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1 OxPeace 2017: Sustainable Development Goals and Positive Peace The evolution of thinking on peacebuilding in DFID, and the context of the Sustainable Development Goals. Marcus Lenzen 12 Jun 2017
2 Creative Commons A Journey from Cambodia to America and Back! Sothy Tep speaks at the Southeast Asia Seminar on 13 Februrary 2017 Sothy Tep 11 May 2017
3 Creative Commons 'All the money I raised, I raised from Ghana': Understanding reverse remittance practice among Ghanaian migrants in the UK and their relatives in Ghana In the context of Ghanaians in the UK, Geraldine Adiku explores how migrant remittance practices are not only from 'developed' to 'developing' country; many are sent in the reverse direction, a fact largely ignored by scholarship on the topic Geraldine Adiku 09 Mar 2017
4 Creative Commons Migratory flows, colonial encounters and the histories of transatlantic slavery Olivette Otele explores how histories of transatlantic slavery impact on contemporary questions of migration Olivette Otele 26 Jan 2017
5 Hope What is Hope? This seminar explored what hope is and invited us to consider what hope means to people in different circumstances. Peter Hinton, Carl Heneghan 21 Nov 2016
6 Autism and Minds Wired for Science Simon Baron-Cohen, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, Cambridge, and Director of the Autism Research Centre, gives the 2016 Charles Simonyi Lecture on new research into autism. Simon Baron-Cohen, Marcus du Sautoy 18 Nov 2016
7 Autism and Minds Wired for Science Simon Baron-Cohen, Professor of Developmental Psychopathology, Cambridge, and Director of the Autism Research Centre, gives the 2016 Charles Simonyi Lecture on new research into autism. Simon Baron-Cohen, Marcus du Sautoy 31 Oct 2016
8 Incorporating Ethnicity: Ethnodevelopment Policy in Latin America, 1985-2005 Professor Sarah Chartock discusses ethnodevelopment policies, illustrated with the cases of Peru, Ecuador and Guatemala. Sarah Chartock, Maya Tudor 01 Feb 2016
9 Session 4 - What has our experience taught us? Lesson for future policy Michael Keating and Dr Randolf Kent (BAFUNCS members) give presentations on thier experiences at the UN. Followed by a discussion moderated by Sir Adam Roberts. Sir Adam Roberts, Michael Keating, Randolf Kent 05 Nov 2015
10 Session 3 - Delivering humanitarian aid while protecting human rights: The challenges for the UN of Impartiality, Access and Advocacy Sir John Homes and Professor Mukesh Kapila (BAFUNCS members) give presentations on their experience of the UN and the challenges it has in conflict and disaster areas. Followed by a discussion moderated by Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill Guy Goodwin-Gill, Sir John Holmes, Mukesh Kapila 05 Nov 2015
11 Session 2 - Working with political and development actors: Where should UN humanitarians 'sit'? Alan Doss and Nicola Dahrendorf (BAFUNCS members) give presentations on the UN working with political and development agencies across the world. Followed by discussion with David Hartland moderating. Alan Doss, Nicola Dahrendorf, David Harland 05 Nov 2015
12 Fiction of Development: Narrative, Representation and Authoritative Knowledge Charlotte De Val presents her Master's thesis entitled 'Fiction of Development: Narrative, Representation and Authoritative Knowledge.' Charlotte De Val 22 Jun 2015
13 Creative Commons Applying a gender lens to migration and development: insights from research in Southern Africa Applying a gender lens to migration and development: insights from research in Southern Africa: presented by Belinda Dodson Belinda Dodson 04 Jun 2015
14 Creative Commons The Future of International Aid On 28 February, renowned aid expert Richard Manning delivered a GEG Special Lecture on the future of multilateral aid. Richard Manning 02 Jul 2014
15 Book Colloquium: Popular Representations of Development: Insights from Novels, Films, Television and Social Media A discussion of this recently published book whose authors reassess the breadth and popularity of development studies through analysis of literature, films, and other non-conventional forms of representation. David Lewis, Catherine Jenkins, Tim Markham, Amir Paz-Fuchs 15 May 2014
16 Creative Commons FMR 45 Lessons from the development of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement The Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement filled a major gap in the international protection system for uprooted people. Roberta Cohen 28 Mar 2014
17 Challenges to Universal Education ahead of the Millennium Development Goals Kevin Watkins, Director of the Overseas Development Institute, examines current progress towards the Millennium Development Goals in education and draws out some lessons for the post-MDG period. Kevin Watkins 07 Mar 2014
18 Creative Commons Distinguished Guest Lecture with UNIDO Director General Li Yong On 13 February 2014, the Technology and Management for Development Centre hosted the Distinguished Guest Lecture with Mr Yong Li, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Director General. Yong Li 27 Feb 2014
19 Creative Commons The Internet in a post-PRISM world Dan McQuillan examines the Internet in a post-PRISM world, and asks if its power to tackle global poverty will be lost. Dan McQuillan 12 Feb 2014
20 The Internet in a post-PRISM world Dan McQuillan examines the Internet in a post-PRISM world, and asks if its power to tackle global poverty will be lost. Dan McQuillan 12 Feb 2014
21 Crowdsourcing and Development of Activity Systems: the Case of Emergency Response Gregory Asmolov suggests applying the notion of activity systems and zones of proximal development, as conceptualized in Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT), to the field of ICT4D. Gregory Asmolov 12 Feb 2014
