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Date: Tuesday, 17/May/2022
1.1.1: Conference Welcome
Chair: Georgina Alonso
Chair: Deborah Simpson

Join the conference committee to open CASID 2022!

Break 1 Day 1
1.2.1 “If everything is development studies, then nothing is”: What futures for Development Studies?
Chair: Joshua Ramisch

Chair(s): Joshua Ramisch, Craig Johnson


Presentations of the Symposium


Teaching ‘development’ through social innovation: the practice, pedagogy and implications of centring ‘development’ courses around social innovation assignments

Christine Gibb, Jean-Francois Rousseau


"Creative destruction of the very thing that brought me here”: Reflections on graduate outcomes as a guide to possible development studies futures

Joshua Ramisch

1.2.2: Development and COVID-19: Seeking Pathways to Move from Neoliberalism toward Inclusive Development
Chair: Adrian Murray

Child Rights Under Attack: The Development Challenges and Responses to COVID-19

Niloufar Pourzand

Covid-19 pandemic in “Least Developed Countries”: Culmination of the five decades of neoliberal developmentalism

Kapil Dev Regmi

Impact de la pandémie de COVID-19 sur l’efficacité de l’aide : le cas du Vanuatu

Morgane Rosier

Inclusive Development During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons from the Second-Generation Tamil Diaspora in Canada

Akalya Kandiah

1.2.3: Education, Health & COVID-19: Where We might Go From Here

Chair(s): Amy Cooper,


Transforming Ourselves and Transforming Our Community: A Case Study of Learning Theory and Practice within Society of the Universal Learner in Bihar, India

Elisa Samara Cooper

Post-crisis impacts for Chinese Stakeholders in Canadian University International Education Programs – with a case study for campus-based survey evidence

Yun Liu

Navigating fear and care: The lived experiences of community-based health actors in the Philippines during the COVID-19 pandemic

Warren Dodd, Laura Jane Brubacher, Sara Wyngaarden, Amy Kipp, Victoria Haldane, Hannah Ferrolino, Kendall Wilson, Danilo Servano Jr., Lincoln L. Lau, Xiaolin Wei

Covid-19 and Healthcare Waste Management in Urban Africa. Implications for Development

Jeffrey Squire

1.2.4: Transformations: Hope, Participation, and Interrogating Influence
Chair: Georgina Alonso

Changing Behaviour: The Econometrics of Hope

Nargiza Chorieva, Brent Swallow, Sandeep Mohapatra

Influencer or Influenced? An examination of the role influencers play within traditional models of tourism advertising

Brandon Pryce, Hannah Ascough

The Use of Participatory Research Methods to explore gender norm change amongst adolescents in Ghana, Rwanda, and Mozambique

Geetanjali Gill, Aamina Adham, Claude Cheta

Looking at crisis differently : participatory visual methods and adolescents’ agency in Mali

Kattie Lussier, Claudia Mitchell

Lunch Day 1
1.3.1 Adolescent Flourishing through a Gender Transformative Lens

Chair(s): Rebecca Tiessen


Presentations of the Symposium


Towards Gender(+) Transformational Adolescent Flourishing

Rebecca Tiessen


Toward A Comprehensive Analytical Lens For Considering Adolescent Flourishing, Nutrition And Food Systems

Khursheed Sadat


Transforming nutrition and gender equality outcomes among women and girls using gender-transformative social protection programs

Nnenna Okoli


Putting Girls' Voices at the Centre for More Responsive Community and Government Systems

Melani O'Leary

1.3.2: Critical Reflections on Design and Development
Chair: Brian Sinclair

Critically Reflecting on Architectural Practice: Exploring Innovative Initiatives for International Development

Farhad Mortezaee, Brian Sinclair

Rights, Sagacity + The Devil’s Crop: Provocations in an Ethos of Design, Dissolution + Disarray

Brian R. Sinclair

Indigeneity, Imagination, Equity + Design: Ethical Space and Complementary Ways of Knowing

Brian R. Sinclair

Considering Health + Wellness Beyond Convention: Spirituality, Space and the Critical Case of Sufism

Nooshin Esmaeili, Brian R. Sinclair

1.3.3: Autonomy and Prosperity of the Vulnerable: Women, Children, Sex Workers

Chair(s): Justine Pascual,


‘Leaving no one behind’: roadmap for action – the perspectives of vulnerable women on SDGs priorities for the decade of action

Eunice Annan-Aggrey

Bodily Autonomy, Inter-relationality and Global Health: Addressing Tensions During and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jacqueline Potvin

Sex Work as Real Work: Strategies for Global Economic Recovery that Includes Sex Workers

Andrea Burke, Deeplina Banerjee

The Shadow of the Pandemic with no boarder on the wellbeing of children and women in marginalized social caste groups and communities across six countries in Africa, Central America and Asia

Feleke Tadele Kelkil

1.3.4 Inclusive virtual public engagement for a just Covid-19 recovery process - Workshop

Lee-Anne Lavell, Judyannet Muchiri

Break 2 Day 1
1.4.1: CASID Strategic Planning Townhall

You are invited to participate in the first of two CASID strategic planning sessions: a Town Hall Discussion on our Strategic Plan.

