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’
Hilary Benn, MP for Leeds Central and the Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Location: Seminar Room 1, Fairbairn House, 71-75 Clarendon Road, University of Leeds
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.
Location: Room 311, Michael Sadler Building The School of History and Centre for Global Development are pleased to host a talk by Dr. Sandeep Pandey on “Strengthening Grassroots Democracy in India”.
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.