In this dialogue, Dr Jean Boulton (Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath), lead author of Embracing Complexity, is in conversation with Prof Belinda Reyers (GRAID, Stockholm Resilience Centre and Future Africa, Univ Pretoria).
They explore how complexity thinking can inform our understanding of how change comes about, and, based on their practical experience, the implications for International Development.
Complexity-informed frameworks can provide perspectives that are better aligned to the challenges faced in a world that is increasingly complex, volatile and hard to anticipate. Follow these links to specific sections of the video: 1. Embracing complexity 00:14 2. Complexity & methods 06:09 3. Focus on intervention vs. focus on context 12:28 4. The role of the past 16:29 Visit the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition: http://www0.sun.ac.za/cst/ Production: Blackhole Productions (www.blackholeproductions.co.za) Music: Aurora by Josh Stewart