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Welcome to the IEE

Welcome to the website of the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (German acronym: IEE) of the Ruhr-University Bochum.

  • 15-11-2018

    10-Year Anniversary of the Centres of Excellence

    2018 11 10YearsCoE sOn the occasion of the ten-year anniversary of the Centres of African Excellence initiative by the Federal Foreign Office and the DAAD, a large network meeting was held in Berlin.

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  • 13-11-2018

    7th PhD Conference on International Development took place at the IEE

    2018 11 PhD Conference sOn 8th and 9th November, the seminar rooms of the Ruhr-University’s convention centre were packed with about 70 international PhD students in the interdisciplinary field of development research.

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  • 03-09-2018

    PhD Exchange Student from the ISS

    2018 09 AdwoaWe currently have a PhD student visiting from the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague. Adwoa Yeboah Gyapong is staying from August until December 2018. RUB Research School is funding her stay. She is happy to be working closely with Anne Siebert, and under the supervision of Prof. Löwenstein. Her broad research interests are in rural development and agriculture, social justice and policy planning. Adwoa and Anne are writing a joint paper on farmers’ and farm workers’ engagement with food sovereignty in Ghana.

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  • 28-08-2018

    Congratulations, Dr. Nyasulu!

    2018 08 ThembaNyasulu small 
    After successful defence of his PhD Thesis on Monday, 21st of August 2018, Themba Nyasulu from Malawi has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum

Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum

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Phone:   +49-(0)234 / 32-22418
or   32-22243
Fax:   +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294

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Latest Publications

Amr Khafagy: Finance, Distribution and the Economic Objective of Financial Cooperative Institutions, in: Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 1-25 (early view).

Mariana Vilmondes Türke: Business and Human Rights in Brazil: Exploring Human Rights Due Diligence and Operational-Level Grievance Mechanisms in the Case of Kinross Paracatu Gold Mine, in: Revista de Direito Internacional, v. 15, n. 2

Themba Nyasulu: Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in the Southern African Development Community (SADC): The Role of Human Capital, in: International Journal of Economic Development (IJED), Vol. 12(1), pp. 82-107

More information: "Publications / New Publications"

IEE on Tour

November 15:
Zena Mouawad
at Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen / Germany for the workshop "Researching International Organizations Empirically", presenting "Organizational Impediments of Coordinators in InterOrganizational Relations" in a work-in-progress talk

November 22 - 28:
Raffael Beier
in Rabat and Casablanca / Morocco, presenting at a colloquium about "Urban Space and the Common Good"

November 29 - December 03:
Britta Niklas
at Bordeaux Sciences Agro in Gradignan / France, attending a networking workshop on Organic Wine Research

IEE on Field Research

Ruth Knoblich is on field research in Cape Town and Pretoria / South Africa until end of November 2018.

Om Ki has a research stay in Myanmar until mid-November 2018.

Christina Seeger is on field research in Bamako/Mali until end of November 2018.