘empowerment’ defined and measured in development projects?   A growing decolonial feminist critique demands attention be paid to the cultural and complex...

African Knowledges for COP26: Decolonising climate change narratives on Africa

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This webinar builds on the recent LUCAS Sadler Series on ‘African Knowledges’.  This series of events sought to place African scholars and knowledges are the forefronts of articulating and responding to global challenges.   On the eve of COP26, we turn our attention to African perspectives on climate change, and how global responses to climate change...

CGD Webinar Series - Decolonisation and Development

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Recent development discourse has emphasised the need to question the legacies of coloniality within global development practices if global inequalities are to be curtailed. This webinar  brings onboard panellists from all facets of development in praxis and scholarship to explore decoloniality within global development research and practice. The key question for the session is “What...

River Basin Management Planning in the Republic of Ireland- Hammond Antwi

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On the 15th of July, the Water Governance Group will be hosting Hammond Antwi, a postgraduate researcher at the Dundalk Institute of Technology- Ireland. Hammond's presentation will explore Ireland's River Basin Management Plan (RBMP), an essential component of the European Union Water Framework Directive that details an integrated approach required to protect, improve and sustainably...

Video: Participatory Research Methods

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Are you a post-graduate or early-career researcher seeking to find means of engaging in participatory data collection with your field participants? In this webinar hosted by the Water Governance Group at the Centre for Global Development, Dr Uttaran Dutta of Arizona State University shares in-depth insights into how he relies on active and eclectic participatory...

Contextualising Crisis at Eskom

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Postgraduate Researcher Ruth Bookbinder presented this talk as part of the Research Seminar Series hosted by the School of Politics and International Studies. A video recording is available to watch here.

Marginalisation and Power Dynamics in River Governance

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Rivers are used for development, livelihood, and cultural purposes. Today 70% of India's rivers are polluted. Watch the recording of Shivani Singhal's School Research Seminar on water governance and the marginalisation of communities in Delhi.

Rent, Asset Value and the Politics of Patriarchy

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How has assetization, “the rendering of resources into new tradable income streams through processes of enclosure”, changed the way we value our lives, things and livelihoods? Watch the recording of Dr Charlie Dannreuther's Research Seminar on assetization in Kuwait and the UK to learn more.