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Kerry Chance has been granted funding for the project “Habitable Air: Urban Inequality in the Time of Climate Change”. This project will offer a critical examination of how the urban poor, living on the precarious margins, come to inhabit political roles and practice climate politics in twenty-first century liberal democracies, especially as climate science becomes increasingly integral to contemporary governance.
Day Zero is an academic festival with creative spaces (workshops, exhibitions, debates, etc.) presenting work of relevance to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). This year GRIP hosted a discussion on the importance of including children and adolescents in SDG policies and targets. The starting point of the discussion was the book “Leaving No Child and No Adolescent Behind; A global perspective on addressing inclusion through the SDGs”
GRIP affiliate Dr. Susanne Koch together with Prof. Nelius Boshoff have been granted funding by the German Research Council (DFG) to conduct a collaborative project starting in 2022: With a team comprising scholars from Africa and Europe, they will investigate how gender- and geography-related inequalities shape forest research and the knowledge it generates. Their multi-method study ‘In-Forest’ seeks to enhance the understanding of why inequalities in academia persist, which is a crucial condition for overcoming them.
GRIP is excited to announce a collaboration with the Venezuelan based platform DisLocal Lab.
Unequal Worlds #2 By Maria Bakke Ulvesæter 2021-08-20 12:20 “This is not charity – this is global security”. Access and equal distribution of vaccines are essential in managing the ongoing […]
“While the COVID-19 pandemic might produce a concerned audience watching theatrical and televised deaths counted by the day and entered into charts and real time updated maps, long lasting, well-engineered, slow, non-theatrical and sometimes ungrievable deaths of a larger scale remain stacked in health disparity reports and colourful human rights organisations’ newsletters. These deaths have become a part of daily normal life, a daily non-dramatic butchers’ bill,” says Osama Tanous, a paediatrician in Haifa explaining the situation for Palestinians to GRIP’s miniseries on the COVID-19 outbreak.
“It is high time to reduce the vulnerabilities of migrant workers”, says Amina Maharjan, Senior Specialist in Livelihoods and Migration at ICIMOD, Kathmandu. Amina Maharjan is second up in the Global Research Programme on Inequality’s (GRIP) miniseries of interviews on the current COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the multiple dimensions of inequality.
The Comparative Research Programme on Poverty (CROP) has transitioned into the Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP). This special issue newsletter explains the transition process and what the new research […]