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Global Development Institute

Events

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

Designing Dams That Don't Cost The Earth: Public lecture with Professor Bill Adams, University of Cambridge

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 18 October 2017

Throughout history, people have dreamed of harnessing free-flowing rivers for...

What is crowdsourced data?

13:00 - 14:00 Wednesday 18 October 2017

Crowdsourcing involves harnessing the information and skills of large crowds of...

SEED Annual Social Responsibility Lecture: 'BME experiences in higher education: inclusion, equity and social justice'

16:30 - 18:15 Thursday 19 October 2017

SEED's annual Social Responsibility Lecture will see Professor Kalwant Bhopal...

Responding to Emergency Crises - Personal Reflections

17:00 - 18:30 Tuesday 24 October 2017

For this seminar, we are joined by Gareth Owen from Save the Children.

Global Development Institute Annual Lecture with Prof Dani Rodrik

17:00 - 18:30 Thursday 26 October 2017

The Global Development Institute is pleased to present Prof Dani Rodrik of...

Be / / Longing

Tuesday 31 October - Saturday 04 November 2017

To showcase the research of The University of Manchester’s Migration Lab and...

Methods Fair 2017

Wednesday 01 November 2017

Let’s get creative!

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Cocoa Sustainability Challenge

10:00 - 12:00 Saturday 04 November 2017

This interactive challenge aims to raise awareness regarding the complex...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Radio in a day for women

10:00 - 17:30 Monday 06 November 2017

In one day you'll gain the skills and confidence with your team, to plan,...

Documentary Screening: The White Helmets

18:00 - 19:30 Tuesday 07 November 2017

Oscar winning documentary, The White Helmets, follows the Syrian Civil Defence...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Documentary screening: 'The White Helmets'

18:00 - 19:30 Tuesday 07 November 2017

Join us to watch the Oscar-winning The White Helmets documentary, which follows...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Tackling educational disadvantage through innovative place-based initiatives

14:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 07 November 2017

Are you an education professional within a school, a local authority, or the...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Valuing urban nature: wellbeing, ageing and biodiversity

12:00 - 16:00 Tuesday 07 November 2017

Communities, artists, activists, researchers and ecological organisations are...

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival 2017: Climate just: Launching new climate adaptation resources

13:00 - 16:00 Wednesday 08 November 2017

Climate change has the potential to increase inequality and disadvantage in the...

What Inspires Humanitarian Action?

18:00 - 21:00 Friday 10 November 2017

Project Trust and The University of Manchester’s Humanitarian and Conflict...

GDI Lecture: Prof AbdouMaliq Simone on collective operations in urban settings

14:00 - 15:30 Friday 17 November 2017

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Prof...

GDI Lecture: Prof William Ferguson on collective action, inequality and development

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 29 November 2017

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Prof...

GDI Lecture: Dr Irene Guijt (Oxfam) on evidence for influencing: balancing research integrity

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 13 December 2017

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Dr Irene...