Past Event

From Politics to Power? Rethinking the Politics of Development

From 10 Sep 2019 9:00 until 11 Sep 2019 17:00

Global Development Institute and the University of Manchester Manchester

IDS Research Staff are presenting at this major international conference convened by the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID), at the Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester.

This conference will take stock of what work on the politics of development has achieved to date, identify further opportunities for drawing on the full range of scholarship on politics and development, and set out future research agendas for the field.

IDS Researchers sessions:

  • Parallel Session 1
    Contesting accountability with Anuradha Joshi (IDS) and Colin Anderson (IDS)
  • Parallel Session 5
    Negotiating gender equity: Elites, informal networks and resistance with Sohela Nazneen (IDS), Josephine Ahikire (Makerere University) and Maheen Sultan (BRAC Institute of Governance and Development)
  • Parallel Session 6
    Rethinking empowerment and accountability in difficult settings
    with John Gaventa (IDS) and Katy Oswald (IDS)
  • Plenary 6, Closing Roundtable
    Moving the politics and development agenda Forward with David Booth (ODI), Naomi Hossain (IDS and ESID) and Chigo Mtegha-Gelders (Head of Profession for Governance, DFID). Chair: Sam Hickey (ESID and GDI, University of Manchester).

For more information and to register, visit the conference website.