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Call for Papers: 18th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network hosted by Arzu Kibris at Warwick University

18th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network Call for Papers Exposure to Political Violence and Individual Behavior 23-24 November 2022 Radcliffe Conference Center, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK The 18th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network will be organized at the University of Warwick.  This year’s workshop theme is individual level […]

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Job ad: Student Assistant to the research group ‘Entwicklungsökonomie und Ernährungssicherung’ at IGZ

Das Leibniz-Institut für Gemüse- und Zierpflanzenbau (IGZ) betreibt Forschung für eine nachhaltige Produktion von Gemüse und eine gesunde Ernährung für Menschen in der ganzen Welt. Das IGZ ist ein Institut der Leibniz Gemeinschaft (WGL). Am IGZ ist in der Forschungsgruppe “Entwicklungsökonomie und Ernährungssicherung” von Professor Tilman Brück ab sofort und zunächst befristet für zwölf Monate […]

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Call for papers: Life in Kyrgyzstan Annual Conference

Call for Sessions and Papers8th Annual ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Conference October 11-12, 2022 In the framework of the Kyrgyzstan-initiated United Nations General Assemblyresolution designating 2022 as the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development. The Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia (UCA), the Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops […]

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Call for papers: New methods for impact evaluations in conflict and humanitarian emergency settings research workshop

Call for Papers New Methods for Impact Evaluationsin Conflict and Humanitarian Emergency Settings An International Interdisciplinary Research Workshop 6-7 July 2022 Hybrid event part-based in Berlin, Germany With financial support from the Centre for Excellence and Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) and UK Aid and in collaboration with the Households in Conflict Network. ISDC – […]

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Job Ad: Visiting researcher (f/m/d)

ISDC – International Security and Development Center is a non-profit academic institute based in Berlin, Germany. We conduct research to improve lives and livelihoods shaped by violent conflict, fragility and humanitarian emergencies. We believe in the power of data and evidence for understanding and alleviating suffering around the world. While based in Berlin’s central Mitte […]

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Job Ad: Research Consultant (f/m/d)

ISDC – International Security and Development Center is a non-profit academic institute based in Berlin, Germany. We conduct research to improve lives and livelihoods shaped by violent conflict, fragility, and humanitarian emergencies. We believe in the power of data and evidence for understanding and alleviating suffering around the world. While based in Berlin’s central Mitte […]

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Job Ad: Post-Doctoral Researcher (f/m/d)

ISDC – International Security and Development Center is a non-profit academic institute based in Berlin, Germany. We conduct research to improve lives and livelihoods shaped by violent conflict, fragility and humanitarian emergencies. We believe in the power of data and evidence for understanding and alleviating suffering around the world. While based in Berlin’s central Mitte […]

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Job Ad: Student Research Assistant (f/m/d)

ISDC – International Security and Development Center is a non-profit academic institute based in Berlin, Germany. We conduct research to improve lives and livelihoods shaped by violent conflict, fragility and humanitarian emergencies. While based in Berlin’s central Mitte district, the global relevance of our work leads us to engage in research projects around the world. […]

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A cooperative approach to displacement and development has generally positive outcomes, our report on UNHCR engagement finds

Displacement trends show that developing countries host most of the world’s refugees and are dealing with displacement that lasts longer today than in the past. UNHCR sees an opportunity to improve outcomes for both refugees and host communities by combining humanitarian and development strategies. In collaboration with Julian Lehmann and Julia Steets of GPPi, our […]

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Post-disaster diets deteriorate in Nepal: Humanitarian assistance must consider long-term impact on food behaviour

How do post-disaster humanitarian responses affect long-term food behaviour? Researchers, including Tilman Brück and Ghassan Baliki of ISDC, studied food behaviour in Nepal’s Sindhupalhok District. Their data reveal increased consumption of unhealthy snack foods in earthquake-affected regions. Findings indicate that “external shocks such as an earthquake and the subsequent humanitarian assistance, while well-intentioned and incredibly […]

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A storymap published for the project “SEEDS for Recovery: Unraveling humanitarian interventions in conflict-affected Syria’s Agriculture”

SEEDS for Recovery evaluates the long-term impact of a complex agricultural intervention conducted by FAO in acutely conflict-affected Syria. The project, funded under the CEDIL– Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning initiative, is a collaboration between ISDC and the American University of Beirut. The 3-year duration (2020-2023) project aims at developing and testing innovative methods for evaluation of FAO’s agricultural […]

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17th Annual Workshop of the Households in Conflict Network: “Conflict, Migration, and Displacement“

Online event hosted by the University of Göttingen Dates: 11-12 October 2021 The keynote speaker is Mathias Thoenig, Professor of Economics at the School of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne. In an open plenary session, which is jointly organized by the Centre for Global Migration Studies (CeMig) and the German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), we discuss “Migration and Security Policy” with Ruben […]

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