July 2012

SIDbaires’ seminar on the topic of development consisted of a series of nine conferences covering SIDbaires’ core definition of development including macroeconomics; political systems and public policies; international integration; labor market; social security and...

by Emily Rainsford. During the summer of 2011 the UK saw something they had not seen in a long time. The riots in London and other cities shocked the whole country. The consequences for some of the rioters were equally shocking and raise questions...

Peer creativity and user-generated contents: Towards active citizenship in Syria

The latest mash-ups, cartoons, slogans, jokes, songs and web series reveal a new dynamic between the ruler and the ruled....

What are the aspirations, role models and key concerns of the African youth? How has the concept of citizenship evolved over the last decades in Africa?  How are people and society impacted by the surge of the new technologies? In this interview Charles Onyango...

by Michele Micheletti. No notion is more central in politics than citizenship. And none more contested. Citizenship defines how states treat their people, how citizens regard each other, and the common good. Good citizenship practice is...

The conference is the closing session of the SID 2011-2012 Lecture Series The State in a Globalizing World: problematic, yet indispensable, aimed at understanding the changing role of the...