Centre for Global Development

June 2015

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CGD Summer School 2015

Date: 15/6/201518/6/2015

This year’s Centre for Global Development Summer School will take place at the University of Leeds from 15 to 18 June. The School will focus on the post-2015 development agenda, and debate the challenges facing development in this age of Read more »

Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis Book launch and Talk

Date: 16/6/2015 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Guests Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth and Paola Ballon visit the Centre for Global Development to talk about their new book Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis, Oxford University Press. Tuesday 16th June, 5pm to 6.30pm Business School Maurice Read more »

CGD-RidNet Christmas Social

Date: 16/12/2014 | Time: 5.30pm

Centre for Global Development and Researchers in Development Network Invite you to our Christmas Social Tuesday 16th December, 5.30pm School of Earth and Environment common room Drinks, snack and festive socialising All welcome!

Solar Technology for Everybody

Date: 28/11/2014 | Time: 12.00pm3.00pm

Making solar cells from blackberries! SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS WORKSHOP WITH DR RICHARD KOMP* 28 November, 12.00 – 15.00 School of Earth and Environment, Seminar Room 8.119 MAKE YOUR OWN SOLAR CELL! For the past 30 years Dr Richard Komp has been promoting Read more »

Film and discussion: Solar Energy for All?

Date: 27/11/2014 | Time: 5.30pm

Sustainable Development and Social Enterprise: Solar Energy for All? Film and discussion with Dr Richard Komp Few people can match both the enthusiasm Dr. Richard Komp has brought to solar energy. For the past 30 years, Richard has been promoting Read more »

The Violence of Development: Resource Depletion, Environmental Crises and Human Rights Abuses in Central America

Date: 19/11/2014 | Time: 1.00pm2.30pm

Sustainability Research Institute, Centre for Global Development and Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) Seminar Series Invite you to the second in the series on  The Environment, Human Rights and Development “The Violence of Development: Resource Depletion, Environmental Crises and Human Rights Read more »

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

Date: 12/11/2014 (all day)

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 the need to work Read more »

The Microfinance Delusion: Explaining the Destructive Rise of Local Neoliberalism

Date: 6/11/2014 | Time: 5.00pm7.00pm

Centre for Global Development (CGD) and Applied Institute of Research in Economics (AIRE) invites you to a talk on: The Microfinance Delusion: Explaining the Destructive Rise of Local Neoliberalism   Speaker: Milford Bateman, Author of Why Doesn’t Microfinance Work? Discussants: Read more »

POLIS PhD seminar 'Fieldwork in Hot Places: Personal and methodological challenges'

Date: 30/10/2014 | Time: 2.00pm4.30pm

Annette Idler presents the seminar “Fieldwork in Hot Places: Personal and Methodological Challenges” This talk will discuss the challenges that arise when conducting fieldwork in difficult settings, especially conflict- or violence affected regions. It will focus on practical aspects including Read more »

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