IDD Guest Seminar Series 2016/17

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 Martin Ottmann (m.ottmann@bham.ac.uk)

Forthcoming seminars 

Reconsidering 'Resource Wars': The Micro-Dynamics Of Diamonds in the Revolutionary United Front

Reconsidering 'Resource Wars': The Micro-Dynamics Of Diamonds in the Revolutionary United Front

Date
Thursday 2nd February 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Dr Zoe Marks, University of Edinburgh.
Aid and Development: National Interest or Common Interest?

Aid and Development: National Interest or Common Interest?

Date
Thursday 23rd February 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Professor Myles Wickstead King's College London / University of Exeter.
Local Leadership and Favouritism in the Enforcement of Norms

Local Leadership and Favouritism in the Enforcement of Norms

Date
Thursday 2nd March 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Dr Sebastian Prediger, German Institute of Global and Area Studies
From Becoming 'saso' to Becoming MSM? Queer Subjectivities and HIV Discourse in Accra, Ghana

From Becoming 'saso' to Becoming MSM? Queer Subjectivities and HIV Discourse in Accra, Ghana

Date
Wednesday 8th March 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Ellie Gore, University of Birmingham. Co-organized with the Department of African Studies and Anthropology.
The Authoritarian Origins of Well-Organised Opposition Parties: The Rise of Chadema in Tanzania

The Authoritarian Origins of Well-Organised Opposition Parties: The Rise of Chadema in Tanzania

Date
Wednesday 15th March 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Dan Paget, University of Oxford. Co-organized with the Department of African Studies and Anthropology.
Women's Political Participation and Leadership

Women's Political Participation and Leadership

Date
Thursday 16th March 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Roshika Deo, UCL Postgraduate Student / Fijian Political Activist.
Reproducing Remoteness? States, Internationals and the Co-Constitution of Aid 'Bunkerization' in the East African Periphery

Reproducing Remoteness? States, Internationals and the Co-Constitution of Aid 'Bunkerization' in the East African Periphery

Date
Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 417
Description
Speaker: Dr Jonathan Fisher, University of Birmingham. Co-organized with the Department of African Studies and Anthropology.

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