News and Events

Tineke Kippers successfully defends her MA thesis

May 08, 2023

The Department of Global Development Studies congratulates Tineke Kippers on successfully defending her Master of Arts Thesis.

Jordan Stark Wins Mitacs Globalink Research Award

Apr 27, 2023

Congratulations to DEVS PhD candidate Jordan Stark on being awarded the Mitacs Globalink Research Award - National Research Foundation of South Africa.

Jadyn Kuah Receives the 2022-2023 Eileen Krieger Award

Apr 11, 2023

The Global Development Studies Department congratulates Jadyn Kuah for being the recipient of the 2022-2023 Eileen Krieger Award. This award honours a graduating student in the DEVS program who demonstrates the qualities cherished in Eileen.

Teaching Fellowship Opportunity DEVS 392 Winter 2024

Apr 10, 2023

The Department of Global Development Studies at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified full-time graduate students at Queen’s University interested in teaching an undergraduate seminar course entitled “Smart Cities in the South”.

Professor Rebecca Hall Wins ISA Book Award

Mar 15, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Hall on being selected as the winner of the 2023 International Studies Association Global Development Studies Book Award for her book Refracted Economies (University of Toronto Press, 2022).

Two New Experiential Learning Courses in Spring 2023

Jan 25, 2023

The Department of Global Development Studies is excited to be offering two new experiential learning courses in the 2023 spring/summer term.

Students Meet Cuban Canadian Jazz Pianist at the Isabel

Jan 23, 2023

Cuban Culture and Society (DEVS 306) students met famed Cuban Canadian jazz pianist and bandleader Hilario Duran backstage at the Isabel.

40th Annual Archives Lecture by Dr. Karen Dubinsky.

Oct 20, 2022

Queen's University Archives is pleased to invite you to view the 40th Annual Archives Lecture."An Artistic Chronicle of Havana in the 1960s: Cuban-Canadian Harry Tanner" presented by Dr. Karen Dubinsky.

Alex Cuba to receive an Honourary Degree from Queen's.

Oct 12, 2022

A multiple Juno, Latin Grammy and Grammy award winning singer/songwriter, Alex Cuba has made Smithers British Colombia his home for over 20 years. This Honorary Degree recognizes his ongoing importance in the Canadian music world.

Information Session WITS University Exchange

Oct 06, 2022

Please join us October 6th for the Summer Semester Abroad in Johannesburg Information Session

Term Adjunct Position-DEVS 364: The (De) Colonial Struggle

Sep 19, 2022

The Department of Global Development Studies invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a course entitled The (De) Colonial Struggle (DEVS 364).

Dr. Susanne Soederberg elected to the Royal Society of Canada

Sep 09, 2022

Congratulation to Dr. Susanne Soederberg for being elected to the Royal Society of Canada for her trailblazing research on how policymaking influences social inequalities at overlapping scales from local to global.