School of Government and Society

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Posted 19 June 2017

Zambia slides towards authoritarianism as IMF props up government

Written by Nic Cheeseman, Professor of Democracy, University of Birmingham. The IMF's decision to go ahead with a bailout package for Zambia, despite the government's democratic failings, could embolden the president to pursue an authoritarian strategy.

Posted 16 June 2017

IDD Policy Research Shapes Debate

On Friday 09 June 2017, the International Development Department hosted a policy open day to share the findings of recent research projects with senior partners and policy makers.

Posted 12 June 2017

INLOGOV Newsletter: Summer Edition

Welcome to the Summer edition of the INLOGOV Newsletter. Below is an update of the latest news from INLOGOV, together with insight into what it is like to work or study here.

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