News and Events

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.

Dr. David McDonald publishes "Meanings of Public and the Future of Public Services"

Jul 29, 2022

Dr. David McDonald book entitled "Meanings of Public and the Future of Public Services" is a timely and carefully elaborated contribution to the long-standing debate about the significance of publicly funded and run essential services.

Associate Professor Celeste Pedri-Spade awarded the 2022 Principal’s Teaching and Learning Award

Jun 30, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Celeste Pedri-Spade on being awarded the 2022 Principal’s Teaching and Learning Award - Indigenous Education Award.

DEVS Teaching Assistant Opportunities for 2022/2023

Jun 15, 2022

The Department of Global Development Studies invites qualified graduate students to apply for a fall/winter term Teaching Assistantships.

Live, Study, and Learn at WITS in Johannesburg in Summer 2023

Jun 01, 2022

NEW! Live, Study, And Learn In Johannesburg: Summer Semester Abroad at “the best university in South Africa” (Wits). Earn 9.0 credits in two months of intensive classes and cultural site visits.

12 Eventful Days in Havana - Renewing Experiential Education Abroad

Karen Dubinsky and Susan Lord (Queen's University) - May 31, 2022

In March 2020 Cuban jazz pianist Aldo López-Gavilán performed at Queen’s University, in what was the last live concert many of us saw for the next 2 years. The audience included 30 students who learned the next day we could not continue our Cuban Culture course in Havana.

South Asian migrant workers tell their own stories in digital archive

May 30, 2022

CBC's All in a Day with Alan Neal spoke with Dr. Reena Kukreja on May 30, 2022 about her research project in relation to South Asian migrant workers telling their own stories in a digital archive.

Why you should consider DEVS as your program at Queen's University?

May 05, 2022

Dr. Marcus Taylor provides an overview of how you can develop leading skills and knowledge required for a changing world by choosing DEVS as your Major!

Dr. Reena Kukreja publishes her book "Why Would I Be Married Here?"

May 04, 2022

The Department of Global Development Studies congratulates Dr. Reena Kukreja on the publication of her new monograph “Why Would I Be Married Here?” published by Cornell University Press.

The first "This Is Evidence" exhibition held in Athens, Greece

Apr 18, 2022

This Is Evidence: Re-Picturing South Asian Migrant Men in Greece is a multi-media installation that features four groups of Bangladeshi and Pakistani migrant men living and working in Greece.