Enhancing political economy research skills to tackle infectious disease and anti-microbial resistance (AMR) challenges

Min/Max. number of participants: 



Wednesday, March 31, 2021


The course is aimed at doctoral and ECR researchers conducting interdisciplinary work on AMR and infectious diseases.

Further details:

We are offering a free course to train interdisciplinary doctoral and early career researchers working in the areas of AMR and infectious diseases in relation to animal-human disease interaction space to utilise the tools, theories and methods from political economy in order to critically examine and improve their current and future research. Topics include,

This course will focus on issues relating to low and middle-income countries (LMICs) with topics covered including:
1) Socio-economic, political and cultural intersections of AMR and infectious diseases and the social sciences;
2) Power dynamics in local and global markets and value chains;
3) Governance and regulatory influences within the agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors;
4) Issues relating to smallholder livelihoods and land tenure;
5) Political economy research methods; and
6) Feminist economics issues relating to challenges arising from AMR and infectious diseases.

30 places are available on the course. While the course is free, it requires time commitment between February and April 2021. The online course will take place over a period of 7 weeks during February and March 2021. This includes six, 2-hour live sessions held weekly in February and March. The course will culminate in a two days online workshop in April 2021 and will provide space for participants to share and reflect on their ongoing work and in-course assessment. The course is worth 10 credits and students will receive a certificate on successful completion.

Interested researchers should show interest via the link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1IG0xzresbpLm_FBEzqi5unzdHjGGw-irqOnnNDQUFdM/viewform?edit_requested=true

Deadline for interest is 4th December 2020

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