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Welcome to the UA Ruhr Graduate Centre

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.

 

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  • 06-04-2016

    CALL FOR PAPERS - 5th Annual International PhD Conference in International Development -- September 5th & 6th, 2016 -- University of East Anglia

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    This year's Annual International PhD Conference in International Development will take place on September 5th & 6th 2016 at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.

    The School of International Development (DEV) at the University of East Anglia (UEA), in collaboration with the Ruhr-University Bochum’s Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE) and their partners in the UAR Graduate Centre for Development Studies and the Erasmus University Rotterdam’s International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague, is delighted to be hosting the 5th annual PhD Conference in Development Studies at UEA on Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th September 2016. The event is sponsored by the University of East Anglia and the European Association of Development Research Institutes.

    Invited are current or recently-graduated PhD students working within the broadly-defined tradition of development studies to submit 300 word abstracts for poster or paper presentations on any contemporary theme within social, economic, political, and natural resources development. Furthermore, papers for two special sessions on global environmental justice and water security are needed.

    To apply, please complete and email the form on the linked page to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

    Very much appeciated are submissions with empirical content that show methodological and theoretical innovation and interdisciplinary engagement.

    Abstracts should be submitted by 31st May 2016 and successful applicants will be notified by 30 June 2016.
     

  • 16-05-2015

    EUSA_ID Mid-term meeting took place in Bochum

    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.

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    Please find more information about the EUSA_ID mobility programme here.

  • 25-11-2013

    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

    Breitung Cover Bd. 6567. 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]

     

     

     

     

  • 15-05-2015

    Marco Rimkus (2015): Welternährung, Nutztierschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit. Eine monetäre Bewertung in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern.

    6666. 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]

     

     

     

     

  • 10-09-2014

    Tobias Thürer (2015): Does speculation with agricultural commodity futures cause price bubbles in the event of negative production shocks?

    Cover Bd 65 Threr65. 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]

     

     

     

     

The UA Ruhr Graduate Centre is part of the University Alliance Ruhr.

Steering Board

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Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein

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Dr. Gabriele Bäcker

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Prof. Dr. sc. pol. Tobias Debiel

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Prof. Dr. Christof Hartmann

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy Institute of Political Science Institute for Development and Peace