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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 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.  About the lecture The SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) potentially offer an inclusive, integrated approach to development, centred on social justice, for all of humanity. But how are they being implemented in practice?…

STEPS Uncertainty series: Ilene Grabel

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…

Matteo Caravani: Disciplinary Diversification in Karamoja: The Case of Charcoal

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

PASTRES/STEPS Seminar with Matteo Caravani, Makerere Institute of Social Research (MISR) Room 221, Institute of Development Studies All welcome Following the Karamojong’s historical transition away from transhumant pastoralism – in what has been termed as the de-pastoralisation process – the regional economic reliance on off-farm activities has steadily increased. Colonial and post-colonial interventions have slowly deconstructed an old mode of production to “civilize” and “modernize” the Karamojong. The forceful change of modes of production, resulted in the current dominant diversification…

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 – What would Elinor do (about climate change)?

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

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. * * * What would Elinor do (about climate change)? Elinor Ostrom was the first and so far only woman to win a Nobel Prize in economics. Her innovative work on ecological economics challenged the notion of 'the tragedy of the commons'. Her political economy analysis, focusing on trust, cooperation,…

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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