Past events

ESID webinar - The Politics of Building State Capacity in Africa: What Role for 'Pockets of Effectiveness'?

17 December 2020 - 20 January 2021

Why do some parts of the state in developing countries function much more effectively than others? W...

ESID webinar - The politics of learning reforms: How can governments be held to account?

15:00 - 16:15 10 December 2020

Developing countries have been more successful at widening access to education than raising learning...

What does an architect need to know?

9 December 2020 - 20 January 2021

What does an architect need to know? Hear from Alan Lewis (MARG, Manchester), Diana Osmolska (MARG,...

GDI Webinar: A panel on the social and economic impact of Covid-19

15:30 - 17:00 9 December 2020

Covid-19 has defined 2020 and it's impact will long be felt after the year has ended. In this panel...

ESID webinar - The Politics of Addressing Africa's Urban Challenge

15:00 - 16:00 3 December 2020

Urbanisation is occurring at a faster rate in Africa than in any other continent. Whether countries...

Business Engagement Workshop

14:00 - 15:30 2 December 2020

Join us for an engaging and interactive workshop that will bring together creative businesses and re...

GDI Webinar: SDG1 - The Last Three Percent

16:30 - 18:00 2 December 2020

There is a little-noticed but important difference between the World Bank’s original goal for pove...

University of Manchester PGCE Secondary Q&A

18:00 - 19:00 2 December 2020

A Q&A session for those interested in the Secondary PGCE programmes at the University of Manchester...

University of Manchester PGCE Primary Q&A

18:30 - 19:30 30 November 2020

A Q&A session for those interested in the Primary PGCE programme at The University of Manchester. L...

ESID Webinar - The Politics of Managing Covid-19 in China and India: a Comparison

15:00 - 16:00 26 November 2020

India and China have responded very differently to the lives and livelihoods threats created by COVI...