Global Development Institute Blog

istock_000024977076_largeThe 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 begin on Wednesday, 12th October with GDI Executive Director David Hulme discussing his latest book ‘Should Rich Nations Help the Poor?’

Lectures will be held in Theatre B, Roscoe Building from 5.00 – 6.30pm BST.

  • 12 October: Should Rich Nations Help the Poor? Professor David Hulme, Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester. Watch the lecture here.
  • 26 October: The UK’s Post-Brexit Trade Policy: What about development? Professor Alan Winters, The Department for International Development, The University of Sussex. Watch the lecture here. 
  • 9 November: Capitalism and Conservation in the Age of Security: The Vitalization of the State Professor Elizabeth Lunstrum, York University. Watch the lecture here.
  • 23 November: The Magic Number: 1.5°C or 2°C Limit on Warming. But, what does this actually mean for Least Developed Countries? Dr Saleemul Huq, Director of International Centre for Climate Change & Development and Senior Fellow at International Institute for Environment and Development. Watch the lecture here. 
  • 7 December: Bangladesh Confronts Climate Change: Keeping Our Heads Above Water Professor David Hulme, Dr Manoj Roy (Lancaster University) and Dr Joseph Hanlon (Open University). Watch the lecture here. 

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.