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Research findings workshops

Research findings workshops

In early 2019, Mizna Mohamed and Afrah Rasheed visited the three islands that were the focus of the Everyday Lives project to share research findings with the communities. Amongst the attendees were members of the local island councils as well as the general public....

Events Manager: photographic exhibition and launch event

Events Manager: photographic exhibition and launch event

20 days fixed term contract tenable between 17 March to 25 April 2019 (tbc). Salary equivalent to USD 200/day pro rata We seek to appoint an Events Manager to oversee, plan, manage and coordinate the ‘Everyday Lives and Environmental Change’ photographic exhibition...

Power of Partnership

Power of Partnership

In December 2019, Alex Arnall attended the ‘Power of Partnership: Research to Alleviate Poverty’ conference in New Delhi, India. The conference, which was organised and funded by the ESRC and DFID, brought together all of the project teams supported by the Joint Fund...

What do shifting sands mean for island life?

What do shifting sands mean for island life?

By Alex Arnall and Uma Kothari. Pristine white sand running into the azure blue sea is the stereotypical tourist image in the Maldives.But what processes, mobilities and decisions affect the shifting sands around the islands themselves? By exploring the diverse ways...