The UA Ruhr Graduate Centre for Development Studies is a collaboration project between the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE), Ruhr-University Bochum, the Institute of Political Science (IfP), University Duisburg-Essen and the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), University Duisburg-Essen.
Major features of the Centre are the interdisciplinary approach to development issues and the international focus. Complementary specializations in political science, economics, sociology and law benefit cooperation activities in research and postgraduate teaching. Joint cooperation links with international partners have been established for the PhD Conference on International Development and the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 project EUSA_ID.
From 22-25 April the EUSA_ID Mid-term meeting took place at the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany.
After the Welcome Addresses by Prof. Wilhelm Löwenstein, Managing Director of the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy and Vice Rector of the RUB and Prof. Julian May, University of the Western Cape (co-coordinator), Britta Niklas and Dr. Gabriele Bäcker (coordinators) presented the different items of the agenda and all partners of the consortium discussed their experiences and future activities concerning staff and student mobilities and joint training and research with very promising results! On 23th April the selection committee selected as well the grantees for the second cohort. All applicants will be informed in short about selection results.
Please find more information about the EUSA_ID mobility programme here.
67. Claudia Breitung (2015):
Organisational behaviour of humanitarian agencies in their interaction with armed rebel groups. A case study of humanitarian engagement with the Lord's Resistance Army - Berlin: Logos Verl. - XXVII, 243 S.
ISBN 978-3-8325-4142-2 (€ 40,00) [more info]
66. Marco Rimkus (2015):
Welternährung, Nutztierschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit. Eine monetäre Bewertung in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern. - Berlin: Logos Verl. - X, 459 S.
ISBN 978-3-8325-3893-4 (€ 59,00) [more info]
65. Tobias Thürer (2015):
Does speculation with agricultural commodity futures cause price bubbles in the event of negative production shocks? - Berlin: Logos Verl. - XX, 220 S.
ISBN 978-3-8325-3876-7 (€ 42,00) [more info]
Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein
Dr. Gabriele Bäcker
Prof. Dr. sc. pol. Tobias Debiel
Prof. Dr. Christof Hartmann