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GDI Lecture Series with Drs Faul & Tchilingirian: power and multi-stakeholder partnerships: the structuring of spaces between fields.

16:00 - 18:30 30 January 2019

The Global Development Institute Lecture Series and the The Mitchell Centre for Social Network Analysis are pleased to present Moira V. Faul, Université de Genève, Switzerland and Jordan Tchilingirian, University of Bath, to explore power and multi-stakeholder partnerships: the structuring of spaces between fields. The Global Development Le..

GDI Lecture Series: Developmental States with Professor Stephan Haggard

17:00 - 18:30 06 February 2019

The Global Development Institute is pleased to present Professor Stephan Haggard speaking on development states. The concept of the developmental state emerged to explain the rapid growth of East Asia in the postwar period. Yet the developmental state literature also offered a heterodox theoretical approach to growth. Arguing for the distinc..

Train to Teach Manchester

16:00 - 19:00 13 February 2019

Hosted by The University of Manchester. this Department for Education's free Train to Teach event will provide you with a wealth of information on how to get into teaching and how to apply for training in your region. Don’t miss your opportunity to find out more. Drop in at any time during the event, allowing at least two hours to: - first..

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..

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 Invited speakers: Christian Schmid (ETH Zurich), Pushpa Arabindoo (University College London), Lukasz Stanek (University of Manchester) Organiser: David Mountain (University of Manchester) The concept of Planet..

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Sophie Roborgh

16:00 - 18:00 05 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. Full seminar details to be confirmed soon. For more information about the Institute, our anniversary, events, and more, visit: https:/..

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..

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

17:00 - 18:30 21 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..

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. Full seminar details to be confirmed soon. For more information about the Institute, our anniversary, events, and more, visit: https:/..

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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