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29 Jun, 2015
Filling Pails, Lighting Fires: Social Order in Africa Workshop
Academics and postgraduate students from institutions in Belgium, Italy, the UK and the US came together this month to explore the political and social realities of education in Africa in ODID’s fifth Social Order in Africa Workshop Titled, ‘Filling Pails, Lighting Fires: The Social and Political Uses of Education’, the interdisciplinary workshop brought together participants from the fields of education, politics, development studies, politics, history and anthropology to give papers based around one of three themes: ‘The Everyday Politics of Education’, ‘The Utilities of Education’, and ‘Education and Epistemologies’

25 Jun, 2015
Olly Owen Wins ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize for Work on Nigerian Police Force
We are delighted to announce that ODID’s Olly Owen has won an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize for research that is contributing to reform of the Nigerian Police Force

24 Jun, 2015
New Young Lives Research Programme on Child Marriage in India, Early Education in Ethiopia
We are delighted to announce that Young Lives has been awarded new funding from the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation for a research and policy programme on child marriage in India and early education in Ethiopia

22 Jun, 2015
Alexander Betts Interviewed on Global Displacement Figures on Al Jazeera
Following the release by UNHCR of the latest global displacement figures, which show that there are now nearly 60 million people forcibly displaced worldwide (the highest level ever recorded), ODID Associate Professor Alexander Betts appeared on Al Jazeera's 'Inside Story' with Sherif Elsayed Ali, Head of Refugee and Migrant Rights at Amnesty International

22 Jun, 2015
New OPHI Report Shows More than 1.6 Bn People Living in Multidimensional Poverty Worldwide
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18 Jun, 2015
ODID DPhil Jean-Benoit Falisse Comments on Burundi Crisis for Media
ODID DPhil student Jean-Benoit Falisse has been interviewed across a variety of media over recent weeks about the crisis in Burundi, where the announcement by incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza that he would seek a third term in elections next month sparked a failed coup attempt and violent unrest

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