Centre for Global Development

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2014 RiDNet conference: Does Research Make a Difference in Development? Bridging the gaps between research, policy and practice

Date: 12/11/2014 (all day)

Call for Abstracts Third Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet) Conference Does Research Make a Difference in Development? Bridging the gaps between research, policy and practice 12th November 2014, University of Leeds   Increasingly, researchers, policy makers and practitioners are acknowledging [...] Read more »

Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Date: 10/6/201413/6/2014

The CGD team together with 3 POLIS students attended the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, which took place 10-13 June 2014 in London ExCeL exhibition centre (for official archives of the event, see here). The CGD delegation’s [...] Read more »

DFID's Approach to Research

Date: 25/3/2014 | Time: 12.00pm1.30pm

Sue Kinn and Malcolm McNeil spoke about DFID's approach to research, with a focus on health. They discussed issues such as the way DFID's approach has changed over the years, how DFID decides what research to fund, trends in research funding, the different types of organisation that DFID works with for research, and DFID views on effective approaches to dissemination. [...] Read more »

2008 Global Financial Crisis in a Long-term Perspective: The failure of neo-liberalism and the future of capitalism

Date: 27/2/2014 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Location: Conference Auditorium 2 Ha-Joon Chang, University of Cambridge; author of 'Kicking Away the Ladder' [...] Read more »

Transformative Gender Justice

Date: 11/9/2013 (all day)

This workshop looks at the potential for judicial and non-judicial justice mechanisms to have transformative outcomes upon gender relations and the position of women in countries with histories of political violence, conflict and chronic criminal and social violence. [...] Read more »

Development and the New Localism

Date: 5/7/2013 | Time: 1.30pm3.00pm

Hilary Benn, MP for Leeds Central and the Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Location: Seminar Room 1, Fairbairn House, 71-75 Clarendon Road, University of Leeds [...] Read more »

CGD-SIID seminar on authority, power and agency

Date: 6/6/2013 | Time: 12.30pm2.00pm

Centre for Global Development (CGD) in cooperation with Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) would like to invite you to the seminar by speakers from the both institutions. The seminar will focus on power, authority and agency in the developing contexts: Dr Glyn Williams (SIID) 'Managing political space: authority, power and marginalised people's agency in rural West Bengal' Professor Gordon Crawford (CGD) ‘Struggles for rights: power, authority and agency in Ghana’ [...] Read more »

RiDNet Ethics in Overseas Fieldwork

Date: 2/5/2013 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

The aim of this seminar is two-fold: provide guidance for participants who need to fill in the University of Leeds ethical approval form and provide a space for general discussion of ethical issues. [...] Read more »

RiDNet Risk & Risk Assessment in Overseas Fieldwork

Date: 29/4/2013 | Time: 3.00pm4.00pm

The aims of this session are to aid you in filling in the university’s risk assessment form and to provide important tips that will help you to remain safe while in the field. [...] Read more »

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