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ESRC STEPS Centre

May 2019

STEPS Seminar: Ilene Grabel (Uncertainty event series)

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Convening Space, Institute of Development Studies, Library Road, Falmer
Brighton, BN1 9RE United Kingdom

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…

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STEPS Summer School

May 13 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm
Room 100, Institute of Development Studies, Library Road
Falmer, BN1 9RE United Kingdom
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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).

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STEPS Annual Lecture: Derek Wall

May 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Fulton Lecture Theatre A, University of Sussex
Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QT United Kingdom
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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…

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July 2019

The Politics of Uncertainty: Practical Challenges for Transformative Action

July 3 @ 3:30 pm - July 5 @ 4:00 pm
Institute of Development Studies, Library Road
Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RE United Kingdom
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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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