Conference

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.
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’.
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.