Talks and panel debates focusing on international development issues, featuring many prominent academics and practitioners. From Cambridge University International Development.
International Development: A Historical Perspective from CambridgeThe Keynote Address for the special 800th Anniversary Edition Launch of Vision, CUiD's termly magazine. Professor Hart is the author of 'Memory Bank' and former head of the Department of African Studies in Cambridge.
The Development of Institutions and the Institutions of DevelopmentA talk by Professor Kunal Sen, the Manchester Academic on the role of Institutions in International Development.
China: The Challenges of Development, Sir Christopher HumSir Christopher Hum KCMG is currently Master of Caius College. He was previously Her Majesty's Ambassador to the People's Republic of China, his final posting in a foreign office career lasting over 35 years, of which he spent 18 years working in or on China. He was closely involved in the negotiations in the 1990s for the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule. Drawing on his experience, Sir Christopher explores the challenges facing China as it seeks to deal with the changes that have been precipitated by its rapid economic growth and increasing integration into the global political and economic system.
'Child Survival: Where and Why are Children Dying?' Robert HingleyRobert Hingley, trustee of Save the Children talks on Child Survival across the world and Save the Children's efforts to ameliorate the situation.