Centre for Global Development

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About the Centre

The Centre for Global Development (CGD) is an interdisciplinary research centre. Established in 1984, the Centre draws on the expertise of more than sixty members from different schools and faculties at the University of Leeds in the field of international development.

The Centre also hosts the Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet), which unites PhD and early career researchers across the University.

Our aim is to promote academic excellence through generating knowledge on development issues in low income countries, and pursuing collaborative research with institutions in the developing world.

Events & News

CGD Summer School ‘Understanding Development: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’

23-26 June 2014, University of Leeds

CGD delegation at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

10-13 June, ExCeL, London

CGD & AIRE Anuual Lecture 2014: 2008 Global Financial Crisis  in a Long-term Perspective: The Failure of Neoliberalism  and the Future of Capitalism

Ha-Joon Chang, a reader in Political Economy of Development, University of Cambridge, author of 23 Things They Don’t Tell You about Capitalism (2010) and Kicking Away the Ladder.

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