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Marked out: histories of student protest in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe, 1957 to now
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Patterns, determinants, and effects of internal migration among young adults in Ethiopia, India, P...
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The risk crucible: managing multiple insecurities in the western Sahel
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To what extent is UNHCR's intervention in Afghanistan shaped by incentives in the humanitaria...
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Rethinking rural development: negotiation in agricultural and food systems
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Beyond greed and grievance: investigating the multi-causal factors of the Niger Delta conflicts...
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Africa: Policies for Prosperity
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Apartheid’s African soldiers: a history of black Namibians and Angolans in South Africa’s former s...
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'Peasantarianisation' of the undesired urban: the role of the discourse in the implement...
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Kristina Pikovskaia
Research Student
Caitlin Procter
Research Student
Carlos Quembo
Research Student
Sudheesh R.C.
Research Student
Laura Rival
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Development
Felipe Roa-Clavijo
Researcher and Global Policy Network Lead
Lucia Rost
Research Student
Diego Sánchez-Ancochea
Professor of the Political Economy of Development and Head of Department
Juan Manuel Santos
Visiting Professor

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19 Aug, 2019
Geoff Goodwin to co-convene conference on Latin American infrastructure
31 Jul, 2019
Jocelyn Alexander wins Leverhulme grant for project on Cold War-era ‘global soldiers’
22 Jul, 2019
Robtel Neajai Pailey speaks at UK parliament on visa problems for African visitors
22 Jul, 2019
Robtel Neajai Pailey speaks at UK parliament on visa problems for African visitors
28 Jun, 2019
New article by Geoff Goodwin explores history and impact of coproduction
12 Jun, 2019
New article co-authored by Santiago Izquierdo Tort explores decision-making, land management in PES programmes
11 Jun, 2019
ODID academics and students presenting at ECAS2019
07 Jun, 2019
New book co-authored by Xiaolan Fu explores impact of Chinese, European MNEs in Africa
10 Apr, 2019
New book by Annette Idler explores dynamics of violent non-state groups in borderlands

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22 Nov, 2019
'Humans shape nature – but nature shapes us too'. Nikita Sud writes about her research on land for The Conversation
07 Nov, 2019
'In India, gods "flex their muscles" over scarce land'. Nikita Sud comments for Reuters on a legal case in India regarding land claimed by temples
23 Oct, 2019
'Nowhere to Go: How Governments in the Americas Are Bungling the Migration Crisis'. Alexander Betts writes for Foreign Affairs
16 Oct, 2019
'The roll-out of big infrastructure that essentially still ignores existing plans ... and blindsides city administration officials sets a dangerous precedent'. DPhil Biruk Terrefe is quoted in the Guardian about urbanisation dynamics in Addis Ababa
11 Oct, 2019
'Addis Ababa is a city that has constant electricity and water problems, that doesn’t have efficient public transportation... There are a lot of other things this city needs'. DPhil Biruk Terrefe is interviewed by the Washington Post about Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's Unity Park palace renovation
08 Oct, 2019
'Modi's mega-rallies; political spectacle for the Indian diaspora'. Nikita Sud contributes to Al Jazeera's 'The Listening Post'
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
06 Sep, 2019
'Fear and loathing under Modi’s second term'. Nikita Sud quoted in The Monitor

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