Events

The Centre for Global Development hosts and delivers numerous development related events.

Each year we hold our Annual Lecture and invite a prominent academic or senior figure from the development field to speak on a current development issue

We also hold collaborative events and lectures with partners within the University of Leeds, including the Sustainability Research Institute (SRI), LUCAS, water@leeds, Priestly Centre for Climate Research and Applied Institute for Research in Economics (AIRE), and from outside the Univeristy of Leeds.

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POLIS presents the Politics of Global Challenges Annual Lecture – ‘Gender Fail During Global Health Emergencies: WHO Runs the World?’ About this Event This year, the Centre for Global Security Challenges and Centre for Global Development at the University of Leeds are launching the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) ‘Politics of Global Challenges Annual Lecture’. We welcome…
SECURE JOBS IN A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY CGD Member Lata Narayanaswamy will join the panel at this event, part of the UN’s 75 year anniversary celebrations. Please visit the Eventbrite page to register. About this Event To establish economic security, we must sustainably expand employment opportunities. With the help of experts, such as Lord Stewart Wood, Dame Barbara…
  Valuing Water: beyond technocratic, economic and bureaucratic agendas When: Monday 19th of October, 2020 13:00 – 15:00 Where: Zoom.   Email: a.l.mdee@leeds.ac.uk for the zoom link Webinar on water value  Organised by Professor Anna Mdee (School of Politics and International Studies) and Dr Nicolas Salazar Sutil (School of Performance and Cultural Industries) The recent water@leeds confluence…
Lunchtime Seminar –Injury Prevention in Nepal Nuffield Centre for International Development and Health with the Centre for Global Development Day:         Tuesday 25th September 2018 Time:       12:30-13:30 Venue:     Room 4.108 Worsley Building, University of Leeds Injuries accounted for 10.1% of the global burden of disease in 2013(1) yet are frequently overlooked as both a public health…
The Brownbag event will discuss the use of participatory methods in research.  Dr Jen Dyer will discuss her experience with these methods and provide examples. Attendees will get the opportunity to ask questions and discuss their experiences. 12pm to 1.30pm in Room 8.119 in the School of Earth and Environment building Please feel free to…
RiDNet is a student-led network of PhD students and early career researchers working in international development and/or conducting social research in developing countries. Our annual conference is a great opportunity for students and early career researchers to share their experiences, research and methods with industry experts as well as leading academics. This year, the conference…
Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies (SPLAS) and The Centre for Global Development (CGD) are delighted to welcome renowned Brazilian filmmaker Kleber Mendonça Filho to the University of Leeds on Friday 1st December 2017. Kleber will take part in a workshop entitled Film, Social Critique and Political Dissent. The workshop will include a screening and commentary of Kleber’s…
Leaving no one behind – pipe dream or possibility? An interdisciplinary panel on prospects for the SDGs Wednesday 29th November 2017. 5pm to 7.30pm. Maurice Keyworth, LT (GR.02), University of Leeds Business School Join us for a drinks reception in the foyer at 7pm. All welcome. To register go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cgd-annual-lecture-leaving-no-one-behind-pipe-dream-or-possibility-tickets-3972420316 Keynote speakers Professor Richard…
Dr Nilam Ashra-McGrath shares some  writing techniques you could use to write your thesis from her own PhD experience
Dr Lucie Middlemiss (SRI, Earth & Environment) will be taking us through some examples of her own work using qualitative data, followed by a chance for q&a and discussion.