On 6 November 2014 the Centre for Global Development (CGD) and the Applied Institute for Research in Economics (AIRE) at the University of Leeds successfully hosted their second joint lecture, entitled “The Microfinance Delusion: Explaining the Destructive Rise of Local Neoliberalism”.
CGD & AIRE Annual Lecture 2014: 2008 Global Financial Crisis in a Long-term Perspective: The Failure of Neoliberalism and the Future of Capitalism
For the talk given by Ha-Joon Chang a joint event by the Centre for Global Development (CGD) and the Applied Institute for Research in Economics (AIRE) we had a turn out of approximately 290 members of the university and the local community, from undergraduates to retired academics, representing many different schools and faculties, and also including NGOs, local activists and community organisations.
Annual Lecture 2013: Popular representations of development and the construction of a new common humanity?
The Centre for Global Development had the pleasure of hearing Uma Kothari, Professor of Migration and Postcolonial Studies, from University of Manchester give annual lecture on 12 November 2013.
A full-house at the Conference Auditorium had the pleasure of hearing Professor Robert Chambers from the Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex give the Centre for Global Development’s annual lecture on 18 October 2012.
Annual Lecture 2011: Pathways to Sustainability: Environment, Health and Social Justice in a Complex, Dynamic Age
We were honoured to have Professor Melissa Leach from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Sussex come to speak on Pathways to Sustainability: Environment, Health and Social Justice in a Complex, Dynamic Age.