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Global Development Institute Lecture Series

04 Oct 2016

Dialogue and discussion with scholars involved in cutting edge research

The Global Development 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, 12 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.

  • Wednesday, 12 October: Should Rich Nations Help the Poor?

Professor David Hulme, Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester

  • Wednesday, 26 October: The UK’s Post-Brexit Trade Policy: What about development?

Professor Alan Winters, The Department for International Development, The University of Sussex

  • Wednesday, 9 November: Sovereignty: State Power in Mozambique

Professor Elizabeth Lunstrum, York University

Wednesday, 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

  • Wednesday, 7 December: Bangladesh Confronts Climate Change: Keeping Our Heads Above Water

Professor David Hulme, Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester

All the lectures will be followed by an audience Q&A.

Many of the lectures will be live streamed with chance for the audience to submit questions on Twitter using #GDILecture. The lectures will also be available as podcasts after the event.

More information

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