Tag: International Development

Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project Funds “Resilient Humanitarianism”

The project “Resilient Humanitarianism: the League of Red Cross Societies, 1919-1991” aims to advance the concept of resilient humanitarianism through a historical investigation of one humanitarian body, the League of Red Cross Societies, from its inception to the end of the Cold War.  Global humanitarian crises abound due to ongoing conflict and natural disasters, but nation states, bodies such as the United Nations, and humanitarian organization seem incapable of offering lasting solutions to intractable situations.  This project employs rarely accessed archives and an interdisciplinary approach to investigate the evolution of humanitarianism, voluntary action, and global civil society during the 20th century.  This historical analysis can then be used to inform humanitarian policy, debates, and practice in the present and the future. Continue reading

Tenure Stream Assistant Professor of International Development Studies – York University

From York University’s Academic Employment Opportunities page.

 

Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: International Developments Studies
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Social Science
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2019


The Department of Social Science, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream professorial-stream position in International Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2019. More information about the Department can be found at http://sosc.laps.yorku.ca/; information about the International Development Studies Program can be found at http://idst.sosc.laps.yorku.ca/; information about the MA program in Development Studies can be found at http://dvst.gradstudies.yorku.ca. Continue reading

NEXTGEN DATABASE of International Development and Humanitarian Assistance Researchers

The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) and the Canadian Association for the Study of International Development (CASID) are happy to announce the launch of their NextGen database and invite members of the CASID and the CNHH to join.  This database can provide members of the CNHH the opportunity to promote their research on development and humanitarianism and make it visible to a wider academic community.

The NextGen database is a user-friendly online searchable inventory of more than 500 Canadian researchers from universities, colleges, institutes, think-tanks, and civil society organizations (CSOs) working on international development and humanitarian assistance! It is part of a broader three-year collaboration.
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