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    Zooming In With: Professor Kathy Hochstetler | Governments and technocrats during Covid-19

Zooming In With: Professor Kathy Hochstetler | Governments and technocrats during Covid-19

Professor in Practice, Duncan Green Zooms In with department scholars to find out what they’re up to in lockdown and how their research relates to the Covid-19 pandemic. The second Zooming In episode is with incoming Head of Department, Professor Kathy Hochstetler, who uses the case of renewable energy in Brazil and South Africa to shed some light on Governments and […]

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    Zooming In With: Professor Ken Shadlen | IP, pharmaceuticals and a cure for Covid-19

Zooming In With: Professor Ken Shadlen | IP, pharmaceuticals and a cure for Covid-19

Professor in Practice, Duncan Green Zooms In with department scholars to find out what they’re up to in lockdown and how their research relates to the Covid-19 pandemic. The first Zooming In episode is with Head of Department, Professor Kenneth Shadlen, who sheds some light on the important role Intellectual Property plays in pharmaceuticals and how this feeds into the search […]

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    Building a Career in a Time of Crisis: in conversation with Kate Warren, Devex

Building a Career in a Time of Crisis: in conversation with Kate Warren, Devex

MSc Development Management candidate, Temi Phyllis Pratt interviews Kate Warren, Executive Vice President at Devex, a media platform for the global development community, about trends in the sector’s response to Covid-19 as well as advice for early and mid career professionals.
“Early COVID-19 Funding Response from the sector: a lot of funding has been vertical..following on a specific need… we […]

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    An interview with Professor Thandika Mkandawire on African knowledge systems

An interview with Professor Thandika Mkandawire on African knowledge systems

In this special episode as part of the #CitingAfrica podcast series, the late Thandika Mkandawire talks to Dr Laura Mann about the impact of structural adjustment on African knowledge and economics, the role of CODESRiA in strengthening the autonomy of Africa-based research, and the ideas that have shaped and guided his prestigious career.

Speakers: Professor Thandika Mkandawire and Dr Laura Mann

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#IWD2020: In conversation with women in ID

We celebrate International Women’s Month 2020 by interviewing three women in our department at different stages of their academic career. They tell us about their career journeys, highlights and barriers they have faced as well as what hopes they have for the International Development industry. Interviews conducted by Human Rights student, Cherry Agarwal. 

“The UK has the most serious gap in […]

March 13th, 2020|Featured, Podcasts|0 Comments|

Podcast: Overcoming Boko Haram with Dr Kate Meagher

Listen to the public lecture celebrating the launch of Overcoming Boko Haram: Faith, Society & Islamic Radicalization in Northern Nigeria, a book edited by Abdul Raufu Mustapha and Kate Meagher. 

Overcoming Boko Haram looks beyond the details of the insurgency to examine the wider social and political processes that explain why Boko Haram emerged when and where it did, and […]