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The academic roller coaster. ht Jay van Bavel Two interesting posts on the slow demise of personal blogging. Tobias Denskus on Are personal #globaldev blogs a thing of the past? Mark Carrigan on ‘Are personal academic blogs a thing of the past? I’m starting to feel like the last of the Mohicans on this one…. […]

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Development Nutshell: round-up (18m) of FP2P posts, w/b 18th April

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Development Nutshell: audio round-up (18m) of FP2P posts, w/b 11th April

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‘When you enter this library you are a scientist, you are an explorer, you are a reader, you are important, you are loved’. Heart warming letter to Texas school librarian Amy Milstead. Click and read it all – it’s worth it Two massacres, continents apart: ‘in the central Malian town of Moura mercenaries from the […]

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Development Nutshell: round-up (23m) of FP2P posts, w/b 4th April

Links I Liked Poo, Periods and Priorities: what does research tell us about the different views of practitioners, populations and academics about WASH? Second (and Third) Thoughts on Adaptive Management and Thinking and Working Politically What does Civil Society think of Adaptive Management? Not that much, it turns out. 

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The true size of Africa aka don’t let Mercator fool you ht Carlos Lopes An Ethiopian truce, a Taliban U-turn, and a month of war in Ukraine: The Cheat Sheet: great round-up of a lot of crises that aren’t making the news, plus those that are Policy citation databases offer new ways to understand the […]

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Development Nutshell: round-up (20m) of FP2P posts, w/b 28th March

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Putin and the Psychology of Grievance

Fascinating piece by Alex Evans on the Larger Us blog. Here it is in full How has the interaction between psychology and politics helped to manufacture Russian support for Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine? And is there anything anyone can do about it? Here at Larger Us, we think a lot about them-and-us dynamics – dynamics which […]

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Development Nutshell: round-up (16m) of FP2P posts, w/b 21st March

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The Monty Python guide to aid and development

Don’t know about you, but I can barely watch the evening news these days, it’s all so grim. So I thought I’d re-up some humour from nearly a decade ago (yikes). Here are some of the Monty Python sketches most relevant to development (OK, that’s a bit of a stretch, but who cares?). Plus it […]

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