Events 

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the department and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with. More events throughout the School of Government and Society.

Seminar Series

Guest Seminar Series 2014/15

The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the year which focuses on a number of different topics.

International Development Forum, Autumn 2014

The International Development Forum is an initiative funded by the University of Birmingham Educational Enhancement Fund to provide an introduction to international development to students from across the University, at any level of study.

Forthcoming events

Governance beyond government: Transnational private regulation and the garments trade

Governance beyond government: Transnational private regulation and the garments trade

Date
Thursday 5th February 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 112
Description
Speaker: Dr. Donald Curtis International Development Department

Developmental Leadership Program Annual Conference 2015

Date
Thursday 12th February 2015
Location:
Bramall Music Building - Edgbaston Campus
Description
This year's DLP conference will bring together the latest and best thinking on the politics of inequality. Conference papers will address how politics actively creates, maintains, or challenges inequalities – as well as ask which inequalities and why. Who are the relevant actors and the social structures? How do power, norms, and ideas serve to sustain inequalities, or can work to reduce them? What is the role of leadership in both perpetuating and alleviating inequalities? In short, the politics of inequalities and the inequalities of politics.
Corporate influence on institutional development in an emerging economy: The case of China

Corporate influence on institutional development in an emerging economy: The case of China

Date
Thursday 26th February 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 112
Description
Speaker: Professor John Child, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Succeeding to failure: Hybrid organizations and institutional complexity

Succeeding to failure: Hybrid organizations and institutional complexity

Date
Thursday 5th March 2015
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 112
Description
Speaker: Professor Royston Greenwood, University of Alberta
Postgraduate Open Day - Wednesday 18 March 2015

Postgraduate Open Day - Wednesday 18 March 2015

Date
Wednesday 18th March 2015
Location:
Edgbaston Campus
Description
The next Postgraduate Open Day will be held on Wednesday 18 March 2015. You can now book your place. The postgraduate open day gives you the opportunity to talk to our experts and find out more about the wide portfolio of taught and research opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. Whatever stage you are at with your career, a visit to the open day will clarify your options and help you plan your next step.