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GDI Lecture Series: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia with Prof Katherine Brickell

17:00 - 18:30 20 February 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Prof Kate Brickell as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Blood Bricks: Untold Stories of Modern Slavery and Climate Change from Cambodia Cambodia is in the midst of a construction boom. The building of office blocks, factories, condominiums, housing estates, hotels, and shopping..

Urban platforms and the future city: Transformations in infrastructure, governance, knowledge, and everyday life

28 February - 01 March 2019

Digital platforms like Amazon, Facebook, and Google are transforming how we shop, connect, and organise information. But we are also witnessing a profusion of platforms that directly reshape broad dimensions of urban life, from built environments and infrastructure systems to environmental monitoring and civic engagement. This invitation only..

Planetary Urbanization and Architectural Research

13:30 - 18:30 04 March 2019

Research Seminar hosted by the Manchester Architecture Research Group and the Manchester Urban Institute, University of Manchester. (Flyer/poster in the right sidebar.) Speakers: Christian Schmid (ETH Zurich), Pushpa Arabindoo (University College London), Alvaro Sevilla Buitrago (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid), Lukasz Stanek (University..

GDI Lecture Series: Property, institutions, and social stratification in Africa with Franklin Obeng-Odoom

17:00 - 18:30 06 March 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Associate Professor Franklin Obeng-Odoom as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Property, institutions, and social stratification in Africa While it is intrinsically important to explain and, ultimately, try to address social stratification in Africa, these aspirations have not ye..

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Sophie Roborgh and Nat O'Grady

16:00 - 18:00 12 March 2019

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. Speaker 1: Dr Sophie Roborgh Seminar title: Medical Muhajireen - Health workers under Daesh. Full seminar details to be confirmed soo..

Confucius Institute Talk: China in Drag - Travels with a Cross-dresser

18:00 - 19:00 13 March 2019

Michael Bristow, BBC World Service’s Asia and Pacific editor will talk about his eight-year stay in Beijing and why he decided to write about the country’s modern history. To assist him he asked for the help of his language teacher, who was born just two years after the communist party came to power in 1949. The changing fortunes of his li..

GDI Lecture Series: Agrarian crises, institutional innovation and gender: Can group farming provide an answer? with Prof Bina Agarwal

17:00 - 18:30 20 March 2019

The Global Development Institute and the Post Crash Economics Society is pleased to host Prof Bina Agarwal part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Agrarian crisis and institutional innovation: Can group farming provide an answer? In efforts by developing countries to address agrarian distress arising from persisting rural poverty, unv..

All Our Futures 2: Further thoughts on creating a healthy built environment for older people

13:00 - 16:00 21 March 2019

You are invited to a free seminar on creating a healthy built environment for older people starting at 1pm with a free networking lunch. Healthy ageing is a headline policy ambition, but are we creating built environments that will help to achieve that objective? This event will focus on the physical aspects of designing to support an ageing..

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Alison Howell

16:00 - 18:00 21 March 2019

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. Seminar Title: From Eugenics to Resilience? Re-thinking the Connections between Race, Disability and War Full seminar details to be c..

GDI Lecture Series: The business of forced labour in global agricultural supply chains with Prof Genevieve Le Baron

17:00 - 18:30 01 May 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to present Professor Genevieve Le Baron speaking on the business of forced labour in global agricultural supply chains. This lecture will present findings from the ESRC-funded Global Business of Forced Labour project, which investigates the business of forced labour in global agricultural production..

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