We share our tool to understand and negotiate the conditions created by the invocation of development by its prosecuting developmentors on its workers and subject developmentees, as well as those caught in the crossfire.
Developmentia describes an institutional psychology that inhibits human uplift like a paralysing societal smog. One which suppresses the supersession of today's status quo with bewildering versatility.
Developmentia's methods are camouflaged in virtue, powerful and pervasive, but as we show, quite resistible. They include; co-option, (voluntary) internship, science, technocracy, waste and strategic misdirection.
This site offers living collage of developmentia in politics, learning, statescraft, consumerism, war and religion.
It is a joint production from IMASE and OtherAsias
We invite you to take the opportunity to stroll through the resources on this site, and share them with interesting|vested parties, and write in with any of your own dispatches from Developmentshire.
In the run up to the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum, the first of its kind to be held in London, somebody creates this Infographic. This is not a joke.
Karen Hudes, a World Bank whistle blower shares some resources for those willing to listen
USA Ambassador to Bangladesh checks in on the USAID cultural investment in Sisimpur characters (Sesame Street)
The son of Warren Buffet writes about the Charitable -Industrial Complex in The New York Times.
As Ramadementia sets in, the students of Soas become willing participants in happy clappy diplomacy theatre with the likes of Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, corporate NGOs as well as the university and Saudi establishments. We lament what was for a long time a fiesty constellation of critical Muslim activist and scholarship being reduced to this Ramadan Tent, which suggests an impending Neoliberalistan