22 Crowdsourcing and Development of Activity Systems: the Case of Emergency Response Gregory Asmolov suggests applying the notion of activity systems and zones of proximal development, as conceptualized in Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT), to the field of ICT4D. Gregory Asmolov 12 Feb 2014
23 The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Implications for ICT4D Research Richard Heeks explores new post-2015 development agenda and its implications for ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development) research priorities. Richard Heeks 12 Feb 2014
24 Creative Commons The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Implications for ICT4D Research Richard Heeks explores new post-2015 development agenda and its implications for ICT4D (information and communication technologies for development) research priorities. Richard Heeks 12 Feb 2014
25 The Information Society Agenda: Prospects and Problems Discussion of dominant approaches by intergovernmental agencies to information society policy and the prospects for introducing critical perspectives that acknowledge the power relations which inform information society strategies and actions. Robin Mansell 16 Jan 2014
26 ICTs, Innovation and Regulation in the Somali Territories A seminar exploring technology and regulation in the Somali territories of the Horn of Africa. Despite weak or non-existent government institutions, innovation has flourished with local solutions to local challenges. Abdirashid Duale 16 Jan 2014
27 Humanitarian campaigns in social media: network architectures and Kony 2012 as a polymedia event An assessment of the optimism surrounding the opportunities that social media offer for humanitarian action, drawing on analysis of the phenomenally popular and controversial Kony 2012 campaign. Mirca Madianou 16 Jan 2014
28 Disjunctures and Connections: Case Studies of How Techno-politics Make and Cut Networks In a development context, the ways in which new media objects (eg ICTs) are defined in relation to other objects, people and institutions map out new figurations of power and connection, that revalue and recombine political agency. Don Slater 16 Jan 2014
29 Development 2.0 and beyond: Challenges for ICT4D in 2013 Dr Thompson addresses some of the opportunities and contradictions presented by ICT4D and considers some emerging ways in which ICT4D researchers may contribute to the field. Mark Thompson 16 Jan 2014
30 Creative Commons The Global Governance of International Migration: What Next? A panel discussion hosted by Kellogg College on Friday 29th November 2013. The panellists discuss the global governance of migration, migrant rights and development. Robin Cohen, Paul Collier, Ian Goldin, Cathryn Costello 17 Dec 2013
31 Fighting the World's Fight: Against Poverty Mr David Ferreira, Mr Nick Kristof and Dr Mark Suzman discuss fighting poverty at the Rhodes House 110th Anniversary event. David Ferreira, Nick Kristof, Mark Suzman 29 Oct 2013
32 How do Institutions Change? The Prospects for Law and Justice Priorities in the Post-2015 International Development Agenda This panel discussion will consider the inclusion of law and governance priorities in the post-2015 development agenda. Michael Woolcock, Masooda Bano, Samuel Clark 21 Oct 2013
33 Measuring Global Poverty Dr Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend 2013. Sabina Alkire 08 Oct 2013
34 Mammo Muchie. NSI to IDS - From the National System of Innovation to an African National Innovation and Development System (IDS). Mammo Muchie, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Mammo Muchie 26 Sep 2013
35 Best Paper Award Ceremony, 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Best Paper Award Ceremony. Chaired by Professor Andrew Hamilton, Vice Chancellor, Oxford University. Andrew Hamilton, Xiaolan Fu, Jian Gao 23 Sep 2013
36 Creative Commons Policy Dynamics and Institutional Dysfunctions in Public Agricultural Research and Innovation. George Owusu Essegbey, Science and Technology Policy Research Institute, Ghana. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. George Owusu Essegbey 23 Sep 2013
37 Creative Commons Innovation Under the Radar in Low Income Countries: Evidence from Ghana. Giacomo Zanello, Oxford University. Special Panel Session: Innovation in Low Income Countries. Part of the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Giacomo Zanello 23 Sep 2013
38 Creative Commons Yves Doz. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies Yves Doz, INSEAD, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Yves Doz 23 Sep 2013
39 Ludovico Alcorta. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies. Ludovico Alcorta, UNIDO, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Ludovico Alcorta 23 Sep 2013
40 David Kaplan. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies David Kaplan, University of Cape Town, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. David Kaplan 23 Sep 2013
41 Xiaolan Fu. The Transformation from Imitation to Innovation in Emerging Economies. Xiaolan Fu, Oxford University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Xiaolan Fu 23 Sep 2013
42 Creative Commons Anne Miroux. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Anne Miroux, UNCTAD, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Anne Miroux 23 Sep 2013
43 Luc Soete. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Luc Soete, Maastricht University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Luc Soete 23 Sep 2013
