Global Development Institute Blog

Semester 1 is well underway, and the first two lectures in our Global Development Seminar Series have been excellent. On 14 October we heard from IDS Director Melissa Leach on Equality, Sustainability and Security: Towards Transformations in Global Development (LISTEN), and on 21 October our own Dan Brockington spoke on The Paradoxes of Celebrity Advocacy (LISTEN).

Below are the details for the next three seminars. We’ll be posting more information about the session with Professor Sandra Halperin next week.

Wednesday 11 November I 4.30pm I Cordingley Lecture Theatre, HBS
Re-Envisioning Development: a ‘Horizontal’ Approach
Professor Sandra Halperin, Royal Holloway

Wednesday 25 November I 4.30pm I Cordingley Lecture Theatre, HBS
From MDGs to SDGs: transformation or evolution?
Professor David Hulme, The University of Manchester

Wednesday 9 December I 4.30pm I Cordingley Lecture Theatre, HBS
Is Utilitarianism All That Bad A Doctrine for Egalitarians?
Professor Ravi Kanbur, Cornell University

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 with Manchester’s staff and students.