Below is the roster of speakers, presentations, readings, and supplemental materials & resources provided by the speakers for the Europe and the Developing World workshop.

Please note: These resources will be supplemented throughout the workshop -- last updated: July 30, 2011.

A full agenda is available here for the workshop.
Biographies of workshop speakers are available here.


In addition to the resources provided by the individual speakers (below), we are happy to provide the following resources of possible interest to workshop participants:

Articles & resources of interest:

African Farmers Get Boost From IFC, Soros Economic Development Fund, and Esoko (Open Society Foundation news release - posted 22 November 2010)

Countries pledge $4.3bn in funding for child vaccines (BBC - posted 13 June 2011)

Developed & Developing Countries - graphic representing those countries deemed "developed" and "developing" (and those in transition)

EU Focus & EU Insight - publications from the European Union

Fortress Europe: Immigration (The Financial Times - posted 14 June 2011; may require free registration to read)

How We Classify Countries - from the World Bank

One World - Nations Online - A portal to countries of the world

Our Aid Work Is For the American People (The Guardian - posted 15 June 2011)

World Investment Report 2001: Promoting Linkages - "examines the issue of linkages between foreign affiliates of multinational enterprises and local companies in developing countries" - from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (pdf, 12.5mb).

Educational/curriculum guides:

Educating for Global Competence: Preparing Our Youth to Engage the World by Veronica Boix Mansilla & Anthony Jackson (Council of Chief State School Officers' EdSteps Initiative & Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning, 2011) (pdf, 3.8mb).

Global Competence Planning Rubric: District Strategies for Preparing Globally Competent Students (Asia Society: Partnereship for Global Learning). Additional information and resources on other Asia Society inititiative (and case studies) are available here as well as information on funding global competence...


CONCORD: the European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development: 18 international networks and 25 national associations from the European Member States represent more than 1600 European NGOs.

EuropeAid Development and Cooperation (European Commission): EuropeAid Development and Cooperation is responsible for designing European development policy and delivering aid throughout the world.

Soros Economic Development Fund


EU Development Aid: A promotional video for European assistance to third world countries

Fighting Poverty - The EU in Action - Food Security Video: One of a series of EU promotional videos on Fighting Poverty (targeting a youth audience)

Websites of possible interest:

Beyond BRICs: Emerging Markets Hub (from the UK's Financial Times)

Không sao: Economic development, globalization, Southeast Asia and more (Ian Coxhead, UW-Madison)

Websites (online resource/informational):

International Education section @ the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Internet Public Library

Kiva - direct to borrower micro-finance program

Newspaper Map (searchable, browsable, viewable directory of newspapers worldwide, including the Appleton Post-Crescent)

NSLI for Youth - scholaship for language study abroad for high school students (from the US Department of State)

Shift Happens (with links to different versions)

(The) Story of Stuff Project


The EU and the ACP Countries: How Aid and Sanctioning Affects Human Rights in the Developing World
Jess Clayton (Political Science, UW-Madison)
Monday, June 20, 12:45 - 2:15 pm

Presentation (pdf, 451kb)


Suspension of Development Cooperation: An Instrument to Promote Human Rights and Democracy? by Hadewych Hazelzet (European Centre for Development Policy Management, August 2005).

The Use of Political Conditionality in the EU's Relations with Third Countries: How Effective? by Karen Elizabeth Smith (1997).

Supplemental material:

(The) Banana Trade War

(The) Banana Wars Explained (from The Guardian)

Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

Polity IV Project: Political Regime Characteristics and Transitions

Smart Sanctions - State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Swiss Confederation

US and EU Go Bananas Over Trade - EconEdLink lesson plan

World Bank: Governance & Anti-Corruption - from the World Bank

World Governance Indicators Project (dataset)

The Global Legacy of Tobacco: A Cross-Curricular Survey
Marion Ceraso (Population Health Institute, UW-Madison)
Monday, June 20, 2:30 - 4:00 pm

Presentation (pdf, 8.98mb)

Supplemental material:

Bob Newhart on tobacco

Ending EU Subsidies for the Tobacco Industry from Debatepedia

(The) Father of Spin: Edward L. Bernays and the Birth of PR - review by Larry Tye (PR Watch 6.2: 1999 from the Center for Media and Democracy).

Health Consequences of Involuntary Smoking: A Report of the Surgeon General (1986) - scan from the National Library of Medicine.

Tobacco Atlas from the World Health Organization

Torches of Freedom from the Museum of Public Relations

(The) Torches of Freedom Campaign: Behaviorism, Advertising, and the Rise of the American Empire by E. Michael Jones.

