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After successful defense of her PhD Thesis on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, Catherine Promise Biira from Gayaza, Uganda has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor(Ph.D.).
After successful defense of his PhD Thesis on Friday, July 10, 2015, IEE research fellow Elkhan Sadik-Zada from Baku, Azerbaijan, has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor(Ph.D.).
On June 3, 2015, PhD IDS associate member Annalisa Addis from Italy has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) for her thesis on "Linking Huminatarian and Development Action in Ethiopia".
Lesley Hope, Mohamed Dawude Temory, and Anne Siebert participated in the innovative course ‘Microeconomics of Competitiveness: A Case Study Approach to Economic Development’ offered by Prof. Matthias Kiese and Julian Kahl (RUB, Institute of Geography, Urban and Regional Economics) last year. The course was developed by leading management professor Michael E. Porter at Harvard Business School. It is built around case studies on the competitiveness of countries, regions and firms, as well as their spatial concentration in so-called clusters.
Anja Zorob: Die Mittelmeerforschung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften, in: Dabag, Mihran et al. (Hrsg.): Handbuch der Mediterranistik: Systematische Mittelmeerfoschung und disziplinäre Zugänge, Paderborn: Verlage Wilhelm Fink & Ferdinand Schöningh, S. 533-553.
Wilhelm Löwenstein, Martina Shakya, Marc Hansen, and Sanjay Gorkhali, three institute members and one of our alumni, worked together on the just published IEE Working Paper 210:
"Do the Poor Benefit from Corporate Social Responsibility? A Theory-Based Impact Evaluation of Six Community-Based Water Projects in Sri Lanka."
Dr. Marco Rimkus, former IEE research fellow, published his doctoral thesis as No. 66 in the series "UA Ruhr Studies on Development and Global Governance":
Welternährung, Nutztierschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit. Eine monetäre Bewertung in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern.
The next call for applications for Master and PhD Scholarships (Development Studies and Public Policy/Public Administration) at the South African-German Centre for Development Research at UWC/Cape Town is now open until 31 July.
Submissions of applications are only possible during an open call and only via an online application form.
The online application form is available in the "How to apply" sections of the respective programmes of the Centre on the website www.drd-sa.org.
4th PhD Conference on International Development
24 - 25 September 2015
Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum/Germany
The IEE together with the School of International Development (DEV), University of East Anglia, UK, the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL, and our partners in the UA-Ruhr Graduate Centre, the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) and the Institute of Political Science (IfP), University of Duisburg-Essen, is organizing the 4th PhD PhD Conference on International Development.
As part of the networking activities of German postgraduate programmes funded within the DAAD EPOS programme, a winter school on "The political and societal challenges of forced migration from Africa – Local causes, regional responses and global responsibility" will take place in Magdeburg from 17 – 20 November 2015.
Alumni of DAAD-EPOS programmes are invited to apply until 30 June 2015. For more details, please have a look at the Call for Applications.
As part of the networking activities of German postgraduate programmes funded within the DAAD EPOS programme, a winter school on "A World without Hunger" will take place in Hohenheim from 2 – 4 December 2015.
From 6 – 9 Januar 2016, the 15th International Business and Economy Conference is offered in cooperation of the Nürtingen-Geislingen University and the Nürtingen, Stuttgart Metropolitan Region.
For more details please have a look at the call for papers.
Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum
Building GB, Room 1/59
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Anja Zorob: Die Mittelmeerforschung in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Wilhelm Löwenstein, Martina Shakya, Marc Hansen, and Sanjay Gorkhali: Do the Poor Benefit from Corporate Social Responsibility? A Theory-Based Impact Evaluation of Six Community-Based Water Projects in Sri Lanka
Marco Rimkus: Welternährung, Nutztierschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit. Eine monetäre Bewertung in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern.
More info under the "New Publications" tab on the left.