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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..

Confucius Institute Talk: Chinese Gardens - How a British botanist opened China to the West

18:00 - 19:00 30 October 2018

At a time when the world was opening up to trade and exploration, on the lookout for valuable commodities, in particular plants — not least tea, the highly prized crop that originated in south-west China, John Bradby Blake (1745-1773) was a trader working for an East India Company in Canton, also known as Guangzhou. A botanical enthusiast, h..

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 - 18:00 02 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..

HCRI Research Series: 10 Years of HCRI, Catherine Arthur & Anna Vainio

16:00 - 18:00 06 November 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: Catherine Arthur Title: Political Symbols: How we Build Nations and National Identities Description: The topic of the..

Annual Teddy Chester Lecture: Evidence and policy in a world of fake news

17:30 - 19:30 07 November 2018

This annual lecture marks the contribution of Teddy Chester, who was the first professor of social administration at The University of Manchester. From his appointment in the early 1950s to his retirement in the 1970s, he was an influential pioneer in management development, using evidence and research with policy makers, and working with clin..

SEED Sixth Form Lecture: Designing experiments in physical geography - The carbon cycle

16:30 - 18:00 07 November 2018

If you’re an A-Level student or teacher interested in learning more about the world of the carbon cycle and climate change, we will be discussing how research is carried out. You will have the chance to design your own physical geography experiment, which will help support any fieldwork or future research projects you do. Group booking: ht..

Alex Clymo (Essex)

16:15 - 17:45 13 November 2018

Macro seminar

How Lives Change: Palanpur, India and Development Economics with Lord Stern & Professor Himanshu

17:00 - 18:30 14 November 2018

Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, LSE and Professor Himanshu, Jawaharlal Nehru University Development economics is about understanding how and why lives change. Drawing on seven decades of detailed data collection How Lives Change: Palanpur, India, and Development Economics studies a single village in a crucially important country to illuminat..

GDI Annual Lecture with the Rt Hon Helen Clark: Women - Equality - Power

17:30 - 19:00 15 November 2018

The Global Development Institute is pleased to present the Rt. Hon Helen Clark, former Administrator of UNDP and former Prime Minister of New Zealand to present the Global Development Institute Annual Lecture. Helen Clark will address the issues of women's leadership and gender equality and their importance to a sustainable world. Helen Clark..

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