New Publication: “Responsibility in an Interconnected World: International Assistance, Duty, and Action”

Assistant Professor Susan Murphy has recently published a monograph with Springer Studies in Global Justice.  Susan P. Murphy, Responsibility in an interconnected world: International Assistance, Duty and Action, 1, Switzerland, Springer International Publishing, 2016, i-173pp About this book:  This monograph opens with an examination of the aid industry and the claims of leading practitioners that the […]

Temporalities and spatialities of the problematic impact of oil: the case of Dixcove, a fishing community in the Western Region of Ghana. By Pius Siakwah

The problematic impact of natural resources on development, often referred to as the ‘resource curse’ has been the focus of much research and development policy. It has generated a great deal of research since the 1970s as natural resource rich countries in the developing world seem to perform poorly economically and on development indicators compared to resource […]

Historical Geography: A Call to Arms

Recently, I was privileged to attend the Sowing the Seeds Workshop at the University of Cambridge. The Workshop was focused on the Economic History of Medieval Europe. While attending, I was struck by the strong level of scholarship of the presenters and panelists. It was a truly informative and inspiring experience. However, I also noticed […]