Global Development Institute Blog

The GDI Lecture Series is back, and after the last three years, we are finally In-Person.

As previously, the Global Development Institute Lecture Series provides space for leading development thinkers to discuss their latest research and ideas. Lectures are free and open to all.

The line-up for the Autumn term is detailed below and by clicking the link for each talk you will be able to see full details and register. Registration isn’t essential but will ensure you receive a recording of the lecture after the event.

All lectures will be held from 3.00pm-4.30pm (UK Time) at Stopford Theatre 2. Directions to the venue can be accessed here.

Wednesday 19th October 2022

FutureDAMS – Addressing the water-energy-food-environment challenge

Speakers: Prof David Hulme, Prof Julien Harou and Dr Mohammed Basheer (The University of Manchester)

Wednesday 9th November 2022 *Postponed*

Transformative change from below in a context of climate-related uncertainties: praxis, patches and politics

Speaker: Prof Lyla Mehta (Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex)

Wednesday 16th November 2022

Understanding migration dynamics in the Horn of Africa

Speaker: Prof Laura Hammond (SOAS)

Wednesday 23rd November 2022 *Postponed*

Indigenous People and Land Rights in East Africa

Speaker: Prof Ambreena Manji (University of Cardiff)

Wednesday 14th December 2022

Batman Saves the Congo: How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development

Speaker: Prof Lisa Ann Richey (Copenhagen Business School)