The next 2014/15 IDS speaker series event, featuring Dr. Sharada Srinivasan, will take place on February 27th 2015 at 3:30pm in Rozanski 102. Her talk is entitled "Daughter deficit, cross-region marriages and gender relations in Tamil Nadu, India". Everyone welcome!
ID majors who plan to graduate in June 2015 (or who graduated in October 2014 or February 2015) are invited to apply for the 2015 IDS prizes. Application deadline is March 15, 2015. For more information, please visit IDS prize application procedures.
Dr. Adam Sneyd, professor in the dept. of Political Science and Dr. Lauren Sneyd, who recently finished her doctorate in Geography-IDS, wrote a policy brief "Food security and emerging powers in Cameroon" that was the fourth most downloaded paper on the Eldis website this year!
IDS Guelph alumnus, Elizabeth Nadurille Santos, is developing Cafeedzin as a direct-trade option linking individual coffee growers in developing parts of the world, notably Central America, with customers in Canada and further afield.
IDS Master's student Asad Butt wrote a book review strongly critical of the work of renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs, as part of the course requirements for Dr. Adam Sneyd's POLS*6730 class. This piece has now been published in a leading Pakistani English language news weekly.