Development Seminars

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Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet) Leeds invite you to a lunch seminar on Wednesday 19th October: ‘Youth, police and violence in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas’ – Juliana Correa, guest PhD researcher from Fiocruz Brazil ‘Methodological and ethical challenges of doing longitudinal research with young people’ – Dr Kim Allen, University of Leeds Venue: Social Sciences…
RiDNet (Researchers in Development Network) invite you to a Social Research Methods training event on May 24th at University of Leeds. Come along to learn all about data collection methods ready for your fieldwork, wherever that be in the world. The workshop, led by Dr Jen Dyer (SRI), and Dr Ellie Jew (SRI), will explore…
Planning to work with research assistants? RiDNet Brown Bag Lunch series brings you Working with Research Assistants in the Field. Monday 14th March at 12.30pm Geography East SR (B.01) Hear first-hand experiences from the field.. including from Madagascar, Malawi, Cameroon, and Kenya Don’t forget to bring your lunch! Aimed at PhD students, but all welcome
Sustainability Research Institute, Centre for Global Development and Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) Seminar Series Invite you to the third in the series on The Environment, Human Rights and Development Resource Politics and Advocacy Struggles in Zimbabwe: Encountering Power at Multiple Scales Sam Spiegel, Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh As the mining sector…
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Integral perspectives on food security in South Africa – a replicable global model ? Prof. Michael Rudolph (Wits Siyakhana Initiative for Ecological Health and Food Security, South Africa) Tuesday 16th June, 10.15am-11.15am, Business School Maurice Keyworth SR 1.03 Food insecurity affects millions of South Africans and can be considered both a high priority and a…
Multidimensional Poverty Measurement and Analysis Masterclass Maurice Keyworth SR 1.03 With Sabina Alkire, James E. Foster, Suman Seth and Paola Ballon (Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative) The traditional view of poverty as income shortfall is rapidly giving way to a more nuanced view of poverty as simultaneous deprivations across multiple dimensions. This session will…
Making solar cells from blackberries! SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS WORKSHOP WITH DR RICHARD KOMP* 28 November, 12.00 – 15.00 School of Earth and Environment, Seminar Room 8.119 MAKE YOUR OWN SOLAR CELL! For the past 30 years Dr Richard Komp has been promoting solar PV installations across the Global South and he has taught hundreds of workshops around…
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,…
News Coverage of the ‘Third World’ and the Alliance for Progress: Communicating the Politics of Containment Jointly hosted between School of Media and Communication and Centre for Global Development – Chris Paterson, Chair Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando, Lecturer in Journalism Studies, Department of Journalism Studies,University of Sheffield and co-director of the Centre for Freedom of the Media Harry…