Centre for Global Development

September 2017


CGD Annual Lecture, 24th November 2015

Date: 24/11/2015 | Time: 5.00pm7.30pm

Centre for Global Development (CGD) with Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) and Sustainability Research Institute (SRI) ‘Adequacy and Equity under Neoliberal Climate Governance: Assessing the Paris Moment’ Timmons Roberts, Professor of Environmental Studies, Brown University, USA Date: 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 »

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 »

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 Annual Lecture: Professional Error and Ignorance in Development

Date: 18/10/2012 | Time: 5.30pm7.00pm

Location: Conference Auditorium 2 Robert Chambers is a research associate at the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex where he is a member of the Participation, Power and Social Change team. An undisciplined nomad and failed manager of rural development, his field experience has been mainly in East Africa and South Asia. Read more »

Strengthening Grassroots Democracy in India

Date: 3/5/2012 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Location: Room 311, Michael Sadler Building The School of History and Centre for Global Development are pleased to host a talk by Dr. Sandeep Pandey on "Strengthening Grassroots Democracy in India". Read more »

Centre for Global Development Annual Lecture: Pathways to Sustainability: Environment, Health and Social Justice in a Complex, Dynamic Age

Date: 3/11/2011 | Time: 5.00pm6.30pm

Focusing particularly on the challenges of maintaining food security amidst climate change in Africa, and addressing emerging infectious diseases and pandemic threats, Melissa Leach will explore this 'pathways approach' in action. Read more »

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