In February 2017, Prof Bram Büscher, Dr. Monique Nuijten, and Dr. Robert Fletcher from SDC visited the Copenhagen University, Section Global Development to meet Prof Christian Lund, Dr. Ida Theilade, and Dr. Jens Lund to set up a program for furhter collaboration.
During the period 20 April – 17 June 2017, Bram Büscher is appointed as Van Zyl Slabbert Visiting Chair at Professorial level at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The visiting professorship holds the Van Zyl Slabbert Chair in Politics and Sociology, which honours Dr. Slabbert’s commitment to an open and democratic society. In … Continue reading Bram Büscher appointed to Van Zyl Slabbert Visiting Chair, University of Cape Town
This new multi–authored piece (including Bram Buscher and Robert Fletcher of SDC) critiques the idea of ‘Half Earth’: half the globe needs to become a protected area, which is supported by famous biologists like E.O Wilson. See article here.
On the 30th of November, a US diplomat declared that the South Sudanese government troops moved to the south of the country. In this region, called Equatoria, thousands of refugees cross the border daily to Uganda. The UN has warned for a while for genocide. Lotje de Vries, South Sudan Expert at the University of … Continue reading Lotje de Vries talks on the radio about the refugee issue in South Sudan and Uganda