About us

DevNet connects academics, students and development practitioners to facilitate the exchange of ideas, information and research.

The Aotearoa New Zealand International Development Studies Network links people and organisations involved and interested in the broad field of international development in Aotearoa New Zealand and the wider world…

CONFERENCES

DevNet’s conferences have been held biennially since 1998. Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest, regular conference on international development, provides a great opportunity for people from Aotearoa, the Pacific and others to learn from each other and from international experts. Keynote speakers have…

RESOURCES

eSocSci is an interactive knowledge space for communicating social science research and bringing together people who have common research interests in Aotearoa New Zealand. It includes an eLibrary of working papers on topic related to a variety of topics including migration, health, education…

PROF. ANTHONY BEBBINGTON

Director of the Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, MA, USA

MICHAEL EDWARDS

Director of the Governance and Civil Society Unit at the Ford Foundation

DEVNET NEWS



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2 weeks ago

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A bit of alternative development reading for those who might be interested! Or if you have other recommendations, please post them in the comments...Check out this Alternative Economics Summer Reading list - kudos to @DivDecEcon for their leadership in diversifying and decolonising economic thought - there's lots to dive into here.
d-econ.org/2019/06/29/an-alternative-economics-summer-reading-list-2019/
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A bit of alternative development reading for those who might be interested!  Or if you have other recommendations, please post them in the comments...

4 weeks ago

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1 month ago

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A big thank you to MFAT for administering Field Research Awards for over 20 years! These awards have enabled Masters and PhD students doing development-related research to do fieldwork in a wide range of countries linked to the NZ aid programme - here's a recent pic of FRA recipient, Ruby McGruddy, in the field in Samoa.Really nice to see current and past IDS Massey students connecting. Lovely picture here of Ruby McGruddy and Sam Hoskins catching up in Samoa. Ruby is undertaking her fieldwork component where she is exploring natural disasters, mental health and service responses, specifically looking at what happened in the 2009 Samoan tsunami, and Sam is working for VSA as Programme Manager. ... See MoreSee Less

A big thank you to MFAT for administering Field Research Awards for over 20 years! These awards have enabled Masters and PhD students doing development-related research to do fieldwork in a wide range of countries linked to the NZ aid programme - heres a recent pic of FRA recipient, Ruby McGruddy, in the field in Samoa.

1 month ago

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DevNet would like to congratulate our sister organisation across the Tasman, Development Studies Association of Australia (DSAA) on their launch at #RDI2019 at LaTrobe Uni this week! We look forward to lots of collaboration e.g. joint conferences and workshops, in future! See www.developmentstudies.asn.au/ ... See MoreSee Less

DevNet would like to congratulate our sister organisation across the Tasman, Development Studies Association of Australia (DSAA) on their launch at #RDI2019 at LaTrobe Uni this week! We look forward to lots of collaboration e.g. joint conferences and workshops, in future! See https://www.developmentstudies.asn.au/

TWITTER FEEDS

DevNetNZ would like to congratulate our sister organisation across the Tasman Sea, Development Studies Association of Australia (DSAA) on their launch at #RDI2019 at LaTrobe Uni this week! We look forward to lots of collaboration in future. See https://t.co/tQhhyFKpUC

DevNet 2020 conference dates announced! The next DevNet conference will be hosted by Massey University from 2-4 December 2020. If you have any burning suggestions for themes or sessions, please contact @ReginaNZ1 https://t.co/3nbKhOg24i

Kia ora koutou DevNet! Our conference Twitter profile has been rebranded as @DevNetNZ. We will be posting a range of news & events, including conferences/workshops, thesis completions/graduations, & jobs. Please tweet us your news & events or contact @ReginaNZ1 or @sj_mclennan

The African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific (AFSAAP) invites submissions for its 2019 conference (22-26 Nov) from academics, researchers, students, practitioners and policy makers, and the diaspora community, with interests in African studies.

Did you make it to #DevNet2018? If not, good news - you can see many of the presentations if you click the link below! And if you did come along and present, hopefully you'll now find your presentation among the other wonderful presentations on this site: https://t.co/CJIKbLAzk4