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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20 Mar, 2021
'When agriculture drives development: Lessons from the Green Revolution'. Douglas Gollin and co-authors write for VoxEU
17 Mar, 2021
'The imagined immorality of refuge'. Hanno Brankamp writes for Africa is a Country
10 Mar, 2021
'The age of agitation: African politics and the question of youth'. Dan Hodgkinson and co-authors introduce the first in a new blog series for African Arguments, which takes a generational perspective on social movements across Africa and asks, how are young people mobilising for political change?
08 Mar, 2021
'How trade policies make domestic industries uncompetitive'. DPhil Nwamaka Ogbonna writes for Stears Business
03 Mar, 2021
'Latin America: inequality and political instability have lessons for the rest of the world'. Diego Sánchez-Ancochea writes for the Conversation about what one of the world's most unequal regions can tell us about the consequences of wealth concentration
01 Mar, 2021
'The incredible journey of the toyi-toyi, southern Africa’s protest dance'. Jocelyn Alexander and JoAnn McGregor write for the Conversation about the history of the protest 'dance' and what it tells us about military culture
23 Feb, 2021
'Why are India’s farmers angry? | Start Here'. Nikita Sud contributes to a primer from Aljazeera English about farmer protests in India
16 Feb, 2021
'Tech ambassadors are redefining diplomacy for the digital era'. Corneliu Bjola quoted in article for Tech Monitor
15 Feb, 2021
'Myanmar: memes and mantras of a new generation of democracy protesters'. DPhil Richard Dolan writes for the Conversation
10 Feb, 2021
'Can Addis Ababa stop its architectural gems being hidden under high-rises?'. DPhil Biruk Terrefe writes for the Guardian