The Global Development Institute Lecture Series brings together scholars involved in cutting edge research on international development. It aims to facilitate dialogue and discussion, providing a space for leading development thinkers to share their latest research ideas.
The Lecture Series will return on Wednesday, 8 February with Professor Julien Harou from the Engineering Department at The University of Manchester on developing water-energy-food systems.
Lectures will be held in Theatre B, Roscoe Building from 5.00 – 6.30pm BST.
- 8 February: Designing Interventions in Developing Water-Energy-Food Systems Professor Julien Harou (The University of Manchester).
- 15 February: “Too close for comfort, relatively speaking? Development NGOs’ dependence on home government funding in comparative perspective”. Professor Lauchlan T. Munro (Ottawa University) *Please note this event is in Theatre C, Simon Building*
- 22 February: Predatory states and Economic development Professor Mehrdad Vahabi (University of Paris)
- 8 March: Gender, Urbanisation and Poverty: Principles, Practice, and the Space of Slums Professor Sylvia Chant (London School of Economics).
- 22 March: Resilience, Development and Global Change: Resistance, Rootedness and Resourcefulness Professor Katrina Brown (University of Exeter).
- 26 April: The Global Arms Trade and International Law: Prevention is Better than Cure: Dr Shavana Musa (The University of Manchester).
All the lectures will be followed by a Q&A.
The lectures will be livestreamed via Facebook Live. You can submit questions on Twitter using #GDILecture or in the Facebook Live comments section. The lectures will also be available as podcasts after the event. Find out more on the GDI website, Twitter or Facebook page.