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ESID at DSA2020 Conference Online – New Leadership for Global Challenges

10 June 2020 This year's DSA annual conference is taking place online from 16 to 19 June. The conference will focus

Zambia’s response to Covid-19 Part 2: 'We have to choose life or livelihood or both'
Zambia’s response to Covid-19 Part 2: 'We have to choose life or livelihood or both'

30 May 2020 Discover the latest on the response to Covid-19 in Zambia Any glimmer of hope that the Covid-19 crisis

What’s driven Uganda’s Public Water Corporation’s inadequate response to the Covid-19 crisis?

  18 May 2020 Badru Bukenya     The global message on frequent 20 second handwashing to stem the spread

WATCH: In country expert, Imran Matin, on Bangladesh's response to Covid-19

13 May 2020 Chief Executive of The Brac Institute for Governance and Development, Imran Matin reports from Bangladesh on the

Covid-19 and the Politics of Social Protection
Covid-19 and the Politics of Social Protection

11 May 2020 Tom Lavers Social protection has already and will continue to be key to the response to Covid-19.

Nigeria's response to Covid-19
Nigeria's response to Covid-19

5 May 2020 Clare Cummings Nigeria was successful in eliminating Ebola, despite a weak public health system. In the latest

Ghost towns and crackdowns: The politics of urban Covid-19 control
Ghost towns and crackdowns: The politics of urban Covid-19 control

1 May 2020 Tom Goodfellow                  David Jackman As different responses to coronavirus are

Covid-19 and domestic violence: Caring states?
Covid-19 and domestic violence: Caring states?

30 April 2020 Sohela Nazneen ESID's expert on the politics of domestic violence sets out vital ways that states can

Kenya's response to Covid-19

29 April 2020       Matthew Tyce   Along with several other African countries, Kenya has so far opted

Zambia’s response to Covid-19

28 April 2020   In our latest blog in our Covid-19 series, ESID experts discuss the political response in Zambia

The politics of responding to Covid-19 in developing countries: PART 2
The politics of responding to Covid-19 in developing countries: PART 2

23 April 2020 Tim Kelsall, Sam Hickey, David Hulme, Nicolai Schulz Continuing from Part 1 of this blog, in Part

The politics of responding to Covid-19 in developing countries: PART 1

  21 April 2020 Sam Hickey, Tim Kelsall, David Hulme We are launching a series of blogs on the politics

Reclaiming gender justice: We must act now to counter backlash threatening women’s rights globally
Reclaiming gender justice: We must act now to counter backlash threatening women’s rights globally

23 March 2020 Sohela Nazneen Sohela Nazneen is editor of the open access book Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global

NEW OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL ARTICLE: The politics of promoting social cash transfers in Uganda: The potential and pitfalls of 'thinking and working politically'

          16 March 2020 Sam Hickey and Badru Bukenya have published on their research into the

On Uganda’s 'long march' to first oil and the missing billions in the oil fund

    10 March 2020 Angelo Izama   Recently a government minister, Hon. David Bahati, claimed that money in early

PODCAST: The politics of domestic violence policy – Sohela Nazneen talks to Prof Diane Elson

6 February 2020         Listen to ESID researcher, Sohela Nazneen, in conversation with economist and gender specialist,

ESID research featured in The Washington Post

3 February 2020 Tim Williams' award-winning research on the political economy of primary education, published by ESID and World Development,

ESID research published in World Development

13 January 2020 Congratulations to ESID researchers, Vasudha Chhottray, Anindita Adhikari and Vidushi Bahuguna, whose pioneering ESID research has been published

Professor David Hulme awarded OBE

13 January 2020 ESID is delighted to congratulate our CEO, Professor David Hulme, who has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s

Acting together: Harnessing the power of the collective for reform

   Sohela Nazneen 19 December 2019 This blog features Sohela's ESID work on gender and was originally published by The

Professor Catherine Boone gives final Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture as it is handed over to York

25 November 2019 ESID recently hosted the final lecture in The Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture series. Set up to honour

Open access book: Read an extract from The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

21 November 2019 New, open access book on The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa has been edited by