International Development Department (IDD)

IDD is pleased to announce a new suite of on-campus programmes. These are designed to develop skills and capacity in international development, post-conflict reconstruction, politics, public sector management and environmental governance in developing and transitional economies. Studying in IDD is truly an international experience and our curriculum is informed by our research and policy advice. Programmes offer flexibility and include either a study tour or individual fieldwork

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Posted 10 October 2018

Why We Lie About Aid

Speaker: Dr Pablo Yanguas (Honorary Research Fellow at University of Manchester and international development consultant)

Posted 09 May 2018

Researching gender in development, conflict and security

On 23 April 2018, the International Development Department of the University of Birmingham organised a workshop that brought together an interdisciplinary group of researchers from different universities across the UK with researchers and practitioners from NGOs.

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