GDI Lecture Series: The business of forced labour in global agricultural supply chains with Prof Genevieve Le Baron
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..
Keynote speakers: Prof Em Clara Greed (UWE) Dr Christoph Luethi (EAWAG) Prof Nicholas Rose (King's College London) Dr Farhana Sultana (Syracuse) Countries undergoing rapid urban transformations experience shifts in various infrastructural systems. However, there are explicit tensions between the apparent need to develop national infrastructu..
GDI Lecture Series: Ambitious and ambiguous public investments in African cities with Edgar Pieterse
The Global Development Institute is pleased to host Edgar Pieterse as part of the GDI Lecture Series, talking about: Ambitious and ambiguous public investments in African cities Urban governance in most African cities is marked by weak regulatory enablement by national governments, limited autonomous fiscal resources, limited managerial capac..
This two-day course aims to introduce participants to measurement theory and the Rasch model for the construction and validation of measures. It covers the basic theory behind measurement, from an Item Response Theory perspective, focusing on the assumptions of the Rasch models
The Global Development Institute will host a mini-conference to understand the opportunities and constraints on scaling up participation in towns and cities of the global South with a range of academics and practitioners. The purpose is to develop and share experiences of participation that is taking place, analyse outcomes from efforts to dat..
This event will provide the opportunity for dialogue between researchers, policy makers, practitioners and older people working on issues relating to ageing, age-friendly cities and urban change. It will provide practical insights into how urban research can influence policy and practice. Understanding the relationship between population age..
Getting Reflective: Psychology as a Force for Good in Education We are delighted to announce three excellent keynote speakers who are experts in the field: Prof John Raven (Eye on Society); Dr Alice Jones Bartoli (Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London); and Prof Pamela Qualter (The Manchester Institute of Education, The U..
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