DSA annual conference : Global Development as Relationship: Dependence, Interdependence or Divide?

7th-8th September 2015, University of Bath

The Development Studies Association Conference in 2015 takes as its theme the forms of relationship that are valued, enacted and denied through current processes of international development. Ebola, political violence, migration, trade and climate change all assert our global interdependence, while structures of governance still tend to assume the predominance of nation state sovereignty.

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Call for Authors, MSF Ebola reflection book « Ebola: the politics of fear »

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa triggered one of the largest deployments of Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) in history. Although MSF had experience with outbreaks of Ebola and similar hemorrhagic fevers in the past, both the number of cases and geographic spread of this outbreak have been unprecedented. This has posed enormous medical, logistical and organisational challenges that often demanded novel responses. The scale of this epidemic also uncovered many political challenges both on the local and global levels.
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2 Post-Doctoral Fellowships on Global health at CERMES3

CERMES3 announces

financed through the European Research Council project GLOBHEALTH, “From international to global: Knowledge and diseases and the post-war government of health”.

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