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Queer and Trans Community Building in Post-NALSA and Post-377 India

I am very excited to see the publication of the most recent issue of the Community Development Journal (CDJ), which focuses on queer and trans lives and collectivity in India. The issue, titled Queer... read more »

Participatory Recovery and Reconstruction: Lessons from Ukraine

On Monday 26th February 2024, Nataliya Drozd (Dobrochyn Centre) and Oleksandr Pidhorniy (Chernihiv Centre for Human Rights) spoke in conversation with peacebuilding expert Professor Sinéad Gormally (School of Education, University of Glasgow) at an event jointly organised by Community Development Journal... read more »

CDJ Plus is Dead! Long Live CDJ Plus!

Academic publishing is a strange beast, and it’s getting stranger. Authors write for free, reviewers work uncompensated, and editorial boards volunteer their time and expertise. Nobody is ever paid for their writing. You’d hope that at the end of that process journal... read more »

Ethics in Community Development Webinar - Co-Editors' Presentation

Ethics in Community Development Special Issue The Community Development Journal and the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University (UK) held a webinar on 14th February 2023 to launch a special issue of the journal on... read more »

Ethical Issues in Community Development - Special Issue Event, 14th February 2023

An online event organised by the Community Development Journal with the Centre for Social Justice and Community Action, Durham University  Tuesday 14th February, 2023, 9.00 – 10.30 UTC/GMT The Community Development Journal and Centre... read more »

Art Activism for an Anti-Colonial Future

To mark the publication of his book, Art Activism for an Anti-Colonial Future (SUNY Press), Carlos Garrido Castellano sat down with Helen Carey, director of Fire Station Artists’ Studios in Dublin, to explore some of its themes. Among the topics they reflected... read more »

CDJ Editorial Assistant: Call for Applicants

The Community Development Journal (CDJ) is seeking a new part-time Editorial Assistant to support us in the production and promotion of the journal. This is an hourly-paid role for a self-employed individual. It would be ideal for community practitioners/activists... read more »

Call For Papers - Community Development and Health Equity

Special issue of the Community Development Journalhttps://academic.oup.com/cdj Special issue editors:Thara Raj, UKJennie Popay, Lancaster University, UKRebecca Mead, Lancaster University, UKAylish MacKenzie, UK Scope, relevance and significance of the proposed theme:Around the world inequalities in life... read more »

Territorial Stigmatisation In Theory and Practice

Themed Section: Territorial Stigmatisation in Theory and Practice, and its Implications for Community Development Volume 56, Issue 2 of the CDJ includes our fourth ‘Themed Section’, and it focuses on ‘Territorial Stigmatisation’.... read more »

CDJ Thinkery 2019 - Community Organising for Social Action

Discussions at the CDJ Thinkery 2019 in London, UK The CDJ held a Thinkery on the theme of "Community Organising for Social Action" in London, UK in from the 3rd... read more »

Prioritising Competing M&E Needs and Demands in an Adaptive Programme: 7 Takeaways

In this blog post, Gloria Sikustahili, Julie Adkins, Japhet Makongo & Simon Milligan discuss seven key lessons about effective monitoring and evaluation from their experiences of implementing a 'iterative programming and adaptive management' approach in the Institutions for Inclusive Development programme in Tanzania. read more »

The Community Development Potential: Connecting Ourselves with Wider Change

Jim Cowan writes for the CDJ Blog on his latest book, The Britain Potential, and how community development thinking can adapt to incorporate wider concepts from social and political thinking. In my book The Britain Potential, I draw... read more »

50 years of the Community Development Journal

50th Anniversary Edition of the Community Development Journal available for FREE until14th February    For the past 50 years, since... read more »

Commons against and beyond capitalism?

28th May 2015, Cork Organised by in association with University College Cork, UNIDEV and Kimmage Development Studies Centre, "Commons against and beyond capitalism?" was a day-long Thinkery based around an exploration and conversation about the commons. An introduction to the day was provided by Mary McDermott: https://youtu.be/TuoTguxrbi4 There... read more »

50th Anniversary Blogs

Blog posts reflecting upon the CDJ 50th Anniversary Conference, Why Community Development? Continuity and Innovation. Community Development - is there anything new to say? Jo Howard - writing for Institute of Development Studies Don't label us! Rituu B Nanda - writing for... read more »

50th Anniversary Videos

https://www.youtube.com/embed/tuchj3cXRWc Keynote speech: Marjorie Mayo https://youtu.be/g9EmpnrYIj8?si=fFyOhtnBXiU3Ibj5 Interview: Oga Steve Abah read more »