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 

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.
Breaking The Marble Ceiling: My Experience As A Fijian Woman In Politics

Breaking The Marble Ceiling: My Experience As A Fijian Woman In Politics

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.

Podcasts

IDD Guest seminar podcast: The Micro-Dynamics Of Diamonds in the Revolutionary United Front

IDD Guest seminar podcast: The Micro-Dynamics Of Diamonds in the Revolutionary United Front
Description
Speaker: Dr Zoe Marks, University of Edinburgh.
Date:
Wednesday 8th February 2017

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Politically Smart Support to Economic Development

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Politically Smart Support to Economic Development
Description
Speaker: Dr David Booth, Overseas Development Institute.
Date:
Tuesday 31st January 2017

IDD Guest seminar podcast: How Change Happens

IDD Guest seminar podcast: How Change Happens
Description
What works in achieving progressive change? How do power and systems shape change, and how can you influence them? Duncan Green, Strategic Adviser at Oxfam GB, discussed the themes of his new book How Change Happens.
Date:
Tuesday 31st January 2017

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