IDD Guest Seminar Series 2015/16

The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the Spring term which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone. The full list of seminars is below.

Details: Thursdays, 16:30-18:00. Room 417, 4th floor, Muirhead Tower (unless otherwise stated).

For more information about the seminar series contact:
Dr Laurence Cooley (l.p.cooley@bham.ac.uk).

Forthcoming seminars 

Counting 'gender' in peacebuilding: Gender knowledge, data gaps and indicators

Counting 'gender' in peacebuilding: Gender knowledge, data gaps and indicators

Date
Thursday 11th February 2016
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Dr Laura McLeod, University of Manchester

Podcasts

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Elites, peasants and soldiers: The war for national identity in the Angolan Central Highlands

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Elites, peasants and soldiers: The war for national identity in the Angolan Central Highlands
Description
Speaker: Dr Justin Pearce, University of Cambridge.
Date:
Tuesday 26th January 2016

IDD Guest seminar podcast: The Burundian army's identity crisis: From post-conflict to peacekeeping army and back again

IDD Guest seminar podcast: The Burundian army's identity crisis: From post-conflict to peacekeeping army and back again
Description
Speaker: Dr Nina Wilén (Université libre de Bruxelles).
Date:
Thursday 17th December 2015

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Symbolic politics, legalism and implementation: The case of the new street vendors law in India

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Symbolic politics, legalism and implementation: The case of the new street vendors law in India
Description
Speaker: Dr Philip Amis (University of Birmingham).
Date:
Thursday 10th December 2015

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Transformative political leadership: Making a difference in the developing world

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Transformative political leadership: Making a difference in the developing world
Description
Speakers: Professor Robert Rotberg (Harvard University).
Date:
Monday 9th November 2015

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals: How did governance get into the SDGs and what does this mean?

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Governance and the Sustainable Development Goals: How did governance get into the SDGs and what does this mean?
Description
Speakers: Professor David Hulme (University of Manchester).
Date:
Monday 9th November 2015

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Poor people's politics: A structural political economy approach

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Poor people's politics: A structural political economy approach
Description
Speakers: Professor Caroline Hughes (University of Bradford), Dr Jane Hutchison (Murdoch University).
Date:
Monday 26th October 2015

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Past seminar series: