December 18, 2016 admin

The Center for Development Studies (CDS) started to conduct a series of Development Dialogue workshops complementing the discussion at the center had held in the previous week. On the 18th of December 2016 CDS held a first meeting in Al-aqaba village, north east of Tubas city to learn about their development experience. The workshop was held in partnership with local…

December 15, 2016 admin

  The Center for Development Studies (CDS) held a brainstorming session that discusses the research trends and agendas in relation to development in the colonial context. The session was attended by dozens of academics and students from different departments and specializations. It focused on the structure of the research agenda and the conceptual arguments it…

September 13, 2016 admin

Within the framework of the project Rooting Development in the Palestinian Context two project members, Helmut Krieger and Klaudia Rottenschlager from the University of Vienna, took part in the kick-off meetings at the partner NGOs in Lebanon and Jordan. The trip offered the first opportunity for the Vienna-based colleagues to meet in person and jointly discuss…

July 17, 2016 admin

June 17th 2016 with Dr. Hakan Akbulut, Scientific Researcher, Austrian Institut for International Affairs The projects research cluster ‘Conflict and Development’ regularly invites interested colleagues to discuss current developments in the Middle East. After a first event in the beginning of April which revolved around – developments in Syria, the latest session questioned the role…

July 17, 2016 admin

25th of June, 2016 The research cluster Conflict and Development based at the Department of Development Studies (DDS) organized a workshop to “Rethink research in/on Palestine”. Since the Oslo accords, scientific research in/on the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) has been reshaped by transformative Israeli occupation practices, the implementation of a neoliberal development agenda, and processes…

June 19, 2016 admin

The Deanship of Planning and Quality Assurance, represented in the Dean Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Okasha and his assistant Dr. Ali Abu Zaid, organized an introductory meeting for the selected researchers to participate in the activities of “Rooting Development in the Palestinian Context” Project. With funding from APPEAR (Austrian Partnership Program in Higher Education & Research…