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EX4DEV18 at University of Surrey

November 9, 2018 from 9am to 6pm
Harnessing the Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa 2018 (EX4DEV18) is a student-led interdisciplinary workshop and networking event designed to share research and foster opportunities for collaboration. The theme for 2018 is ‘challenging false perspectives in mining’.Held at the University of Surrey, the day is organised around three panels comprising presentations from PhD students and industry practitioners, and culminating in a keynote address:Panel 1    Women’s…See More
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Registration and paper submission for EX4DEV18 workshop is now open

Harnessing the Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa 2018 (EX4DEV18) is a student-led interdisciplinary workshop and networking event designed to share research and foster opportunities for collaboration. The theme for 2018 is ‘challenging false perspectives in mining’.Held at the University of Surrey, the day is organised around three panels comprising presentations from PhD students and industry practitioners, and culminating in a keynote address:Panel 1    Women’s…See More
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Special Section of Viewpoints: Harnessing extractive industries for development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16

Introduction to workshop viewpoints: Harnessing extractive industries for development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16 This collection of short papers share viewpoints on the theme of Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2017.06.008It is the output of a workshop by the same name held in June 2016 at the University of Surrey: …See More
Aug 23, 2017
Jeff Geipel favorited James McQuilken's blog post Special Section of Viewpoints: Harnessing extractive industries for development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16
Aug 22, 2017
James McQuilken posted a blog post

Special Section of Viewpoints: Harnessing extractive industries for development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16

Introduction to workshop viewpoints: Harnessing extractive industries for development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16 This collection of short papers share viewpoints on the theme of Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2017.06.008It is the output of a workshop by the same name held in June 2016 at the University of Surrey: …See More
Aug 22, 2017
James McQuilken posted a blog post

Call for Papers: Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa

Following the workshop ‘Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa’ we are now inviting submissions for publication as part of a special issue in The Extractive Industries and Society, An International Journal.The two-day international workshop (9-10th June 2016) at Surrey Business School brought together PhD researchers, leading academics and expert industry…See More
Sep 14, 2016
James McQuilken favorited IIED's blog post In pictures: a dialogue for action on mining in Ghana
Sep 14, 2016
James McQuilken favorited IIED's blog post Artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana. Evidence to inform an Action Dialogue
Sep 14, 2016
Patrice BOIS favorited James McQuilken's blog post Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16
Jun 27, 2016
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Jun 20, 2016
James McQuilken posted a blog post

Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16

This two-day international workshop brought together over 40 PhD researchers, leading academics, and expert industry practitioners. Designed to foster dialogue and collaboration, a range of presentations, breakout discussion groups, and a lively panel discussion explored the challenges and pathways to realising the development potential of extractive industries (mining, oil and gas) in sub-Saharan Africa.The most resounding message was that ‘we need more of these’ as the Natural Resource…See More
Jun 18, 2016
Angelique Gatsinzi commented on James McQuilken's event 'Call for paper presentations and participants: Harnessing Extractives Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16'
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Feb 29, 2016
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Call for paper presentations and participants: Harnessing Extractives Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16 at Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK

June 9, 2016 at 1pm to June 10, 2016 at 5pm
The organising committee invite the submission of paper presentations and registration of participants for the upcoming interdisciplinary conference 'Harnessing the Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa’ #EX4DEV16 being held on the 9th to the 10th of June 2016 at Surrey Business School. The conference is open for participants with or without a paper presentation. We welcome participants at all stages of their academic and professional careers. There are a range of UK…See More
Feb 29, 2016
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Call for paper presentations and participants: Harnessing Extractives Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16 at Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, UK

June 9, 2016 at 1pm to June 10, 2016 at 5pm
The organising committee invite the submission of paper presentations and registration of participants for the upcoming interdisciplinary conference 'Harnessing the Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa’ #EX4DEV16 being held on the 9th to the 10th of June 2016 at Surrey Business School. The conference is open for participants with or without a paper presentation. We welcome participants at all stages of their academic and professional careers. There are a range of UK…See More
Feb 26, 2016

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University of Surrey
Type of Organisation
International Organisation, Academia, Individual
Website
http://https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jamesmcquilken
Job Title
PhD Researcher & Consultant
About My Work
Development Professional specialising in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining.
Organiser of the EX4DEV workshop series: https://ex4dev.com/
Twitter: @J_McQuilken
LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jamesmcquilken

Experience:
PhD researcher 2013–2018.Title: Small-scale mining and production networks in sub-Saharan Africa: Reconceptualising a framework for ‘pro-poor’ ethical mineral certification

Technical consultant and project manager for a range of international organisations.


Areas of interest and expertise:
- Extractive Industries
- Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
- Large-Scale Mining
- Mineral Certification Schemes
- Economic and Social Development
- Applied Interventions
- Mineral Governance and Policy
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Project Management
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, environment, social accountability, human rights, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
yes

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Registration and paper submission for EX4DEV18 workshop is now open

Posted on August 7, 2018 at 9:19 0 Comments

Harnessing the Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa 2018 (EX4DEV18) is a student-led interdisciplinary workshop and networking event designed to share research and foster opportunities for collaboration. The theme for 2018 is ‘challenging false perspectives in mining’.

Held at the University of Surrey, the day is organised around three panels comprising presentations from PhD…

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Special Section of Viewpoints: Harnessing extractive industries for development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16

Posted on August 22, 2017 at 12:30 0 Comments

Introduction to workshop viewpoints: Harnessing extractive industries for development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16 

  • This collection of short papers share viewpoints on the theme of Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2017.06.008
  • It is the output of a workshop by the same…
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Call for Papers: Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on September 14, 2016 at 13:00 0 Comments

Following the workshop ‘Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa’ we are now inviting submissions for publication as part of a special issue in The Extractive Industries and Society, An International Journal.

The two-day international workshop (9-10th June 2016) at Surrey Business School brought together PhD researchers, leading academics and…

Continue

Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa #EX4DEV16

Posted on June 18, 2016 at 18:57 0 Comments

This two-day international workshop brought together over 40 PhD researchers, leading academics, and expert industry practitioners. Designed to foster dialogue and collaboration, a range of presentations, breakout discussion groups, and a lively panel discussion explored the challenges and pathways to realising the development potential of extractive industries (mining, oil and gas) in sub-Saharan Africa.

The most resounding message was that ‘we need more of…

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