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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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Is your thesis singing? How to draw on qualitative data to communicate a strong overall thesis argument.

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The Key to Writing: From a Global Development Studies Perspective. Practical Hybrid RiDNet Workshops for PhD Researchers, Masters Students, and Early Academics. RiDNet Writing Workshop 1: Is your thesis singing? This first writing workshop will be facilitated by Dr Simon Manda, Co-Director of the CGD The intention of these workshops is to shed light on...

Reinvigorating Social Support Systems in Rural Northwestern Ghana: Towards Affective Empathy in a Neoliberal Age

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We are delighted to welcome Dr Constance Awinpoka Akurugu, Visiting Fellow at the University of Leeds and Senior Lecturer at Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies in Ghana. Dr Akurugu will be presenting at a hybrid seminar relating to her current research: Reinvigorating Social Support Systems in Rural Northwestern Ghana: Towards Affective...

RiDNet Workshop: Difficult Research Environments & Sensitive Topics

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This workshop is organised as part of our RiDNet brown bag workshop series, and will take place on Wednesday 3rd May 2023 from 1:00 - 2:00pm online. We will be joined by Dr Jörg Wiegratz - Lecturer in the Political Economy of Development from the School of Politics and International Studies at Leeds. Jörg works on the political...

RiDNet Workshop: Successful Grant Proposal Writing

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This workshop is organised as part of our RiDNet career development workshops, and will take place on Thursday 30th March 2023 from 10:30 - 12:00pm online. Tailored to University of Leeds PGRs who have an interest in grant applications to address global challenges, this workshop will help to unpack what it means to write a...

Navigating Fieldwork in Different Cultures & Contexts - Workshop 3 South/East Asia

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The Researchers in Development PhD Network (RiDNet) is a multi-disciplinary, cross faculty network for PhD and early career researchers working in international development at the University of Leeds. Many of RiDNet members undertake fieldwork overseas in different cultures and contexts. Fieldwork is an exciting part of many PhD journeys, but there is also a certain degree of...

RiDNET/CGD Monthly Get-Togethers

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Going into 2023, one of the things we are keen to strengthen in the Researchers in Development Network (RiDNet) is more of a collaborative and cross-faculty research network for early career researchers working on development-related issues at Leeds. We also want to get RiDNet members more involved in the wider work of the Centre for Global Development (CGD)...

RiDNet Navigating Fieldwork in Different Cultures and Contexts - Workshop 1 Africa

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The Researchers in Development PhD Network (RiDNet) is a multi-disciplinary, cross-faculty network for PhD and early career researchers working in international development at the University of Leeds. Many of RiDNet members undertake fieldwork overseas in different cultures and contexts. Fieldwork is an exciting part of many PhD journeys, but there is also a certain degree...

RiDNet Workshop: How to Apply for a Postdoc/Fellowship

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Please join us for our next RiDNet brownbag career development workshop on 'Applying for a Postdoc/Fellowship'. We will host Ruth Winden & Emma Spary from Organisational Development & Professional Learning (OD&PL) at Leeds. Both Ruth & Emma are career professionals specialising in career development, aiming to help researchers manage their careers strategically, with skill and...

COP27 and Global South Perspectives on the Climate Change Crisis

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Please join us on Thursday 8th December 4:30 – 6:30pm (GMT) for this exciting and timely discussion on the politics of global climate change from a Global South perspective. This event will be held online via Zoom. This event will host a panel of speakers who will reflect on the recent United Nations Framework Convention...