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

Our popular Summer School provides an opportunity for students from the global north and south to come together and experience an intensive week of learning about development from an interdisciplinary teaching team. In 2016 CGD teamed up with EADI to deliver the school.

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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The Interdisciplinary Seminar Series aims to bring together two members from different disciplinary backgrounds to discuss their approach to a particular issue and how interdisciplinary collaboration can be enhanced.
Come, meet and network with other PhD students and early career researchers working in the area of development and join the network.
This international network, led by the Centre for Global Development at the University of Leeds, Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York and Sheffield International Development Network at the University of Sheffield, brings together an international team of scholars interested in developing a new research agenda on ‘transformative justice after mass violence and the role of non-governmental actors’.
This workshop critically explores the relationship between the politics of aid and being HIV positive in East Africa.
Juany Murphy is from the Otra Cosa Network, a network that mediates between foreign volunteers and local NGOs in Preu. Juany will talk about the constraints and possibilities of volunteering programmes, the programmes Otra Cosa supports in Peru, and how you can get involved, learn and contribute.
RIPOCA Research Findings Workshop
The Centre for Global Development is pleased to welcome Londiwe Nkiwane.
Topical seminar delivered by David Howlett, a visiting Senior Research Fellow in Climate Change and Agriculture from Africa College (University of Leeds).