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Welcome to the IEE

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

  • 03-09-2018

    PhD Exchange Student from the ISS

    2018 09 AdwoaWe currently have a PhD student visiting from the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague. Adwoa Yeboah Gyapong is staying from August until December 2018. RUB Research School is funding her stay. She is happy to be working closely with Anne Siebert, and under the supervision of Prof. Löwenstein. Her broad research interests are in rural development and agriculture, social justice and policy planning. Adwoa and Anne are writing a joint paper on farmers’ and farm workers’ engagement with food sovereignty in Ghana.

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  • 28-08-2018

    Congratulations, Dr. Nyasulu!

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    After successful defence of his PhD Thesis on Monday, 21st of August 2018, Themba Nyasulu from Malawi has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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  • 27-08-2018

    Congratulations, Dr. Agaton!

    2018 08 CasperAgaton smallAfter successful defence of his PhD Thesis on Monday, 7th of August 2018, Casper Agaton from the Philippines has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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  • 07-06-2018

    Call Alumni Conference 2018: Digital Innovation for Development

    The International SEPT Program (Small Enterprise Promotion and Training) at Leipzig University, in cooperation with the Master Program (MA) in International and Development Economics (MIDE) at Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW Berlin) and IEE’s Master in Development Management (MADM), is pleased to invite you to our joint Alumni Winter School 2018 on the topic of "Digital Innovation for Development" (Nov. 5th - 9th, 2018).

    See the attached program for more details and information on how to apply. In the program you find a reference to a toolkit (please find it here) which offers a multitude of examples for the structure of a case study as requested for the application.

  • 07-06-2018

    Call for Applications - 2nd Alumni Conference of all DAAD Centres of African Excellence

    The second Alumni Conference of the DAAD African Excellence Centres will take place in Accra, Ghana, from 6th - 9th November 2018.

    The Call for applications with the deadline 6th July 2018 can be found here.

  • 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).

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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

Eva Gerharz: The Interface Approach (IEE Working Paper No. 212)

Raffael Beier: Zwischen Rebellion und Global City: Stadtentwicklung in Marokko, in: Welt-Sichten Dossier 9-2018, pp. 16-17

Raffael Beier and Jasmin Fritzsche-El Shewy: UN-Habitat, the New Urban Agenda and Urban Refugees – A State of the Art. In Z’Flucht – The German Journal for Refugee Studies 2(1), 128-142.

More information: "Publications / New Publications"

IEE on Tour

September 18 - 19:
Dr. Elkhan R. Sadik-Zada
at the University of Gent, Belgium, for Tropentag 2018, presenting the poster "Devco Nutrition Commitments and its Dicontents"

September 19:
Raffael Beier
at the International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague/The Netherlands, for a seminar as part of the joint-PhD of ISS and IEE

IEE on Field Research

Om Ki has a research stay in Myanmar from September to mid-November 2018.