CGD Annual Lectures
CGD Webinar Series – Decolonisation and Development
Recent development discourse has emphasised the need to question the legacies of coloniality within global development practices if global inequalities are to be curtailed. This webinar brings onboard panellists from all facets of development in praxis and scholarship to explore decoloniality within global development research and practice. The key question for the session is “What…
Annual Politics of Global Challenges Lecture: Gender Fail During Global Health Emergencies: WHO Runs the World?’
POLIS presents the Politics of Global Challenges Annual Lecture – ‘Gender Fail During Global Health Emergencies: WHO Runs the World?’ About this Event This year, the Centre for Global Security Challenges and Centre for Global Development at the University of Leeds are launching the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) ‘Politics of Global Challenges Annual Lecture’. We welcome…
Join us on 29th November for the CGD 2017 Annual Lecture with the White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership
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.02), 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…
CGD Annual Lecture 2015: Assessing the Paris Moment
Timmons Roberts, Professor of Environmental Studies, Brown University, USA asks the question “What are the prospects for the Paris climate change negotiations?”
The Microfinance Delusion: Explaining the Destructive Rise of Local Neoliberalism
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…
2008 Global Financial Crisis in a Long-term Perspective: The failure of neo-liberalism and the future of capitalism
Location: Conference Auditorium 2 Ha-Joon Chang, University of Cambridge; author of ‘Kicking Away the Ladder’
Annual Lecture 2013: Popular representations of development and the construction of a new common humanity?
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.
CGD Annual Lecture: Professional Error and Ignorance in Development
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.
Centre for Global Development Annual Lecture: Pathways to Sustainability: Environment, Health and Social Justice in a Complex, Dynamic Age
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.