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 Oct, 2019
'Facial analysis AI is being used in job interviews – it will probably reinforce inequality'. Ivan Manokha writes for The Conversation
02 Oct, 2019
'It is very difficult to create consensus on education because the elite do not go to public schools'. Diego Sánchez-Ancochea interviwed by CNN Chile about his research on inequality in Latin America
27 Sep, 2019
'Better seeds could help African farmers grow far more'. The Economist cites research on high-yielding crops by Douglas Gollin and co-authors
27 Sep, 2019
'Anthropology at, and of, the Limit'. Ruben Andersson responds as part of an Allegralab book symposium about his new book 'No Go World'
16 Sep, 2019
'What’s Behind the Deadly Violence in South Africa?'. Loren Landau writes for the New York Times on how local politics in South Africa shapes the reception of urban migrants, highlighting the role of local 'gangster' governance in the country's xenophobia
13 Sep, 2019
'The Cobra Effect: “Fighting” Migration Gets Europe Nowhere'. Ruben Andersson interviewed about his new book 'No Go World' in the Green European Journal
06 Sep, 2019
'Fear and loathing under Modi’s second term'. Nikita Sud quoted in The Monitor
04 Aug, 2019
'What are you going to do at the policy and the practical level to ensure that there is some sort of making amends?'. Robtel Neajai Pailey comments on Ghana's commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the slave trade in the US as guest on BBC's Weekend
21 Jul, 2019
'En Ethiopie, La Gare sous les bulldozers'. DPhil Biruk Terrefe is quoted in Le Monde about urbanisation dynamics in Addis Ababa
19 Jul, 2019
'Sorrows of the soil'. Nikita Sud's Lives of Land project features in the Hindu Business Line