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- Speaker: Catherine Dom, Mokoro Ltd, WIDE Research Team.
- Tuesday 28th October 2014
- Written by Professor Paul Jackson. Amongst the violent international groups vying for our attention, Boko Haram in Nigeria has been one of the most persistent. Boko Haram declared an Islamic caliphate in Gwoza, along the Cameroon border, in August 2014, and the group has been raiding several cities across the north.
- Friday 24th October 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.
- Tuesday 14th October 2014
- Speaker: Dr David Roberts, Loughborough University.
- Friday 10th October 2014
- The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the autumn term which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone. Listen to the latest podcasts from our recent events.
- Friday 26th September 2014
- Tuesday 4th November 2014
- Speaker: Ms. Donna Guest, Senior Advisor on Southeast Asia at Institute for Human Rights and Business
- Monday 10th November 2014
- Speakers: Anna Roberts, Director of Burma Campaign UK, Matthew Walton, Aung San Suu Kyi Senior Research Fellow in Modern Burmese Studies at University of Oxford, May Tha-Hla and Jon Wilkinson, Founders of Helping the Burmese Delta.