CGD Annual Lectures

Leaving no one behind – pipe dream or possibility? An interdisciplinary panel on prospects for the SDGs Wednesday 29th November 2017. 5pm to 7.30pm. Maurice Keyworth, LT (GR.01), University of Leeds Business School Join us for a drinks reception in the foyer at 7pm. All welcome. To register go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cgd-annual-lecture-leaving-no-one-behind-pipe-dream-or-possibility-tickets-3972420316 Keynote speakers Professor Richard…
Timmons Roberts, Professor of Environmental Studies, Brown University, USA asks the question “What are the prospects for the Paris climate change negotiations?”
Centre for Global Development (CGD) and Applied Institute of Research in Economics (AIRE) Speaker: Milford Bateman, Author of Why Doesn’t Microfinance Work? Discussants: Thankom Arun, Professor of Development Finance and Public Policy, University of Central Lancashire Jason Hickel, Research Fellow – Department of Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science About the Author The…
Location: Conference Auditorium 2 Ha-Joon Chang, University of Cambridge; author of ‘Kicking Away the Ladder’
The Centre for Global Development had the pleasure of hearing Uma Kothari, Professor of Migration and Postcolonial Studies, from University of Manchester give annual lecture on 12 November 2013.
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.
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.