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We convene a wide range of debates, seminars and lectures that bring together multiple perspectives  on development issues and challenges.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event

Pakistan Hub webinar series

Pakistan’s Divergent Fertility Transition

Speaker: Zeba Sathar (Population Council)  Moderators: Hadia Majid (Lahore University of Management Sciences) and Maha Rehman (LUMS)  Date: 10th June 2021  Time: 12:00 UK The Pakistan Hub, a partnership with the Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre (MHRC) at the Lahore University...

10 June 2021

Event Series

Event series

Conflict, Violence and Development Seminar Series

The IDS Conflict, Violence and Development seminar series focuses on mass violent conflicts as well as every day forms of insecurity, looking at their relationship with poverty and development. It provides a forum to discuss the Institute's work in this area, as well as some exciting work on...

Past Events

Past Event

Tackling Covid-19: Mutual learning between Trinidad and Tobago and Sussex

Join us for a panel discussion on managing the health systems response to Covid-19. The discussion will consist of reflections from Dr Parasram, the Chief Medical Officer of Trinidad and Tobago and Dr Elizabeth Gill, the Chief Medical Officer of Sussex NHS Commissioners, on their local...

19 April 2021

Past Event

Pakistan Hub webinar series

Polarized Democracies: Causes and Consequences

Speaker: Professor James Robinson (University of Chicago)  Moderators: Shandana Khan Mohmand (IDS) and Umair Javed (Lahore University of Management Sciences)  Date: 8th April 2021  Time: 2:30 PM UK The Pakistan Hub, a partnership with the Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre...

8 April 2021

Past Event

Covid-19 and building a better world: crisis or opportunity?

The current global pandemic of Covid-19 is a health and broader crisis of overwhelming proportions, threatening livelihoods, economies, and societies. It particularly affects those already experiencing the greatest vulnerabilities. In putting the lives of millions of people at risk, creating...

29 March 2021

Past Event

Watch: Global perspectives on countering backlash against women in politics

The participation of women in politics at all levels, is crucial for building democratic and inclusive societies in countries of all income levels, faiths and cultures. However, the progress made so far is increasingly being pushed back against, including via off and online abuse and exacerbated...

18 March 2021