From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to the Arab Spring
Uli Schamiloglu (Languages and Cultures of Asia, UW-Madison)
Tuesday, June 21, 8:45 - 10:15 am

Presentation (pdf, 9.98mb)

Supplemental material:

Al Jazeera English

(The) Cynical Dairy Farmer's Guide to the New Middle East by Karim Sadjadpour (Foreign Policy magazine; 15 June 2011)

(The) Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years by Chinghiz Aitmatov - Wikipedia page for the book recommended by Professor Schamiloglu.

Everything You Think You Know About the Collapse of the Soviet Union Is Wrong by Leon Aron (Foreign Policy magazine; July/August 2011).

Internet World Stats - Information on internet penetration worldwide.

Libya's Civil War - A discussion of the shifting terminology used by the Associated Press to describe the conflict in Libya (from On the Media, original broadcast date: 17 June 2011).

William Hague's 'hand of friendship' for Arab world (BBC Radio 4, 23 June 2011)

Raj and Resistance: 190 Years of British Colonial Rule in India
Lalita du Perron (Center for South Asia, UW-Madison)
Tuesday, June 21, 10:30 am - 12:00 noon

Presentation (pdf, 6.91mb)


British Rule in India: An Assessment by Tapan Raychaudhuri (from The Cambridge Illustrated History of the British Empire, edited by P.J. Marshall, Cambridge University Press, 1996).

Supplemental material:

Archaeological Survey of India

(The) Benefits of British Rule by Dadabhai Naoroji (1871)

Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World (on YouTube: television series which became the book discussed in session) -- and here's a review of the book itself, by Andrew Porter

Mangal Pandey: The Rising (film) - Wikipedia page...

Mr Kirkpatrick's Rebellion by Pankaj Mishra (from The Guardian, 5 October 2002) - a review of William Dalrymple's White Mughals

Water - trailer for the Deepa Mehta film (2005); and the IMDb page for the film...

Even the Rain [También la iluvia] (film)
Post-film discussion led by Steven K Smith (Global Studies, UW-Madison)

Tuesday, June 21, 1:15 - 4:30 pm

Supplemental material:

Blue Gold: The Global Water Crisis and the Commodification of te World's Water Supply (Council of Canadians, 2001). Full pdf version is available at the page above and here (pdf, 426kb).

Cochabamba's Water Rebellion -- And Beyond (the connection to San Francisco & the Bechtel Corporation; from the San Francisco Chronicle)

Discovering Columbus's Exploitation - New York Times review of "Even the Rain" (by Stephen Holden, 17 February 2011)

Even the Rain: Trailer for the Spanish film (2011)

HuffPost Review: Even the Rain - by Marshall Fine (18 February 2011)

Leasing the Rain - Frontline/World & Bill Moyers (PBS) production on the Cochabamba protests (June 2002) - the Bill Moyers/NOW page is here.

Privatization of Water in Bolivia - from World Savvy Monitor

World Ecosystems Beyond Borders (WEBB) - Curriculum units prepared by Global Studies exploring global environmental issues in communities in Wisconsin & abroad. Registration (free) required to access units. Written for middle schoolers but resources are adaptable.

The Legacies of Colonial Medicine on the Developing World
Michitake Aso (History of Science, UW-Madison)
Wednesday, June 22, 8:45 - 10:15 am

Presentation (pdf, 5.4mb)


Geographies of Power, Legacies of Mistrust: Colonial Medicine in the Global Present by Richard C. Keller (Historical Geography 34, 2006).

Supplemental material:

(The) GAVI Alliance from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a "Partner Profile".

Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI)

Global Health Policy: History, Principles, and Practice
Lori DiPrete Brown (Center for Global Health, UW-Madison)
Wednesday, June 22, 10:30 am - 12:00 noon

Presentation (pdf, 10.3mb)


European Perspectives on Global Health: A Policy Glossary edited by Ilona Kickbusch & Graham Lister (European Foundation Centre, 2006).

Why Rich Countries Should Care About the World's Least Healthy People by Lawrence O. Costin (from the Journal of the American Medical Association volume 298, issue 1: 4 July 2007).

Supplemental material:

Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNICEF)

Declaration on Alma-Ata (WHO) - WHO also issued a call to "return to the Declaration on Alma-Ata" as part of a larger review of the social determinants of health, summarizing key elements of the declaration but also providing a more thorough review of social impacts on health.


Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (WHO)

World Health Organization

World Summit for Children 1990 (UNICEF)

Children's Rights and Children's Lives
Mirian Thangaraj (Educational Policy Studies, UW-Madison)
Wednesday, June 22, 1:15 - 2:45 pm

Presentation (pdf, 547kb)

Supplemental material:

(The) Convention on Rights of the Child - 20th Anniversary (UNICEF)

(The) Invention of Childhood - BBC & The Open University

Pricing the Priceless Child: The Changing Social Value of Children by Vivian Zelizer from the Princeton University Press (catalog page)

The 'West' and the 'Rest'? Rethinking the History of Europe
Terence Peterson (History, UW-Madison)
Thursday, June 23, 8:45 - 10:15 am

Presentation (pdf, 2.02mb)
Handout (pdf, 57kb)


Boundaries Unbound: Teaching French History as Colonial History and Colonial History as French History by Alice L Conklin; from French Historical Studies 23.2 (Spring 2000).

Supplemental material:

Advertising Empire: Race and Visual Culture in Imperial Germany by David Ciarlo - Harvard University Press.

Paintings for Nelson Mandela: Making Sense of Development
Susanne Ress (Development Studies, UW-Madison)
Thursday, June 23, 10:30 am - 12:00 noon

Supplemental material:

Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story - TED Talk: "...if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding."

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Adichie - Random House (see especially the "Reader's Guide" section).

Review of "Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope" by bell hooks - review by Veronica Velez.

Development Goals Awareness Project: A Model for International Learning
Marilee Sushoreba (International Student Services, UW-Madison)
Suraiya Haroon (Genetics, UW-Madison)
Thursday, June 23, 1:15 - 2:45 pm

Presentation (pdf, 840kb)

Readings and links:

Millenium Development Goals Awareness Project (@UW-Madison)

Supplemental material:

Academic Impact - the United Nation's initiative to partner with institutions of higher education

End Poverty - MDG - Make It Happen! (video - YouTube)

Fitchburg Fields

Free Rice: For each answer you get right, we donate 10 fgrains of rice throguh the World Food Programme to help end hunger.

Global Ambassadors Program @ the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: International and return study abroad students visit local classrooms and discuss their experiences.

Global Development (from the UK's Guardian): Reports on global development issues and tracks progress being made towards the Millennium Development Goals. Includes latest news, blogs, case studies, and development data.

Growing Power

International Reach @ UW-Madison: places international speakers in schools, campus venues and community organizations for short presentations.

MDG Monitor: Shows how countries are progressing in their efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Millenium Development Goals Indicators (official)

United Nations Millenium Development Goals

The Anxiety of Influence: African Poetry into the 21st Century
Mark Lilleleht (Global Studies, UW-Madison)
Friday, June 24, 8:45 - 10:15 am

Presentation (pdf, 388kb)

Readings and links:

Misunderstanding (poem) by Chinua Achebe from Collected Poems, Chinua Achebe, New York: Anchor Books, 2004.

Telephone conversation (poem) by Wole Soyinka from A Selection of African Poetry, New Edition, Eds. KE Senanu & T Vincent, London: Longman Group Limited, 1988 (1976).

Supplemental material:

Publish and be damned by Darryl Accone, Mail & Guardian (South Africa), 7 February 2001 - Accone's take on the state of publishing & literary production in South Africa.

You are what you read by Percy Zvomuya, Mail & Guardian (South Africa), 11 February 2001 - Zvomuya's response and follow-up to the Accone piece which, in turn, provoked a flurry of activity including pieces by Fiona Snyckers and Kelwyn Sole, among many, many others.

Human Trafficking: From a Global Phenomenon to the Local Problem in Wisconsin Communities and Schools
Marianna Smirnova (Wisconsin Coaltion Against Sexual Assault)
Morgan Young (Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence)
Friday, June 24, 10:30 am - 12 noon

Readings and links:

Free the Slaves Education Pack Downloads

Human Trafficking & Modern-day Slavery - Resources for Teachers

Human Trafficking Is Modern-Day Slavery (Wisconsin resources) - Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault

National Human Trafficking Resource Center - Resources Overview (Polaris Project)

Not For Sale: End Human Trafficking and Slavery Resources

Trafficking in Persons (Wisconsin Department of Justice)

Violence Again Women Program (Office of Justice Assistance, WI)

Supplemental material:

Human Trafficking in Wisconsin - The Struggle at Home: Recording of a program (~2 hours, streaming video) sponsored by the United Nations Association of Dane County.

Making of a Girl (video)

Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons - United States Department of State

UN Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking

Sex Slaves - PBS Frontline


The following curriculum units were prepared by teachers participating in the workshop:


If you have additional questions, suggestions, or requests regarding the progam you are welcome to contact Csanád Siklós (Outreach Coordinator, Center for European Studies, email or ph 608.265.4766) or Mark Lilleleht (Outreach Coordinator, Global Studies, email or ph 608.265.6070).

Please also visit the Europe and the Developing World workshop homepage for additional information.


Center for European Studies @ UW-Madison
Global Studies @ UW-Madison