Centre for Global Development

June 2017


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 »

Working with Research Assistants in the Field - RiDNet brown bag

Date: 14/3/2016 | Time: 12.30pm1.30pm

Planning to work with research assistants? RiDNet Brown Bag Lunch series brings you Working with Research Assistants in the Field. Monday 14th March at 12.30pm Geography East SR (B.01) Hear first-hand experiences from the field.. including from Madagascar, Malawi, Cameroon, Read more »

Resource Politics and Advocacy Struggles in Zimbabwe: Encountering Power at Multiple Scales

Date: 30/11/2015 | Time: 4.00pm5.30pm

Sustainability Research Institute, Centre for Global Development and Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) Seminar Series Invite you to the third in the series on The Environment, Human Rights and Development Resource Politics and Advocacy Struggles in Zimbabwe: Encountering Power at Read more »

RiDNet Annual Conference

Date: 30/11/2015 (all day)

4th Annual RiDNet Conference “Conducting Fieldwork in Development Contexts: Expectations, Encounters and Entanglements” * £50 book vouchers awarded to 3 outstanding presentations – Most Innovative Methods;  Most Inspiring Paper; Best Multidisciplinary Study Monday 30th November 2015 09:00 – 17:30 followed Read more »

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