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Dr. Scott Timcke is among the cohort of African scholars holding a virtual research fellowship with Leeds University Centre for African Studies / Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute. Scott is a Research Associate at the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Social Change. Awards like the virtual research fellowship can strengthen ties between the University…
A new piece by CGD member Dr Jörg Wiegratz examines colonial and racist language in UK reviews of a book about Rwandan politics and political leaders.
Dante Junior Solano Silva has been awarded the first Politics of Global Challenges International Scholarship for his PhD on ‘Shaping subjectivities: the socio-psychological change in times of economic growth and competing development politics in Latin America (2001 – 2015)’. Competition for the Politics of Global Challenges International Scholarships was fierce, so this is a major achievement for…
Dr Michael Chasukwa is one of nine African scholars awarded a Leeds University Centre for African Studies / Leeds Arts and Humanities Research Institute virtual research fellowship for the year 2021. Michael is the Head of Politics and Administrative Studies at Chancellors College at the University of Malawi. The virtual fellowship is an opportunity to…
Following work by CGD member Professor Garrett W. Brown and colleagues, the University of Leeds has been invited by the World Health Organisation to create a global strategy to protect populations against future threats such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
CGD has been part of a successful bid led by CDE to bring the PSA’s British Journal of Politics and International Relations (BJPIR) to POLIS from 1 August 2021. CGD Co-Director – Emma-Louise Anderson – will be one of the five lead editors alongside Derek Edyvane, Jack Holland, Victoria Honeyman and Richard Hayton. CGD members – Alexander…
The Centre for Global Security Challenges (CGSC) and Centre for Global Development (CGD) in the School of Politics and International Studies submitted written evidence to UK parliament on COVIDー19 and global health security which has been now been published.
“Development Today”: Emerging Narratives and Changing Political Contexts Development issues facing our world today assume multiple dimensionalities: physical, geographical, political, socio-economic, and historical and scales: from human bodies, micro-level, international scale and covering the Anthropocene. This has called for the adaptation of both research and practice to cope with the ongoing dynamic within the sector….