Change of directorship CERES

Between January 2013 and July 2016 I had the pleasure of serving as Scientific Director of CERES. I truly enjoyed working with the Board, the members and the Bureau. These were challenging times, with many of our members experiencing pressure to join local graduate schools, and general support for national research schools dwindling. Nevertheless, we […]


Conference: Critical Perspectives on Governance by Sustainable Development Goals

Dates: 27, 28, 29th of June 2016 Venue: University of Amsterdam, Roeterseiland Campus For more information and registration: please click on this link


Presentations and notes on the seminar ‘The Politics of Valorization of Scientific Work’ available

The notes and presentations of the seminar ‘The Politics of Valorization of Scientific Work in Social and Development-Oriented Fields: Between Social Relevance and Instrumentalization?’ that took place on the 9th of May are now available. Please follow the links below: Introduction Presentation Tom de Herdt Presentation Karin Astrid Siegmann Presentation Jean Bossuyt Presentation Irene Guijt Presentation Henk […]


Final programme seminar The Politics of Valorization, May 9 20016

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Outline PhD-training programme 2016 now available

The outline of the 2016 PhD-training programme is now available. The programme has been updated and revised to better serve the needs of PhD- and Research Master students in International Development Studies. The final version of the programme – containing an evening programme as well – will be posted on the website in January 2016. […]


Thanks to the IOB for hosting the Summer School/Annual Meeting

A big thank you to the IOB for hosting the 2015 CERES Summer School – Annual Conference! With about 150 participants, highly interesting key note presentations, panels and round tables, and a fun party, it was a truly great event. We also thank the ASC for organizing the Africa PhD network session. Click on the link to […]