Caring in Crisis? Communications and Public Reactions to Humanitarian Crises and International Development Causes

Event Date: 7 June 2014 Room 153 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Birkbeck Institute of Social Research, Birkbeck, University of London presents: Caring in Crisis? Communications and Public Reactions to Humanitarian Crises and International Development Causes with Peter Singer BISR Colloquium: Caring in Crisis? Co-sponsored by the Department of Psychosocial Studies Keynote …

LIDC Bi-Annual Conference

          Event Date: 23 May 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Square London WC1E 7HX The London International Development Centre (LIDC) presents: The 2013 LIDC Bi-Annual Conference ‘Five years of interdisciplinary research in development – looking back and looking forward’ In May 2013 LIDC will organise its first Bi-Annual Conference bringing …

Maureen Mackintosh – Health care commercialisation: a core development issue

Event Date: 16 May 2013 Room B01 Clore Management Centre, Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7HX Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies presents: The 3rd Annual Development Studies Lecture: Health care commercialisation: a core development issue Speaker: Professor Maureen Mackintosh (The Open University) Health care is a key sector of all economies, in terms of provision …

Where are we now? MSc Development Studies Alumni Talks

Event Date: 23 June 2012 Room B33 Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street, Bloomsbury London WC1E 7HX Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies presents: Where are we now? MSc Development Studies Alumni Talks This afternoon event is an opportunity to hear MSc Development Studies alumni working in the development sector talk about their work since graduating from Birkbeck College …

Jane Harrigan – The Politics of Food and the Arab Spring

Event Date: 24 May 2012 Clore Management Centre Torrington Place Birkbeck, University of London London WC1E 7HX Department of Geography, Environment and Development Studies presents: Second Annual Development Studies Lecture: ‘The Politics of Food and the Arab Spring’ Professor Jane Harrigan (SOAS) –  The Politics of Food and the Arab Spring This lecture assesses the extent to which the sharp …