Centre for Global Development

November 2014

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Film and discussion: Sola 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 »

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 »

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 »

News Coverage of the ‘Third World’ and the Alliance for Progress: Communicating the Politics of Containment

Date: 15/10/2014 | Time: 4.15pm5.45pm

News Coverage of the ‘Third World’ and the Alliance for Progress: Communicating the Politics of Containment Jointly hosted between School of Media and Communication and Centre for Global Development – Chris Paterson, Chair Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando, Lecturer in Journalism Studies, Department [...] 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 »

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