Early Childhood Development in Challenging Contexts Date: 13/12/2016 | Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development and Centre for Global Development Venue: Room 1.05 Charles Thackrah Building, University of Leeds, UK. The Workshop will bring together international experts on early childhood development (ECD) and provision of child care for, health, social,...
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Sustainability Research Institute, Centre for Global Development and Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) Seminar Series Invite you to the second in the series on The Environment, Human Rights and Development "The Violence of Development: Resource Depletion, Environmental Crises and Human Rights Abuses in Central America" Speaker: Martin Mowforth, Associate Lecturer, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences,...
Annette Idler presents the seminar "Fieldwork in Hot Places: Personal and Methodological Challenges" This talk will discuss the challenges that arise when conducting fieldwork in difficult settings, especially conflict- or violence affected regions. It will focus on practical aspects including security measures, and access strategies as well as personal aspects such as the vulnerability of...
Sue Kinn and Malcolm McNeil spoke about DFID's approach to research, with a focus on health. They discussed issues such as the way DFID's approach has changed over the years, how DFID decides what research to fund, trends in research funding, the different types of organisation that DFID works with for research, and DFID views on effective approaches to dissemination.
Centre for Global Development (CGD) in cooperation with Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID) would like to invite you to the seminar by speakers from the both institutions. The seminar will focus on power, authority and agency in the developing contexts:
Dr Glyn Williams (SIID) 'Managing political space: authority, power and marginalised people's agency in rural West Bengal'
Professor Gordon Crawford (CGD) ‘Struggles for rights: power, authority and agency in Ghana’
The aim of this seminar is two-fold: provide guidance for participants who need to fill in the University of Leeds ethical approval form and provide a space for general discussion of ethical issues.
The aims of this session are to aid you in filling in the university’s risk assessment form and to provide important tips that will help you to remain safe while in the field.
Rooted in decades of Oxfam’s experience across the developing world, Duncan Green’s book From Poverty to Power argues that a radical redistribution of power, opportunities, and assets is needed to break the cycle of poverty and inequality and to give poor people power over their own destinies. The forces driving this transformation are active citizens...
Location: Baines Wing, Room 1.16
Within the context of international development the importance of culture is often overlooked, or even ignored. Culture does however play a strong role in attaining overall development goals. While this has been asserted by international organizations throughout the past decades, culture has remained a minor element in most development approaches.
Location: Baines Wing, Room 2.37
The seminar will focus on both general ethical issues of conducting fieldwork overseas as well as provide guidance for filling in the University of Leeds ethical approval form, and will be run by Jennifer Parr from the Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development.