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Hi all, After a short Easter break, your favorite #globaldev link review is back! What I realized when going through 2-week's worth of content was how quickly a nice review shaped up that features powerful and empowering stories by and about women . There are stories about women shaping the Canadian foreign service, Helen Clark's challenges as senior UN diplomat, how journalism contributed to social change on FGM issues in Liberia, but also on how menstrual pads and consumerism won't 'fix' debates on periods. There is also new research on women's care work and a post on the commodification of self-care. The other theme for this week is how 'the digital' interacts with development and humanitarianism : From the challenges of employing digital volunteer humanitarians and multiple digital identities to questions of how social media contribute to crises, biometrics in the humanitarian sector and big data for resilience! Plus: Skip the annual report, don&#

Our Communication for Development program is hiring a full-time, permanent teacher & researcher!

Our Communication for Development program is looking for a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor-equivalent) to join our team! This is a full-time, permanent position and applications are accepted until 30 April 2018 ! The full job specifications and details of how to apply are available on Malmö University’s website. So please do not hesitate to spread the word, submit an application or get in touch with me if you have further questions! As I will not be directly involved in the hiring process I am very happy to answer informal inquiries about working at Malmö University, in Swedish higher education or about living in (Southern) Sweden! Here's an excerpt of the application text: As a senior lecturer in Communication for Development you will be involved in independent teaching, course and programme management, supervision and examination of master’s theses, educational development work, research, and collaboration with external stakeholders, international research partne

Links & Contents I Liked 275

Hi all, Welcome to link review #275! Development news: The complexities of sex work in South Sudan; Nepal's infrastructure & pollution challenges; Are the SDGs simply 'BS'? What is the future of urbanization? Foreign aid impact-it's complicated! Comic relief wants fewer white saviors; Clooney & Prendergast still want to save Africa; DDD from a local perspective; young Swedish woman goes to Kibera, hugs child: "One of the happiest moment in your life was probably when you met me and my friends"; Red Cross & dashcams; death of a journalist in Sudan; impact of news reporting on UK aid sector; gender equality in the charity sector. Our digital lives: Disrupting news media funding. Enjoy! New from aidnography Apply for ComDev’s flagship MA program & courses from 15 March to 15 April! Our Communication for Development online blended learning MA is accepting applications again ! We also have a free-standing course on C4D M&E on offer-and Europea

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Hi all, Because we discussed our four fantastic ComDev student blog projects this afternoon I am a little bit late with my link review... Development news: UNAIDS, Bono & Oxfam #AidToo updates; Canada's feminist foreign policy challenges; measuring women's inclusion; Syria war fatigue; World Bank, end of poverty & Internet of Things; Heineken wants to do good; Decolonizing National Geographic; reading the new WDR on education; challenging #globaldev lingo; Drake's cash transfer; humanitarian oral history project; speaking out; disaster capitalism; ICRC augmented reality app; Our digital lives: Tabloid India; women & open mapping; the tech behind an educational non-profit; millenials' exclusive ski resort. Publications: A study on #allmalepanels. Academia: A record-breaking 30 white men history conference; universities as experience providers. Enjoy! New from aidnography The Office meets global politics: New sitcom on life inside the United Nations I