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We have two exciting events coming up soon:
The Climate Emergency in LAC: threats and opportunities for sustainable development

Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Friday 5 February 5pm UK time
To register click here.
ODS Annual Lecture
The Decline of Work and the Trouble with Masculinity

Professor Raka Ray, University of California-Berkeley

Monday 15 February 5pm UK time
To register click here.
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Young Lives COVID Call 2
Kath Ford and Young Lives Country Directors have produced a new 
Snapshot Report reflecting on the findings from Call 2 of their COVID-19 Phone Survey, offering emerging policy recommendations to support young people suffering the impacts of the pandemic.

The legacy of Raufu Mustapha
Oxford Development Studies has published a new special issue dedicated to our late colleague Raufu Mustapha, titled 'Governance, Power, and Diversity in African States: Celebrating the Legacy of Abdul Raufu Mustapha'. The issue is currently free to access.

Transitions to adulthood in Ethiopia
The Young Lives Ethiopia team produced a series of working papers, policy briefs and illustrations exploring themes such as school to work transitions, migration, parenthood, marriage and divorce as part of their Gendered Transitions to Adulthood in Ethiopia project.

In the shadow of Cecil Rhodes
Associate Professor Simukai Chigudu wrote a Long Read for the Guardian, bringing together his family history, the legacies of colonialism in Zimbabwe and Britain, his experiences as one of very few Black academics at Oxford and his involvement with the Rhodes Must Fall movement.

Ensuring vaccines for all
Our Head of Department Professor Diego Sánchez-Ancochea and former Head Professor Frances Stewart were among leading UK academics in development studies to sign a letter to the Guardian calling on the government to ensure an equitable global supply of COVID vaccines. 

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A new book by Nikita Sud The Making of Land and the Making of India, has now been published with Oxford University Press. The book will be released globally in February.


Ihsaan Bassier, Joshua Budlender, Rocco Zizzamia, Murray Leibbrandt  and Vimal Ranchhod (2020) ‘Locked down and locked out: Repurposing social assistance as emergency relief to informal workersWorld Development

Indranil Dutta, Ricardo Nogales and Gaston Yalonetzky (2021): ‘Endogenous weights and multidimensional poverty: A cautionary tale’, OPHI Working Paper 135

Evan Easton-Calabria (2021) ‘Success Twinned by Challenge: An Urban IDP Response in Ethiopia’, Refugee Survey Quarterly

Aparna John, N Nisbett, I Barnett, R Avula, P Menon (2020) 'Factors influencing the performance of community health workers: A qualitative study of Anganwadi Workers from Bihar, India', PLOS ONE 

Caroline Nalule (2021) ‘Migration and Human Rights in Africa: The Policy and Legal Framework in Broad Strokes’, In Olayiwola Abegunrin and Sabella O Abidde (eds) African Migrants and the Refugee Crisis, Springer

Naohiko Omata (2021) ‘Over-researched’ and ‘under-researched’ refugee groups: exploring the phenomena, causes and consequences’, Journal of Human Rights Practice

Graeme Reid and Samuel Ritholtz (2020) ‘A Queer Approach to Understanding LGBT Vulnerability during the COVID-19 PandemicPolitics & Gender
Tom Scott-Smith (2020) ‘Building a Bed for the Night: The Parisian “Yellow Bubble” and the Politics of Humanitarian Architecture’, Humanity
Susanne Verheul (2020) ‘“Rotten Row is Rotten to the Core”: The Material and Sensory Politics of Harare's Magistrates’ Courts after 2000’, Political and Legal Anthropology Review

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