Centre for Global Development

December 2016


Early Childhood Development in Challenging Contexts

Date: 13/12/2016 | Time: 10.00am4.00pm

Early Childhood Development in Challenging Contexts Date: 13/12/2016 | Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development and Centre for Global Development Venue: Room 1.05 Charles Thackrah Building, University of Leeds, UK. The Workshop will bring together Read more »

Call for Abstracts - 5th Annual RiDNet conference

Date: 27/1/2017 (all day)

****** Deadline for Abstracts extended to December 16th *************** The Researchers in Development Network at the University of Leeds is excited to announce the 5th Annual RiDNet conference “I, Researcher: exploring the research experience – context, self and interdisciplinary practice” Read more »

ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund – International Development Conference on Vulnerability

Date: 23/11/201624/11/2016

The Leeds Social Sciences Institute and Centre for Global Development will be hosting a two-day high profile International Development conference around the over-arching theme of Vulnerability and Resilience at Weetwood Hall Hotel,  Leeds. Why vulnerability? The theme of vulnerability speaks to a Read more »

RiDNet Brown Bag lunch 19th October

Date: 19/10/2016 | Time: 12.30pm1.30pm

Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet) Leeds invite you to a lunch seminar on Wednesday 19th October: ‘Youth, police and violence in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas’ – Juliana Correa, guest PhD researcher from Fiocruz Brazil ‘Methodological and ethical challenges of doing Read more »

Civil Society, Democracy and Development Research Cluster launch

Date: 22/6/2016 | Time: 11.30am4.00pm

The Cluster aims to establish a collaborative network of academic/intellectual capacity to engage with the themes of civil society, democracy and development and how they intersect. Our focus is not simply the day-to-day practice of large and small NGOs – Read more »

Sharing our Earth in the Anthropocene

Date: 7/6/2016 | Time: 5.00pm7.00pm

Professor Joyeeta Gupta ‘Sharing our Earth in the Anthropocene’ CGD 4th Annual Summer School in cooperation with EADI Keynote  All Welcome  Tuesday 7th June, 5pm to 7pm Maurice Keyworth (Business School) LT G.02 Abstract In the age of the Anthropocene, Read more »

CGD 4th annual summer school with EADI

Date: 6/6/201610/6/2016

This year’s CGD summer school is in cooperation with EADI   Exploring challenges and opportunities to achieving ‘Just Practices of Development’ in the context of the SDGs As the international community gears up to respond to the new Sustainable Development Read more »

RiDNet research methods training event

Date: 24/5/2016 | Time: 1.00pm4.00pm

RiDNet (Researchers in Development Network) invite you to a Social Research Methods training event on May 24th at University of Leeds. Come along to learn all about data collection methods ready for your fieldwork, wherever that be in the world. Read more »

Religion, homosexuality and LGBT rights in Africa

Date: 7/4/2016 | Time: 1.00pm5.00pm

Religion, homosexuality and LGBT rights in Africa Book Launch and Symposium 7 April 1pm to 5pm Venue Old Mining Building, room G.19 (Woodhouse lane) Speakers Dr Barbara Bompani, University of Edinburgh Prof Ezra Chitando, University of Zimbabwe Rev Jide Macaulay, Read more »

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