The international project EDUCEN is one of the SDC projects on natural disasters and the role of culture in disaster risk reduction. Central to the EDUCEN project is the idea that cultures, the ’soft infrastructure’, hold important assets to disaster-affected communities; disaster managers and disaster-affected people alike. On 29 March 2017 it held its final … Continue reading Dr. Jeroen Warner on role culture in disasters risk reduction
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.