Hakan Seckinelgin

Chris Whitty: “Most ‘good ideas’ in development don’t work, and many cause harm.”

We’re using Storify to capture highlights from the JSRP / Asia Foundation Evidence & Power conference at the LSE earlier this month.

For a quick glance at all the wisdom, quips and barbs that came out of our first session, Knowledge Matters: thinking about change, check out the Storify play-by-play here.






You can read the entire Storify here.

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July 2nd: Evidence & Power Conference at LSE

Can evidence really drive development policy, or do power and politics always trump in the end?  Join experts from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), The Asia Foundation (TAF), ActionAid, the London School of Economics (LSE), Tufts University, Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the University of Manchester for a day of debate, discussion and workshops on the evolving […]

“HIV/ AIDS is Another War” review: “Deeply engaging and fearless.”

Dr. Hakan Seckinelgin’s new book, International Security, Conflict and Gender: ‘HIV is another war’ has received a rave review in the Global Policy Journal (GPJ).

First published in 2012 and now available in digital format, International Security, Conflict and Gender “challenges the conventional security-based international policy frameworks that have developed for dealing with HIV/AIDS during and after conflicts, and examines first-hand […]