On Thursday 3 November 2016, a BISA PGN funded workshop entitled 'The Process and Challenges of Conducting Research on Africa: From the Library to the Field' will be held at Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU. The BISA Young Researchers Workshops are one-day workshops organised by and for doctoral students and recently appointed postdoctoral researchers. Organised around an overarching theme or question, the workshops can be used for several purposes, including gain
Over half the world lives under authoritarian regimes. For these people, the opportunity to engage in politics moves outside the state's territory. Mobilising across borders, diasporas emerge to challenge such governments. This book offers an in-depth examination of the internal politics of transnational mobilisation. Studying Rwandan and Zimbabwean exiles, it exposes the power, interests, and unexpected agendas behind mobilisation, revealing the surprising and ambivalent rol
At the global level, international actors have repeatedly expressed their desire to end hunger and food insecurity. However, food insecurity has persisted. More analysis is hence needed on the link between continuously high levels of global food insecurity and the ever increasing flow of development aid.
Global Food Security and Development Aid investigates the impact that development aid has had on food security in developing countries and includes international case studi