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Decolonising aid? Issues and directions
Organiser(s): Vicki Ware, Sue Kenny, Anthony Ware

Excerpt:
There is increasing discussion today of the concept of decolonising aid. Yet despite a nascent body of research exploring decolonisation of research methods and interactions with First Nations communities, few have seriously examined practical implications of decolonising global aid practice. This panel will address questions surrounding what decolonising means for aid practice and research, and for global power structures controlling aid decision-making? The panel will bring together community development specialists with humanitarian practitioners, to critically reflect on our practice to date, discussing the literature on decolonisation, and possible ways forward for addressing this important concern in global aid today.

Potential topics include: challenges in understanding what dec ..

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