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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event

Sussex Development Lectures

Future generations: a serious democratic deficit

This Sussex Development Lecture will argue that future generations are not being given  the weight they should have in current decisions and discuss reforms that would help to change this. It will discuss what justice across generations  means, drawing on philosophers and economists views on...

21 November 2019

Event Series

Event series

Sussex Development Lectures

The Sussex Development Lecture series is an opportunity to hear from leading global thinkers on development. It is jointly run by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), the School of Global Studies , the Science Policy and Research Unit (SPRU) and the Centre for International Education...

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

General Election 2019

Ahead of the UK general election on 12 December, the University of Sussex, the Sussex Students' Union and IDS are hosting a Question Time-style debate involving a selection of candidates who are standing for election in Brighton & Hove. The following are due to speak at the event: Beatrice...

20 November 2019

Past Event

Ending pensioner poverty

Older people are often forgotten or overlooked in the ‘money and savings’ conversation. Yet they are the most vulnerable to poverty. By bringing together diverse research, evidence and experience as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science in an exciting panel discussion,...

7 November 2019

Past Event

The global spread of political polarization

Political polarization is tearing at the seams of democracies around the world—from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, and Kenya, to Poland, Turkey, and the United States.  Drawing on his new co-edited volume (with Andrew O’Donohue), Democracies Divided: The Global Challenge of Political...

5 November 2019