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July 3, 2020

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Racism and Development: How much do Black Lives Matter in Global Development?

July 3 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Online

Attendance is free – registration, via this link, is essential   In this webinar, we explore the extent and impact of racism in global development. Our speakers are Dr Althea-Maria Rivas – SOAS Dr Robtel Neajai Pailey – University of Oxford Dr Kalpana Wilson– Birkbeck (Geography Dept)   A catalyst to re-examine history The public 25 May killing of George Floyd by white police galvanised mass action and protests in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. It acted as…

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June 25, 2020

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LIDC-LSHTM online event: Starting your career in International Development

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online

The Covid-19 crisis is an unprecedented challenge for societies and economies around the world. People who are looking for their first job, including students and recent graduates, are facing uncertainty and a challenging labour market. What steps can you take to improve your chances of securing a job in the competitive international development sector at this time? Interested in events such as this? Sign up as an LIDC member to receive tailored newsletters and invites to events.   Below is…

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The impact and role of religion in Covid-19 health messaging

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Online

  The London International Development Centre (LIDC) Research Seminar series shines a spotlight on exciting research and initiatives in international development and provides a platform for organisations and researchers to share their research and engage in dialogue with an audience of researchers, professional services staff, and students from our member institutions, as well as NGOs, think tanks and the broader civil society.   Religion, Covid-19 and health messaging In this webinar, we will be exploring the impact of religion on…

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LIDC – The Action Against Stunting Hub

Nourishing Gender Equality

June 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

More than one billion women and girls around the world do not have access to the healthy diets they need to survive and thrive. Two thirds of countries report higher rates of food insecurity for women than for men. A variety of cultural, economic, biological, and structural barriers impede women and girls from accessing healthy, nutritious food. In this webinar we explored different perspectives on how nutrition can empower women. Our speakers Emma Feutl Kent Emma is the Manager of…

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LIDC – Cheltenham Science Festival

Professor Claire Heffernan at Cheltenham Science Festival at Home

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We need a profound change to the global food and agriculture system to nourish the 821 million people who are hungry today. On 2 June, LIDC's Director and PI for the Action Against Stunting Hub Professor Claire Heffernan and UKRI Hub Director Lorraine Sherr spoke about SDG2: Zero Hunger at Cheltenham Science Festival at Home. The discussion was hosted by Greg Foot, UKRI CRF Researcher.   Watch a recording here:

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May 21, 2020

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Sliding backwards? SDGs in the time of Covid-19

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Online

Mitigating the spread of Covid-19 is currently on top of every country's agenda. This means efforts to create long-term sustainable development have been pushed aside or halted. On 21 May, we will discuss how progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals might be implicated by the wider effects of Covid-19.  What will be the ripple effects of this uncertain period on developing countries?   Watch a recording of the event here:     Dr Jasmine Gideon is a Senior Lecturer…

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LIDC - Queen Mary University of London

LIDC – QMUL Grantsmanship Seminar

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online

Funding, writing and impact: Joint LIDC-QMUL Grantmanship Seminar LIDC and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) are delighted to hold a Grantmanship Seminar from 11.00 am – 1.00 pm on Wednesday 13 May. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, the Grantmanship Seminar was held online via Zoom. You can now watch a recording of the event:     The event will highlight current grant opportunities, particularly in international development research, among early-career researchers. The event will be useful for a…

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Mental Health for Development Professionals: An Introduction

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Online

Location: Online Seminar via Zoom. View a recording of the event here: About this seminar This LIDC Research Seminar is entitled “Mental Health for Development Professionals: An Introduction” The speaker is Grace Ryan, a Research Fellow in Global Mental Health at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Lead Researcher of the K4D-DFID Learning Journey on mental health in international development. The purpose of this Learning Journey is to help equip development professionals to respond to the inclusion of…

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April 30, 2020

LIDC – The Action Against Stunting Hub

Covid-19 and Contingency Planning

April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Covid-19 outbreak posed an unprecedented challenge to all international and interdisciplinary projects. They are affected in different ways, that is much more than the adjustment to working remotely. The circumstances can potentially add delays and additional risks to the expected outcomes of our projects. However, we would like to see this situation as a learning opportunity. This webinar will explore how different projects coped with the Covid-19 outbreak and what we can learn from each other. Our Speakers Prof…

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LIDC event

Covid-19: Are we leaving the poorest and most vulnerable behind?

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Online

While some countries in Asia and Europe have started lifting their Covid-19 lockdowns, many low-income countries are perhaps at the very start of calamity. Fragile health systems will easily become overwhelmed. Washing hands is difficult without soap and running water. If the alternative is to let the family go hungry, then people will go to work even during lockdown. Watch a recording of the online event here:   The needs of the most vulnerable In LIDC’s upcoming online seminar on…

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