Conference

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…
Online conference May 22 – 24 2017 Organised by Leeds University Centre for Global Development (CGD) and INTRAC What can – or should – development achieve? Who decides what success looks like or how it should be measured? With the ratification of the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, the list of urgent, interdependent and seemingly…
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 wide number of disciplines. It permits a holistic look at international development challenges, ranging from…
The conference is jointly organised by the Centre for Global Development at the University of Leeds and the Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York under the auspices of the WUN Transformative Justice Network. It aims to bridge the worlds of scholarship, practice and policy-making and to provide a platform for knowledge exchange leading to improved access to justice for the poor and marginalised.
Food security, Health and Impact Knowledge Brokering The goal of this conference was to demonstrate and share lessons on how to translate research results into impact on food security and human health in sub-Saharan Africa. It had two objectives: To determine how the results of basic science and inter-disciplinary research lead to impact on food…
This international network, led by the Centre for Global Development at the University of Leeds, Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York and Sheffield International Development Network at the University of Sheffield, brings together an international team of scholars interested in developing a new research agenda on ‘transformative justice after mass violence and the role of non-governmental actors’.
The University of Leeds launched the Centre for Global Development at a highly successful event on Thursday 4 November 2010. Four guest speakers spoke on the theme of ‘rethinking global development’ to a full house at the Yorkshire Bank lecture theatre in the Business School. Introduced by Dr Ricky Kalliecharan, the Centre’s deputy director, each…
Dr Nadine Beckmann of University of Oxford, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, completed her DPhil in 2008. Her thesis explores the complex negotiations involved in Zanzibaris explanation and management of HIV/AIDS in the light of technical and wider global changes.