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Date: Wednesday, 18/May/2022
2.1.1: Bordering as Disaster: COVID-19, Borders and Conditional Cooperation - Headline Panel
The declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic by the World Health Organization in March 2020 elicited many initial proclamations of “we are all in this together”, which called for collective solidarity and international cooperation. Many governments, however, coalesced local support by instituting protectionist and isolationary measures to prioritize their own constituents, for example, by hardening borders and competing with other nations for supplies. These nationalist responses have also stoked racist, xenophobic, and ableist fears and actions. Further, hoarding of vaccines by high-income countries and maintaining private pharmaceutical patents have prevented the majority of the world’s population from timely and adequate vaccination. This competitive and exclusionary approach presents a number of contradictions in resolving a global crisis. In addressing the Congress 2022 theme of ‘Transitions’, we seek to unpack the role of borders in hindering a move towards global justice and...
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2.2.1 Au-delà des pelures : l’agentivité des jeunes et les multiples couches de la crise éducative au Mali

Chair(s): Kattie Lussier


Presentations of the Symposium


La recherche en temps de crise éducative au Mali

Moriké Dembele


Conflit, éducation et agentivité des jeunes

Seydou Loua


Genre et agentivité en temps de crise

Fatoumata Keita


Au-delà de la crise : l’agentivité comme vecteur de paix?

Mamadou Dia

2.2.2: Extracting 'development': Mining, oil and gas, tourism, and NGOs

Chair(s): Larry Swatuk,


Rethinking the Southern Tour on China’s Road to Reform – Using the Immanent Causality Morphogenetic Approach

Brandon Sommer, Karim Knio

Filling the Development Vacuum: The Impact of Islamic NGOs in Bangladesh Under Neoliberalism

Mehran Shamit

Analyzing Haiti as the Republic of NGOs

Ray Vander Zaag

Artisanal and Small-scale Mining, Covid-19 pandemic and Imposition of ban in Ghana: Implications on ‘illegal’ miners’ livelihood

Mohammed Adam

Beyond Political Settlements: The Global Political Economy of Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Reforms

Terhemba Ambe-Uva

2.2.3 The classroom as political? Teaching ‘Development’ for Decolonial Imaginations, Radical Futurities, and Global Justice

Chair(s): Tka Pinnock


Presentations of the Symposium


Teaching development at a small Canadian university

Giselle F. Thompson


Accounting for Race and Racism in Teaching Development Thought and Practice

Zubairu Wai


Teaching 'Development' at all stages: Is it the same?

Miguel Gonzalez Perez


How do we teach

Rebecca Hall

2.2.4: Beyond the Academy: Career opportunities in international development - Workshop

Considering a career in development outside the academy? CASID 2022 will host a roundtable discussion and workshop with a group of development graduates and professionals working in a diverse array of roles in within and beyond the field. The panelists will share their own experiences of making the decision to pursue alternative career paths, offering advice to students and recent graduates about how to chart a path forward beyond the academy. This will be followed by more in depth, workshop style discussions around key themes and sectors in plenary and breakout groups to more deeply explore these paths and processes.

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2.3.1: Food Justice: Ancestral Wisdom, Imperialisms, and Liberating Sisyphus

Chair(s): Jean-François Rousseau,


Transformation or the Next Meal? Global-Local Tensions in Food Justice Work

Astrid Vanessa Perez Pinan, Elizabeth Vibert, Matthew Murphy, Bikrum Gill, Claudia Puerta Silva

Set up to fail: Sisyphean Mandate of the World Food Programme

Gloria Novovic

Plantation Economies and the Corporate Food Regime

Lucy Hinton

2.3.2: Contesting Development: Decolonization and Resistance

Chair(s): Valérie Charest, uOttawa; Emmanuel Tamufor, Guelph


Decolonial Co-Resistance as Indigenous Methodology: Deepening Resistance & Decolonizing the “Co-“

Jess Notwell

Extractivism and Pandemic Conflict in the Amazon: Indigenous Activism and Territorial Defense

Ana Watson, Conny Davidsen

Contesting Neoliberal Development: Special Economic Zone, Land Dispossession, and Adivasi Resistance

M. Omar Faruque

Development and Human Insecurity: The Case of Jamaica’s Tourism Sector

Tka Pinnock

2.3.3: We Are Not All in This Together: Climate Justice and Sustainable Equitable Development as Pathways to Global Justice
Chair: Joshua Ramisch

Climate Justice: Lessons from Recent Disasters and Covid-19 Pandemic

George Kodimattam Joseph, Farhat Naz

Mapping how climate-related internal migration impacts health outcomes in low- & middle-income countries: A scoping review

Satveer Kaur Dhillon, Emily Kocsis, Warren Dodd

The socio-cultural dimension of territory as the foundation for participatory decentralization in Uruguay and Chile

Claudia Virginia Kuzma Zabaleta

2.3.4: The Challenges of Finding a Tenure-Track Job - Workshop

Finding a tenure track job is difficult even in the best of times. In today’s job market, and in the midst of a global pandemic, it may appear even more daunting. But don’t panic! CASID 2022 will feature a roundtable discussion and workshop with both seasoned professors who have sat on dozens of hiring committees and junior scholars who have recently found positions in this highly competitive job market. This workshop will be conducted mainly in English.

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2.4.1: CASID AGM
Chair: Deborah Simpson
Chair: Kate Grantham

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