In the Media

ODID academics are frequently called on by the media for comment and analysis on topical issues, drawing on their specialist knowledge to bring depth and objectivity to current debates.

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08 Jul, 2020
'Austerity in the Gulf states: why it’s alarming for women’s progress'. DPhil Humaira Hansrod writes for the Conversation
23 Jun, 2020
'Megaprojects in Addis Ababa raise questions about spatial justice'. DPhil Biruk Terrefe writes for the Conversation
17 Jun, 2020
'Why It's Necessary to Believe "All Is Well" in India's Border Clash With China'. Nikita Sud writes for the Wire on territory as a 'technology of rule', and what that lens tells us about the ongoing border clash between China and India in the Himalayas
16 Jun, 2020
'Falling Statues and Morality: Cecil Rhodes can’t be rescued by history'. Robin Cohen draws on his personal history to examine contemporary attitudes towards Cecil Rhodes
16 Jun, 2020
'The US Government Kills Black People with Impunity Both at Home and Abroad'. Robtel Neajai Pailey co-authors an article for the Nation on anti-black brutality
15 Jun, 2020
'Oxford professor Simukai Chigudu talks racism and iconography'. Simukai Chigudu was interviewed on South African radio station 702
12 Jun, 2020
'As one of Oxford's few black professors, let me tell you why I care about Rhodes'. Simukai Chigudu writes for the Guardian about his involvement with the Rhodes Must Fall movement
11 Jun, 2020
'"It was intensely painful": The Story of Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford'. Simukai Chigudu interviewed by the New Statesman
08 Jun, 2020
'Rethinking land for the 21st century'. Nikita Sud writes for Mongabay about the way in which land is intertwined with the human trajectory, and how powers of access to land come from social, political or other kinds of dominance.
30 Mar, 2020
'The norms that hold together international refugee protection are in a perilous state'. Writing for World Politics Review, Matt Gibney asks how much has really changed since the 2015 refugee crisis

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