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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

Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation: Inaugural Meeting

13:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 23 October 2019

Welcome to the Inaugural Meeting of The University of Manchester Centre for...

GDI Lecture with Prof Anthony Shorrocks - Wealth Levels, Wealth Distribution and Wealth Inequality: A Global Perspective

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 23 October 2019

This century began with a remarkable spell of global wealth creation, notable...

GDI Annual Lecture with Dr Rachel Glennerster - Can technology solve global poverty?

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 30 October 2019

The lives of the poor around the world have been transformed by relatively...

Adrian Leftwich memorial lecture: Cathy Boone - Spatial inequality in African political economy: rethinking uneven development

17:00 Wednesday 13 November 2019

Catherine Boone is Professor of Comparative Politics at the London School of...

GDI Lecture with Prof Paul Vallely: Is philanthropy good for international development?

17:00 - 18:30 Wednesday 27 November 2019

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