Global Development Institute Lecture Series
The Global Development Institute Lecture Series brings together scholars involved in cutting edge research on international development. It aims to facilitate dialogue and discussion, providing a space for leading development thinkers to share their latest research ideas.
All lectures 5.00-6.30pm (unless otherwise stated)
Wednesday 4 October
Thursday 26 October
Wednesday 15 November
Wednesday 29 November
Wednesday 13 December
You can catch up with the 2016/17 lecture series below.
- 12 October: Should Rich Nations Help the Poor? Professor David Hulme (Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester)
- 26 October: The UK’s Post-Brexit Trade Policy: What about development? Professor Alan Winters (The University of Sussex)
- 9 November: Capitalism and Conservation in the Age of Security: The Vitalization of the State Professor Elizabeth Lunstrum (York University)
- 23 November: The Magic Number: 1.5°C or 2°C Limit on Warming. But, what does this actually mean for Least Developed Countries? Dr Saleemul Huq (Director of International Centre for Climate Change & Development and Senior Fellow at International Institute for Environment and Development)
- 7 December: Bangladesh Confronts Climate Change: Keeping Our Heads Above Water Professor David Hulme (Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester) Dr Manoj Roy (Lancaster University) and Dr Joseph Hanlon (Open University)
- 8 February: Designing Interventions in Developing Water-Energy-Food Systems Professor Julien Harou (The University of Manchester).
- 15 February: “Too close for comfort, relatively speaking? Development NGOs’ dependence on home government funding in comparative perspective”. Professor Lauchlan T. Munro (Ottawa University)
- 22 February: Predatory states and Economic development Professor Mehrdad Vahabi (University of Paris)
- 8 March: Gender, Urbanisation and Poverty: Principles, Practice, and the Space of Slums Professor Sylvia Chant (London School of Economics)
- 22 March: Resilience, Development and Global Change: Resistance, Rootedness and Resourcefulness Professor Katrina Brown (University of Exeter)
- 26 April: The Global Arms Trade and International Law: Prevention is Better than Cure Dr Shavana Musa (The University of Manchester)