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We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for a flagship international conference convened by the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre on ‘From politics to power? Rethinking the politics of development’ which will be held from 9 – 11 September 2019 in Manchester.

Confirmed Plenary Speakers to date include world leading experts Anne Marie Goetz (New York), Merilee Grindle (Harvard), Lant Pritchett (Harvard), James Robinson (Chicago), Prerna Singh (Brown), E. Gyimah-Boadi (Afrobarometer, Ghana)

This international conference will both showcase the findings of the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID), which has been researching the politics of state capacity and elite commitment to development since 2011, and place its findings into conversation with the much broader range of research into the politics of development.

Earlybird registration is open from now until 31 May 2019. Registration for the conference closes on 9th August 2019.

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If you have any questions or queries about the conference then please contact: esidconference@manchester.ac.uk

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