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Global Development Institute

Global Development Institute Lecture Series

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series brings experts involved in global development to The University of Manchester. It aims to facilitate dialogue and discussion, providing a space for leading development thinkers to share their latest research and ideas.

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is open to staff, students and the general public. Just turn up!

The GDI Lecture series is streamed live on our Facebook page for anyone who can't make it in person, and available on our blog the following day.

2017-18

All lectures 5pm-6.30pm (unless otherwise stated).

Wednesday 31 January

Roscoe Building, Theatre B

Vijay Joshi, University of Oxford

India: the Long Road to Prosperity

Monday 5 February

Roscoe Building, Theatre A

4.30pm-6pm

Dr Ha-Joon Chang, University of Cambridge

Are some countries destined for under-development?

co-hosted by Post-Crash Economics Society

Wednesday 2 May 

Humanities Bridgeford Street G6

4.30-5.30pm

 

Dr Sara Dorman, The University of Edinburgh

Understanding Zimbabwe: from liberation to authoritarianism

Watch the videos or listen to the podcasts for semester one lecture series below. 

2016-17

Watch the videos or listen to the podcasts for the 2016-17 lecture series below.