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...
Break 1 Day 2
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.

Lunch Day 2
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.

Break 2 Day 2
2.4.1: CASID AGM
Chair: Deborah Simpson
Chair: Kate Grantham

Join the CASID board and members for the association's Annual General Meeting.

Only CASID members in good standing can participate in this session!

Date: Thursday, 19/May/2022
3.1.1: Keynote - Global Critique and Transformative Alternatives: Re-imagining Futures Within and Beyond the Global Pandemic – A Dialogue with Jayati Ghosh
Chair: Maïka Sondarjee
CASID is pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for our 2022 Conference will be the renowned development economist Professor Jayati Ghosh, University of Massachusetts Amherst. From public health, unemployment and care work to vaccine apartheid, international aid and cash transfers, Professor Ghosh has offered consistent critical engagement with the myriad impacts of COVID-19 and responses to it around the world. Re-focusing our attention on crucial aspects of the global political economy which have mediated these impacts and responses— including inequality, debt, climate change, labour and uneven capitalist development and crisis—Ghosh has been an indispensable critical voice holding politicians, capital and the scientific community to account throughout this unprecedented period. Ghosh will focus her remarks on the innumerable, enduring and widening inequalities which have characterized the global pandemic and the theoretical and practical possibilities for transforming the...
Break 1 Day 3
3.2.1 Reflections on Translocal Learning During COVID-19 times

Chair(s): Jonathan Langdon


Presentations of the Symposium


Local to local, non-hierarchical learning as antidote to isolation

Jonathan Langdon, Sheena Cameron


The Struggle for Press Freedom, Right to Communicate and Inform Under the Fresh Ada Songor Monopoly Leaseg

Noah Dameh, Amanor Dzeagu, Julius Odoi, Serwaa Waree


Coalition organizing against large-scale mining in Ghana's Upper East

Coleman Agyeyomah


Fighting State Repression and Inequity for South African Shackdwellers during COVID-19

Mqapheli Bonono

3.2.2 Gender (in)equality, silence, and marginalization
Chair: Rebecca Tiessen

Chair(s): Laura Parisi


Presentations of the Symposium


Unspeakable: Relational methodologies, militarized masculinities and paternal love

Erin Baines


Exploring Silence, Voice and the In-between in a Turbulent World: The Zimbabwe Case

Jane Parpart


Occupied by Nonviolence: Exploring male Palestinian peacebuilders’ public and hidden transcripts related to nonviolent resistance in the West Bank

Emma Swan


Investing in media development: A feminist analysis of the role of funders in facilitating a gender equal media

Sheila Rao


Silences and Omissions in SDG #5: Knowledge Sharing through Policy Rhetoric

Laura Parisi

3.2.3 Learning from COVID-19: Understanding the Adaptive Strategies of Canadian Small and Medium Organisations (SMOs) - Workshop

Andrea Paras, John-Michael Davis, Asa Coleman, Isabelle Hachette, Kelly James

3.2.4: Publishing your article: a guide for emerging scholars - Workshop

Publishing your research can be a daunting experience for doctoral students and graduates. This workshop will work its way through the process of publication in scholarly journals, with particular reference to the Canadian Journal of Development Studies. It will include advice on submitting your article, receiving a response, responding to that response, tracking copy-editing, and publicizing your published article.

Facilitated by Stephen Brown, uOttawa and Helen Yanacopulos, UNBC Okanagan

Lunch Day 3: Zo Reken - Documentary Film Discussion

CASID 2022 will also include screening of the award winning 2021 film Zo Reken and a discussion with the producer and director Emanuel Licha and Haitian scholar and feminist Sabine Lamour. More details to follow.

Chair(s): Gloria Novovic, University of Ottawa

Watch the trailer here!

3.3.1: CASID Member Engagement Session

This is the second CASID strategic planning session, following the Town Hall, and is another opportunity to engage around key strategic priorities, as guided by the 2021 CASID membership survey.

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