Start Date: 
Mon, 2015-11-09 08:55 - Thu, 2015-12-31 08:55

Public Lecture on Overly Optimistic? The Pulse on Africa’s Changing Economies and Demography.

Start Date: 
Thu, 2015-10-29 16:00 - Thu, 2015-12-31 16:00

Dr. Richard Munang who will give a Public Lecture on 29th October 2015 On "optimising africa's food security for jobs under
climate change".


Date and time: 
Wed, 2018-08-01 10:56

PhD Scholarship Announcement: Rights and Resilience in Kenya (RARE)


The University of Nairobi (UoN), University of Copenhagen (UCPH), and the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) invite interested and qualified Kenyan candidates holding a graduate degree in Development Studies, Human Geography, Environmental Studies, Political Science or any other relevant social science discipline to apply for one of the four PhD scholarships related to the research programme, “Rights and Resilience in Kenya” (RARE).


Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2018-10-05 10:56

IDS Hosts Workshop on Transport and Social Exclusion

Date and time: 
Tue, 2018-07-10 11:56

The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), in collaboration with Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) International Network for Transport and Accessibility in Low Income Communities (INTALInC), hosted a workshop on transport and social exclusion in Kenyan cities.


Expiry Date: 
Wed, 2019-07-31 11:56

Greater Horn Horizon Forum Takes Place in Djibouti

Date and time: 
Tue, 2018-05-29 14:12

Prof   Winnie Mitullah participated in the Greater Horn Horizon Forum (GHHF) held in Djibouti on April 28th and 29th 2018.

The Forum was established in November 2007 by UNESCO and a group of intellectuals from the Great Horn of Africa (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan) and from the Diaspora. It is an independent forum for policy research and dialogue aimed at building consensus on a new vision for the region.

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2019-05-10 14:12
Date and time: 
Fri, 2018-05-11 14:39

Prof Joseph Stiglitz, the recipient of Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank, delivered a well attended public lecture at the Chandaria Auditorium ,University of Nairobi on May 9, 2018. Prof.  Stiglitz, was also a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi, under a Rockefeller Foundation Grant during the period 1969-1971.

Expiry Date: 
Fri, 2019-05-10 14:39

Prof Joseph Stiglitz and the IDS Connection

Date and time: 
Sun, 2018-05-06 14:55

When the world renowned scholar Prof Joseph Stiglitz lands in Kenya to deliver a public lecture at the University of Nairobi on May 9, 2018, not many people may recall his Kenyan link in the long academic journey that culminated in Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science (2001).

Expiry Date: 
Mon, 2019-05-06 14:55
Date and time: 
Tue, 2018-04-03 12:57

Prof Winnie Mitullah’s blog relating to Non- Motorised Transport (NMT) book she co-edited  has been published on TheCityFix! The book, Non-motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa, explores challenges  pedestrians and cyclists face in cities of the developing world and the  opportunities these cities have to provide for walking and cycling. It is based on in-depth research conducted in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Nairobi (Kenya).


Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-04-06 12:57

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