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Welcome to the website of the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (German acronym: IEE) of the Ruhr-University Bochum.

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  • 13-04-2018

    7th PhD Conference on International Development - Call for Abstracts

    The IEE’s PhD students are organising the 7th PhD Conference on International Development, which is to take place 8-9 November 2018 in Bochum. This travelling event  is part of IEE's cooperation with the School of International Development (DEV), University of East Anglia, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, both UK, the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University of Rotterdam, NL, the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), as well as the Institute of Political Science (IfP), both University Duisburg-Essen.

    Attendance is not limited to PhD students of the partner institutes. PhD candidates at all stages of their PhD project are welcome to attend the conference and present their work.

    The Call for Abstracts is now open (PDF download).

  • 17-05-2018

    2017 Intake of the PhD IDS Now Complete

    2018 05 phdintakecomplete smallThe IEE is happy to welcome three additional new full members of the PhD IDS programme: Uk Mong Marma (left) and Bablu Chakma
    (right) from Bangladesh and Zena Raquel Mouawad from Brasil.

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  • 25-04-2018

    Final EUSA_ID Meeting took place in Gordons Bay, South Africa

    2018 04 EUSA ID smallFrom 18-21 March the final EUSA_ID Meeting took place in Gordons Bay, South Africa.

    All South African and European partners of the consortium took part in the meeting in order to discuss the results and the sustainability of the programme, challenges during the implementation phase and best practice examples. 

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  • 10-04-2018

    IEE Ph.D. Candidate presented Her Paper at 3rd NEEDS 2018

    PellowskaDarina Pellowska, Ph.D. candidate at the IEE, participated at the 3rd NEEDS Conference (Northern European Conference on Emergency and Disaster Studies) in Amsterdam, March 21-23. She participated in the Panel "Aidnography - The Everyday Practices of Humanitarian Assistance" and presented her paper "Towards Conceptualizing Humanitarian Aid Diversion – A Social Network Approach".

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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum

Room 2.04
Universitaetsstr. 105
D-44789 Bochum

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Phone:   +49-(0)234 / 32-22418
or   32-22243
Fax:   +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294

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Latest Publications

Diotima Chattoraj: Experiences of Sri Lankan Tamils Displaced to Colombo: Three Narratives, in: eTropic Vol. 17 No. 1 (2018)

Ruth Knoblich and Dr. Tobias Schonwetter: Rising Middle-IP Powers dissolving the North/South polarization in the international IP system (blog article on the IP Unit's blog-website)

Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein and Dr. Elkhan Richard Sadik-Zada: A Note on Revenue Distribution Patterns and Rent-Seeking Incentive, in: International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, Volume 8, No. 2, pp. 196-204.

More information: "Publications / New Publications"

IEE on Tour

April 30 - May 27:
Dr. Tobias Thürer
at UWC in Cape Town/South Africa, lecturing and supervising for the MADM Programme

May 11 - 27:
Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein
at UWC in Cape Town/South Africa, lecturing and supervising for the MADM Programme

May 30 - June 11:
Nicole Dittrich
at UWC in Cape Town/South Africa, lecturing and supervising for the MADM Programme

IEE on Field Research

Raffael Beier has a research stay at the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague/The Netherlands from mid-March to mid-May 2018.

Anne Siebert has a research stay at the International Institute for Social Studies, The Hague/Netherlands, from May to June 2018.