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April 23, 2019

A ‘Hostile Environment’ for Migration Research? Debates Past and Present

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rm 2.07, City Centre Seminar Room

Knowledge (co)production and exchange on the causes and consequences of migration and forced displacement is undergoing a renaissance across academic sectors and disciplines. Artists, thinkers and researchers have probed questions of migration and forced displacement, many of them while 'on the move' themselves. This kind of knowledge production and exchange has often been at the frontline of political responses to migration, while also shaping policy, public debate and the development of the arts, industry and the media. However, the shifting…

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LIDC event

A Healthy Planet for Healthy People: New Research on Climate Change

April 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Meeting Room, London International Development Centre

Speakers: Joyeeta Gupta, Professor of Environment and Development in the Global South Governance and Inclusive Development (GID), Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, University of Amsterdam, and co-chair of UN Environment’s Global Environmental Outlook-6 (2016-2019) Brianna Craft, Researcher, Climate Change Group, International Institute for Environment and Development About the event: In our Research Seminar for April, we are delighted to welcome two distinguished speakers who will explore new research and initiatives relating to climate change. In the first half of…

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The Consequences of Private Sector Growth on the Public Sector, Parental Choice, and Systemic Equity – Research Evidence from Nepal, and Broader Implications

April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Room 822

Speaker Dr Priya Joshi, UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report Chair Dr Helen Longlands, UCL Institute of Education Abstract In this seminar, Priya Joshi will analyze the consequences of private schooling growth - whether there is a competitive effect of private schooling on public schools, how parents choose, and private sector perspectives. The research utilizes extensive survey and interview data collected from Nepal, as well as substantial secondary data analysis. By focusing on public sector, private sector and parent perspectives, her…

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September 9, 2019


Connecting Capabilities

September 9 @ 8:00 am - September 11 @ 5:00 pm

In partnership with the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Birkbeck, the University of East London (UEL) and the London International Development Centre (LIDC), the 2019 HDCA Program Committee cordially invites scholars, government policy makers, practitioners and other interested parties from all over the world to participate in the 2019 HDCA conference.  Original empirical research, theoretical issues, case-studies or reports of experiences, or findings from major research projects, and book panels relevant to conference theme or more broadly related…

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