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Recap: SCAD with Ikram Getachew

Published: Apr 9th, 2018

The Social Change and Development in Africa Working Group met on Monday April 2 for a lecture by Ikram Getachew (University of Florida) titled, “Ruqa: Healing, Power Struggle and Women in Ethiopia.”… Read More

Recap: SCAD with Peter Redfield

Recap: SCAD with Peter Redfield

Published: Mar 19th, 2018

On Monday, March 12th, Peter Redfield (Professor of Anthropology at UNC-Chapel Hill) gave a provocative presentation titled “Aftermaths: Equipment for Living in a Broken World.” The lecture followed several examples of minimalist… Read More

Recap: SCAD with Valerie Valerio

Recap: SCAD with Valerie Valerio

Published: Feb 26th, 2018

On February 19, Valerie Valerio (University of Florida) gave presented, “Systems Modeling for Quantitative Value Chain Analysis: a Case Study from the Lowveld of Swaziland.” The lecture centered on her doctoral research… Read More

Recap: SCAD with Jackie Curnick

Recap: SCAD with Jackie Curnick

Published: Feb 12th, 2018

University of Florida MDP student, Jackie Curnick, presented on “Water Security and Rainwater Catchment Systems in Eastern Cape, South Africa,” at the February 5th SCAD meeting. Her lecture centered on the water… Read More

Recap: SCAD with Alula Pankhurst

Recap: SCAD with Alula Pankhurst

Published: Nov 20th, 2017

  On November 13, the Social Change and Development in Africa working group welcomed Alula Pankhurst (Ethiopia WIDE) for his lecture titled, “The changing faces of Ethiopia’s rural communities: evidence… Read More

Recap: SCAD with Natasha Sokolsky

Recap: SCAD with Natasha Sokolsky

Published: Oct 30th, 2017

On Monday October 23, Natasha Sokolsky from the Pact Institute presented “Friend or Foe? The New Role of Corporations in Africa’s Development and Mining Sectors: Case Studies from the INGO… Read More

Recap: SCAD with Max Gelber

Recap: SCAD with Max Gelber

Published: Oct 16th, 2017

Social Change and Development in Africa On Monday October 9, Max Gelber (University of Florida) presented “Mapping the Shark Chain in Ghana,” at the Social Change and Development in Africa working group… Read More

Recap: SCAD Symposium “Revisiting Partnership for Development in Africa”

Recap: SCAD Symposium “Revisiting Partnership for Development in Africa”

Published: Oct 2nd, 2017

SCAD Symposium: Revisiting Partnership for Development in Africa On Monday September 25, the Social Change and Development in Africa Working group held the symposium, “Revisiting Partnership for Development in Africa.”… Read More

Recap: SCAD with Nancy Rose Hunt

Recap: SCAD with Nancy Rose Hunt

Published: Apr 17th, 2017

On Monday April 10th, Nancy Rose Hunt gave a talk to the Social Change and Development Working Group titled, “Pleasure and Dreams in a Congolese ‘Shrunken Milieu’”. Dr. Hunt joined the University… Read More

Recap: SCAD with Chesney McOmber

Recap: SCAD with Chesney McOmber

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

On Monday, March 27th, Chesney McOmber gave a talk to the Social Change & Development Working Group titled, “The Feminization of Rural Space: Exploring the Politics of Male Absence in… Read More