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GDI Lecture with Indrajit Roy: Dignifying development: Democratic deepening in an Indian State

16:30 - 18:00 03 October 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Dr Indrajit Roy, Department of Politics, the University of York to discuss "Dignifying development: Democratic deepening in an Indian State." The lecture draws on Indrajit’s prior work on poor people’s negotiations with democratic institutions and public policy as well..

Global Black Freedom Movements

13:30 - 17:00 05 October 2018

This Black History Month join us on Friday 5 October at the University of Manchester for the Global Black Freedom Movements symposium. This event brings together leading scholars in the fields of African Diaspora, African American, and Black British history to deliver presentations on 20th century movements for racial change in the United King..

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Antoine Burgard & Marie-Luce Desgrandchamps

16:00 - 18:00 09 October 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join us for our research seminar series featuring current and alumni colleagues, and current and alumni postgraduate research students. First Speaker: Antoine Burgard Title: A limited world of possibilities? Understanding young Holocaust survivors experiences of displa..

GDI Lecture with Emma Mawdsley: The Southernisation of Development? Who has 'socialised' who in the new millennium?

17:00 - 18:30 10 October 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Dr Emma Mawdsley, Reader in Human Geography and Fellow of Newnham College to discuss "The Southernisation of Development? Who has 'socialised' who in the new millennium?" A more polycentric global development landscape has emerged over the past decade or so, rupturing the f..

SEED Sixth Form Lecture: Educational psychology in context

16:30 - 18:00 10 October 2018

This intriguing lecture aims to demonstrate how psychology is used within the context of educational research and practice. It is ideal for those considering studying educational psychology at undergraduate level. Participants will consider different approaches in psychology (eg behaviourism, humanism) and critically evaluate their relative u..

Thinking about Teaching? PGCE Open Evening

17:00 - 19:00 11 October 2018

The University of Manchester is holding an open evening for anyone thinking about a career in teaching. Come along to find out about our PGCEs (Postgraduate Certificates of Education) - ten month courses that enable graduates to train to teach and gain Qualified Teacher Status. You will be able to speak to course tutors for our primary PGCEs..

Unlocking Social Mobility – What Universities Can and Can’t Do

17:30 - 19:00 11 October 2018

Please join us at the University of Manchester on Thursday 11 October at 17.30 for an evening lecture by Dr Lee Elliot Major, Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust. "Social Mobility - What Universities Can and Can't Do" will examine the limitation of education (including Higher Education) as a driver of social mobility, as well as what universi..

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Eric Lepp & Jenny Chapman

16:00 - 18:00 23 October 2018

HCRI celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a rich programme of events. Join us for our research seminar series featuring current and alumni colleagues, and current and alumni postgraduate research students. First Speaker: Eric Lepp Title: Side-by-sidedness: Resistance and Sanctuary in a Belfast hockey arena Description: In his talk Eric..

The ESID Annual Adrian Leftwich Memorial Lecture with Yuen Yuen Ang - Autocracy with democratic characteristics: How the West got China Wrong.

17:00 - 19:00 31 October 2018

The Effective States and Inclusive Development research centre together with the Global Development Institute is pleased to present Dr Yuen Yuen Ang, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, to discuss " Autocracy with democratic characteristics - how the West got China wrong." For decades, Western policymakers..

GDI Lecture with Kate Osamor: A world for the many, not the few

17:00 - 18:30 01 November 2018

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series is pleased to present Kate Osamor MP to discuss "A world for the many, not the few". Kate Osamor will discuss the challenges of inequality and her vision for a world that does not just tackle poverty, but also inequality. The Global Development Lecture Series brings experts involved in global d..

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