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Peter Newell: ‘Climate and development: A tale of two crises’ (Sussex Development Lectures)

March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Lecture by Prof Peter Newell (School of Global Studies, University of Sussex). Peter Newell is a member of the STEPS Centre and a founding member of the Rapid Transition Alliance. This lecture is one of the Sussex Development Lectures, the flagship public lecture series of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). The theme of the current series (2018/19) is Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - Synergies and Tensions. The lecture will be recorded and livestreamed. See the IDS website for…

Ian Scoones: ‘The SDGs: A new politics of transformation?’ (Sussex Development Lectures)

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Lecture by Prof Ian Scoones, STEPS Centre director. This lecture is one of the Sussex Development Lectures, the flagship public lecture series of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). The theme of the current series (2018/19) is Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals - Synergies and Tensions. The lecture will be recorded and livestreamed. See the IDS website for more information. 

STEPS Seminar: Ilene Grabel (Uncertainty event series)

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Speaker: Ilene Grabel Free entry, all welcome About the speaker Ilene Grabel is Professor of International Finance and co-director of the graduate program in Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver (USA). She has published widely on financial policy and crises, developmental financial architectures, regional and transregional financial arrangements, international financial institutions and global financial governance, international capital flows and capital controls, international financial policies, currency boards and…

STEPS Summer School

May 13 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm

The Summer School is a two-week immersive course on theories and practical approaches to sustainability, through creative, interactive and participatory learning. Participants will explore the theme of pathways to sustainability through a mixture of workshops, lectures, outdoor events and focused interaction with STEPS Centre members. The Summer School takes place on the University of Sussex campus, near Brighton, UK, where STEPS is co-hosted by the Institute of Development Studies and the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU).

STEPS Annual Lecture: Derek Wall

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Photo credit: By Sufyanbgs - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 Fulton A Lecture Theatre University of Sussex Falmer, Brighton, UK This event is followed by a drinks reception in the same venue, to which everyone attending the lecture is invited. The 2019 STEPS Annual Lecture will be given by Derek Wall. Derek Wall is a British politician and member of the Green Party of England and Wales. He is the joint International Coordinator for the Green Party. Alongside his political…

The Politics of Uncertainty: Practical Challenges for Transformative Action

July 3 @ 3:30 pm - July 5 @ 4:00 pm

This international academic symposium, held at the Institute of Development Studies in the UK, will explore the theme of uncertainty - the STEPS Centre's theme for 2019. About the symposium Thinking across diverse domains – from finance, to climate, to migration, to disease, to innovation, to infrastructure, to security – this symposium will explore the diverse ways incertitude is understood and responded to (or not). By catalysing and developing richer and more nuanced understandings of incertitude, the symposium aims to…

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