44 Calestous Juma. Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Calestous Juma, Harvard University, addresses the 6th Annual Conference of the Academy of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Calestous Juma 23 Sep 2013
45 Creative Commons FMR 43 Surviving the odds: education, commerce and development among displaced Somalis Private entrepreneurship and the disapora play important roles in supporting displaced people in fragile ungoverned situations. They are also valuable in helping those situations emerge from fragility. Abdirashid Duale 09 Aug 2013
46 Creative Commons Development in Practice: Rule of Law, Transitional Justice, and Human Rights Helen Clark, UNDP administrator gives a talk on development work and the advancement of human rights for the 2013 Hands Lecture. Helen Clark 22 May 2013
47 Creative Commons FMR 41 Undermining development: forced eviction in Bangladesh The case of a proposed coalmine in Bangladesh clearly illustrates the potential for human rights violations in such projects, the need for stronger safeguard policies that uphold people's rights and prevent displacement, and the power of local protest. Kate Hoshour 08 May 2013
48 Creative Commons Development 2.0 and beyond: Challenges for ICT4D in 2013 Dr Thompson addresses some of the opportunities and contradictions presented by ICT4D and considers some emerging ways in which ICT4D researchers may contribute to the field. Mark Thompson 30 Apr 2013
49 Disjunctures and Connections: Case Studies of How Techno-politics Make and Cut Networks In a development context, the ways in which new media objects (eg ICTs) are defined in relation to other objects, people and institutions map out new figurations of power and connection, that revalue and recombine political agency. Don Slater 30 Apr 2013
50 Humanitarian campaigns in social media: network architectures and Kony 2012 as a polymedia event An assessment of the optimism surrounding the opportunities that social media offer for humanitarian action, drawing on analysis of the phenomenally popular and controversial Kony 2012 campaign. Mirca Madianou 30 Apr 2013
51 ICTs, Innovation and Regulation in the Somali Territories A seminar exploring technology and regulation in the Somali territories of the Horn of Africa. Abdirashid Duale 30 Apr 2013
52 The Information Society Agenda: Prospects and Problems Discussion of dominant approaches by intergovernmental agencies to information society policy and the prospects for introducing critical perspectives that acknowledge the power relations which inform information society strategies and actions. Robin Mansell 30 Apr 2013
53 Internationalisation and Innovation by Chinese Multinational Companies On 7 February the Technology and Management for Development (TMD) Centre and the Oxford Department of International Development (ODID) co-hosted the Distinguished Guest Lecture delivered by Victor Zhang, the CEO of Huawei Technologies (华为) UK. Victor Zhang 27 Feb 2013
54 Creative Commons Latin America in a New Global Economic Order: Towards a New Model of Development Podcast from The Latin American Centre, University of Oxford; featuring Angus Lapsley, Dr Timothy Power, Professor Rosemary Foot and L. Enrique García. Angus Lapsley, L. Enrique García, Timothy Power, Rosemary Foot 12 Apr 2012
55 Creative Commons Climate Change and Conflict in Sudan: what if development is not the answer to save Darfur? Harry Verhoeven (Politics/St Cross) gives a talk for the St John's College Colloquium on Environmental Conflict and its Resolution (joint event with Oxpeace and Human Sciences). Harry Verhoeven 31 Oct 2011
56 Creative Commons Development as an Alien Culture: the purposes of governance in South Africa Dr Jonny Steinberg gives the 2010 Africa Studies Centre Annual lecture held on 11th June 2010, Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College, Oxford University. Jonny Steinberg 26 Jul 2010
57 The Global Information Technology Reports: Lessons in Technology, Development and Competitiveness Professor Soumitra Dutta discusses the Global Information Technology Reports: the world's most comprehensive and authoritative international assessment of the impact of ICTs on the development process and the competitiveness of nations. Soumitra Dutta 10 May 2010
58 Creative Commons The UN's role in Overcoming Development Challenges Special Lecture given by former Prime Minister of New Zealand and now Administrator of the United Nations Development Program the Rt Hon. Helen Clark. She is introduced by Director of the Global Economic Governance Program, Professor Ngaire Woods. Helen Clark, Ngaire Woods 11 Mar 2010
59 Creative Commons Language disorders in children: What can they tell us about genes and brains? Recent studies have shown that genes are strongly implicated in determining if children will develop language disorders. In this talk, Professor Bishop examines the role genetics play in language development and language disorders. Dorothy Bishop 28 Oct 2009
60 Creative Commons Languages disorders in children: What can they tell us about genes and brains? Recent studies have shown that genes are strongly implicated in determining if children will develop language disorders. In this talk, Professor Bishop examines the role genetics play in language development and language disorders. Dorothy Bishop 28 Oct 2009
61 Colloquium Week 5: "Funding Conservation and Development in the Dominican Republic" A Paper detailing fieldwork analysing funding for conservation and development in the Dominican Republic. Laura Sauls 10 Jun 2009
62 Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction Prof. Graciana del Castillo discusses aspects of her book 'Rebuilding War-Torn States' (OUP 2008). The discussant is Dr. Dominik Zaum (University of Reading). Graciana del Castillo 17 Feb 2009