Global Development Institute Blog

GDI Director Professor David Hulme spoke last week at our Global Development Seminar Series. David discussed the recently announced Sustainable Development Goals, and whether they are merely a continuation of the evolving UN “Global Goals” process or demonstrate that the idea of “development” has been fundamentally transformed.

Listen to the talk:

The Global Development Seminar 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.

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Listen to Seminar 3: Sandra Halperin on Re-Envisioning Global Development: A ‘Horizontal’ Approach.

Listen to Seminar 2: Dan Brockington on The Paradoxes of Celebrity Advocacy.

Listen to Seminar 1: Melissa Leach on Equality, Sustainability, Security: Towards Transformations in Global Development.

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