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Global Development Institute


We engage with students, researchers, government, policy makers and the public through our talks, seminars, workshops and conferences. Our events are open to students, staff and the general public.

Upcoming events

Seminar: How to do Topic Modelling using R

12:00 - 13:00 Monday 27 January 2020

methods@manchester are pleased to welcome Oskar Enghoff for our latest...

GDI Lecture with Dr Nick Jepson: In China's Wake: How the commodity boom transformed development strategies in the global south

17:00 Wednesday 29 January 2020

In the early years of the 21st century, breakneck economic growth in China...

GDI Lecture with Dr Jelmer Kamstra: Civil society aid as balancing act - Navigating between managerial and social transformative principles

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 12 February 2020

The civil society policy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands...

GDI Lecture with Prof Lyla Mehta: The politics of climate change, uncertainty and transformation in marginal environments

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 04 March 2020

The scale and impacts of climate change remain deeply uncertain. This is...

GDI Lecture with Prof Lauchlan Munro: What can we learn when we compare neoliberalism with other things that don’t exist?

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 11 March 2020

Frustrated by constantly hearing about an ideology, neoliberalism, that no one...